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LA Times Editorial Board proposes "democracy dollars" + upcoming events

Friends, we have some exciting updates to share with you: Yesterday the LA Times Editorial Board proposed “democracy dollars,” also known as “democracy vouchers,” as one of many solutions worth exploring to address the City’s problems. Here’s what they said: “ … the current civic and political moment may accommodate

10 hours ago

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Time to Celebrate! Democracy Dollars Passed in Oakland

We know your inboxes are swamped with election material right now, but we wanted to update you with some exciting news: On Tuesday, Oakland voters overwhelmingly passed Measure W, becoming the second city in the nation to pass a democracy dollars program. This is BIG news! Like Seattle, every eligible

18 days ago

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The Promise of Democracy Vouchers in Los Angeles: Video and Notes

On June 22, Los Angeles for Democracy Vouchers, alongside Advancement Project CA, Courage CA, LA Forward, League of Women Voters of Greater Los Angeles, Money Out Voters In, and Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance, co-hosted a policy briefing with experts, advocates, and elected officials leading the charge to introduce democracy vouchers

5 months ago

Seeking: Volunteer Policy Organizers

Los Angeles for Democracy Vouchers (LADV) is seeking volunteer policy organizers to help research, write, and produce our study into political reforms in Los Angeles. If you are interested in reforms to make LA City government more equitable, accountable, and democratic, we invite you to apply. About LA for Democracy

8 months ago

Coming soon

This is Los Angeles for Democracy Vouchers, a brand new site by Mike Draskovic that's just getting started. Things will be up and running here shortly, but you can subscribe in the meantime if you'd like to stay up to date and receive emails when new content is published!

8 months ago