Luis Rodriguez, Elders & Families File Criminal Charges for Eviction under Ellis Act

On Wednesday, February 5th, in San Francisco low income tenants facing eviction under the Ellis Act filed criminal complaints at the San Francisco District Attorney’s office. There were fifty low income tenants and their supporters in attendance. Luis Rodriguez was a featured speaker at the rally. The D.A.’s office informed the group that they needed to go to SF police…

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Only 30 Days Left to Put Rodriguez on the Ballot! Download Nominating Petitions and Brochures Here!

  URGENT MESSAGE TO RODRIGUEZ VOLUNTEERS AND ALL WHO WANT A FAIR AND JUST CALIFORNIA!  The deadline to submit 10,000 voter signatures to place Luis J. Rodriguez on the ballot for the June, 2014 primary election for California governor is February 20, only 30 days away! Dozens of volunteers across the state have pledged to collect 200 signatures each. Others have…

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The “All Out to Win Weekend” – February 15 and 16, 2014

Two Days; 100 Volunteers; 5000 Signatures to put Luis J. Rodriguez on the Ballot…We Can Do It!! Across California, dozens of volunteers inspired by his vision and program have spent weeks gathering voter signatures required by law to put Luis J. Rodriguez on the ballot for the June primary. Now, as the February 20 deadline for submission approaches, we call…

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Napa poet dedicates “Inside Each Voter” to Rodriguez campaign

“Inside Each Voter” (Written for the Luis J. Rodriguez for California governor campaign) Inside each voter is history. The woman suffragist with her boycotts, rallies, going door to door, meetings, convening and reconvening, risking arrest, risking ridicule, being turned away at the polls, attempting to cross the gender divide. The black man with his courage and determination, risking ridicule, risking…

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Salinas City Councilman José Castañeda Endorses Rodriguez for Governor

Outspoken Salinas City Council Member José Castañeda (above, left) has thrown his support behind Luis J. Rodriguez, the insurgent, Green Party-endorsed candidate for California Governor. The former school board member and current District 1 Councilmember last week welcomed Rodriguez to the impoverished, overwhelmingly Latino eastside where he gave Rodriguez his enthusiastic endorsement. “I am proud to have the support of…

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Brown’s “State of the State” ignores California poverty as Luis Rodriguez joins call for new Poor People’s Movement, Moratorium on “Fracking”

  In a slap in the face to 8.7 million Californians struggling to survive below the poverty line, Governor Jerry Brown’s January 22 state of the state speech was that of a corporate CEO, calling for austerity and a “rainy day” fund while the poor continue to drown in a steady downpour of unemployment, homelessness, child hunger and a shredded…

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