Democracy often feels under threat in the United States today. The local Brooklyn Democratic Party should be working to include more voices in politics and supporting the work of community organizations and activists. The Party has instead been immobile in the work to increase voter rights and in pushing for legislative reforms benefiting those most often ignored by our political system.
New Kings Democrats is fighting for just that — for the Brooklyn Democratic Party to be the national model for inclusion and transparency. The below platforms outline a few ways in which local legislation should be changed to ensure power lies with voters and Brooklynites.