UPCOMING Events ~* SEPTEMBER * OCTOBER * November... ***SAT SEPT 17 " SAN DIEGO COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION"*** * NOVEMBER * DECEMBER* 2011 etc. *** ***FEB 10, 2012 - FEB 12, 2012 CALIFORNIA 2012 *STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTY* CONVENTION *** In SAN DIEGO !!

From: Carol C.
Sent on: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 10:16 PM

Announcements  ~ Announcements ~~~

BIG EVENT THIS MONTH ***SAT SEPT 17 at 8:00AM to 4:00PM ***" SAN DIEGO COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION"*** You'll hear from elected Democrats -- including State Controller JOHN CHIANG and Insurance Commissioner DAVE JONES -- and those running for office in 2012. Convention registration includes breakfast, a box lunch, and a full day of activities on Saturday. Where: Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Ave., San Diego 92114 Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed]   ***At 2PM Congressman *BOB FILNER FOR MAYOR 2012 CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF*~ RALLY! More Details below.


***DO YOU HAVE A DREAM? DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO WOULD MAKE AN OUTSTANDING AMERICAN DREAM SCHOLAR? With Congress bowing to the wishes of their corporate donors and conservative legislatures in dozens of states attacking working families, things can seem pretty bleak. But in communities across the country, progressive activists are being inspired by the American Dream Movement -- the fight to rebuild the middle class. We're working together and fighting to take back our country. On October 3-5 Progressive activists will converge on Washington DC to share and learn innovative movement-building strategies at the Take Back the Dream Conference. Democracy for America and Rebuild the Dream have teamed up to offer scholarships to thirty awesome activists who might not otherwise be able to attend the conference. To apply right now >go to http://democracyforamerica.com/american_dream?akid=1299.70538.H4t7nU&rd=1&t=2 The American Dream Movement is built by you and this conference will be a unique opportunity to share your progressive vision for the country and bring what you learn home to inspire others in your community. There has never been a more important time for us to unite and share ideas to move our country forward. Can you bring your energy and experience to the Conference? It's easy to apply -- just three quick steps. Go to: http://democracyforamerica.com/american_dream?akid=1299.70538.H4t7nU&rd=1&t=2 for training that delivers progressive change on the issues that matter. Please Contribute Today and support our mission. *** Know someone who would make an outstanding American Dream Scholar? Forward this email and ask them to apply. ***Working together, we're unstoppable.*** Thank you for everything you do. KAILI LAMBE, Political Campaign Manager Democracy for America. http://democracyforamerica.com/american_dream?akid=1299.70538.H4t7nU&rd=1&t=2

***San Diego County Democratic Party Outreach Committee and Allies ~ DEM Clubs interested IN A JOINT HOLIDAY PARTY with San Diego Democratic Women's Club on SATURDAY DECEMBER 17TH AT MIDNIGHT -- ***PLEASE CONTACT Pat Washington BY SEPTEMBER 16TH*** Thanks, Pat Washington, President (619)[masked], Email: [address removed]

*** SAT OCT 8 thru THE 2012 ELECTION from 2pm-5pm. ~ Exciting news! Beginning the second Saturday in October "Saturday October 8 - thru - the 2012 Election"from 2pm-5pm, the San Diego Democratic Women's Club & the San Diego County Democratic Party Outreach Committee will host OFA's Phonebanks! Some refreshments will be served, but do feel free to bring food or drink to share. Bring your cell phones and chargers and we'll supply the rest. SDDWC Member ISAM HERNDON, OFA Regional Director for Districts 51, 52, 53 will coordinate the monthly phonebanks. Can't make it Oct. 8th? No problem, come by the 2nd Saturday of any month from 2pm-5pm and join the fun and outreach! WHERE: 4537 Alamo Drive, SD 92105

*** Note: From NATIONAL DFA - It's important to keep in mind that Republicans are still waging an all-out war on working families across America. Sign Up to get a FREE "UNIONS+JOBS" BUMPERSTICKER! At ~ http://democracyforamerica.com/activities/458-unions-jobs/?akid=1306.70538.kO8u65&rd=1&t=1



Upcoming Events Upcoming Events ~~~

***FRI SEPT 16 at 10AM -12:00PM "REGISTER NEW CITIZENS ~ CHULA VISTA" Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer. Training and supplies will be provided, so all you need to do is to show up. All you need to do is to show up. Thank you for your support. Contact MICHELLE KRUG at[masked] Hope to se you there! Where: USCIS, Field Office, 1261 Third Ave., CHULA VISTA, CA 91911


***FRI SEPT 16 at 6:00-8:00PM * HONORABLE MONA PASQUIL * "San Diego for a "Boards and Commissions Appointments in Governor Brown's Administration Workshop" * How to Get Appointed in Governor Brown's Administration. Where: Malcolm X Library, 5148 Market Street, SD CA 92114 More detail information will be given shortly for those who wish to attend. To all Interested Organizers & Organizations ... The event is currently co-sponsored by the CDP African American Caucus, CDP LGBT Caucus, SD County Democratic Party, Women for Women, etc. I am hoping to be able to include your organizations as co-sponsoring before flyer created. What that means is listing you as co-sponsors and being able to count on you to help get the word out and to provide some item for the event like fruit trays, veggie trays or meat trays or desserts or something like that as we are advertising light dinner. Please let me know asap. Thanks, Pat  Info: email Pat Washington: [address removed] or Please call (619) 645-3090.



