Healdsburg needs a leader representative of all people, not just the wealthy. Mayor Gold has proven herself unworthy of the position she holds through her public displays of white violence and her inability to hear the people of the community she servers when we ask her to do better.
Prior to moving in January 2020, I had been a resident of Sonoma county for the entirety of my life, the last 5 years I spent living in Healdsburg. It’s appalling that elected officials in what should be a progressive part of our country refuses to acknowledge systemic racism.
Root out officials like Leah Gold who deny that police brutality and systemic racism are not critical issues. These are issues that need to be actively addressed and discussed - from the household, to our local communities, to nationwide. By actively dismissing this, Leah Gold is part of the problem and needs to GO