The DDC Board meetings are the First Tuesday of each month. The next Board Meeting is March 31, 2009. The DDC General Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of each Month, except for our special fundraiser events: Champagne Brunch, 4th of July Community Booth, Ice Cream Social, Fall Barbecue, Holiday Party.
Please take a look at the web sites of all our members that
are politically active near the bottom of this page.
** updated to 11/16/08 **
Date: Thursday, March 19, 2008
The Davis Democratic Club is Sponsoring
The Following Events
Event: “How should Democratic Party activist pursue the progressive agenda in the age of Obama”
A round table panel presentation.
Place: Blanchard Room of the Davis Branch of the Yolo County Library
315 East 14th Street in Davis.
Time: Open 6:00 PM
We have good food, good drink, raffles, and an excellent, timely program. The suggested donation at the door will be $5.
This is a potluck event. Please come break bread with us and share pleasant conversation and food with fellow Democrats. Please bring enough of your favorie food to share with 4 to 6 people. If you do not know what to bring, the following is the suggested alphabet breakdown by Last Name:
P-Z Main Course
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Today we know that just because a clear majority of Democrats may support certain issues, enacting those issues remain problematical. Many of us remember the last time Democrats gained the reigns of power and how important the issue of reforming national health care was to the 1992 presidential election. However, in spite of that apparent mandate, the insurance companies successfully defeated Clinton's efforts to pursue reform. Today many of us see another mandate around Obama's election to pursue a progressive agenda. The question on how we should proceed will be the topic of our round table discussion. The discussion will cover both tactical questions such as what tools do we have in our struggle as well as which issues need to be pursued.
The panel will consist of the following:
Sara Rogers is an aide to Senator Mark Leno of Marin county has worked in Sacramento for the last six years. She has worked specifically on the single payer health plan issue.
Ryan Looney worked for the Obama presidential campaign for Northern California and will describe the conversion of the campaign into an organization that will mobilize supporters behind issues important to President Obama.
David Greenwald is a local blogger who will describe to us how this relatively new tool can play an essential role in advancing progressive issues.
We also plan to have a representative from the Sierra Club who has had years of experience working to promote environmental and green issues at both the state and federal level.
Call Mike Syvanen during the day at 752-4991 or all other hours at 756-5831 or Bob Bockwinkel at 758-7389 for information
[ LINK TO FUN ITEMS -- FROM THE ELECTION 2004 ]
Call President Arun Sen at 756-7093 or Betty Weir at 757-6851 for information concerning any of the events or pages within this web site.
Please note that the Davis Democrat Club minutes are now posted to the e-mail list. Please send corrections to G Richard Yamagata
To get to the Democratic Club Perpetual Calendar with our usual, annual events:
Political Websites of Club Members:
Please take a look at all of these web sites for each and everyone of them are members of the Davis Democrat Club. To be included in this list, please e-mail your web site address to Bob Bockwinkel. In addition, candidates can have one event listed each month at any time in the club events calendar.
- Sue Greenwald -- Revised for 2008
- Jerry Kaneko -- December 2006
- Mike Levy -- Being Revised for 2008
- Jim Provenza -- Revised for 2008
- Ted Puntillo
- Dave Rosenberg
- Don Saylor -- Revised for 2008
- Stephen Souza -- Revised for 2008
- Betty Weir -- March 2004
- Lois Wolk -- Revised for 2008
- Mariko Yamada -- Revised for 2008
- G Richard Yamagata
The following people with web sites that were submitted to us are endorsed by the Davis Democrat Club for June, 2006: Lamar Heystek, Mike Levy, Lois Wolk and Mariko Yamada.
The following people were endorsed by the Davis Democrat Club for June 2008: Jim Provenza.
Looking for Student Volunteers
College students looking for worth while projects and references
We are looking for someone to spearhead a Davis Democrat e-mail newsletter and calendar. This person does not have to be a student, but does have to have commitment. e-mail email@example.com for more information
Club members please send your campaign web site address via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
November '08 General Election
The Davis Democratic Club and Yolo United 2008 Headquarters was at 1801 Hanover Drive, Suite C, Davis, CA.
Behind Baskin Robbins and SaveMart Shopping Center on the corner of Anderson and Covell Blvds..
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updated by G. Richard Yamagata. Last updated: March 2009
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