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The San Diego Democracy for America Meetup Group Message Board › UPDATE even more Events Listings JULY & AUG & few more...

UPDATE even more Events Listings JULY & AUG & few more... *Remember, NO MEETUP ON WED. AUGUST 3rd* Next Meetup is WED. SEPT 7th, Speakers: JESS DURFEE &

Carol C.
cchangus
Group Organizer
San Diego, CA
~~~ UPCOMING EVENTS ~~~ ~~~ ~~~


***TUESDAY JULY 26 at 6PM " San Diego REDISTRICTING HEARING in LOGAN HEIGHTS" Your Last Chance for Input!
Recently, the Redistricting Commission has released a draft of the San Diego city Districts. Make sure your voice is heard NOW! The next opportunity to express your opinion will be next Tuesday at the first post-map public hearing. Please join us to show your support for representative redistricting! Please contact Emily at emily@empowersandiego.org if you can attend any of the hearings and to get information on how you can support the Community in Unity Redistricting Coalition. Join Us! Spanish interpretation provided. Where: Logan Heights Branch Library 567 South 28th Street San Diego, CA 92113



*NOTE*: SAN DIEGO REDISTRICTING ISSUE & INFO: "ASIAN & PACIFIC AMERICAN COALITION"
will address Restricting Concerns Asian & Pacific American Coalition (APAC) has announced they will hire a legal team to evaluate draft maps to make sure the City Charter and Voting Rights Act will not be violated. Mitz Lee, co-founder of APAC, remarked "APAC is committed to seeing the City Charter and federal Voting Rights Act held to the highest standard throughout the redistricting process. Our legal team can help ensure that the Asian & Pacific Islander community will not be disenfranchised or lose political representation as a result of redrawing the lines. Empower San Diego stands with APAC as they fight for fair redistricting! Please contact Emily at emily@empowersandiego.org






***TUES JULY 27 at 12:00PM or 9:00AM(PST) "WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE CALL to discuss the "NEW" INSTITUTE Of MEDICINE(IOM). Good News is that Department of Human Services SECRETARY KATHLEEN SEBELIUS will join the call and the discussion. The Focus on the IOM report's recommendation that all contraceptive methods as part of a women's preventive care that should be available without added costs under the Affordable Care Act. For more details got to: For more details on the conference call please go to :http://www.facebook.c...­ WHAT: Affordable Care Act Improves Women's Access to Needed Care, Services WHEN: Tuesday July 26, 2011 at 12:00 p.m.ET or 9:00AM PST. DIAL-IN: 800-369-2141 PASSCODE: IOM For more details on the conference call please go to: http://www.facebook.c...­ We invite you to join us tomorrow at noon EDT (9AM PST) for a Facebook Town Hall meeting. The National Partnership's Senior Reproductive Health Policy Counsel MARYA TORRES will be available on Facebook to discuss the Institute of Medicine's recommendation that all contraceptive methods be included as part of women's preventive care under the health reform law. Post your questions now or tomorrow at noon(EST) 9AM (PST) . This is your chance to ask questions about the IOM committee's report — and learn more about what it means for women. Thank you for your continued support. Debra Ness, President (NPSRH)





*** WED JULY 27 at 6-8PM "GRILL'S ON ! " *** San Diego County Democratic Party OUTREACH Committee ACTIVIST Connection COO
KOUT** * Connect with Democrats & Progressives across San Diego to GEAR UP for the 2012 Elections. BRING A DISH OR DRINK TO SHARE For more information & to RSVP, call Pat Washington, SDCDP Outreach Director, at (619) 203-9440 Where: Home of Pat Washington & Maggie Allington, 4537Alamo Drive, San Diego, CA 92115 SDDWC Co-sponsored Democratic and Progressive Activist Connection Event.




***WED JULY 27 at 4-7PM, 'OPEN HOUSE for SENATOR JUAN VARGAS' NEW San Diego County District Office In CHULA VISTA!"
VISIT State Senator Senator JUAN VARGAS at his OPEN HOUSE! Refreshments will be served. Juan Vargas has recently relocated his San Diego County District Office to Downtown CHULA VISTA. Please Drop by to say Hello & Discuss state and legislative issues. Drop by whenever you need assistance & Don't Forget to attend his open House on July 27th to meet with the Senator & Enjoy the Refreshments! Website: http://sd40.senate.ca...­ For more information, Call (619) 409-7690. Where: State Senator JUAN VARGAS' District Office, 333 "H" Street, Suite 2030, Chula Vista 91910 (Parking is located adjacent to the office building.) ........................................­........................................­................

