California Alliance of Local Electeds
The California Alliance of Local Electeds (CALE) is a network of mayors, councilmembers and other elected officials who advocate in Sacramento on significant issues that contribute to the betterment of California’s cities, including preservation of local control and support of forward-thinking legislation.
WHAT WE DO
We collaborate and advise each other on issues within our jurisdictions.
We network with new candidates for local office based on our election experience
We network on regular Zoom calls and email groups
We collectively support advocacy solutions to issues we rank as important to local jurisdictions
We draft proactive legislation that would help resolve local issues
WHO WE ARE
CALE is an alliance of local city and county officials.
We include like-minded current and former local elected officials, candidates for local office, current and former appointed officials and individuals that bring us expertise.
HOW WE WORK
We have weekly zoom meetings and via email using general and special email lists
We form teams to address bigger issues, e.g. our New Legislation Team
We regularly host meetings with state legislators