New Meetup: The San Diego Democracy for America January Meetup & A List of Upcoming Events

From: Carol C.
Sent on: Sunday, January 3, 2010 7:10 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The San Diego Democracy for America Meetup Group!

What: The San Diego Democracy for America January Meetup

When: January 6,[masked]:00 PM

Giovanni's Restaurant
9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123

KEVIN BEISER, Democratic Candidate for the San Diego Unified School District B.

JEANNE BROWN, San Diego Organizer for California Common Cause, will speak on Public Financing of Clean Election & Redistricting commission, too.

AGENDA Wednesday, January 6, 2010, 7:00PM

Moderator: Carl Manaster, Our Impeachment Guy
& Our Single Payer Healthcare Guy.

I. Announcements:
A. Howard Dean's health care comments.

B. New members: Peggy, Jonny, Christine, Joanne, Barbara. Eli and Amy, Sean, Elmer, Stu, Kevin, Ryon

II. Kevin Beiser, Democratic Candidate for the San Diego Unified School District B.

III. Jeanne Brown, San Diego Organizer for California Common Cause, will speak on Public Financing of Clean Election & Redistricting commission, too
[address removed]


V. Round Robin: Everyone may speak on any issue for 1-2 minutes. Please keep statements brief so that we may accommodate everyone before 9pm

New website events address> ""