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***WED JULY 27 at 6:00-9:00PM "WOMEN * CULTURE * RACE * &* POWER" ~ A 'W.I.N.' CALL TO ACTION ~ ROUNDTABLE ~ IN SAN FRANCISCO!
Join Woman's Intercultural Network (WIN) & Global Arts & Education(GAE) for a conversation & actiom on issues that matter at the COMMUNITY ROUNDTABLE & A CALL TO ACTION. ***ROSE AGUILAR*** Host of Your Call on 'KALW', will moderate the FIRST of the FOUR Roundtables with a STELLAR PANEL: * CARYL ITO * * DEV MAJOR * CHARLIE TOLEDO * Followed by the table conversations for action plans on priority issues at the International Woman's Day Summit & California Women's Agenda. Reserve your seat at a table & Your voice to a plan for change by going to: http://www.wincawa.or...­ FOOD BY MEDJOOL RESTAURANT & LOUNGE. Watch our Facebook & enews for more info* $15 or all you can donate to give women and girls a larger, louder, smarter voice. No one will be turned away! Where: African American Arts & Culture Complex, Hall of Culture, 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 WACA Website:http://www.wincawa.or...­ ..............


*** THUR JULY 28 at 6:30PM(social)7:00PM Meeting begins "San Diego Democratic Club Meeting" Featuring JASON MOLNAR & the PRPO 8 CASE"..
We all know what happened in 2008 with Prop 8- many of us have been following the headlines regarding the Prop 8 court case (currently working it's way through the courts). But do you still have questions about how we got here? Or what's happening next? SDDC's July meeting features Jason Molnar who will provide a deeper understanding of the legal arguments. Molnar is both a legal analyst of the case and author of Amicus Curiae (friend of the court) briefs – for both pre-Prop 8 challenges to California marriage laws and the current challenge to Prop 8. Please join us for Jason Molnar's important briefing at the Club's regular meeting on Thursday July 28th at 7:00 PM, following a 6:30 PM social with snacks and non-alcoholic drinks at Where: Joyce Beers Community Center at 1220 Cleveland Avenue, two blocks North of University Avenue (across from Trader Joe's) in Hillcrest. All are welcome to join. You don't need to be a member to attend our general meetings - come join us and bring a friend.



*** THUR JULY 28 at 6PM "San Diego REDISTRICTING HEARING at Thurgood Marshall Middle School" Your Last Chance for Input!
Recently, the Redistricting Commission has released a draft of the San Diego city Districts. Make sure your voice is heard NOW! The next opportunity to express your opinion will be next Tuesday at the first post-map public hearing. Please join us to show your support for representative redistricting! Please contact Emily at emily@empowersandiego.org If you can attend any of the hearings and to get information on how you can support the Community in Unity Redistricting Coalition. Join Us! Spanish interpretation provided. Where: Thurgood Marshall Middle School Theater 9700 Avenue of Nations San Diego, CA 92131





*** THUR JULY 28 at 5:30-6:30 Mixer ( 6:30~8:00PM Graduation program & more) " THE CENTER ON POLICY INITIATIVES " CPI's STUDENTS for ECONOMIC JUSTICE SUMMER INTERSHIP GRADUATION " You're invited to join us for 5:30-6:30 Mixer 6:30~8 Graduation program & more celebrating, Happy hour specials available. Where:
El Comal Restaurant Patio 3946 Illinois Avenue, San Diego, 92104 To learn more and RSVP http://salsa.democrac...­ or Call CPI at Phone 619.584.5744 Email: Quynh Nguyen, Membership & Fundraising at quynh@onlineCPI.org or call Phone 619.584.5744 x.26






***THUR JULY 28 at 7-10PM *** Planned Parenthood presents Join us at "COCKTAILS FOR CHOICE"
Request the night off work, get your outfit ready, grab your friends, and head on down (or up) to Eden in Hillcrest for Cocktails for Choice, San Diego's semi-annual pro-choice fundraising party. There will be free food (and condoms!), lots of networking opportunities, prizes, and delicious beverages, all for a good cause. Need we say more? $20 online/$25 at the door. Register online at www.planned.org/c4c. Must be 21 or older. Rad prizes: include one free domestic round-trip ticket on American Airlines, a laptop, gift cards to some of San Diego's best restaurants, and MORE! Where: Eden in Hillcrest, 1202 University Ave. 92103





