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The San Diego Democracy for America February Meetup & List of Upcoming Events!

  • Feb 3, 2010 · 7:00 PM
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Speakers will be Steven Hadley & Howard Wayne, Both Candidates for San Diego City Council for our Endorsement. AGENDA: SAN DIEGO DFA FEBRUARY 3RD MEETUP

Moderator: Carl Manaster, Our Impeachment Guy & Our Single Payer Healthcare Guy I. Announcements: A. Supreme Court Ruling! B. Radio Stations .
B. New members: Amy, Sean, Elmer, Stu, Kevin, Ryon, Susie, Victor, Arleen.

II. Speakers:

Candidate Steven Hadley - http://www.hadleyforc... &
Candidate Howard Wayne - http://www.howardwayn...
Both Candidates for San Diego City Council District #6

III. Discussion and Q & A session & Endorsements?

IV. SD County Activists requests an endorsement letter in support for Equipment Grant for 2 new FULL power Community FM radio stations. San Diego Activists has filed 2 FCC applications in for new non-commercial, full power FM radio stations in East County and North County.

V. Supreme Court Ruling that corporations are persons with unlimited free-speech rights. American citizens have repeatedly amended the Constitution to defend democracy when the Supreme Court acts in collusion with democracy's enemies. Join the fight! "FREE SPEECH for PEOPLE. org" VI. A. Speaker from "Restore Equality" to give a short presentation.
B. Review Candidates & Propositions for June & November 2010 Elections

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

-~----------~----~ UPCOMIING EVENTS -~----------~----~
***Wednesday, February 3rd, 7 -8:45pm, "San Diego Democracy For America Meetup" (SD DFA Meetup),
#1. Speakers will be Steven Hadley & Howard Wayne, Both Candidates for San Diego City Council for our Endorsement.
#2. Supreme Court Ruling that corporations are persons with unlimited free-speech rights. American citizens have repeatedly amended the Constitution to defend democracy when the Supreme Court acts in collusion with democracy's enemies. Join the fight! "FREE SPEECH for PEOPLE. org"
#3. San Diego Activists - - filed 2 FCC applications in for new non-commercial, Full Power FM radio stations in East & North Counties. They have requested our support & endorsement for an Equipment Grant Application for these 2 Full Power Community Stations. Location: Giovanni's Pizza,(meeting rm. 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. 92123, Corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd & Ruffin Rd. Across from the Voters Registrar's Office). More Info: Website: Email Carol : [masked]

***Thursday, February 4, 6:30pm, Committee For Progressive Radio(CPRSan Diego) Meeting. , Discussion: Plans for 2010, including the Spring Media Reform conference. Hopefully we will have some news/update from Liberty One and perhaps from Joe Vecchio. I also am hopeful that Activist San Diego can re-schedule to talk about their full power station in the East County. Location (to be confirmed): SDCDP Headquarters, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, 92111. Contact: Mike Thaller Email: [masked]

***Saturday, FEBRUARY 6, 10:00am, City Club of San Diego presents, ***Mike Dukakis*** wiil focus onthe question, "When Did 60 Percent Become the New Majority?" Former Governor Mike Dukakis, divides the academic year between Northeastern University in Boston and UCLA. He brings to any assembly great knowledge and political experience, all drevied from 12 years as Governor of Massachuetts, as the nominee of Democratic Party for president in 1968, and a lifetime of extraordinary public service. There will be a terrific time over coffee and croissants with the Governor and Kitty Dukakis, and, of course, with you. Those current in their membership and parents of LJCD students pay $10.00, all others, $20.00. Location: Auditorium of La Jolla Country Day School 9490 Genesee Road, SD 92122, UTC / Golden Triangle Area. RSVP by (619)[masked] OR Via email: [masked] ***Saturday, February 6th, 8:00-12:00pm NOON, Labor 101 Workshop ( Last before June Primaries). In order for candidates to seek our endorsement they must first attend our Labor 101 Workshop. Attendance is the best and the only way to ensure our members that candidates have been educated on issues that may appear on our endorsement questionnaires and in candidates interviews.The workshop is hosted by the San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council; serves as the region branch of the AFL-CIO; and provides political, legislative and organizing assistance to 129 affiliated unions representing more than 189,000 nurses, firefighter, teachers and other workers in San Diego and Imperial Counties. All interested members of the public invited. Location: San Diego Electrical Training Center, 4675 Viewridge Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123 . RSVP to Evan McLaughlin at (619)[masked] x3 Email: [masked] Website:

Monday, February 8, 2010, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, (Clairemont) Mesa Democratic Club Meeting. Our March meeting will host both candidates running for SD City School District B, incumbent Katherine Nakamura and Kevin Beiser. Endorsement will be considered. We will also review proposed changes to our by-laws. Location: SDCDP Headquarterrs, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, 92111. Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [masked] Website:

***Friday, February 12, 5:00pm, "Reconstruction of Journalism" Helen Edison Lecture Series, Speakers: LEONARD DOWNIE, JR., , Vice-President at Large, The Washington Post,Arizona State University & MICHAEL SCHUDSON, Professor, Columbia Journalism School Location: at the UCSD Institute of Americas, Copley Auditorium, for details call: (858)[masked], email: [masked] or visit! ***Saturday, February 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm, Empower San Diego invites you to a "Community Forum on Strong Mayor". Should San Diego continue the Strong Mayor Form of Government? Or Revert to the City Manager Form? This issue will be on our local BALLOT in June! It will have a profound impact on the governance of our city. We hope this forum will lead to a series of forums, that will both inform and engage citizens in this discussion. Location: City Heights Library, Community Room, 3795 Fairmont Avenue, SD, 92105. FREE event. RSVP to Jeanne Brown, San Diego Organizer, California Common Cause. email: [masked] or phone: (619)[masked]
"Empower San Diego" email: [masked] Website:

***Wednesday, February 17, 10:00-12:00PM * THRU* Saturday, February 27, 2010.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION of AFRICAN AMERICA WOMEN LEADERS SD County. At City Heights Library, 3795 Fairmount Avenue, San Diego CA 92105. Contact (619)[masked] Email: [masked] Free event.

APRIL 2010 >Important Dates: *1. 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. Call:[masked] Email: [masked] Website:

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

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    Feisty Crowd!

    February 5, 2010

  • Joanne

    It's always good to share ideas with some like minded folks. Friendly atmosphere with lots of ideas.

    February 4, 2010

  • Carol C.

    Tons of Group Participation! Carl Manaster, made sure every voice was heard! The candidates were very good. We learn alot. It was rowdy and fun!!!

    February 3, 2010

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