By Ted Lam Indivisible East Bay CA-11 team co-leads Kristen and Ted, and IEB member Tom, met with Congressperson Mark DeSaulnier and his D.C. Chief of Staff Betsy Marr before his Congressional Update Town Hall in Richmond on October 23. We updated DeSaulnier on CA-11 team members' recent work helping elect Contra Costa County District Attorney … Continue reading Rep. DeSaulnier’s Congressional Update Town Hall
Indivisible East Bay and the IEB CA-11 Team are urging voters to write in "No Confidence" in the June 5, 2018 primary race for Contra Costa County Sheriff. We join the "no confidence" movement against the incumbent, Sheriff David Livingston, who is running unopposed because progressive organizations were unable to locate someone qualified to run against … Continue reading Vote ‘No Confidence’ to Oppose Contra Costa Sheriff Livingston
The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office, under investigation for mistreatment of ICE detainees, has retaliated against the group that helped the detainees and helped spark the investigation. On March 6, 2018, the office of Sheriff Livingston terminated the visitation program at the West County Detention Facility (WCDF) that the non-profit advocacy group Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants … Continue reading CoCo Sheriff Retaliates Against Advocates Helping Detainees
By Champagne Brown and Judith Tannenbaum Although the filing period to elect the Contra Costa Sheriff hasn’t even opened yet, some local Democratic representatives have already endorsed incumbent Sheriff David Livingston in his re-election bid. This is the Sheriff who: has a contract with ICE to hold immigrant detainees at the West County Detention Facility … Continue reading Who’s Endorsing Contra Costa Sheriff Livingston? And Why?