The San Diego Democracy for America Meetup Group Message Board › ★Calendar of Events WED NOV 28 to FRI NOV 30 & DEC 2012 & JAN 2013 etc..
San Diego, CA
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***WEDNESDAY NOV 28 at 5:00PM thru SUNDAY DEC 2 ends at 11:00AM " INTERNATIONAL GAY & LESBIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE " In LONG BEACH, CA The training begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday and ends at 11:00 AM on Saturday. After learning the necessary skills and strategies it takes to win, you'll have a chance to join hundreds of other LGBT leaders for a day of learning and networking at the International Gay & Lesbian Leadership Conference. Attend an Event Long Beach, Calif. Candidate and Campaign Training November 28th, 2012 - December 2nd, 2012, 5:00 pm - 11:00 am Whether you're an openly LGBT candidate, a future candidate, or just interested in helping one win as a campaign manager or volunteer, don't miss this chance to learn the ins and outs of running a successful campaign. The training begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday and ends at 11:00 AM on Saturday. After learning the necessary skills and strategies it takes to win, you'll have a chance to join hundreds of other LGBT leaders for a day of learning and networking at the International Gay & Lesbian Leadership Conference. Learn more about the training » We've trained hundreds of openly LGBT candidates and campaign workers how to build winning campaigns. Will you be next? Apply today » Want to attend the Long Beach training for free? Compete in our Onward to Victory contest, a mock online election, to win free registration, accommodations and travel (within the U.S.) to attend the training. Apply Today: http://www.victoryins... Website: http://www.victoryins... *Where: Renaissance Long Beach Hotel, 111 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, California 90802
***WED NOV 28 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Remember to Join Us, Voice of San Diego, for a Special " MEETING OF THE MINDS " about our City's Cultural Heart Balboa Park Have you registered for our year-end Meeting of the Minds event this Wednesday, November 28, at the San Diego Natural History Museum? You'll hear from six stimulating speakers about sides of Balboa Park that will undoubtedly give you a fresh perspective on our city's best known landmark. Free for VOSD members, others asked for $10 donation (includes drink ticket). Not a member? Join now. Plus, a special Balboa Park commemorative edition of Voice of San Diego Monthly magazine will be available for $5. Our six speakers are• Marlene Williams’ house • Marcos Espinosa is 20 and lives in Tijuana. Kim" Duclo is a veritable park celebrity who knows something about nearly every corner of Balboa Park. • Retired engineer Ruth Hayward looked for very particular details when she researched park founders — • Jose Ysea , from the city’s Environmental Services Department will illuminate topics in a visual, rapid-fire presentation style called pecha-kucha - zipping through 20 slides at 20 seconds each. • Maren Dougherty spent 26 nights in the park last year, We'll have Karl Strauss brews and specialty vodka drinks from St. Petersburg Vodka. Plus, you'll receive free admission to the NAT's Fossil Mysteries exhibit and discounted coupons for the Chocolate exhibit. See you there! To REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?llr=kf5u9cdab&oeidk=a07e6n6it9md8bebc4f •RSVP today and secure your spot. We expect a full house! Where: San Diego Natural History Museum 1788 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101 Driving Directions Contact SUMMER POLACEK Voice of San Diego 619-325-0525 email@example.com General Admission: $10.00
Here it is. I can’t wait. So, will you join us? See you at 7 p.m. in the atrium at the San Diego Natural History Museum on Wednesday, Nov. 28. You can reserve your place here. I'm Kelly Bennett, reporter for Voice of San Diego. You can reach me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619.325.0531.
**** 3rd Binational Conference on Border Issues ~ 3a Conferencia Binacional en Asuntos Fronterizos ***
*** THUR NOV 29 at 9:00am - 4:00pm Where: San Diego City College: Nov 29, Room D 121A, Next to the campus cafeteria Conferenciaborder.blogspot.com
*** FRI NOV 30 at 9:00AM - 4:00PM " Casa del Túnel, Tijuana: Nov 30 ~ Next to the San Ysidro/Tijuana Border Gate * Conferenciaborder.blogspot.com * design/diseño: Fernanda Vega-Huerta * "Beyond Divide & Rule: Alternative Regionalisms and Struggles for Community ~ Regionalismo alternativo y luchas comunitarias Más allá de dividir y ordenar: $5 General ¨ $20 Faculty Académicos (No one turned away for lack of funds) (Bienvenido aún si no puede dar una donación)
Organizing Committee ¨ Comité Organizador
Participants in the Conference Organizing Committee from Baja California Chapter of the International Council on Monuments and Sites, C.A.F.E., Colectivo Ollin Calli, Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Comité Binacional de Derechos Humanos, Mesa College, Palomar College, San Diego City College, San Diego State University, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, University of San Diego
Participan en el Comité organizador de la conferencia integrantes de: C.A.F.E., Colectivo Ollin Calli, Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Comité Binacional de Derechos Humanos, Mesa College, Palomar College, San Diego City College, Sección Baja California del Consejo Internacional de Sitios y Monumentos Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, University of San Diego
Sponsors ¨ Patrocinadores
This conference is sponsored by San Diego City College, President, Terrence J. Burgess, Ph.D., City College World Cultures Program, and the American Federation of Teachers, Local 1931.