***FRI JULY 29th at 5:30 - 7:30PM " MARY SALAS for CHULA VISTA CITY COUNCIL 2012" Let's elect Mary Salas!
Please show your support for one of our most dedicated SDDWC members and public servants. Personal contributions only, limited to $300 per election, Primary and General. The City of Chula Vista Municipal Code limits contributions to campaigns to $300 per individual. If you cannot attend, please make out a check to "Mary Salas for City Council 2012" and mail your contribution to: Mary Salas for City Council 2012 (ID# 1339823) PO Box 7972 Chula Vista, CA 91912 Political contributions are not tax deductible. Spouses may write separate checks or write one check signed by both spouses if the check exceeds $300. It is unlawful for a contributor to be reimbursed by any organization, business, or similar entity for a contribution supporting or opposing a City candidate. Paid for by Mary Salas for City Council 2012 Where: The Home of Stella & Roland Sutton 3035 F Ave National City, CA RSVP: via FB, email ***(salas4council@gmail.com) or call (619) 742-0324.



***FRIDAY, JULY 29 at 3:00pm CALL in to MARAM, NATIONAL FIELD DIRECTOR, ~ FREE SPEECH FOR THE PEOPLE.ORG "CALL IN"
Maran is the new National Field Director at Free Speech For People, and I'm coordinating our strategy for these meetings. I'd like to talk with you by phone to walk you through our strategy on how we'll put these meetings together, and what they'll consist of. This is a really important conversation, laying the groundwork for us to make the most of this opportunity. Email: cchangus@san.rr.com for the phone number & Code.




***SATURDAY, JULY 30 at 7:45am to 5:15PM "2011 Zero Waste Action Conference in San Diego, CA~ Learn Globally; Act Locally"
San Diego Urban Corps, San Diego, CA GRRN National Zero Waste Action Conference RICHARD ANTHONY, GRRN President, Moderator ~ * Joan Marc Simon, Zero Waste Europe, Umo Lim,City of Manila, * Rossano Ercolini, Zero Waste Philippines, * Gustavo Abdalla, Zero Waste Italy , * Zero Waste Brazil Institute,* Pat Martensson, Zero Waste Sweden. Participant Roundtables (15 minutes to discuss presentations and how to apply to own challenges) Organizing for Zero Waste in Your Community (PAUL CONNETT & others ). Where: San Diego Urban Corps, near Old Town San Diego * ........................................­........................................­...............

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***SAT JULY 30 at 10AM "San Diego REDISTRICTING HEARING in BALBOA PARK" Your Last Chance for Input !
Recently, the Redistricting Commission has released a draft of the San Diego city Districts. Make sure your voice is heard NOW! The next opportunity to express your opinion will be next Tuesday at the first post-map public hearing. Please join us to show your support for representative redistricting! Please contact Emily at emily@empowersandiego.org if you can attend any of the hearings and to get information on how you can support the Community in Unity Redistricting Coalition. Join Us! Spanish interpretation provided. Where: Balboa Park Palisades Building Recital Hall 2130 Pan American Road West San Diego, CA 92101





***SAT JULY 30 at 7PM "SUMMER POPS CONCERT with HILLCREST WIND ENSEMBLE"
The Hillcrest Wind Ensemble presents their Summer Pops Concert Enjoy selections from " La Cage Aux Folles, An American in Paris, Ben Hur, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more! " General admission is $15. Tickets are available from Windsmith, any band member, or at the door. A no-host bar will be available. Where: The Mississippi Room of The Lafayette Hotel, 2223 El Cajon Blvd., SD CA 92104 For more information, visit www.hillcrestwindensemble.com or call 619.692.2077 x814.

