- 1 2021 LA DSA leadership
- 2 Infiltrating the Dems
- 3 Labor and Solidarity slate
- 4 DSA comrades
- 5 Castro connection
- 6 Supporting Bernie working group
- 7 SoCal Bernie supporters
- 8 Bernie 2020 Working Group supporters
- 9 2019 DSA-LA National Convention Delegates Candidates
- 10 Progressive Caucus
- 11 DSA training school
- 12 Progressive comrades
- 13 Pasadenans and Altadenans Against Police Violence
- 14 Caucus meeting
- 15 DSA in CDP member
- 16 Standing for AD 39
- 17 San Fernando Valley Progressives
- 18 Wolff meeting
- 19 Birnbaum supporters
- 20 Bernie viewing party
- 21 References
Marlin (Martha) Medrano is a Southern California activist.
2021 LA DSA leadership
STEERING COMMITTEE — AT LARGE
- Marlin Medrano
Infiltrating the Dems
Every two years, California Democrats elect delegates from across the state, who then convene along with appointed party officials at the party’s Assembly District Election Meeting (ADEMS). ADEMS determines what the party stands for, making this a significant opportunity for socialists to push the California Democratic Party to the left and away from the interests of union busters, the landlord lobby, fossil fuel polluters, the corporate hospital and pharmaceutical lobby, the prison industrial complex, the corporate donor class, and others that stand against our values.
Our members are running for ADEMS delegate seats so that we’re in the room when the Democratic Party sets its agenda and makes decisions on endorsing candidates for public office. We’re fighting for issues that matter to the working class in California, like Medicare for All, Green New Deal, and Defunding the Police.
The DSA members listed below (in alphabetical order by first name) are running for ADEMS delegate seats on slates across LA County and have pledged to fight for our democratically-decided socialist values.
Labor and Solidarity slate
The Labor and Solidarity slate in the Los Angeles Democratic Socialists of America 2020 leadership elections consisted of Marlin Medrano, Ankur Patel, Michelle Antoinette Boley, Hannah Kessel, Michael Stenovec, Staci O’Neal-Robinson.
Marlin Medrano September 29 2019·
Marlin Medrano June 4 2019·
Supporting Bernie working group
In July 2019 Over 25 members in good standing of Los Angeles Democratic Socialists of America submitted a proposal to form a new working group to support Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential primary campaign to DSA-LA’s Steering Committee by way of regular processes.
They were Kyle G., Steve Couch, Katrina Bergstrom, Marlin Medrano, Gabe Gabrielsky, Olivia Gamboa, Jorge Gamboa, Staci O’Neal-Robinson, Erin O’Neal-Robinson, Casey Ramirez, Erika Alvarez, Victor Alvarez, Alex Wolinetz, Ezra Pugh, Brandon Rey Ramirez, Simone Baptiste, Arun Ravendhran, John Seeley, Barry Eidlin, Tej Bhakta, Ryan Andrews, Eric Pierce, Jonathan Koch, Angelica Duenas, Alice Brown, Jeanna Harris, Francisco C, Robert Nelson, Marguerite “Peggy” Renner, Nancy Kim, Joshua Goodman, Amy Clark, Paloma Nafarrate, Wendy Ruiz, Charles Du.
SoCal Bernie supporters
Katrina Bergstrom September 27 2019·
We are canvassing for Bernie this weekend from 10am-2pm in East Hollywood, North Hollywood and West LA, anybody who canvasses gets a free limited edition Bernie pin! RSVP HERE: https://www.dsa-la.org/bernie2020
Which one is your favorite? — with Erika Alvarez, Megan Svoboda, Jessica Ann Bourque, Amarnath Ravva, Erika Feresten, Paul Song, Jeanine Rohn, Paul Krehbiel, Jane Demian, Karlenea Brown, Betty Doumas, Nicky Martin, Charles Du, Eric Wimer, Daniela Urso, Hsingii Tseng Bird, Max Goldberg, Jenni Chang, Maikiko James, Jeanna Harris, Will Shattuc, Michael Stenovec, Kyle Gaan, Brandon Rey Ramirez, Brenda Gutierrez, Steve Askin, Mason Mineo, Olivia Gamboa, Shawnee Badger, Wendy Fagioli Ruiz, Sergio Davila, Marlin Medrano, Mark Masaoka, Ben Hauck, Alex Wolinetz, Carrie Scoville, Joshua Smith, Henry Huerta, Tim Johnson, Staci O'Neal-Robinson, Steve Couch and Phillip Kim.