La conferencia es patrocinada por el Dr. Terrence J. Burgess, presidente de San Diego City College, por el Programa Culturas del Mundo de City College, y por el federación Sindical de Maestros, Sección 1931.
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*************** DECEMBER ~ 2012 ****************
***SAT DEC 1ST at 12:00PM to 2:00PM Break Through Conversation Youth Panel - San Diego Please join us! Details: San Diego - Breakthrough Conversation Project Youth Panel Date: Saturday, December 1 Time: 12pm - 2pm Please bring friends, family, colleagues or anyone in your life who may be struggling to fully accept LGBT issues. With your help, we can create a world where all families are protected, respected, and celebrated. For more info about this event, and to RSVP, so to: http://action.familye... here. For questions, please contact Breakthrough Conversation Project Coordinator Andra Oshinsky at email@example.com. Reply-To: "Brent Wright, Family Equality Council" WHERE: Place: San Diego Education Association, Auditorium, 10393 San Diego Mission Rd, Suite 100, San Diego.
***SUN DEC 2nd at 5:00PM - 7:00PM Please join me, JEN MEYERS & Executive Director JENNIFER CHRISLER for SAN DIEGO FUNDRAISER for FAMILY EQUALITY HOSTED BY JOHN ARMANTROUT & LARRY MERENO " You are cordially invited to a fundraiser to support the work of Family Equality Council on December 2nd, 2012. Family Equality Council is the nation’s leading advocate for moms and dads who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and their families. Family Equality Council is changing attitudes and policies to ensure that all families are respected, loved, and celebrated. Join us at the lovely home of John Armantrout & Larry Moreno on the evening of December 2nd for a chance to connect with fellow supporters from the area. Come and relax with a glass of wine or a cold beer, mix and mingle and enjoy some delicious hors d'oeuvres as Executive Director Jenn Chrisler gives an update about our ground-breaking work in 2012 and why now is a critical time for supporting LGBT family equality. Family Equality Council is the nation’s leading advocate for moms and dads who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and their families. Family Equality Council is changing attitudes and policies to ensure that all families are respected, loved, and celebrated. You can learn more about the event and RSVP by visiting familyequality.org/sandiego . If you have any questions, please let me know or contact: Events Associate: Jeremiah McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 617.502.8700 x224 . Thank you for all that you do for Family Equality Council. I’m looking forward to seeing you there! Best, Jen Meyers | Director of Development JChrisler@familyequality.org Email: email@example.com | 617-502-8700 x225| *Where: At the home of John Armantrout & Larry Moreno (address provided, reservations are made)
*** MON DEC 3 at 10:00AM ★ BOB FILNER ★ MAYORAL INAUGURATION ★ EVENTS CITYWIDE! Save the Date for Mayoral Inauguration Events Citywide On Monday, December 3, at 10:00 a.m., the City of San Diego will have a Democratic Mayor and City Council majority for the first time in its history as the incoming Council is sworn in and Bob Filner takes office as the new Mayor. In keeping with Mayor-Elect Filner's campaign promise to focus on San Diego's neighborhoods and diverse communities, his team will be organizing supporter-appreciation events throughout the city after the ceremony. Please mark your calendar and look for more details soon!
*** Monday, December 3rd . ★ Mayor-Elect Filner's Inauguration Ceremony . ★ 10:00am Please join us Monday, December 3rd, to celebrate the inauguration and election victory of our new Mayor! Bob Filner will be celebrating with communities all across San Diego as a thank you to everyone who volunteered, phoned, walked, supported the campaign, and voted on election day.