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***SUNDAY, JULY 31 at 12:00PM to 4:00PM ~ SAVE THE DATE! ~ OUR 2ND ANNUAL BIG BLUE BBQ in beautiful San Dieguito Park( DEL MAR, Just East of HWY I-5). Where: BBQ at San Dieguito County Park.
This is our BIGGEST FUNdraiser of the year to raise money to open North County Campaign HQs in 2012, to support our Democratic Candidates ~ all up & down the ticket. Our 1st one in 2010 raised enough to open TWO offices in North County in the weeks before Election Day ~ Realizing a Long-Held Dream. This year, we want to open earlier & have at least two -- one near the coast & one inland. The Carlsbad Mall Democratic HQs was VERY EFFECTIVE! When We Organize, We Win! More details coming. To volunteer or sponsor, contact Martha Sullivan , Vice Chair of the North Area, at (858) 945- 6273 Email: northvc@sddemocrats.org Cost: * SUN JULY 31 at 11:30AM- 3PM "Enter the 2nd Annual Big Blue Dessert Taste-Off!"... Fundraiser for the 2012 North County San Diego Democratic Headquarter(s) See more (and buy ticket) here: http://www.facebook.c...­ ➢ Show off your baking talents ➢ Give us a chance to taste your specialty ➢ Take pride in being announced the winner of the popular vote and /or . . . ➢Take pride in raising money from the silent auction for our 2012 North County San Diego Democratic Election HQs ENTRY GUIDELINES: • Homemade Desserts ONLY • Your Dessert Entry must be made twice (one for tasting to find the winner & one for the silent auction) • Be sure any dishes, utensils or containers you provide do not need to be returned • For cookies, bars, or other individual-serving desserts, make a minimum quantity of one dozen to taste & one dozen for the silent action • Deadline to submit entry form (notification) is July 24, 2011 • On July 31st please arrive by 11:00 a.m. with your dessert or make arrangements for earlier delivery in advance, with Reba Campbell. • Submit the following information on your dessert entry to: Reba Campbell, by email : rebahappytobe@yahoo.com, or tel. (760) 631 - 0672 . NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL, Brief DESSERT DESCRIPTION





AUGUST



***MON AUG 1 at 6PM "San Diego REDISTRICTING HEARING in UTC Area"
Your Last Chance for Input! Recently, the Redistricting Commission has released a draft of the San Diego city Districts. Make sure your voice is heard NOW! The next opportunity to express your opinion will be next Tuesday at the first post-map public hearing. Please join us to show your support for representative redistricting! Please contact Emily at emily@empowersandiego.orgIf you can attend any of the hearings and to get information on how you can support the Community in Unity Redistricting Coalition. Join Us! Spanish interpretation provided. WHERE: Forum Hall at UTC 4545 La Jolla Village Drive San Diego, CA 92122




***TUES AUG 2 at 9AM "San Diego COUNTY REDISTRICTING HEARING at "COUNTY" ADMINISTRATION CENTER " JOIN US!
The County Board of Supervisors is poised to approve an illegal redistricting plan that squashes the Voting Rights of non-white voters in this County. We have seen what incumbent-friendly districts has done to our County Board. It is time to make a stand for the unrepresented in San Diego. Representatives from a diverse set of communities presented a plan to the Board of Supervisors that was fully compliant with the Voting Rights Act. The Supervisors all but balked at the plan and moved forward with their own incumbent-friendly plan. The Board of Supervisors will meet for a second reading and adoption of ordinance adjusting supervisorial district boundaries. Join us at the next public hearings as we again make our case to the Board that the Voting Rights of all San Diegans must be respected . Where: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION CENTER, 1600 Pacific Highway, Room 310 San Diego, CA 92101







***WED AUG 3 at 6PM "San Diego REDISTRICTING HEARING in Linda Vista at USD Joan B. Kroc Center" Your Last Chance for Input!