Bernie 2020 Working Group supporters
Katrina Bergstrom July 27 2019·
You should have received a link last night to vote for the creation of DSA-LA’s Bernie 2020 Working Group - please vote YES today!
Voting is open for one week. ... See More — with Alex Wolinetz, Amarnath Ravva, Zenaida Huerta, Angelica Duenas, Olivia Gamboa, Shawnee Badger, Wendy Fagioli Ruiz, Marlin Medrano, Bobbie McGowan, Joshua Smith, Henry Huerta, Ezra Pugh, Lisa Kendall, Jeanna Harris, Kristina Meshelski, Nick Roth, Erika Feresten, Tina Fredericks, Jeanine Rohn, Jane Demian, Frances Yasmeen Motiwalla, Andrew Swetland, Aaron Balanta Holloway, Hsingii Tseng Bird, Josh Goodman, Isaac Lieberman, Ankur Patel, Sophie Eupp, Brandon Rey Ramirez, Chris Roth, Taiji Miyagawa, Symone Baptiste, Gabe Gabrielsky, Reed Heisley-Shellaby, Rachel Miller, Jack Suria Linares, Jeremy White, Mason Mineo, Gabbi Pierce, Rebecca Prediletto, Don Ward, Mark Masaoka, Rachel Reyes, Jessica Salans, Nina Eliasoph, Francisco Cendejas, Una Lee Jost, Paul Song, Don Irwin, Chris Myers, Charles Du, Eugene Pesikov, Katrina Bleckley, Kat Valentine, Rob Quan, Jenni Chang, Tom Pike, Evan Geary and Maikiko James.
2019 DSA-LA National Convention Delegates Candidates
DSA-LA has 47 delegate spots available and have received 69 candidate submissions. Due to the large number of candidates and slots, this ballot is using Approval Voting rather than block voting: vote for as many candidates as you feel comfortable representing DSA-LA at the convention. Voting will close on June 15th at 11:59pm. Should delegates be unable to attend the convention for any reason, they will be replaced by delegate alternates in order of votes.
Candidates included Marlin Medrano.
Marlin Medrano, was in 2017, Treasurer of the California Democratic Party Progressive Caucus.
- I am a super volunteer and community organizer working with other progressive democrats to continue the political movement in my local community. I was an elected Congressional Delegate representing CD 29 in the 2016 Convention. I have focused in building an active network in the San Fernando Valley to help raise awareness of progressive issues and support locally. I have extensive experience in the Financial sector and Project Management. I’m looking to apply my skill to helping the movement as best I can. California has been a leader in pushing progressive issues but we can and should do better. I look forward to helping continue the political revolution.
DSA training school
Katrina Bergstrom February 3 2018:
Marlin Medrano July 14, 2018:
With Amarnath Ravva, Phillip Kim, Ankur Patel, Marcia Martin, Shawnee Badger, Jeanine Rohn, Jacqueline Stewart, Liz Lavertu, Katrina Bergstrom, Margarita Lacabe, Kimberly Ellis, Noemi Tungui, Lesley Ester and Josh Brennecke.