★Take a look at the day's schedule to find the event nearest you! . ★ ***Bring the whole family. Locations are subject to change. Reservations are not required for any of the events.*** Monday, December 3rd Mayor-Elect Filner's Inauguration Ceremony 10:00am WHERE: Balboa Park Club 2144 Pan American Road West San Diego, CA 92101 ~This ceremony is open to the public. Open seating is available. ~No RSVP needed. ~There will be a reception immediately following the ceremony.
★ Meet Mayor Filner at one of the Community Inaugural Celebrations:
*NOTE: TIMES OVERLAP Since BOB FILNER will be traveling from one event to the other*
• 4:30pm - 6:30pm ~ UCSD/La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037
• 5:00pm - 7:00pm ~ Mira Mesa High School Media Center, 10510 Reagan Road, San Diego, CA 92126
• 6:30pm - 9:30pm ~ The Center, 3909 Centre Street, San Diego, CA 92103
• 7:00pm - 9:00pm ~ Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114
• 8:00pm - 9:30pm ~ San Ysidro Multi-Cultural Center, 4345 Otay Mesa Road, San Ysidro, CA 92173
Food, beverage, and entertainment will be provided at each of these exciting events so mark your calendars today! C
*** TUES DEC 4 at 1:00 -7:00PM (1:00 - 5:00p.m symposium & 5:00 - 7:00p.m. reception) • There's no stopping us now! • "FULFILLING THE PROMISE • SYMPOSIUM " at the Citizen Hotel in Sacramento. Our "Fulfilling the Promise" symposium will feature key health policy leaders including California HHS Secretary DIANA S. DOOLEY • Senator DR. ED HERNANDEZ, chairman of the Senate Health Committee • Assemblymember DR. RICHARD PAN , chairman of the Assembly Health Committee • Assemblymember HOLLY J. MITCHELL, Chair for the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Health & Human Services, and others. This two-part "Fulfilling the Promise" event will include a program and discussion from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., to lay out next steps for California health advocates - well-timed right after a consequential election that will shape our work for the next several years. Afterward, Health Access will Host a Reception to Celebrate the Victories of the Past 25 years -- and Especially the Important Wins This Year. A reception will follow the program from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. celebrating the progress we have made over the past twenty-five years toward the goal of universal health care for all. Short remarks in honor of Health Access coalition leaders, and In Remembrance of Dr. E. Richard Brown. Join Health Access California for our Fulfilling the Promise symposium on December 4th in Sacramento. Tickets for the event are $85 per person ($65 per person if you are affiliated with a Health Access California member organization), and include both the symposium and reception. Sponsorship opportunities and space in the program book are also available. Please refer to the form at the link below to purchase advance tickets, or for sponsorship and program book options. Individual tickets will for purchase online. You are invited to come join us! Get tickets at: http://ha25anniversar... or http://www.health-acc... HCAN - CALIFORNIA/HEALTH ACCESS - www.hcanca-org Where: The Citizen Hotel - Metropolitan Terrace 926 J Street Sacramento CA 95814
*** WED DEC 5th at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" Speaker: TBA *Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
*** WED DEC 5th at 7-11:30PM " End Violence against Women, Human Trafficking: The Rotary Club Coronado Binational and The Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition Invite you to a festive evening of dining and dancing, with music, auction items, and special holiday gifts. "The Great Gatsby" Emcee: BREE WALKER When: 7:00 P.M. - 11:30 P.M., Wednesday, December 5 Where:The Coronado Community Room, 1845 Strand Way, Coronado Attire: Gatsby, 1920s $ $75.00 per person All proceeds support services for victims of human trafficking. Mail check, made payable to BSCC, to Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition, 241 National Blvd., National City, CA 91950. Paypal may be used at www.bsccoalition.org - paypal account. Questions: 619.336.0770 .
