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RCDP Resolutions

Immigration Rights Resolution

Whereas, the United States of America has a long-standing history of racial slavery, marginalization and violence against women of color, systemic division of families of color for financial gain with the intent of creating destruction and increasing the oppression of families of color; and as a result of this long-standing history of racism, the Trump …

In Support of District Voting in the City of Indio

Whereas, the City of Indio has historically held at-large elections where every voter votes for all candidates on the ballot, and Whereas, since the enactment of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 numerous at-large systems have been struck down and new elections codes have been enacted, and Whereas, district voting gives residents in the area …

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Whereas, in October we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month  (NDEAM), which was established in 1945, when Congress declared the first week in October each year “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week, and Whereas,  this year’s official National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme will be “America’s Workforce: Empowering All,” and while celebrations are important, …

Protect Our National Monuments and Public Lands

Whereas, President Theodore Roosevelt in his first term as President made environmental conservation a cornerstone of his Presidency and dedicated Devils Tower the first United States Monument in 1906 thereby setting our Country on a course of preservation of unique public lands keeping them for the public in perpetuity, and Whereas our national monuments and parks are treasures …

Reinvesting in Higher Education

WHEREAS The State of California made a commitment in 1960, through the Master Plan for Higher Education, to a high quality, free, and universally accessible higher education for all Californians, However, since the year 2000 the state’s support per student at UC and CSU has dropped by 40%, student fees have exploded by 150%, 170%, …

Save DACA – Standing with Dreamers

Whereas, the United States of America is a Nation of immigrants and Donald  Trump has just put more than 800,000 immigrant youth at risk by ending the popular Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, playing politics, and with this callous plan ignoring morality and the facts that young people who were brought to this …

Save Lives, Make Dialysis Affordable

WHEREAS, kidney failure is a growing national health concern, and most patients who suffer from kidney failure must visit a dialysis clinic three days a week to have their blood emptied, cleaned, and returned in an exhausting three to four hour process that requires having a tube connected to a patient’s arm or neck leaving …

Resisting the Trump Agenda

Preserving Voter Rights in HOAs

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Protect & Defend the Voters of CA Decisions to Allow for the Medical & Adult-use of Marijuana by Nullification through Non-cooperation