Recently, the Redistricting Commission has released a draft of the San Diego city Districts. Make sure your voice is heard NOW! The next opportunity to express your opinion will be next Tuesday at the first post-map public hearing. Please join us to show your support for representative redistricting! Please contact Emily at emily@empowersandiego.org if you can attend any of the hearings and to get information on how You can support the Community in Unity Redistricting Coalition. Join Us! Spanish interpretation provided. WHERE: Joan B. Kroc Center Multipurpose Room 68445 University Avenue San Diego, CA 92115






SAT AUG 6 at 10AM -4 PM " MDC presents their Booth at the "CLAIREMONT FUN DAY" Event. The Annual Clairemont Fun Day with pancake breakfast, kids rides, good food, entertainment, car show, & much more will be on Saturday, August 6th from 8am to 4pm this year. MESA DEMOCRATIC CLUB has arranged to have a booth again this year to OUTREACH to the Clairemont Community and to Register Voters . Where: South Clairemont Recreation Center LAWN AREA, 3605 Clairemont Drive, San Diego, CA 92117 Contact: (858) 361-1735 Email: president@mesa.sddem.org Website: www.mesa.sddem.org





***SAT AUG 13 at 7:00-10:00PM "Center Stage...
" Center Stage will entertain you with a diverse lineup of live entertainment, satisfy your cravings with food from local eateries (and a cash bar!), and inspire you to support those in our community most in need. Join the Young Professionals Council at the Birch North Park Theatre for an evening of theatrical delight while supporting the San Diego LGBT Community Center. INFO: visit www.centerstagesandiego.co​m Where: Birch North Park Theatre 2891 University Ave. SD, CA 92104





***SATURDAY & SUNDAY, AUGUST 13th & August 14th from NOON to 7PM " ""FEISTA DEL SOL"
San Diego's Largest FREE STREET FESTIVAL with Community Pavilions & Resource Opportunity! "CANTUA" y mucho mas entreten imirnto local y nacional !" "CANTUA" & much more LIVE Local & National Entertainment. Children's Activities Pavilion * Art & Culture Educational Resources * Health & Wellness * Green Tech Sustainability Fair* Civil Rights /Immigrant Rights * Youth "GET ACTIVE" Zone * Volunteer Opportunities. Website: www.fiestadelsolsandiego.org New Location: Cesar Chevaz Park on the Bayfront, at Foot of Cesar E. Chevaz Parkway, 1449 Cesar E. Chevaz Parkway, in the Barrio Logan Community in San Diego 92101.




***WED AUG 17 at PM " CPI's Community COALITION Meeting ~ MIRAMAR LANDFILL" Let's Keep the Momentum Going!
We will be discussing the most recent updates & also our plan of action for the FULL CITY COUNCIL HEARING in SEPTEMBER. The Full City Council Hearing has been delayed until September based on the amount of time it will take to answer the many concerns and questions that community members and council members had! This gives us more time to outreach to our partners and strengthen our turnout and testimonies in September! This will be the Last Time for Public Input! So we need to make sure to TURN OUT in FULL FORCE once again. See you all on Wednesday, August 17th! Either TRINH LE Or, I, NORMA RODRIQUEZ will be calling you to keep you updated on our continued Outreach effort. GREAT WORK! Where: City Heights Recreation Center, 4380 Landis Street, SD CA 92105 (Off Fairmount Ave.)




****SAT AUG 20 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: Point Loma/Hervey Library, 3701 Voltaire Street, Point Loma, SD 92107. There will be several dates for Community Coffee events in different locations, in both August and September. To RSVP, please visit www.asmdc.org/ur. For more information, please call (619) 645-3090.




***SAT AUG 27 at 10-11:30AM "COMMUNITY COFFEE with 76th Assemblymember TONI ATKINS"
Drop by to enjoy refreshments and discuss legislative and state issues with Toni Atkins of the 76th District! Where: Lestat's Coffee House, 4496 Park (between Meade & Mission Ave.), SD 92116 To RSVP, please visit www.asmdc.org/ur. For more information, please call (619) 645-3090.






***WEDNESDAY thru SUNDAY, AUGUST 24-28: "MOVE TO AMEND"
Announces .... "THE 2011 DEMOCRACY CONVENTION in MADISON, WISCONSIN" ! We are pleased to announce that TOM HAYDEN will be our KEYNOTE SPEAKER! Democracy is coming . . . to the U.S.A ... I f you want to strengthen democracy where it matters most -- in our communities, our schools, our workplaces & local economies, our military, our government, our media, our constitution -- you will find something inspiring in Madison this August. With the 2011 Democracy Convention, we recognize the importance of each of these separate democracy struggles, as well as the need to unite them all in a common, deeply rooted, broad based, movement for democracy. Where: MADISON, WISCONSIN*** REGISTER NOW! www.DemocracyConvention.org REGISTER NOW! Plan to participate in the 'FIRST National Democracy Convention'. Join us in one of the U.S.A.'s most progressive cities for a gathering like few others. More than a conference, this convention will house multiple conferences at the same time.