***WED DEC 5 at Please join us at our Keepers of the American Dream Event in Washington D.C.* to celebrate this special moment and recognize leaders like Dr. Vartan Gregorian. The reception will be held at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center, in Washington D.C. The National Immigration Forum, the leading non-governmental agency advocating for immigration and immigration rights in the United States, holds an annual fundraiser called the Keepers of the American Dream which recognizes and celebrates distinguished individuals, foundations and corporations that have demonstrated real leadership on behalf of immigrants. The people and organizations that the Forum honors advocate daily for the value of immigrants and immigration in our society. Event participants include Members of Congress, the diplomatic community and the Administration, corporate and philanthropic leaders and the community-at-large that works to support immigration reform. The 2012 event coincides with the National Immigration Forum’s 30th year Anniversary and adds an additional celebratory layer to the annual recognition ceremony. This year’s honorees include: SUSAN COLLINS, Government employee for Representative LUIS GUTIERREZ, to receive the Champions of the American Dream Award HIKMET ERSEK, President & CEO of Western Union, to receive the Golden Door Award VARTAN GREGORIAN, Ph.D., President of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, to receive the Keepers of the American Dream Award MONICA LOZANO, Publisher & CEO of impreMedia, to receive the Heroes of the American Dream Award RICHARD TRUMKA, President of the AFL-CIO, to receive the Heroes of the American Dream Award Our 30th year celebration will be held on Wednesday, December 5th, at the Where: Newseum’s Knight Conference Center, located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 We hope that you will join us next month for this momentous occasion. Ticket purchases and donations can be made difference If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact email@example.com. Sponsorship pledges and gifts received by Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 will be acknowledged in our program book. Take care, Ali Noorani Executive Director National Immigration Forum
***THUR DEC 6 at VIP Reception: 5:00pm-6:00pm ~ General Reception: 6:00pm-7:30pm " PLEASE JOIN co-chairs LORENA GONZALEZ & LINDA & MEL KATZ for a RECEPTION to SUPPORT MAYOR BOB FILNER " "A DEBT RETIREMENT RECEPTION" WHERE: Hyatt Mission Bay, 1441 Quivira Road, San Diego, CA 92109 Thursday, December 6, 2012 VIP Reception: 5:00pm-6:00pm ~ for those that raise $5,000 or more General Reception: 6:00pm-7:30pm ~ Contribution: $500/per individual ~ *Note: If you have already contributed the maximum, thank you, and we hope you will join us. RSVP by ordering your tickets at https://secure.actblu... . Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (619) 239-1721 ActBlue provides a unique way for you to make your voice echo in the corridors of power. Please support them with a 10% tip when you contribute . RSVP go to: https://secure.actblu... WHERE: HYATT MISSION BAY,1441 Quivira Road, San Diego, CA 92109
*** DEC 7 at 6:00PM "Capturing the Wonder of Women" A JURIED SHOW • OPENING RECEPTION December 7, 2012, 6pm Entitled "Capturing the Wonder of Women", this multi-media exhibition is the museum's first major show curated by Li Huai, UCSD faculty member and international artist. In addition, well known and well respected art critic, Robert Pincus will act as our special Guest Juror. Prizes will be awarded during the Opening. Refreshments will be served. *Where: Women's Museum Gallery, Barracks 16, Liberty Station.
***SAT DEC 8 at 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM " SDCDP ~ EAST AREA MEETING " Join us early at 9:00am for breakfast, and/or coffee/tea, and time to chat before the meeting. (check out the breakfast menu online at www.giowineanddine.com) *Where: Gio's Bistro in La Mesa, 8384 La Mesa Blvd, 91941 Contact: (858) 277-3367 Email: email@example.com Website: www.sddemocrats.org
***SAT DEC 8 at 10:00AM for Coffee & Croissant Reception & ~ Program ~ The City Club of San Diego presents . ★ BOB FILNER, SAN DIEGO'S NEW MAYOR ★ speaks Saturday, December 8, in the Community Room at La Jolla Country Day School. The reception begins at 9:30 am with the program following. e. Reservations: 619-687-3580, or firstname.lastname@example.org Details on the event: www.cityclubofsandiego.com. City Club Members and La Jolla Country Day School Parents: $10, Non-members: $20 Phone Reservations: 619-687-3560. Where: La Jolla Country Day School (LJCDS) *WHERE: In the Community Room at La Jolla Country Day School, 9490 Genesee Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
***FRI DEC 14 at 12:00PM/ NOON LUNCHEON The City Club of San Diego presents MAURICIO MESCHOULAM, Professor of International Relations at Universidad Iberoamericana, one of Mexico's oldest and most highly regarded universities. December 14 luncheon with Professor Meschoulam begins at 12-Noon. Professor Meschoulam will deal with terrorism. The luncheon