*** FRI SEPT 16 at 11:30AM "TOM HAYDEN ~ DEMOCRACY vs EMPIRE" Tom Hayden, Activist Author, Educator, speaking on "Democracy versus Empire"! Talk, with Q and A, plus book sales and signing. Where: Thomas Jefferson School of Law Room 323 (3d floor), 1155 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101


***SAT SEPT 17 from 8:00AM to 4:00PM "SAN DIEGO COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION" ~Join Democratic activists, volunteers, club members, Party leaders, and friends for this year's County Convention! You'll hear from elected Democrats -- including State Controller JOHN CHIANG and Insurance Commissioner DAVE JONES -- BOB FILNER Running for Mayor 2012 and other candidates running for office in 2012. And you'll have a chance to see friends from the last campaign trail, meet new acquaintances, and get re-engergized by our Party's grassroots strength! In addition, you can build knowledge and skills in your choice of 15 breakout sessions held throughout the day. Convention registration includes breakfast, a box lunch, and a full day of activities on Saturday. Tickets for the Leadership Luncheon also include an intimate meeting with featured guests John Chiang and Dave Jones. Please contact us at [address removed] or (858)[masked] for assistance or more information. Where: Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Ave., San Diego 92114 Website: www.sddemocrats.org/convention Mark your calendar for a full day of workshops, trainings, presentations, and Special guests as San Diego Democrats prepare for the 2012 elections! At 2PM Congressman *BOB FILNER FOR MAYOR 2012 CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF*~ RALLY!


***SAT SEPT 17 at 10AM City Club of San Diego presents "SAN DIEGO POLICE CHIEF BILL LANSDOWNE". This is a 10 am Coffee & Croissant Reception & Program at La Jolla Country Day School. The charge to members and Country Day parents is $10; all others pay $20. The police department has gone though some challenging times and Chief Lansdowne comes to discuss how he and the department have met those challenges. To the degree it matters I believe the Chief is first-rate and we're lucky to have him in charge. But you need to come and make your own determination about that. Reservations are by calling[masked]; event details, www.cityclubofsandiego.com. Where: LA Jolla Country Day, 9490 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, 92037


*** SAT SEPT 17 at 10AM to 2PM "POLITIFEST 2011 " ~ A FESTIVAL~ Join Voicesandiego.org & NBC & for a day of fun and lively civic involvement. Politifest 2011 will feature a DEBATE between the leading San Diego MAYORAL CANDIDATES, DISPLAYS from dozens of San Diego civic organizations, an Idea Tournament, Local bands, & Field Day Activities for kids and kids-at-heart. Enjoy Food, Drink, and Fresh Air! . The mayoral debate will be at 10:30 a.m. Other activities begin at 11:30 a.m. This a free event. Where: Ingram Plaza & Liberty Station located between Historic Decatur and Cushing roads in Point Loma, CA 92106 Contact Summer Polacek at[masked] or email: [address removed] For details go to this Website: www.voiceofsandiego.org/politifest/


***SUN SEPT 18 at 2pm It's ShowTime! "LGBTQ INDIVIDUALS & THEIR SEARCH FOR EQUALITY IN SAN DIEGO" As many of you know, I am the humanities advisor for an exciting San Diego-based documentary project which capture the stories of a representative group of LGBTQ individuals who have stories to tell about the se arch for equality in San Diego. Well, The video is ready for viewing and all we need is you. Please join us Sunday, September 18 at 2pm. Will you let me know if you will be coming? Thanks, Pat Washington, PhD [address removed] http://www.facebook.com/l/CAQBNyhiDAQDmWzy7hsi46SPp8zK47RAzoan1Xuo-A-rc3Q/www.mediaartscenter.org       ***  PAT WASHINGTON - VIDEO INTRODUCTION  *** http://www.facebook.com/l/xAQDnUTiwAQBxfOfa-FKmUYhW_qEP5Ae8iUfobJPCHNrDug/www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6V3lfn-vdk Where: San Diego Public Library - Central Library, 820 E Street. San Diego, CA. 92101




*** TUES SEPT 20 at 7-9PM Central Committee Meeting * Where: UFCW Hall, 2001 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, 92108 Contact: (858)[masked] Email: i[address removed] Website: www.sddemocrats.org



