No on Republican Recall

Vote No on the Republican RecallCast your ballot by September 14th and let’s keep our Governor Gavin Newsom. Under Gov. Newsom: California has the lowest rates of Covid-19 infection and the highest vaccination rate of any state and all but 5 countries! California’s economy is reviving at one of the fastest rates in the country with a $38 billion dollar …

Campaign Donations

The LWDC recently made the following contributions to campaigns and organizations: Joe Biden – President Katie Porter – Congress Cottie Petrie-Norris – California State Assembly Dave Min – California State Senate DPOC -Democratic Party Orange County DSCC – Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee DLSS – Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Farrah Khan – Mayor/Irvine Ed Wong – SVUSD School Board Krista Castellanos …

Virtual Protest

Virtual Protest for Social Justice with pictures from those of us who are staying home but still want our voices heard. The idea originated with LWDC Activism Vice Chair Bethany Gilboard. The video, created by Canyon Dems Political Action Chair Vivian Frerichs, will be sent to OC City Councils, OC Sheriff’s Department, local police departments, CA Dep’t of Corrections, Minneapolis’ …

White Privilege is Real

I have privileges as a white person because I can do all these things without thinking twice about it . . . I can go jogging (#AmaudArbery). I can relax in the comfort of my own home (#BothemSean and #AtatianaJefferson). I can ask for help after being in a car crash (#JonathanFerrell and #RenishaMcBride). I can have a cellphone (#StephonClark). …

Richard D. Barton on Anti-Semitism

Richard Barton speaks on “The politics of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia: causes of and potential solutions for the current rise of both.” Richard D. Barton speaks regularly on conflict in the Middle East, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, religious freedom, and church-state issues. He has traveled to the Middle East and Europe for meetings with officials of the Israeli government, the Palestinian Authority, …

March 2020 Meeting

MARCH MEETING CANCELEDDUE TO COVID-19DPOC Chair Ada BriceñoWhat’s Chair Ada Briceño’s take on the March 3 Primary Election results (if final results are in), and what’s going on at the county party level? Come meet Ada and get an update. She was the lucky chair who got to see the OC turn blue in 2019! The DPOC chartered Laguna Woods …

2020 Primary Election Voter Recommendations

President: the Democrat of your choice U.S. Representative, 45th District: Katie Porter State Senate, 37th District: Katrina Foley or Dave Min State Assembly, 74th District: Cottie Petrie-Norris Superior Court Judge:Tony Ferrentino Proposition 13—California Public School facilities bonds: YES O.C. Ballot Measure A—Raises to 4, from 3, the 5 Supervisors’ vote needed to put a tax issue on ballot; i.e. a …

February 2020 Meeting

“Exactly How Income Inequality Has Risen in America and Why”David Brady Professor in the School of Public Policy, and Director of the Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty at the University of California, Riverside. Author of Rich Democracies, Poor PeopleRegular Club Meeting; this meeting will also include Legislative Action, refreshments and a raffle.Come at 6:30 for membership, voter registration, …

Vote Centers

Get Ready for Vote Centers California Primary Election – March 3, 2020 General Election – November 3, 2020 Vote Anywhere No need for a Provisional Ballot. Each voter registered in Orange County can cast his or her ballot at any of the 180 Orange County Vote Centers. You will never be far from a Vote Center. Laguna Woods will have …