is $20 for members and LJCDS parents, $25 to non-members. Reservations: 619-687-3580, or, email@example.com ; event details, www.cityclubofsandiego.com Where: La Jolla Country Day School (LJCDS) *WHERE: In the Community Room at La Jolla Country Day School, 9490 Genesee Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
***SUN DEC 16 at 7:00PM " HOLIDAY PARTY for SAN DIEGO COUNTY DEMOCRATS ! " The San Diego County Democratic Party will be hosting its annual Holiday Party on Sunday, December 16, at 7:00 p.m. at Societe Brewing Company. One of the newest craft breweries in San Diego, • SOCIETE • *Where: SOCIETE, is located at 8262 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., just steps away from the County Party Headquarters (across Industrial Park Drive). This year, rather than a fundraiser, the party will serve as a "thank you" event free of charge for all the supporters who helped achieve our many victories in 2012. Beer will be served at a cash bar & Complimentary appetizers will be provided. To let us know you're coming, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
***TUES DEC 18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee Meeting" All members of our Central Committee are encouraged to attend this important meeting *WHERE: Sheet Metal Workers International Association Hall, 4594 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, 92120 Contact: (858) 277-3367 Email: email@example.com Website: www.sddemocrats.org
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************ JANUARY 2013 **********
***WED JAN 2 at 7-9PM "San Diego DFA & SD PDA Metro Meetup" ??? Should we skip this meetup since it is only JANUARY 2, 2013? Members please give your input! Thanks, Carol Speaker: TBA *Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
***SAT JAN 12 Plans Underway for " Blue Skies Over San Diego " Event Jan. 12 President Barack Obama will be sworn in to his second term in office on Monday, January 21, in Washington D.C. But supporters in San Diego County will be starting the festivities early with a "Blue Skies Over San Diego" celebration on the afternoon of Saturday, January 12 (exact time and location to be determined). You can look forward to music, food, and festivities with campaign volunteers, elected officials, and other Democrats from all over the county, so please save the date!
***SAT JAN 12 a 10:00AM Coffee & Croissant Reception ~ Program ~ The City Club of San Diego and Independent Voter Network Proudly Present: THE HONORABLE MICHAEL DUKAKIS ~ ANNUAL STATE of the NATION ADDRESS Featuring: Michael S. Dukakis - Former Governor of Massachusetts and Nominee of the Democratic Party for President of the United States speaking on THE SECOND OBAMA ADMINISTRATION City Club Members and La Jolla Country Day School Parents: $10, Non-members: $20 Phone Reservations: 619-687-3580 or, email@example.com ; event details, www.cityclubofsandiego.com Where: Community Hall - La Jolla Country Day School 9409 Regents Road, La Jolla, 92037
************ FEBRUARY 2013 **********
***FRIDAY THRU SUNDAY *** FEB 8 to Feb 10, 2013 " 2013 NATIONAL PREACH-IN on GLOBAL WARMING " On the weekend before Valentine’s Day, thousands of clergy will join in our annual event to express love for Creation and address climate change as a serious moral issue. Our focus for 2013 will be on vulnerable communities working on the front lines of climate change, both in North America and around the globe. On February 8-10*, please join us in sharing messages about the need for people of faith to mobilize in a religious response to global warming. Whether you are clergy, a lay leader, or a caring individual, sign up your congregation now, and in the coming months we’ll send you reminders as well as links to free resources to help you prepare sermons, reflections, devotionals, Bible studies, children’s activities, and more. In addition, Interfaith Power & Light will offer low-cost resources to help you reach decision makers and mobilize your community. Watch future emails for details. We look forward to your involvement in the 2013 National Preach-In on Global Warming! With love and faith, The Rev. Canon Sally G. Bingham Interfaith Power & Light SIGN UP at http://interfaithpowe...het-involved/preachin-signup/ CONTACT US: INTERFAITH POWER & LIGHT, 369 Pine St., Suite 700, San Francisco, CA 94104 Phone: (415) 391-4214 FAX: (415) 561-4892 INFO: http://interfaithpowe... Phone: 415-561-4891
************ JUNE 2013 *************
***JUNE 20-23, 2013 *Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Sunday, June 23, 2013 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Pacific Time***NETROOTS NATION 2013 ANNUAL CONFERENCE*** IN SAN JOSE *** In case you missed the announcement at the end of this year's conference, Netroots Nation 2013 is going to be June 20-23 in San Jose, CA. . To get the lowest rate, register early. CONTACT US at Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Snail Mail: Netroots Nation, 60 29th Street, #664, San Francisco, CA 94110 * *Where: San Jose Convention Center, 150 West San Carlos St., San Jose, California 95110 USA: 816-665-6664