Club Meeting: February 12

Hello, Clairemont Democrats!

Christopher Wilson, Associate Director at Alliance San Diego, will be our guest speaker for our meeting THIS TUESDAY, February 12th!

Christopher received a Bachelors degree in History and Ethnic Studies from the University of San Diego and is currently the Associate Director at Alliance San Diego.

His work centers on empowering communities of color and low-income communities through building bridges, creating collaboration, and identifying common issues. He is a father, brother, uncle, husband, and global change activist, who has traveled and lived all over the world. Christopher’s life experiences, education, training, and work give him a deep understanding of the complexities involved with empowering people. He is inspired by family, artists, co-workers, and close friends, who keep him honest and hopeful.

Also, we have been nominated for CLUB OF THE YEAR by the San Diego County Democratic Party’s Council of Clubs.

Finally, congratulations to Will Rodriguez-Kennedy on being elected the new Chair of our county Democratic Party! He sat down with Voice of San Diego last week on their podcast to discuss moving our party forward into the 2020 elections.

If you have suggestions or ideas about meeting topics or event types that you’d like us to host, please email them to me or visit our Facebook page.

If you would like to join, or renew your club membership ($20 dues), please do so on our membership page. You may also renew at the meeting. Or, if you would prefer to mail a check, here is our PO Box information:

Clairemont Democratic Club
PO Box 178846
San Diego, CA 92117

It is our shared responsibility to ensure that people are informed, educated, and not mystified by stage craft, economic bribery or the feeling of helplessness. We have so many exciting things in store for our Clairemont Democratic Club members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at one (but hopefully all) of our meetings and events.

ADEM Elections: AD 77 and AD 78

 

Assembly District Elections (ADEMs) are happening throughout the month of January. ADEMs are held every two years to elect Assembly District Delegates to the California Democratic Party’s State Central Committee.

14 delegates (7 self-identified females, and 7 self-identified males) and 1 executive board representative are elected per Assembly District.

Clairemont is split between both the 77th and 78th Assembly Districts. If you’re not sure which district you live in, please check this website.

AD 78 – SUNDAY, JANUARY 13
Doors Open 12:00pm, Voting 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Musicians Association Hall
1717 Morena Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92110

AD 77 – SUNDAY, JANUARY 27
Doors Open 12:00pm, Voting 1:00pm to 3:00pm
IBEW Local 465
7444 Trade Street
San Diego, CA 92121

For more information about ADEM Elections, please check out the state party’s website here.

Club Meeting: January 8, 2019!

Happy New Year, Clairemont Democrats!

Wendy Wheatcroft, gun violence prevention advocate and local San Diego lead for Moms Demand Action, will be our guest speaker for our meeting THIS TUESDAY, January 8th!

Also, we would like to vote on some bylaw changes that were discussed and proposed last year.

Again, if you have any questions or thoughts to the proposed changes to the bylaws than feel free to reach out to me. The changes are outlined below:

PROPOSED BY-LAWS CHANGES FOR THE CLAIREMONT DEM CLUB FOR EARLY 2019

ARTICLE IV. SECTION 1. – OFFICERS – CHANGE ” ….SHALL BE ELECTED AT THE GNEERAL MEETING IN JANUARY AND HOLD OFFICE FOR ONE YEAR.” to “……shall be elected at the general meeting in MARCH of each calendar year etc…..”

ARTICLE IV SECTION 3, PARAGRAPH 3 – CHANGE JANUARY TO MARCH IN THE FIRST SENDTENCE

ARTICLE VII, SECTION 1, LINE 4 change CANDIDATE SURVEY to CANDIDATE QUESTONNAIRE

ARTICLE VII, SECTION 2 – SURVEYS –Change the word “survey” through out to “Questionnaire”

ARTICLE VII, SECTION 4 – Change the word SURVEYS to QUESTIONNAIRES and CHANGE THE “ENDORSEMENT SHALL BE MADE BY A 70% VOTE …..”

to “ENDORSEMENT SHALL BE MADE BY A 60% VOTE OF THE QUORUM OF MEMBERSHIP PRESENT AT ANY GENERAL ENDORSEMENT MEETING.

