Important article from the Voice of San Diego. This really needs a very deep conversation – Women Politicians Across the County Say They’ve Faced Harassment, Threats – by Kayla Jimenez.
Several of the women in this article are Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego County (DWC) members. DWC helped assist the Voice of San Diego journalist, Kayla Jimenez, with her research for this article.
San Diego County Democratic Party Chair, Will Rodriguez Kennedy has expressed a commitment to convene a forum around this issue in the new year as part of the party’s Community Voices program.
“[Democratic Party leadership training for women (sic)] didn’t prepare us for this bullshit. Even with in-depth training, it knocks you off your feet.” – Tiffany Boyd-Hodgson, a North County water board candidate who reported harassment from an opponent (whom she beat like a drum)
Illustration by Adriana Heldiz.