Supported communist "peace" activists
- Friends of the Chicano Coalition for Peace and Social Justice:
- I have good news that members of Congress: Grace Napolitano, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Loretta Sanchez, Helda Solis, Xavier Becerra and our California State Senator Richard Polanco have joined us in opposition and support of our open letter/petition. A "No" vote to the war with Iraq.
Cesar Chavez National Holiday campaign
In 2009, State Senator Richard Polanco (Ret), Chairman, California Lationo Caucus Institute & author of the California holiday bill for Cesar Chavez was listed on the Advisory Council of the Communist Party USA initiated Cesar E. Chavez National Holiday organization