The M5S California is a community of people aiming to share information on the successful experience of Italy's M5S in United States. M5S California is also a forum to share innovative ideas on participatory democracy and direct democracy through e-democracy.
The "five stars" are a reference to five key issues: public water, sustainable transport, development, connectivity, and environmentalism. The Movement 5 Stars is a free association of citizens. It is not a political party nor should they be considered in the future. It is not based on ideologies of the left or right, but ideas. It seeks to create an efficient and effective exchange of views and democratic debate outside of associative and partisan bonds and without the mediation of governing bodies or representative. The M5S recognizes the role of governance to the totality of citizens usually attributed to a few.