Statement on School Board and Equity

The Loudoun County Democratic Committee (LCDC) is committed to ensuring that ALL issues of discrimination are brought forward for an official discussion. We stand in agreement with Minority Student Achievement Advisory Committee (MSAAC) and the African-American community that the rules of engagement between elected officials and the communities in which they serve must have checks […]

DAAV Joint Statement on Anti-Asian Racism

Democratic Asian Americans of VirginiaPress Contact:Binh Ly, Political Directorbinh.ly2012@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Democratic Asian Americans of Virginia (DAAV), along with the undersigned organizations and individuals, denounce all forms of xenophobia, racism, and stigmatization of our communities. The increased use of anti-Asian rhetoric has resulted in Asian Americans being harassed, assaulted, and scapegoated for the COVID-19 […]

LCDC Resolution on Release of ICE Detainees

Whereas,  The Loudoun County Democratic Committee (LCDC) welcomes immigrants as future American citizens and believes all people, regardless of their immigration status, should be treated with dignity and respect. We also believe it is both immoral and unconstitutional for our government to act with deliberate indifference to serious risks to the health of individuals in […]

Virginia AFL-CIO launches "Labor In Session" website

The Virginia AFL-CIO last week launched a new “Labor In Session” website (Click here) as the 2020 Virginia General Assembly session started. “We must take full advantage of this moment to push a robust pro-worker agenda focused on moving Virginia from the worst state for workers to the best,” said Julie Hunter, Virginia AFL-CIO Campaign […]

Resolution Calling for the Repeal of the so-called "Right to Work" Law

WHEREAS Virginia has been rated the worst state for worker rights two years in a row by Oxfam; and WHEREAS income inequality has been increasing dramatically in Virginia and nationwide; and WHEREAS Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such […]

LCDC Statement on Impeachment

CONTACT:Lissa SavaglioChair Loudoun County Democratic Committeechair@loudoundemocrats.org Leesburg, VA Dec. 8th, 2019 – It is a sad and somber day in our nation’s history whenever the need for impeachment arises. We believe that the removal of a president is not something to be undertaken lightly, but should be done with care and justice. The founders created […]

The Diverse Classroom Library Initiative

By Charlotte McConnell, LCDC Member – November 9th, 2019 – At the start of this school year, LCPS unveiled its Diverse Classroom Library initiative. These books are not mandatory or apart of the core curriculum. They can be used in lessons if there is a direct tie to the subject matter. These books were selected […]

Democratic Party of Virginia Unanimously Passes Resolutions in Support of 100% Clean Energy, Green New Deal, $15/Hour Minimum Wage

BlueVirginia, September 21st, 2019 – Great stuff; just three days after Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA) Chair Susan Swecker announced that the party would no longer be taking campaign contributions from Dominion Energy or Appalachian Power, DPVA today unanimously passed resolutions endorsing the “Green New Deal Virginia” and a “net-zero carbon emissions” clean energy economy for Virginia […]