Pasadenans and Altadenans Against Police Violence
Erika Feresten April 14, 2018:
It was an honor to join Pasadenans and Altadenans Against police violence to call for #justice, #peace and say their names:
With Kirsten Magnuson, Kimberly Ellis, Pilar Schiavo, Julie Tyler, Julie Goulet Stromberg, Walter Ruiz, Kristen Gritter Cox, Larry Gross, Marcia Martin, Zach Denney, Katrina Bergstrom, Betty Doumas, Gideon Sarantinos, Keith Anthony Sikora, Lauren Steiner, Todd Jones, Lucas Henry Julius Fehring, Jeanine Kay, Paul Stanton, Paul Song, Jenni Chang, Marlin Medrano, Linda Teach, Lydia Ileliya Ester Ponce, Jeanine Rohn, Edie Riggins Ortenberg, Maria Estrada, Julia Jaye Posin, Karen Bernal, Estee Chandler, Max Goldberg and Rebecca KZ in Pasadena, California.
Bill Honigman August 26, 2017 ·
DSA in CDP member
Standing for AD 39
In 2019 Marlin Medrano stood from AD 39 for the California Democratic Party Central Committee.
I am a local activist, single mother, and a lifelong resident of the San Fernando Valley. I was elected in 2016 to represent our Congressional District as a Bernie Sanders delegate at the Democratic Convention. I am the Treasurer of the CDP Progressive Caucus, a local member of the Democratic Socialists of America Valley Chapter, and the Vice President of the Van Nuys Neighborhood Council. I will continue to fight for progressive values and issues for our community. I stand for: Medicare for All, Public Schools, Environmental Justice including the Green New Deal, LGBTQ+ rights, and believe in the value of unions.
San Fernando Valley Progressives
San Fernando Valley Progressives - Marlin Medrano January 26:
Not the results we hoped for but gained so much through the connections we've built.
Thank you to all our volunteers and my amazing slatemates.
- wefighton — with Connie Kazmer, Liliana Sanchez, Jose Navarrete, Brandon Rey Ramirez, Stacy Tapia, Dan Gordon, Jeanna Harris, Jon Schnitzer, Michelle Antoinette Boley, Stan Moroncini, Betty Doumas, Jeremy Aldridge, Daniel Dominguez, Taylor Gill and Angelica Duenas.
Erika Feresten April 25, 2018 ·
Jenni Chang September 17, 2017:
Today Medicare-for-All activists came together to canvass Ron Birnbaum for State Assembly District 51. He has been unabashedly fighting for healthcare for all, rejects corporate money, and calls for LA to be a sanctuary city. Oh, and he's endorsed by the California Nurses Association and local members of PNHP. 💪
Among the leading candidates in this race, Ron's is the only website that actually ad... See More — with Kim Marie Mulligan, Dale Solomon, Susan Meyer, Luca De Sanctis Barton, Betty Doumas, Ken Warfield, Ron Birnbaum, Jane Demian, Jeanine Rohn, Mishna Erana Hernandez, Adam Gorgoni, Hsingii Tseng Bird, Cesar Blackbeard, Margot Tenenbaum, Hannah Cho, Gilbert Feliciano and Marlin Medrano.
Bernie viewing party
Angel Rolland April 15, 2016
LAst night was lit. Bernie Sanders Organizers & Delegates from all over nearby districts gathered at the SFV Tri-District Debate Viewing Party. As you all know, 2/3 of the City of Los Angeles is composed of the SFV. Our combined efforts are "grassroots". We engage and mobilize our communities with ever growing support. New people are joining and getting involved. From the way everything is snowballing... Bernie is going to win California <3 <3 <3 =) =) =) As the Bernie Sanders Brigade saying goes: "Let's get Bernie elected, AND stay Connected" =D
- Tag yourself in the photo =) — attending SFV Tri-District Debate Viewing Party! with Isaac Lieberman, Paul Mekhedjian, Shawnee Badger, Christa McDermont, Jake Vreeland, Noemi Tungui, Anitra Wetzel, Nathalie Li, Wendy Molina, Justin Harlan, Craig Stewart, Carol Paniagua, Michele Hutchins, Marlin Medrano, Julie Levine, Jason Small, Don Ward, Yuliana Miranda and Lisa Kendall.