For the past year and a half, the media has reported faithfully on the COVID-19 pandemic as it has torn through our country, changing our lives in unimaginable ways. Yet they have remained strangely silent about the number of COVID infections in our schools.

It is not like this information is hard to find. Every single one of the ten largest school districts created online dashboards last year, where they publicly tracked their COVID cases.

LAUSD Exceeded Expectations

Yet hardly anyone knows that the Los Angeles Unified School District finished its school year with only 360 Covid infections. …


By Elizabeth Vitanza

I’m sharing a voter guide that my friend Elizabeth (who is a teacher) created for her high school students. It provides an excellent civics education, while walking you through the measures on our ballot here in Los Angeles, CA.


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We are rapidly approaching the most important election of our lives, on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

Luckily for California, it’s easy to vote here. You can register online and a ballot is automatically mailed to you. Just make sure you’re registered at your current address.

Check your voter registration here: www.registertovote.ca.gov.


Image credit: www.sos.ca.gov

We are quickly approaching the most important election of our lives, on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. So, how do we get ready?

We make a plan to vote.

This article provides a handy checklist for Californians, to help you think of everything you need to vote. I’ve also written another article for the rest of the country, in case you have friends in other states who need help too.

Please read and share!


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We are quickly approaching the most important election of our lives, on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. So, how do we get ready?

We make a plan to vote.

This article provides a handy checklist, to help you think of everything you need to do this. Please read it and share!


Art by TL Duryea

I have lived in California for decades and proudly voted for Kamala Harris numerous times. I think she is brilliant, powerful, dynamic, and fierce. I’m a longtime supporter.

That doesn’t mean I think she’s perfect or incapable of making mistakes. Far from it. She’s human and flawed, just like the rest of us. Although I hate that I even have to say this. When was the last time we said that about a man?

Yet Kamala has received non-stop criticism from the Left ever since she was elected to the Senate in 2016.

Her media coverage and social media commentary…


“Proteger a los más vulnerables.” Ilustraciones de Ricardo Levins Morales.

A medida que descubramos cómo navegar por esta pandemia de coronavirus, es importante apoyarse mutuamente. Después de todo, estamos tan seguros como los miembros más vulnerables de nuestra sociedad.

He escrito esta guía para proporcionar información sobre cómo mantenerse saludable, obtener alimentos y recursos, educar y entretener a nuestros hijos, y más.

Espero que le sea útil.

1. ¿QUÉ ES CORONAVIRUS?


Artwork by Ricardo Levins Morales

As we figure out how to navigate this coronavirus pandemic, it is important to support each other. After all, we are only as safe as the most vulnerable members of our society.

I’ve written this guide to provide information on how to stay healthy, get food and resources, educate and entertain our kids, and more.

I hope you find it helpful.

1. WHAT IS CORONAVIRUS?


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On March 3, 2020, every registered Democrat in California gets to vote for the members of this important committee. But first, WTF is it?

Mayor Jeffrey Prang has a great answer in Patch.com:

“Every two years on your Primary Election, registered Republican and Democratic party voters (other parties too) see an office on their ballot so obscure and so little understood, almost no one can remember ever having seen it on their ballot or having voted for it previously, despite the fact that it has always been there. That office is called “County Central Committee.”

Both Democrats and Republicans have…


We have a very important election happening right here, right now.

People who vote-by-mail already received their ballots on Feb. 3 and (if you live in Los Angeles, like I do), we have new vote centers which are currently open from Feb. 22 — March 3.

So some people have probably voted already, or decided how to vote by now. But if you haven’t done either yet, it’s not too late! To be honest, I’ve taken longer than usual to make my own decisions, because there is so much on the line in this election. We literally get the chance…

Erin Ploss-Campoamor

I’m a lifelong Democrat, feminist, pro-choice, pro-universal health care, pro-environment, pro-public education, and anti-racist. I believe in VOTING BLUE.

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