***WED SEPT 21 at 5:30pm-8:30pm " THE BLAME GAME: WHY BLAME PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ? " PLEASE JOIN the San Diego Lawyer Chapter of ACS & the Center on Policy Initiatives for a timely discussion with esteemed panelists who will consider questions such as: Are public employee pensions the reason for government deficits? What long-standing legal rights are at stake in the current debate? What is the state of public employee rights and benefits in San Diego? Featuring: * CATHERINE FISK -- Chancellor’s Professor of Law, UC Irvine School of Law; board member, SEIU; coauthor of "Labor and the States’ Fiscal Problems: Not the Problem But Perhaps Part of the Solution" * CHRISTIE HILL -- Senior Legal and Policy Analyst, Center on Policy Initiatives * FERN STIENER -- Partner, Tosdal, Smith, Steiner & Wax; San Diego labor attorney, representing public employee unions; author of "Interference with the Rights of Employees" * MICHAEL ZUCCHET -- San Diego City Councilmember [masked]); General Manager, Municipal Employees Association; manager of the City of San Diego’s largest public employee union No cost to attend. Where: Tosdal, Smith, Steiner & Wax (Columbia Conference Room), 401 West A Street Downtown SD, CA 92101

*** FRI SEPT 23 at 8:00AM-12:00PM "Register New Citizens ~ CHULA VISTA" Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer. Training and supplies will be provided, so all you need to do is to show up. Hope to see you there! Contact MICHELLE KRUG at[masked] Thank you for your support. Where: USCIS, Field Office, 1261 Third Ave., CHULA VISTA, CA 91911



***SAT SEPT 24 at 10AM-12PM San Diego Democratic Women Club Meeting "Open Primary 2012 - " POSSIBILITIES or PERIL FOR PROGRESSIVES?" Join a lively group of panelists who explore the challenges, opportunities and implications of the 2012 Open Primary for progressive politics. Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Where: City Heights Library Community Room (upstairs), 3795 Fairmount Ave. 92105. Info: Pat Washington email: [address removed] Phone:[masked]


***SAT 24 at 10-11:30AM "COMMUNITY COFFEE with 76th Assembly Member TONI ATKINS " Drop by to enjoy refreshments and discuss legislative and state issues with Toni Atkins of the 76th District! Where: Mission Valley Library, 2123 Fenton Parkway (next to Ikea) To RSVP, please visit www.asmdc.org/ur For more information, please call (619) 645-3090.

 

***SAT SEPT 24 at 12:00-2:00PM "NATIONAL COUNCIL of NEGRO WOMEN'S 45th ANNUAL COMMUNITY SERVICE LUNCHEON" This year's honorees include Black Infants Health Program, Children Having Children, My Community Huddle, San Diego Black Nurses Association, San Diego CARES, Sickle Cell Association of San Diego, The Trinity House and Voices for Children. For more information on donations, sponsorship and advertising, Contact GLORIA BAKER at (619)[masked] Where: Joe and Vi Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Ave., San Diego, CA 92114



***SAT SEPT 24 at 11:00AM -1:00PM ***JOIN CONGRESSMAN & SD MAYORAL CANDIDATE , ***BOB FILNER*** at the MARCH & RALLY in BALBOA PARK!*** We will *MARCH* about 1.2 miles on paved sidewalks. *RALLY* at the end of the *MARCH*, on the lawn next to the Sports Museum. We'll have signs , banners, drums & more. Moving Panet is a Worldwide Rally taking place at hundreds of locations to demand more VIABLE SOLUTIONS to Climate Change from Our Representatives. Where: Gather on East Balboa Park side of Sixth Avenue between Laurel & Juniper street. "THIS is a SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24th MOVING PLANET EVENT" Information Contacts: MATTHEW CAPPIELLO, [masked] or email: [address removed] & MASADA DESINHOUSE, [masked] or email: [address removed] ~ Website for additional information: www.SanDiego350.org

 

***SAT SEPT 24  at 2-4PM *WORKING FAMILIES SUMMIT* "Does Escondido work for working families?" What are the needs of working families in the Escondido area? Are those needs being met by schools, the city, and other governmental units? A panel of couples will discuss the everyday joys and challenges of living in Escondido, and experts and community leaders will respond to their observations, at a Working Families Summit co-sponsored by the Escondido Democratic Club and the California Nurses Association (CNA). Admission is free and open to everyone. Children are welcome. Where: The Turrentine Room at the Escondido Public Library, 239 S. Kalmia St. Contact: Rick Moore (760)[masked] Email: [address removed]
 