SEPTEMBER



***WED SEPT 7 at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" ~ JESS DURFEE, Chair, San Diego County Democratic Party & DNC Member
will be speaking on "REDISTRICTING"~ It's Consequences & the effects to our City, County, State & Congressional Districts. Our second speaker is GERMAN RAMIREZ, Organizing Director, UFCW ( United Food and Commercial Workers) Local 135. Mr. Ramirez will be speaking about workers rights & the upcoming September Strike/Protest against Albertson's & Ralph's Grocery Stores. 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 cchangus@san.rr.com or Mike Copass at california53@gmail.com Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23/ ............................. ........................................­........................................­........................................­.......



*** SAT SEPT 10 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM, "VOW, Voices of Women & The United Women of East Africa Support Team (UWEAST)
at our conference ~ Open Doors, Open Minds ~ VOW board directors have been meeting with the Women of UWEAST for a year to plan monthly workshops & the conference. The business and life skills workshops are underway, and very successful, & we are looking ahead to our conference. Councilmember TODD GLORIA will be the opening speaker; MORRIS CASUTO, former Executive Director of the Anti-Defamation League will be a panelist. The conference will provide services & businesses, & you, with the opportunity to engage with the women to determine the needs & challenges of their refugee community from Somalia, Ethiopia & Eritrea. Where: Address yet to be determined, TBA. RSVP to: info@voicesofwomen.org


***MON SEPT 12 at 7-9PM "Mesa Democratic Club Meeting' (in Clairemont) JESS DURFEE, Chair , San
Diego County Democratic Party & DNC Member will be speaking on"REDISTRICTING"~'s Consequences & the effects to our City, County It, State & Congressional Districts. Our second speaker is GERMAN RAMIREZ, Organizing Director, UFCW ( United Food and Commercial Workers) Local 135. Mr. Ramirez will be speaking about workers rights & the upcoming September Strike/Protest against Albertson's & Ralph's Grocery Stores. Where: SDCDP Headquarters, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Ste 105, SD 92111 Contact: (858) 361-1735 Email: president@mesa.sddem.org Website: www.mesa.sddem.org





***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 Info: email Pat Washington: PatWashingtonPhD@aol.com or Please call (619) 645-3090.




***SAT SEPT 17 from 9:00AM to 3:00PM " SAN DIEGO COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION" ~
Mark your calendar for a full day of workshops, trainings, presentations, and Special Guests as San Diego Democrats prepare for the 2012 elections! More details and registration info coming soon. Where: Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Ave., San Diego 92114 Contact: (858) 277-3367 Email: rsvp@sddemocrats.org



***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.



OCTOBER



***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 ~ events@ourfuture.org *SAVE THE DATE to Take Back the American Dream: Oct. 3-5 2011 Conference & Awards Gala! Register early to get EARLY BIRD SPECIALS & DISCOUNTED RATES!




***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 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




***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! About 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: info@voicesofwomen.org phone: 858-642-6770 web: http://www.voicesofwo...­ Where: Bali Hai Restaurant on Shelter Island




***THUR OCTOBER 20, 2011 "ALEC BALDWIN & BILL MOYERS at PUBLIC CITIZEN'S 40th ANNIVERSARY GALA" Y
ou 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. WHERE: IN WASHINGTON D.C. 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.



***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






***THURS OCT 27, 2011 5:30PM Reception | 6:30PM Dinner and Program CPI presents " THE CENTER ON POLICY INITIATIVES 2011 ANNUAL GALA" ~ "SAVE THE DATE" F
or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Quynh Nguyen at Quynh@onlinecpi.org or 619.584.5744 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





***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 Oosterdam (Holland America Line) Contact: (800) 897-2310 Email: info@fourwindstravel.com Website: www.demcruise.com THANK YOU ALL!




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