September 22 – County Board of Supervisors District 1 Endorsement Meeting

At our meeting on Sunday, September 22, 2019, Point Loma & Ocean Beach Dems will consider endorsing a candidate for County Board of Supervisors District 1. This district includes the part of Point Loma/Sunset Cliffs that is approximately south of Point Loma Avenue and Canon Street including Shelter Island. Additionally, this is an important opportunity for us to provide support for another progressive voice on the County Board of Supervisors. You will hear from the candidates in person during a moderated forum. Please read up on the candidates and bring your questions. Candidates for County Board of Supervisors District 1 are: Rafael Castellanos: www.rafacastellanos.com Ben Hueso: www.benhueso.com Sophia Rodriguez: www.sophiabos2020.com Nora Vargas: www.noravargas.com Only members in good standing will be allowed to vote for the endorsement. If you renewed your membership prior to March 31, 2019, you will be eligible to vote. If you renewed your membership after March 31, 2019 or became a new member, you are only eligible to vote if you have attended a PLDC meeting/event since you renewed/joined. If you renewed …

Notes from August 2019 Meeting – Endorsements & Resolutions

Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego CountyMonday, August 19, 2019, Monthly Meeting, Elijah’s Restaurant Welcome and Introductions President Susan Peinado opened the meeting at 6:30PM Bylaw Change Bylaw change to match Endorsement Policy and confirm threshold to endorse at 60%. Motion passed unanimously. Meeting turned over to Endorsement Committee Chair, Yvonne Elkin  Explanation of Ranked … Continue reading Notes from August 2019 Meeting – Endorsements & Resolutions

August 19 – Endorsements & Resolutions

New Meeting Start Time We are moving the meeting time to start promptly at 6:30 PM. Social time will be from 6:00PM to 6:30PM. Because our agenda is completely full, we will not be able to give candidates (not on the agenda) time at the beginning of the meeting, as we usually do, to address … Continue reading August 19 – Endorsements & Resolutions

Notes from June 2019 Meeting – Endorsements, Convention Reports, Bookclub, PR & Media

Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego CountyMonday, June 17, 2019, Monthly Meeting, Elijah’s Restaurant Welcome and Introductions President Susan Peinado opened the meeting at 7:00pm.Welcome to members and guests.Approval of agenda (Motion: Yvonne Elkin). Welcome to guests and new members. Introduction of club officers, chairs, and club associates. Introduction of Angela de Joseph as Public … Continue reading Notes from June 2019 Meeting – Endorsements, Convention Reports, Bookclub, PR & Media

Notes from Mar 19 Meeting – Endorsements and Actions

Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego County March 19, 2018 Meeting, Elijah’s Restaurant President Susan Peinado opened the meeting at 7pm. Guests and Candidates (not seeking endorsement tonight): Doug Case – representing State Senator Toni Atkins Judy Ki – animal cruelty petition Jeff Griffith – candidate for CA State Senate District 38 Kate Bishop – … Continue reading Notes from Mar 19 Meeting – Endorsements and Actions

Notes from the May Meeting – Politics of Choice in San Diego, Why Planned Parenthood Matters

Club President Susan Peinado called the meeting to order at 4:00 PM. Susan thanked everyone for coming; thanked all who brought goodies, including the new Refreshment Chair. Unusually there were no elected officials, candidates or spokespersons on behalf of a proposition, and therefore we moved straight into the main program. Politics of Choice in San Diego, Why Planned Parenthood Matters Nora Vargas, Vice President of Community and Government Relations, Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest, reported that the chapter was the nation’s second largest, serving San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial counties and was the only one with a bi-national partnership (in Tijuana.) The chapter’s charitable arm has 19 healthcare centers and serves over 271,000 patients and gives over 66,000 healthcare lessons a year. She said in addition to providing reproductive and healthcare services, PP cares for their clients holistically and advocates for issues such as the need for transportation, a raise in the minimum wage, paid sick leave, and for protection from abuse in the workplace. They also offer important services to pregnant patients under 18 who …