AGENDA: San Diego DFA Meetup & SD PDA Metro for a Combined Meetup
on APRIL 7, 2010 MEETUP
Moderator: Carl Manaster, Our Impeachment Guy & Our Single Payer Healthcare Guy
I. Announcements: A. IHSS B. Intro Candidates: Maggie Allington, Candidate for SD Central Committee, #78 AD, ... . C. New members: Esete, Sean, Mesayki, Louise, jc mattes, Maggie, Chris, Stephen
II. Charles Cleveland: Proposal Constitutional Amendment ~ to take away the personhood of Corporations. To Reverse the Supreme Court's Decision, that Corporations are entitled to the same free speech rights as people.
III. Speaker: Marjorie Cohn, Thomas Jefferson Law School Professor & Author, will be speaking the present political climate, and, on her new book, ""Rules of Disengagement"..
IV.CANDIDATES: Stephen Whitburn, Candidate for SD County Supervisor * FREE SPEECH for PEOPLE. org
V. Review Candidates & Propositions for June & November 2010 Election
VI. Round Robin: Everyone may speak on any issue for 1-2 minutes. Please keep statements brief so that we may accommodate everyone before 9pm
Lots of Upcoming Events - April 8 thru April 28th
Thursday, April 8th, 6:30-8:30 PM, "Meet Crystal Crawford and Special Guest: Fiona Ma, Speaker Pro Tem", State Assembly candidate Crystal Crawford will be holding a fundraising event at the home of Jan Tuttleman. Special Guest, Speaker Pro Tem Fiona Ma will be headlining the event. Additional honorary hosts who will be in attendance: Congresswoman Susan Davis, Hon. Dede Alpert, Senator Christine Kehoe, Assemblywoman Lori Saldana, San Diego City Councilman Todd Gloria, Bettina Duval, California List and Lorena Gonzalez, San Diego and Imperial County Labor Council. Suggested contribution $100. Location: La Jolla, Directions upon RSVP Call: [masked] Email: [masked] Website: www.crystalcrawford2010.com
Thursday, April 8, 2010, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM, "Celebrate with the Chairman, Congressman Bob Filner" Evening reception with a VIP reception prior at 7:00 p.m. Cost: $125 minimum contribution. Location: Hilton Resort, 1775 E Mission Bay Drive, San Diego. Call: [masked] Email: [masked] Website: www.bobfilnerforcongress.com
SAT, APR 10th & SUN , APR 11th, 10:30am -1:00pm, "PATRICK FINUCANE for City Council District #2" Campaign Walk. RSVP for Location email: [masked] We are also kicking off our direct mailing campaign. If you would like to help stuff envelopes we are working every evening. And as always your contribution helps us fight to improve San Diego. Thank You. Patrick Finucane. Call: email: [masked] Website: http://www.patrickfin...
Saturday, April 10, 6PM - 9PM,*** 30th Annual Eleanor & Franklin D. Roosevelt Dinner Keynote Speaker: DEBRA BOWEN, CA Secretary of State***Holiday Inn on the Bay, Downtown San Diego. Call: [masked] Our County Democratic Party's largest fundraising and awards event of the year, the Roosevelt Dinner draws hundreds of community leaders, donors, volunteers, candidates, and elected officials. I RSVP: Call: [masked] Email: [masked]
SUN, APR 11, 2010, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Meet & Greet the Candidate/Conocer y Saludar al Candidato! Meet "Juan del Rio" - and many of the people he hopes to represent as SD County Supervisor - Dist 4. Special guests: Gracia Molina de Pick and Fernado Suarez del Solar. Tamales, beans & rice, jamaica and whatever food you might add to the table. Contributions appreciated. Location: Casa Linda Courtyard, 6675 Linda Vista Road, San Diego 92111 Call: [masked] Email: [masked] Website: www.deRio4Supervisor.com
SUN, APR 11, 2010, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Kickoff Fundraiser for "Garver for 75th Assembly District". Paul and Loretto Garver invite you to their La Jolla home for the Kickoff Fundraiser for Paul's campaign to win back the 75th Assembly District. Let's recolor the 75th Blue! Suggested contributions - $50 and up. Location: 2223 Via Fresa, La Jolla. Call: [masked] Email: [masked] Website: www.garverforassembly.com
SUNDAY, APRIL 11th, 3:30 -5:00PM, Coffee with Congressman BOB FILNER & Outspoken Radio Personality, STACY TAYLOR. KENNY ENG, Singer will debut his song especially written for the Coffee Party. A.S. GRIFFIN renowned poet, will stop w/ his decommissioned Cold War-era bomb filled w/poetry. Bob Filner will share his thoughts on the major issues affecting our nation. Stacy Taylor will take a few moments to share his slant on today's politics. RSVP: Frank Gormlie <[masked]> Location: Queen Bee’s Art & Cultural Center 3925 Ohio St (between University Ave & Lincoln Ave) SD, CA 92104 [masked] Website: www.queenbeessd.com/
