By Kamala Harris: On rare and wonderful occasions, you may have a chance encounter with someone who changes your entire perspective. I had an experience like that when I was volunteering for the Iowa caucus on behalf of Barack Obama in 2008. I left California right after Christmas and helped out with then-Senator Obama’s campaign […]
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By Kamala Harris Black History Month is about honoring the historic accomplishments of those whose names we know so well, but it’s also about recognizing the everyday victories of the heroes whose stories might not be as familiar. Among those less recognized heroes is a man whose early path was similar to mine. Wiley Manuel grew […]
By Kamala Harris In January 2009, during his first month as President, Barack Obama signed his very first piece of legislation: the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. This was an incredibly important law. It makes it easier for women to challenge discriminatory pay practices. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was a big step forward […]
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, an opportunity to rededicate ourselves to fighting the exploitation of the vulnerable. California has been on the front lines of this fight, which is why Kamala’s office led a training this month to help the state’s trucking industry and law enforcement officers develop tools to identify and bring to […]
Adia Z. May is an attorney and a long-time Kamala Harris supporter. Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time. – Marian Wright Edelman, President & Founder of the Children’s Defense Fund & Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha On January […]
This post is by Nicole Janowicz Medrano, a campaign volunteer. When I was a little girl, a special holiday tradition in my family was my grandmother’s legendary chicken posole, a traditional Mexican stew. Every Christmas morning, she wore her decades-old red apron and stood at the stove happily stirring a massive pot. Her heart bubbled […]
2015 was a big year for Team Kamala. Here’s a look back at a few key moments. JANUARY Kamala announced she was running for Senate and immediately picked up endorsements from across California and the country. Early supporters included LA City Council President Herb Wesson; Art Torres; Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia; Assemblyman Jose Medina; […]
I’m excited to share with you that I’ve launched my campaign to represent the people of California in the United States Senate. Your support has been crucial to me every step of the way, and I’m asking you to help me build a grassroots campaign that reaches every community of California. From my first days […]
Ever had one of those moments where you look around and you’re just filled with excitement and optimism? I had one of those recently. I was sitting at my parents’ dinner table with my family. My parents live in a diverse LA neighborhood, and a majority of their neighbors were there, each with a dish […]
There is a refugee crisis going on right now in Syria and Iraq. Families are risking their lives to flee the threat of ISIS.
There have also been horrific terrorist attacks in the past few weeks, one in Paris and one here in my home state.
As a career prosecutor, I know that there are people in the world who want to do us harm. We have to be vigilant about the threats we face, and we must lead a coalition of nations to defeat ISIS.