***SAT SEPT 24 at 7:00PM "MOVE TO AMEND COMES TO SAN DIEGO" ~ EVENING PUBLIC TALK WORLD BEAT ~ SAN DIEGO ~ ALL PUBLIC TALKS ARE FREE!!! * DAVID COBB, a FIERY SPEAKER !* And, former Green Party presidential candidate, is touring California giving his talk "Creating Democracy & Challenging Corporate Rule." This presentation is part history lesson and part heart-felt call-to-action! David will also be offering two day-long "Activist Training" workshops in Sacramento and Los Angeles. No past experience is necessary to attend. All events are open to the general public, Activist Trainings are $50-$100 sliding scale, public talks are free. For more info or to register for trainings. http://www.worldbeatcenter.org/the_center.html Where: WorldBeat Cultural Center in Balboa Park, 2100 Park Boulevard, SD 92101 For more information contact Margaret Koster, Move to Amend Field Organizing Coordination Team. More Info: If you are interested in bringing a Move to Amend speaker to your community, please email us at [address removed]. World Beat Cultural Center Website: http://www.worldbeatcenter.org/the_center.html





*** "THE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24th MOVING PLANET EVENT"

***SAT SEPT 24 MOVING PLANET events in San Diego "YES to CLEAN ENERGY & NO to CLIMATE DESTRUCTION! "As Part of the 350.org worldwide day of action on climate change, COME to one or all of our FREE PUBLIC Events! Local grassroots environmental groups are joining together to stage San Diego's Response to the 350.org CALL for INTERNATIONAL DAY of ACTION. Info: www.SanDiego350.org Facebook: https: //www.facebook.com/MovingSanDiegoToACleanEnergyFuture

 
1.***SAT SEPT 24 at 10:00AM to 11:00AM "EARTHKEEPING: An Interfaith Dialogue & Panel Disccussion." Where: St Paul's Cathedral Room, 2728 Sixth Avenue, SD 92103 Our Specific Demands are: 1. Move the region foward to Ensure the 2050 Regional Transposrtation Plan realistically reduced reduces gases. 2. FUND Public Transit & Bicycle Transportation, rather than more roads. 3. Put a price on carbon emissions 4. Invest in Clean Energy & Clean Energy Jobs. and 5. Support the US signing international treaties to bring carbon dioxide back down to 350ppm! Information Contacts: MATTHEW CAPPIELLO, [masked] or email & MASADA DESINHOUSE, [masked] or email: [address removed] ~ Website for additional information: www.SanDiego350.org or Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/MovingSanDiegoToACleanEnergyFuture The moving planet site is www.moving-planet.org

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***SAT SEPT 24 at 11:00AM -1:00PM ***JOIN CONGRESSMAN & SD MAYORAL CANDIDATE , ***BOB FILNER*** at the MARCH & RALLY in BALBOA PARK!*** We will *MARCH* about 1.2 miles on paved sidewalks. *RALLY* at the end of the *MARCH*, on the lawn next to the Sports Museum. We'll have signs , banners, drums & more. Moving Panet is a Worldwide Rally taking place at hundreds of locations to demand more VIABLE SOLUTIONS to Climate Change from Our Representatives. Where: Gather on East Balboa Park side of Sixth Avenue between Laurel & Juniper street. "THIS is a SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24th MOVING PLANET EVENT" Information Contacts: MATTHEW CAPPIELLO, [masked] or email: [address removed] & MASADA DESINHOUSE, [masked] or email: [address removed] ~ Website for additional information: www.SanDiego350.org or Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/MovingSanDiegoToACleanEnergyFuture The moving planet site is www.moving-planet.org

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***SAT SEPT 24 "LEAVE THE CAR HOME: Fun ways to arrive by bikes or transit!" Organized Bike Rides from SDSU & Mission Bay. Designated Sprinter, Coaster, and trolly to gather on Festively with Signs ! What better day to start on a low-carbon diet? See our website for locations, times and additional information: www.SanDiego350.org or Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/MovingSanDiegoToACleanEnergyFuture The moving planet site is www.moving-planet.org

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***SAT SEPT 24 "PLEDGE CARDS: We need our leaders to join us in action!" Sign Pledge Cards during the event. Constituents will pledge personal actions & demand strong immediate action from their Elected Representatives. We'll be doing outreach all over San Diego. Or, sign our online pledge card at our website: www.SanDiego350.org or Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/MovingSanDiegoToACleanEnergyFuture The moving planet site is www.moving-planet.org
(NOTE : The Moving San Diego to a Clean energy Future coalition includes: Sierra Club San Diego, Earthkeepers San Diego, California Center for Sustainable Energy, California Interfaith Power & Light, Greenpeace San Diego, Citizens Climate Lobby, Green Party of San Diego, Move San Diego, San Diego Democracy For America, DFA, and Sustainability Allaince of Southern California.)

