As the country’s demographics shift to include more people of color, Los Angeles provides a model for how to win high-stakes races for progressive change.

With the Democratic Party engaged in the inevitable post mortems on why the 2020 election didn’t deliver the down-ballot gains people anticipated, Los Angeles offers an important lesson on what it takes to win.

CDT’s Tim Molina, and LA Voice Action’s Tina McKinnor explain how two pivotal races in Los Angeles County show the transformative power of building, funding and empowering local organizing networks led by communities of color.

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