CCPC Platform

Platform (working draft - members only)

This page is for members to preview and comment on the platform. Please, we encourage you to leave comments at the bottom with your thoughts on these set of issues. 

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Economic Equality

  • Higher Taxes for the Wealthy & Corporations

  • Significant Spending & Investment in

  • Communities with the Most Need

  • Repair and Improvement of Urban Infrastructure

  • Kill the TPP

  • Renegotiate or Terminate other Free Trade Laws

  • Raise Minimum Wage to $15

  • l Increase Minority Set-Asides in Local Development Projects

  • Protect Worker Rights

Racial Justice

  • Fight All Forms of Institutional Racism

  • Fight to Preserve Minority Set-Asides and Affirmative Action

  • Fight ID Laws, Polling Place Closings and Other forms of Voter Suppression

Environmental Justice

  • Fight Global Warming by Decreasing Dependency on Fossil Fuels

  • Drastically Increase Access to Renewable Energy

  • Overturn the Dark Act

  • Improve Conservation Efforts

Criminal Justice

  • Decrease Incarceration

  • Legalize Marijuana

  • Eliminate Mandatory Minimums

  • Maximize Funding for Training/Placement for Ex-Offenders

  • Prosecute Police for Wrongful Shootings

Get Big Money Out of Politics

  • Overturn Citizens United

  • Eliminate SuperPACs

  • Drastically Limit Maximum Contributions

  • Pass the DISCLOSE Act

  • Pass a Constitutional Amendment to eliminate Corporate Personhood

Healthcare

  • Pass Comprehensive Universal Healthcare

  • Increase Access to Mental Health Services

  • Curb Prescription Drug Costs and Tackle Fraud

  • Provide Easy Access to Nutritional Information

Education

  • Make Public Colleges and Universities Tuition Free

  • Reduce Student Loan Interest Rates

  • Support Unionized Public Schools Over Charter Schools

  • Simplify Student Aid Application Process

Stop War

  • Make Military Action as Last Resort, not First

  • Decrease Spending on Overseas Military Bases & Expensive Weapons Systems

  • Spend Funds from Cuts at Home

  • Negotiate with Adversaries