What is SPA?
The mission of the Saratoga Progressive action is to be a grassroots organization, recognized as a powerful progressive electoral force whose goals include:
- Actively promoting a progressive agenda
- Be an organizing focal point of other associations
- Recruit, endorse and work for progressive candidates
- Recruit and engage people to actively participate carrying out the Saratoga Progressive Action objectives:
o Unite – organize/collaborate with an electoral mass of like -minded voters and use as a progressive political power
o Voting – register and inform voters
o Health – enact a Medicare-for-all type program
o Climate Change – promote renewable energy, environmental cleanup and restoration
o Women’s rights – establishing equality and the right to choose
o Economic – promote a more equitable distribution of wealth, living wage
o Education – establish a fully funded public education system from K and up
o Social Safety Net – continue and enhance programs including Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare.
o Civil/Social Justice – end racist and discriminatory practices