MON, APR 12th, 7PM- 8:45PM. Come One, Come All! (Clairemont) MESA DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING. Guest Speaker is PROFESSOR CARL LUNA Political Science, Mesa College. He will discuss the upcoming elections, June 8, 2010, & the political issues in the news today. Q& A session. Location: SDCDP Headquarters, Ste. #105, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, 92111 Call: (858) 361- 1735 Email: [masked] Website: www.mesa.sddem.org
TUES APR 13th, 2:00 - 1:30 pm (during your lunch break), Living Wage 5th Anniversary Celebration Concert featuring internationally acclaimed Singer-Songwriter MICHELLE SHOCKED with local folk-rockers "ZenKeys Cooperative". City Councilmember DONNA FRYE will Proclamation of the Living Wage Day. SD City Councilmembers * And YOU! Will you join the Center on Policy Initiatives & the Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice for this important event? Location: SD Civic Center Plaza, 1200 3rd Avenue (at B Street), 92101 . Contact: Corinne Wilson: [masked], [masked] ext. 23 Elizabeth Maldonado: [masked], [masked] FACEBOOK Link: http://www.facebook.c... RSVP: https://salsa.democra... (Downtown San Diego. Suggested Parking at Horton Plaza (3 hours free with validation)
TUES, APR 13th, 5:30-8:00pm "PATRICK FINUCANE for City Council District #2" Fundraiser Hosted by LCVSD. RSVP for location. Suggested Contribution $50.00* Any contribution is fine. We are also kicking off our direct mailing campaign. If you would like to help stuff envelopes we are working every evening. And as always your contribution helps us fight to improve San Diego. Thank You. email: [masked] Website: http://www.patrickfin...
THUR APR 15, 12-NOON, The CITY CLUB OF SAN DIEGO presents Luncheon at the Hall of Champions in Balboa Park. MICHAEL LONG will discuss his book, "First Class Citizenship: The Civil Rights Letters of Jackie Robinson." DAVE ROBERTS of the PADRES will talk about the meaning of Jackie Robinson in his life. The luncheon cost is $25. If you wish to buy a ticket to the Padres/Braves 3:35 game that afternoon at Petco Park, the cost is an additional $12.00 Also, copies of Dr. Long's book will be available for sale and signing. Details on the event are available on the web site: www.cityclubofsandiego.com. Reservations may be made by either calling [masked], or online at www.cityclubofsandiego.com/city_club_register.as
FRI, APR 16 - THRU SUN APR 18th. ***"2010 State Annual CDP Convention"*** Location: Los Angeles Convention Center. Site: www.cadem.org
FRIDAY Thru SUNDAY, APR 16 to 18, Please join us, SAN DIEGO WOMEN'S MUSEUM presents at the WOMEN'S HEAD TO TOE EXPO at the Del Mar Fair Grounds Coming to Del Mar, April 16, 17 & 18, 2010. Attendees will enjoy a stroll in our shopping village and experience more than 200 local and regional vendors and exhibition. We will have a "mini-museum" all three days and a VINTAGE FASHION SHOW on the MAIN STAGE on Sunday . Call: [masked]. Email: [masked] Website: http://www.whmec.org/...
SUN, APR 18, 10am-5pm "Voter Registration Volunteers Needed!" Earth Fair s one of the most productive and one of the most fun events of the year. Training & supplies will be provided. Location: Balboa Park, San Diego Democratic Club Booth #125, On El Prado (Laurel Street Bridge) just East of Museum of Man, SHIFT: Two hours at a time of your choosing (Please specify) The world's largest environmental fair and Earth Day Celebration. Call: [masked] Email: [masked] site: info08earthdayweb.org
SUN, APR 18, 10:00AM, EARTH DAY! We, SAN DIEGO WOMEN'S HISTORY & MUSEUM & EDUCATIONAL CENTER will be marching in the CHILDREN'S PARADE at 10AM & we have a BOOTH on THE PRADO all day where we will be offering WOMEN'S SELF-DEFENSE LESSONS during the day. Join us at the Parade or stop by our booth for a break, a chat and a lesson in self-awareness. Call: [masked] Email: [masked] Website: http://www.whmec.org/...
SUNDAY, APRIL 18th, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Fallbrook Avocado Festival -Voter Registration, Volunteers Needed to Register Voters at the Avocado Festival. Location: Main Street, Fallbrook. To RSVP Call: [masked] Email: [masked] Website: www.fallbrookca.org/fallbrookchamber.com