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October 2019 Meeting

October 2019 Meeting

Special Guest: Sayre Weaver OC Brady Campaign Policy Advisor “Preventing Firearm Injuries and Deaths: Promising New Strategies and Developments” Meeting also includes Legislative Action; Committee Reports, Refreshments and a Raffle Members freeGuests $3 at the door. For more information, call Sue Dearing at 949-855-6965 Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. October 15, 2019 CH2 Main Lounge Voter Registration, Membership & Volunteer Opportunities in lobby at 6:30 Please bring nonperishable food items for South County Outreach. Please also bring recyclable cans and bottles for…

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September 2019 Meeting

September 2019 Meeting

Special Guest: Christopher Hilger Volunteer, Citizens’ Climate Lobby “Climate Change – a Challenge & Opportunity, not an Unsolvable Problem” Understanding carbon fee and dividend and H.R. 763. Chris Hilger had a distinguished career as a Public Defender. Now that he’s “retired,” he is an in-demand speaker for Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Come hear his expert opinion on how we all might address encroaching climate change. ALSO, Justine Chen, Field Representative from the Los Angeles office for the United States Census Bureau,…

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August 2019 Meeting

August 2019 Meeting

Special Guest: Cynthia Valencia, ACLU SoCal Hate crimes around the world have risen in number over the past several years, even in Orange County. There is vitriolic rhetoric toward minorities and immigrants and a resurgence of hate groups. Join our special guest and learn the facts. Meeting also includes Legislation Action; Committee Reports, Refreshments and a Raffle Members free; guests $3 at the door. For more information, call Sue Dearing at 949-855-6965 Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. August 20, 2019 CH2 Main…

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May 2019 Meeting

May 2019 Meeting

Special Guest: Brooke Weitzman Co-Founder of Elder Law and Disability Rights Center (ELDR Center) Litigation reshaped the conversation about criminalizing poverty in Orange County…BUT…are seniors being left behind? Fact: Fastest growing group of homeless are senior women! Meeting also includes Legislation Action; Committee Reports, Refreshments and a Raffle Members free; guests $3 at the door. For more information, call Linda Nearing at 949-460-0640. Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. May 21, 2019 CH2 Main Lounge Voter Registration, Membership & Volunteer Opportunities in lobby…

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April 2019 Meeting

April 2019 Meeting

Special Guest UCI Professor Charis Kubrin Immigration and Crime: Is the Narrative Fact or Fiction? The current political zeitgeist and public sentiment suggest immigrants are far more likely to engage in illegal acts than those who are American born. True or False? Meeting also includes Legislation Action; Committee Reports, Refreshments and a Raffle Members free; guests $3 at the door. For more information, call Linda Nearing at 949-460-0640. Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. April 16, 2019 CH2 Main Lounge Voter Registration, Membership…

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March 2019 Meeting

March 2019 Meeting

Special Guest Judge Lynne Riddle (ret.) Orange County’s Board of Education: not up to the job! Religious conservatives have stonewalled many school districts from fully implementing the state-ordered California Healthy Youth Act. This public education has been deemed vital to the emotional health of youngsters facing questions about gender and sexuality with no previous guidance, as well as those who just have the wrong – and hurtful – information. Come hear about this far-right effort to thwart education and the…

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LWDC 2020 Vision Campaign

LWDC 2020 Vision Campaign

Your contribution to the LWDC 2020 Vision Campaign will allow us to open and maintain for a limited time a pre-election “home away from home”. This campaign office space will be devoted to making sure a smart, experienced and honest Democrat is elected in 2020 and brings back sanity to our country. Democratic clubs are the heart of our party’s grassroots effort, and this campaign office will attract the attention of voters not yet connected with any Democratic Club. There…

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February 2019 Meeting

February 2019 Meeting

Special GuestMichele Bratcher Goodwin, UCI Professor, School Of Law “Thirteenth Amendment: Slavery, Capitalism and Mass Incarceration” (The 13th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude. 1865) Meeting also includes Legislation Action; Committee Reports, Refreshments and a Raffle Members free; guests $3 at the door. For more information, call Linda Nearing at 949-460-0640 Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. February 19, 2019 CH2 Main Lounge Voter Registration, Membership & Volunteer Opportunities in lobby at 6:30 Please bring nonperishable…

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January 2019 Meeting

January 2019 Meeting

Special GuestOutgoing Chair Fran Sdao Reports on the Democratic Party of Orange County and how we all turned the OC Blue and Flipped the House! Club Election of the 2019 Board of Directors with Installation by Chair Sdao Meeting also includes Legislation Action; Committee Reports, Refreshments and a Raffle Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. January 15, 2019 CH2 Main Lounge Voter Registration, Membership & Volunteer Opportunities in lobby at 6:30 Another exciting January event: Saturday, the 26th, ADEM Meeting, COR AME Church,…

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2018 ADEM Elections

2018 ADEM Elections

Applications for those who want to be Assembly Delegates to the 2019/2020 CA Democratic Party Convention are now available online. LWDC Treasurer Gary Bennett is currently an ADEM delegate and plans to run again. There is more information below. If, after reading the important information below (sent by our CDP Region 18 Director Deborah Skurnik) and going to the CDP website you would like to talk about what being a delegate entails, please email Sue Dearing: at lwdemoclub@yahoo.com Election in…

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