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***SUN SEPT 25 at 3:30-6:00PM Point Loma Democratic Club Meeting "Nuclear Power Safety and Risk Considerations" will be addressed by PETER MARTO, Retired Nuclear Engineer. A hot topic locally because of the proximity of San Onofre, the prevailing winds and the recent disasters in Japan. (3:30PM social w/4:00 PM speaker) Where: Point Loma Assembly Building, 3035 Talbot St., 92106 Contact: (619)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.ptloma.sddem.org


***SUN SEPT 25 at 6AM - 8AM for Run Registration ~ AIDS Walk, San Diego ~ Where: on the corner of 6th Avenue and Quince Street. *** Register today at aidswalksd.org

***TUES SEPT 27 Annual Action Fund Party Stand Now! with Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest! The Honorary Chair of this year's party is Barbara Bry and the Featured Speaker is State Assemblymember Toni Atkins..***TUES SEPT 27 at 5:30-7:30PM "The 20TH ANNUAL STAND NOW CELEBRATION"

***THUR SEPT 29 at 7:00 -8:00PM "HILLCREST COCKTAILS with BOB FILNER" ... Whether you're an enthusiastic Filner supporter and political junkie, undecided voter, neighborhood business, or mere passerby, drop by the gallery Thursday night to have a glass of wine and meet San Diego mayoral candidate Bob Filner. This is a simple meet and greet -- no cost to attend -- so you can say 'hi' to Bob, get some information about the campaign, and ask him any questions on your mind. Huge thanks to cohosts Stephen Whitburn, Alex Kreit, Brandon Tate, Al Estrella, and John Greenwell. Please RSVP, so I have a headcount for food and drink. More info:[masked] Where: Planet Rooth Design Haus, 3334 Fifth Avenue, SD 92103

OCTOBER 2011

***SAT OCT 1 at 12:15 - 1:45PM North Area SD Co. Dem. Central Committee & Allies... The meeting times are such because the Escondido Dem Club is graciously letting us use this space following their regular meeting which is 10:30 - 12:00. Thank you EDC! There will be a short debrief of our successful 2nd Annual Big Blue BBQ by Martha, then following that, we have a special presentation from the San Diego County Democratic Party's Outreach Committee, chaired by Dr. Pat Washington. Please invite ally organizations in the North County to join us to discuss how the S.D.C. Democratic Party can help build the infrastructure needed to recruit, retain and promote Democratic candidates, volunteers and Party leaders. This meeting is open to all that want to work together more effectively so we can continue to keep San Diego blue. Suggestions and questions are always welcome. Thank you, NANCI OECHSLE Secretary Where: Escondido Chamber of Commerce, 720 N. Broadway Escondido, CA 92025

***MON thru WED, OCTOBER 3 thru 5, 2011 Campaign for America's Future "TAKE BACK THE AMERICAN DREAM" Join Thousands From will gather in Washington, D.C. to deliver that message, at the The 2011 America's Future Conference & Awards Gala! A real middle-class uprising is sweeping the nation to save and renew the American Dream. Starting in Wisconsin, working people are fighting back. Where: Washington Hilton & Towers, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20009 More Info ~ [address removed] *SAVE THE DATE to Take Back the American Dream: Oct. [masked] Conference & Awards Gala! Register early to get EARLY BIRD SPECIALS & DISCOUNTED RATES!

***WED OCT 5 at at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" Waiting Speaker Confirmation ~ to be announced. Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Info: Carol at [address removed] or Mike Copass at [address removed] Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23/ .............................


***THURSDAY OCTOBER 6, 2011 " Stop the Machine! • Create a New World! " Rally & Protest in " FREEDOM PLAZA" in Washington, D.C." ~ A Call to Action - Oct. 6, 2011 ~ A Concert, Rally & Protest will kick off a powerful & sustained nonviolent resistance to the corporate criminals that dominate our government! And onward October 2011 is the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan and the beginning of the 2012 federal austerity budget. It is time to light the spark that sets off a true democratic, nonviolent transition to a world in which people are freed to create just and sustainable solutions. We call on people of conscience and courage—all who seek peace, economic justice, human rights and a healthy environment—to join together Where: in Washington, D.C., beginning on Oct. 6, 2011, in nonviolent resistance similar to the Arab Spring and the Midwest awakening. A concert, rally and protest will kick off a powerful and sustained nonviolent resistance to the corporate criminals that dominate our government. October2011.org

 

***SUN OCT 9 at 2:30-6:00PM "Film showing of Ironed Jaw Angels (2004)" To help celebrate 100 years of women's suffrage in California, we will show Ironed Jaw Angels for our members and anyone interested in becoming a LWV member. As we learn and watch about women who defied the status quo to fight for their important right to vote, we will enjoy tea and other refreshments. This is sure to be an event not to miss--and a movie to inspire your inner activist. Presented by League of Women Voters of San Diego. Please join us at La Jolla library on Oct. 9 at 2:30. Where: La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave., La Jolla 92037


***MON OCT 10 at 7-8:45PM "Mesa Democratic Club Meeting (in Clairemont)" Topics & Speakers to be Announced. Where: SDCDP Headquarters, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Ste 105, SD 92111 Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.mesa.sddem.org