ARTICLE VII, SECTION 5 – Add a sentence to the end of the paragraph, ” A candidate many be voted as “NOT ACCEPTABLE” by a majority vote of the quorum of the membership present at any general endorsement meeting.”

If you have suggestions or ideas about meeting topics or event types that you’d like us to host, please email them to me or visit our Facebook page.

If you would like to join, or renew your club membership ($20 dues), please do so on our membership page. You may also renew at the meeting. Or, if you would prefer to mail a check, here is our PO Box information:

Clairemont Democratic Club
PO Box 178846
San Diego, CA 92117

It is our shared responsibility to ensure that people are informed, educated, and not mystified by stage craft, economic bribery or the feeling of helplessness. We have so many exciting things in store for our Clairemont Democratic Club members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at one (but hopefully all) of our meetings and events.

Holiday Party: December 16th

Hello, Clairemont Democrats!

We will not be holding a meeting this month. We will next meet on Tuesday, January 8th.

This weekend, we are proud to partner with the San Diego Democrats for Equality, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Democratic Club, the San Diego Labor Democratic Club, the Veterans Democratic Club, and the San Diego Progressive Democratic Club for our annual Holiday potluck this Sunday, December 16th. It will be at the Vantage Point Apartments 3rd Floor Clubhouse in Downtown San Diego. Address is 1281 Ninth Ave, San Diego 92101. Let us know what you’re bringing on this form here.

If you would like to join, or renew your club membership ($20 dues), please do so on our membership page. You may also renew at the meeting. Or, if you would prefer to mail a check, here is our PO Box information:

Clairemont Democratic Club
PO Box 178846
San Diego, CA 92117

It is our shared responsibility to ensure that people are informed, educated, and not mystified by stage craft, economic bribery or the feeling of helplessness. We have so many exciting things in store for our Clairemont Democratic Club members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at one (but hopefully all) of our meetings and events.

Dr. Jen WINS! Let’s Celebrate Next Tuesday!

Hello, Clairemont Democrats!

Fellow club members — SHE DID IT!

Our own Dr. Jen did the impossible, the improbable, and defeated Trump Republican Lorie Zapf, and it wasn’t even close!

With 100% of precincts reporting, Jen Campbell won by 12 points!

On behalf of the Clairemont Democratic Club, a club that you helped get off the ground several years ago, we are so proud of you! Congratulations!

Given all of the other results, we can review those successes and celebrate those victories at our next club meeting on Tuesday, November 13th. We have invited Andy Keatts with Voice of San Diego to discuss some of the big election results locally.

See you next Tuesday!

If you have suggestions or ideas about meeting topics or event types that you’d like us to host, please email them to me or visit our Facebook page.

If you would like to join, or renew your club membership ($20 dues), please do so on our membership page. You may also renew at the meeting. Or, if you would prefer to mail a check, here is our PO Box information:

Clairemont Democratic Club
PO Box 178846
San Diego, CA 92117

It is our shared responsibility to ensure that people are informed, educated, and not mystified by stage craft, economic bribery or the feeling of helplessness. We have so many exciting things in store for our Clairemont Democratic Club members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at one (but hopefully all) of our meetings and events.

Vote NO on Associate Justice Carol Corrigan!

Clairemont Democrats,

On your November ballot, there will be retention elections for two Associate Justices of the California Supreme Court. One of those Associate Justices is Carol Corrigan.

She is a Schwarzenegger appointee from 2005. Back in 2008, the state of California successfully overturned a marriage ban for same-sex couples. Associate Justice Carol Corrigan was one of three judges who dissented. Then, Justice Corrigan ruled in favor of sustaining Prop 8 as the law of the land in the historic Strauss v. Horton case that deemed it unconstitutional. If she is retained, she will be able to serve another 12-year term on the California Supreme Court — that means she won’t be back in front of voters until 2030!

We are proud to stand with our friends at the San Diego Democrats for Equality in asking voters to vote NO on Carol Corrigan.

Please make sure that you are up-to-date with your voter registration. If you have moved since the last election, or need to change or update other information, you may do so online: registertovote.ca.gov

Also, before you vote — check out our Clairemont Democratic Club endorsement page for our recommendations for the upcoming General Election on November 6th: clairemontdems.org/endorsements