Our Core Beliefs

One Richmond:  A better Richmond is possible only when we work together to unify the different communities that make up our diverse city.  If you feel the same, join the RPA and sign up for one of our Activist Teams.

Democracy is about people, not corporations: Corporations have too much power in our society. In all our activities and campaigns, we refuse contributions from corporate donors.   Instead, we try to counteract corporate power with the voluntary activity of large numbers of people.   Democracy is about people, not corporations, making the important decisions.

Diversity and Respect:  We are registered as Democrats, Greens, Independents, and more. We don’t all agree on every issue. But we do agree on the need to build a strong progressive movement in Richmond, one where people support each other.

Latest Updates

Jun 05, 2017

Gayle Runs For Lieutenant Governor!

See www.GayleforCalifornia.org for the latest info and to contribute to Gayle's campaign! The former mayor of Richmond, California, Gayle McLaughlin, announced today that she...

May 31, 2017

Ban Willful Defiance Suspensions

By the RPA Schools Action Team The list of twenty violations for which a student can be suspended in the West Contra Costa School District includes threats,...

May 31, 2017

It's Not Just That Mark Peterson Is A Crook...

By Mike Parker Even the Contra Costa Times is calling for Contra Costa  District Attorney Mark Peterson’s resignation or removal.  He illegally diverted $66,000 from his campaign fund for personal use.  He lied on sworn  statements he filed. ...

May 31, 2017

Services Not Cells

The fight against the Sheriff’s $95 million West County Detention Center expansion is growing, with electeds     such as State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Richmond Mayor...

May 31, 2017

Jovanka Beckles is the RPA!

Richmond Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles has announced her intention to run for Assembly District 15. TA: Tell us a little bit about what you have achieved...

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