*** FRI OCT 14! 7:00PM to 9:00PM in IRVINE, CA "A Night of Conversation & Community featuring * JOHN NICHOLS * MIMI KENNEDY * JIM HIGHTOWER * with TIM CARPENTER, PDA National Director." Act now; we expect the event will sell out! Get autographed books by Jim Hightower and John Nichols at the book-signing following the conversation with the featured speakers! WHERE: The IRVINE HOME of KAMRON JABBARI & FAHIMEH ZAMANI. For details contact MELAHAT RAFIEL at email: [address removed] or[masked]-7733. Tickets are $75.00— Go to: http://www.pdamerica.org/events/view/a-night-of-conversation-with-john-nichols-mimi-kennedy-and-tim-carpenter | To reserve a space and pay at the door: http://www.pdamerica.org/events/view/a-night-of-conversation-with-john-nichols-mimi-kennedy-and-tim-carpenter (You may purchase only one ticket at a time. Additional ticket purchases require that you fill out the form for each ticket purchase.)


***SAT OCT 15 at 10:00AM - 4:30PM (reception follows event) Events for Women " POLITICAL BOOT CAMP" This High Level Political Boot Camp offers a full day of informative panel discussions and workshops featuring many of the regions elected officials, consultants and experts. You will learn about the nuts and bolts of running for office, managing campaigns, effective communications and fundraising. Whether you have ever considered running for office or would like to learn more about the process and how to become a more effective advocate this will be a valuable and rewarding experience. Cost: $50 for Lawyers Club of San Diego, *Run Women Run* and *San Diego County Bar Association members* who pre-register; $60 for non-members and late registration; $25 for students (space limited). MCLE 6.0 hours, including .5 hours of ethics RSVP Lawyers Club of San Diego Information: [address removed]  *Where: Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 1155 Island Ave. San Diego, CA 92010

 

***TUES OCT 18 at 6:30-9:00PM "FILM SCREENING: 12TH AND DELAWARE" In 2010, HBO presented the documentary,12th & Delaware directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, the duo that directed the Academy Award-nominated Jesus Camp. This time they employed a fly-on-the-wall point of view to explore the struggle over abortion. The film 12th & Delaware utilizes a street intersection in Fort Pierce, Florida, to illustrate the deep ideological divide between two camps of thought. The metaphor emanates from the physical proximity of two facilities located across the road from each other. One is an abortion clinic called A Woman's World. The other is an office named the Pregnancy Care Center that purchased a building in 1999, eight years after A Woman's World opened. Where: Ultra Star Movie Theater, Hazard Center, 7510 Hazard Center Dr., SD, CA 92108 Cost: FREE EVENT - There is no cost for this event Co-Sponsors Make a Difference Fund and NARAL. RSVP [address removed]


***WED OCT 19 at 10:15AM-12:00PM Register New Citizens ~ Downtown San Diego Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer. Training and supplies will be provided, so alll you need to do is to show up. Hope to see you there! Where: Golden Hall, 3rd Ave. & B St. Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed]

***THUR OCT 20 at 6:30-8:30PM *Meet SD Mayor Candidate, Congressman Bob Filner!* Drop by Martha Sullivan's business showroom in Sorrento Valley before you head home for the night, or before you get settled for the night, to hear from our next Mayor of San Diego: Bob Filner! Martha will have coffee, soft drinks, wine, beer and light appetizers and desserts on hand. Drop by for an informative evening with Congressman Filner and many of your fellow San Diegans who work and/or live in the area. PLEASE RSVP so I have a headcount for food and drink. More info: 858/[masked] "It's time to refocus on JOBS & NEIGHBORHOODS!" FILNER LAUNCHES MAYORAL CAMPAIGN - Vows to end 20 years of disastrous GOP control of city government Candidate's top priority: Return Middle Class Jobs to San Diego!!! Where: Apply Liberally Enterprises LLC, 10940 Roselle St., SD, CA 92121


