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Campaign Donations

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 – CUSD School Board Maricopa County Dems Fire Recovery Fund

Virtual Protest

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’ Mayor, and their District Attorney, as well as MN Attorney General.

White Privilege is Real

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). I can leave a party to get to safety (#JordanEdwards). I can play loud music (#JordanDavis). I can sell CD’s…

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Richard D. Barton on Anti-Semitism

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, and the United Nations and European governments. In his law practice, Barton has represented healthcare providers and health systems for…

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March 2020 Meeting

March 2020 Meeting

MARCH MEETING CANCELEDDUE TO COVID-19 What’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 Democratic Club in 1964! Our connection runs deep. Regular Club Meeting; this meeting will also include Legislative Action, refreshments and a raffle.Come…

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February 2020 Meeting

February 2020 Meeting

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 People Regular Club Meeting; this meeting will also include Legislative Action, refreshments and a raffle.Come at 6:30 for membership, voter registration, and club volunteer opportunities. Please bring nonperishable food for donation to South County Outreach. Bring recyclable cans and bottles, proceeds to SCO also. Club meetings are held the third Tuesday…

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Vote Centers

Vote Centers

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 a Vote Center at Clubhouse 7. Vote-By-Mail for All With Vote Centers, all registered voters in Orange County will receive a vote-by-mail ballot. Submitting Your Ballot You can: Vote Centers Open Multiple Days Some Vote Centers will be…

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December 2019 Meeting

December 2019 Meeting

Annual Holiday Party Club members and their guests are cordially invited to the annual Holiday Party. Inspirational videos shown! Come for sandwiches, sides, cheese & crackers, chips and dips, cookies, wine, holiday punch…and more! Some club business will be conducted, such as presentation of the slate of 2020 Officers and Directors, with nominations taken from the floor. Questions? Maureen Mehler at 949-951-3557 OR Nancy Hensel at 703-964-6993 Club meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month in Clubhouse 2…

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November 2019 Meeting

November 2019 Meeting

“IMPEACHMENT: Its History Lives Today” How does the current House “Impeachment Inquiry” parallel and differ from those of Nixon and Clinton? What are its possible outcomes? What did the Founders mean by “High Crimes and Misdemeanors?” What presidential acts most worried them? Do they fit Trump? What precedents did the Clinton, Nixon and Andrew Johnson impeachments set? Let our expert tell you all about it! Meeting also includes Legislative Action; Committee Reports, Refreshments and a Raffle Please bring nonperishable food…

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