Wednesday, January 6,. 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Rally for Local Jobs with AFL-CIO President Trumka, Join the San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council to hear about how we can put San Diegans back to work! For more info or to RSVP, contact Amber Prentice email: [address removed] @ San Diego Convention Center, South Lawn, 111 Harbor Drive, SD, CA 92101
Wednesday, January 6, San Diego DFA Meetup, 7-8:45pm, Giovanni Restaurant's Meeting room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego CA 92123 (Corner of Ruffin Rd. & Clairemont Mesa Blvd. across from the Registrar of Voters office. Guest speakers: I. Kevin Beiser, Candidate, Unified School District B. II. Jeanne Brown, SD Organizer, CA Common Cause will speak about CA Clean Campaign & Public Financing and the Redistricting Commission too. A good portion of agenda time is set aside for active participation, discussion and/or debate. FREE. Email: [address removed]
Next Committee for Progressive Radio(CPR0 meeting is Monday, January 18 at 6:30pm. Location: TBA
Thursday, January 7, 7:00-8:30pm, Fallbrook Democratic Club presents Ret. Brigadier General Brahms to speak on " Struggle to Keep Military Justice JUST ", Fallbrook Public Utilities Dept Conference Room. [masked] or [masked], email: [address removed]
Brigadier General Brahms is an expert witness in military operations, strategy, tactics & military administration, as well as criminal & military law. He and, seven other high ranking retired officers, wrote an open letter to President Bush, expressing their concern over the number of allegations of abuse of prisoners in U.S. military custody. In it they wrote: "We urge you to commit immediately and publicly to support the creation of a comprehensive, independent commission to investigate and report on the truth about all of these allegations, and to chart a course for how practices that violate the law should be addressed." This FDC meeting will be at FPUD, 990 East Mission Road at 7:00 PM, Jan. 7th.The public is invited to hear this compelling presentation by Retired General Brahms.
Free event.
Saturday, January 9, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 73rd Assembly District Democratic Task Force Meeting. At San Clemente Community Center, 100 N. Calle Seville, San Clemente, CA 92672. This meeting is to elect officers for the 73rd AD for the comming year. Phil Hanneman at (760)[masked] Email: [address removed] Free event.
Sunday, January 10, Kevin Beiser & Bob Filner , 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, 8262 Kaplan Drive, San Diego, CA 92123, . RSVP at [address removed] or call[masked]-5274. Please contribute before December 31st at website: email: [address removed]
Thursday, January 14, 5 PM - 6:30 PM, "Let's Try Democracy" David Swanson Speaking on his new book, "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union? Location: UCSD, Muir Biology Bldg - 1103, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, Contact( 858)[masked], Email: [address removed], website: Free Event
Thursday, January 14, 5 PM - 7:30 PM, Empower San Diego 2010 Kickoff Fundraiser, Home of Cory Briggs, 3771 Mt. Alladin Ave, SD CA 92111 Cost: $15 w/ new or renewed membership, $25 for current members, $100 Friend of the Family VIP Ticket, and $250 Host Committee. Please RSVP contact (619)[masked],
Email: [address removed] Website:
Thursday, January 14, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, : CSI Global: Victim: Gaia - Suspect Homo sapiens, Members Pag and Jim Briggerman recently completed a three month trip around the world. Their observations of the state of the Earth's environment & how people are both creating & solving environmental problems will be the topic The meeting is free and open to the public. Location: Twin Peaks Middle School, The Win Peaks Little Theater (room 608) located at 14640 Tierra Bonita Rd in Poway. Contact (858)[masked], email: [address removed] Website:
Friday, January 15, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, David Swanson Book Signing & Talk. He will be in SD for his new book tour (Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency & Forming a More Perfect Union). Location: First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4190 Front Street, Hillcrest, San Diego 92103 (opposite UCSD Medical Center Hospital) Limited free parking in church ACE parking lot. Donation suggested. Contact (858) 459-4650. Email: [address removed] Website:
Saturday, January 16, 11AM - 1PM, Coronado Democratic Club General Meeting, Mary Salas and Juan Vargas, will be speaking as candidates for the Democratic nomination for State Assembly District 40. The club will make an endorsement. Location: The Winn Room, Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado. Contact: (619)[masked], Email: [address removed] Website:
Monday, January 18 at 6:30pm is the next (CPR) Committee for Progressive Radio meeting. Location: TBA
Saturday, January 23. 10 AM til Noon. SD Democratic Women's Club(SDDWC). SDDWC Members, community members are invited to meet the "Democratic Candidates for CA State Assembly," including Toni Atkins. Free and Open to the Public. All candidate for CA State Assembly should email: [address removed] or call (619)[masked] to be added to the Speaker's List. Location: City Heights Library, 3795 Fairmount Avenue, SD CA 92105.
Saturday, January 23, 12:00 - 2:30 PM, Fundraiser For Hon. Lori Saldana and her campaign for San Diego County Board of Supervisors. Join California State Assembly Speaker-Elect John Perez to support Hon. Lori Saldana and her campaign. RSVP & contribute today, space is limited! VIP Reception: 12:00 PM & Luncheon: 1:00 PM Cost: $500 Host Level VIP Reception, $100 minimum for Luncheon. Location: Aquatera, 5777 Mission Center Road, SD, CA 92108, Contact: (619) 239-1721.Email: [address removed] Website:
Saturday, January 30, 10AM til Noon, Please join us for Campaign Kickoff Rally for Toni Atkins, candidate for the 76th State Assembly District. Location: 'Ski Beach' on the eastside of Vacation Isle off of Ingraham Street in Mission Bay. There"s plenty of oparking and a playground nearby, so bring the kid! Food and drinks will be provided. If you'd like to attend, please RSVP by phoneContact: Tim Orozco at (619)[masked] or Email: [address removed]. Website: Free event.

FEBRUARY 2010 - Important Date

Wednesday, February 17, 10:00 - 12:00 PM thru Saturday, February 27, Black History Month Celebration of African American Women Leaders in SD County.[/b] At City Heights Library, 3795 Fairmount Avenue, San Diego CA 92105. Contact (619)[masked] Email: email: [address removed] Free event.

APRIL 2010 - Very Important Dates to Markdown:

Saturday, April 10, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 30th Annual Eleanor & Franklin D. Roosevelt Dinner, at Holiday Inn on the Bay, Downtown San Diego. Contact:[masked] Email: [address removed] Website:

Friday, April 16 thru Sunday, April 18th. 2010 State Convention, Annual CDP Convention, Location: Los Angeles Convention Center. Website:

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