***THUR OCT 20 starts at 5PM to 6:PM "4TH ANNUAL 2011 WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES ~ TO SUPPORT the YMCA's BECKY'S HOUSE® DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM" Hello Friends! PLEASE JOIN SDDWC, SDSU and the Community of San Diego in A FUN COMMUNITY EVENT where HUNDREDS & ULTIMATELY THOUSANDS of WOMEN & MEN put on A PAIR of HIGH-HEELED SHOES And WALK through the STREETS of DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO in a LIGHT-HEARTED attempt to build AWARENESS of this Very Serious Issue of PHYSICAL & EMOTIONAL ABUSE of WOMEN and MEN of DOMESTIC VIOLENCE and IT'S IMPACT on OUR COMMUNITY. This year we walk in MEMORY of DIANA GONZALES, a 19 year old City College STUDENT & MOTHER, who did everything she could to be safe. When our system doesn't work, it is a reminder of how imparitative programs like Becky's House truly are. For a $35 registration fee you can join our team-- the BECKY'S ANGELS! If you cannot walk with us, please donate to, this cause on our team facebook page, Walk A Mile in Her Shoes 2011- Home: http://ywcasandiego.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent to Support the YWCA's Becky’s House® Domestic Violence Program. Proceeds from Walk a Mile in Her Shoes will benefit the YWCA’s Becky’s House® Domestic Violence Program. All of the services provided by Becky’s House® support the individual’s journey from victim to survivor to achiever. The program includes a 30-60 day domestic violence emergency shelter, a 24-Hour emergency hotline, and two 18-24 month transitional housing communities for survivors of domestic violence and their families. Becky’s House® serves more than 500 women and children and receives nearly 2,500 hotline calls each year. WHERE: The 1-Mile Course begins and ends at the Park at 4th & K Streets in Downtown San Diego. Become a volunteer! We always need help before and on the day of the event. Please contact Carol Ann Chambers today at c[address removed] or #[masked], ext. 218. (There will be a Post Event Party at 7:00 pm hosted by Hotel Solamar’s Lounge Six, located at 435 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101.) The reception will include appetizers, drinks, music, awards, a raffle, and more!) For more information please email Carol Ann Chambers at [address removed] or call[masked] ext 218. SDDWC stands for San Diego Democratic Women's Club.



***THURS OCTOBER 20th from 6-10:00PM " VOW, Voices of Women," will recognize a worthy recipient of our Voice Award for Service. VOW is delighted to announce that our featured Speakers at the event will be: JERRI ANN & GARY JACOBS, Founders of High Tech High International and of the Jacobs International Teen Leadership Institute (JITLI) dedicated to the education and leadership of young people through the breaking down of stereotypes and removing prejudice. October 20 will be an evening of celebration, reflection and inspiration. Please mark the date on your calendars now! . We value you! Voices of Women Founded on October 17, 2001 in response to the events of 9/11, Voices of Women (VOW) presents programs that raise awareness of global issues. For more info & to become a member of VOW, please visit www.voicesofwomen.org The Board of Voices of Women email: [address removed] phone:[masked] web: http://www.voicesofwomen.org * Where: Bali Hai Restaurant on Shelter Island



***THUR OCTOBER 20, 2011 "ALEC BALDWIN & BILL MOYERS at *PUBLIC CITIZEN'S 40th ANNIVERSARY GALA*" You won’t want to miss celebrating Public Citizen’s 40th anniversary with Emmy Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin and Peabody Award-winning journalist Bill Moyers. We’ll also toast our founders — RALPH NADER, JOAN CLAYBROOK, ALAN MORRISON & DR. SIDNEY WOLFE — as we commemorate all that Public Citizen has accomplished through its first 40 years. It is my honor to guide this one-of-a-kind organization into its fifth decade. Website: www.citizen.org More Details & Info will be forthcoming later this year. WHERE: IN WASHINGTON D.C.

 

*** FRI OCT 21 at 8:00AM -12:00PM Register New Citizens ~ CHULA VISTA! Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer. Training and supplies will be provided, so alll you need to do is to show up. Hope to see you there! Contact MICHELLE KRUG at[masked] Thank you for your support. Where: USCIS, Field Office, 1261 Third Ave., CHULA VISTA, CA 91911

 

***SAT OCT 22, 2011, "The LGB&T Center’s 38th Anniversary Gala" - 10% Early Bird Discount! The Center’s anniversary gala brings together hundreds of our closest friends at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, for a delightful evening of dinner & dancing in support of our vital programs & services at the Premier LGBT event of the year! . Tables are available at a 10% Early Bird discount through July 8 - find out more online at http://events.thecentersd.org/site/Calendar... ; Where: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA 92101

 

 

***MON OCT 24 at NOON -12:00PM RECEPTION in the SAN DIEGO CITY HALL LOBBY City for the UNVEILING OF WOMEN'S VOTE CALIFORNIA CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT located in the San DIego City Hall Lobby Sponsored by the Women’s Museum of California. Where: LOBBY in SAN DIEGO CITY HALL, 202 C St, San Diego, CA 92101, Get Directions at www.sandiego.gov

 

***MON OCTOBER 24 thru NOVEMBER 4, 2011 EXHIBIT commemorating the "100th ANNIVERSARY of WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE in CALIFORNIA", located in the San Diego City Hall Lobby. Sponsored by the Women’s Museum of California, Where: LOBBY in SAN DIEGO CITY HALL, 202 C St, San Diego, CA 92101, Get Directions at www.sandiego.gov For more information: 619.233.7963.

 

***WED OCT 26 at 11:30AM " Women’s Vote in California: Looking Backward and Forward!" The program for the luncheon centers on a celebration of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in California with a dramatic reading about San Diego suffragists who campaigned in 1895 and 1911, followed by a conversation between Professor DOREEN MATTINGLY and ANNE HOIBERG about women’s legislation and progress since 1911. Lunch begins at 11:30 at Tom Ham’s, with the program starting at 12:10. $23. Where: Tom Ham's Lighthouse, 2150 Harbor Island Drive, SD 92101 For more information: 619.223.8074.

 

***THURS OCT 27,[masked]:30PM Reception | 6:30PM Dinner and Program CPI presents " THE CENTER ON POLICY INITIATIVES 2011 ANNUAL GALA" ~ "SAVE THE DATE" For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Quynh Nguyen at [address removed] or[masked] ext. 26. Mark your calendar...we look forward to seeing you there! Summer Intern Graduation Celebration Where: Holiday Inn on the Bay, 1355 North Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101

 

***SAT OCT 29 ~ Nightmare on Normal Street ~ Details forthcoming

 

***SAT OCT 29, 2011 " SUFFRAGE BALL " The Women’s Museum of California sponsors the fifth annual Suffrage Ball at the Balboa Park Club Ballroom. This year’s theme is the celebration of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in California. Participants don costumes from that era. $40 - $60. More details to come. WHERE: BALBOA PARK BALLROOM - The Balboa Park Club is located in the South Palisades area of Balboa Park, just north of the Puppet Theatre. For more information: 619.233.7963.



NOVEMBER 2011

***WED NOV 2 at at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" . Speakers to be announced. Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Info: Carol at [address removed] or Mike Copass at [address removed] Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23/ .............................

 

***MON NOV 14 at 7-8:45PM "Mesa Democratic Club Meeting (in Clairemont)" Topics & Speakers to be Announced. Where: SDCDP Headquarters, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Ste 105, SD 92111 Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.mesa.sddem.org

 

*** WED NOV 16 at 10:15- 12:00PM "Register New Citizens ~ Downtown San Diego" Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer. Training and supplies will be provided, so alll you need to do is to show up. Hope to see you there! Where: Golden Hall, 3rd Ave. & B St. Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed]

 

***FRI NOV 18 at 8:00AM - 12:00PM "Register New Citizens ~ CHULA VISTA" Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer. Training and supplies will be provided, so alll you need to do is to show up. Hope to see you there! Contact MICHELLE KRUG at[masked] Thank you for your support. Where: USCIS, Field Office, 1261 Third Ave., CHULA VISTA, CA 91911


DECEMBER 2011

 

***SATURDAY DECEMBER 3 thru SUNDAY DECEMBER 11, 2011 at 5:00PM-7:00AM "SET SAIL for VICTORY CRUISE" Before the busy 2012 campaign year begins, Treat yourself to a 7-day Cruise on the MEXICAN RIVERA w/ family, friends & Democrats from CA & ACROSS THE COUNTRY! Where: MS Osterdam (Holland America Line) Contact: (800)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.demcruise.com THANK YOU ALL!

 

***WED DEC 7 at at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" . Speakers to be announced. Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Info: Carol at [address removed] or Mike Copass at [address removed] Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23/ .............................

*** WED DEC 14 at 10:15AM-12:00PM "Register New Citizens ~ Downtown San Diego" Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer. Training and supplies will be provided, so alll you need to do is to show up. Hope to see you there! Where: Golden Hall, 3rd Ave. & B St. Contact: (858)[masked] or Email: [address removed]


*** FRI DEC 16 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM "Register New Citizens ~ CHULA VISTA" Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer. Training and supplies will be provided, so alll you need to do is to show up. Hope to see you there! Contact MICHELLE KRUG at[masked] Thank you for your support. Where: USCIS, Field Office, 1261 Third Ave., CHULA VISTA, CA 91911

***SAT DEC 17th, 2011 At MIDNGHT "HOLIDAY PARTY" Hosted by San Diego Democratic Women's Club -- JOIN IN ON THE HOLIDAY FUN! More Details to come... Pat Washington, President (619)[masked], Email: [address removed]


 

JANUARY 2012 


***WED JAN 4 at at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" . Speakers to be announced. Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Info: Carol at [address removed] or Mike Copass at [address removed] Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23/ .............................

 

***MON JAN 9 at 7-8:45PM "Mesa Democratic Club Meeting (in Clairemont)" Club Elections ~ Speakers:TBA   Where: SDCDP Headquarters, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Ste 105, SD 92111 Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.mesa.sddem.org




FEBRUARY 2012

***FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10, 2012 thru SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2012 at 8:00AM - 10:00PM ***CALIFORNIA 2012 *STATE* DEMOCRATIC PARTY CONVENTION***We are proud to host the 2012 California Democratic Party Convention! Convention dates will be from Friday, February 10 to Sunday, February 12, 2012. More details will be provided soon. Where: San Diego Convention Center, Hilton Bayfront Hotel Contact: (858)[masked]

*****We are proud to host the 2012 California Democratic Party Convention! Convention dates will be from Friday, February 10 to Sunday, February 12, 2012. More details will be provided soon. Where: San Diego Convention Center, Hilton Bayfront Hotel Call (858)[masked]*****

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