Wildflower Walk! Saturday April 8

Delight in and learn a bit about our beautiful native spring wildflowers (and more!)
at a local wildflower preserve on a walk led by experienced docents

Meet 10:30am sharp  to carpool from a Palo Alto location, sent when you RSVP
SPACE LIMITED, RSVP ESSENTIAL   RSVP and prepay here

Easy walking; walk duration about an hour and a half. Wear walking/hiking shoes, sunscreen, sun hat; binoculars if you like; bring water for yourself

BENEFIT for the Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley www.dfasv.org
$20 Dean Club members    $25 nonmembers     Heavy rain cancels (RAINCHECK)

 

April 24, 2017 Endorsement Meeting

EveryVoteCountsThe April 24, 2017 Dean Club working meeting will be an endorsement meeting. The Endorsement Committee will make recommendations regarding 2018 US Congressional races in California and Chair of the California Democratic Party.  Everyone is invited to attend.  Members in good standing for not less than three months are eligible to vote.  A two thirds majority of members present and voting is required for endorsement.

Any candidate for these offices, or their representative, who attends will be given an opportunity to address the membership.  Other offices will be considered at subsequent meetings.

The meeting is at Marie Callender’s, 751 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087.  Arrive at 6:30 PM to place your dinner order and be ready for the meeting at 7:00 PM.

2016 Accomplishments

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley did it again.  We are so proud of our accomplishments!  We are proud of all we’ve done and continue to do. The Dean Democratic Club continues to be one of the most active, involved Democratic clubs in Santa Clara County.

Paul Song at SMC DFA

San Mateo County Democracy for America &
Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley Proudly Present

Dr. Paul Song – Co-Chair, Campaign for a Healthy California

“The Time is Now: Medicare for All”

A physician, progressive activist and member of the executive board of Physicians for a National Health Program – CA, Dr. Song will demystify single-payer healthcare, provide updates on California SB 562, and tell us what we can do to help!

Wednesday – April 5 – 7:00 pm

Woodside Road United Methodist Church

2000 Woodside Rd., Redwood City

Free Admission – Wheelchair Accessible

Don’t be late – we always start with dessert!

For information: Carole Dorshkind – cdorshkind@comcast.net or 650-766-2162

 

SOLD OUT! – DFA Link meeting – Michael Eggman at Dem HQ

SOLD OUT!  Due to overwhelming response, this event is sold out.  We will NOT be able to accommodate drop ins at he door.

The DFA Link Meeting on April 10, 2017 will feature Michael Eggman, 2016 candidate for US Congress from California Congressional District 10.  This Red-to-Blue warrior has challenged the Tea Party incumbent in each of the last two elections, narrowing the gap to 3.4% in 2016.  Come and hear about the prospects for 2018 in this District, and other flippable Districts throughout California.

Space is limited to 75 persons.  Please, RSVP to johnddcsv@mac.com, to reserve your space.

 

Members and guests gather for potluck at 6:30 PM, and the program begins at 7:00 PM.

SCCDP Headquarters is at:

2901 Moorpark Ave Suite 110
San Jose CA 95128

#IDES OF TRUMP send DONALD a PINK SLIP!! POSTCARD-WRITING PARTY

#IDES OF TRUMP

send DONALD a PINK SLIP!!

POSTCARD-WRITING PARTY 

TUESDAY, MARCH 14

March 15th is “THE IDES OF TRUMP” – a grassroots campaign to send ONE MILLION+ postcards to Trump

stating our opposition to him and his election, rhetoric, administration and/or policies

 

ON MARCH 14, COME TO
AN OPEN HOUSE POSTCARD-WRITING PARTY
9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
AT THE HOME OF STEPHANIE GROSSMAN
1121 HARRIET STREET, PALO ALTO
650-321-1171

 

YOU COME AND WRITE POSTCARDS AND WE WILL MAIL THEM!!

WE HAVE 300 STAMPED POSTCARDS, PENS, SNACKS AND DRINKS, IDEAS and CAMARADERIE

DROP IN AT ANY TIME, BRING YOUR FRIENDS, WRITE POSTCARDS, STAY AND CHAT, AND BE A PART OF THE NATIONAL CAMPAIGN

TO INUNDATE THE WHITE HOUSE POST OFFICE WITH ONE MILLION+  PINK SLIPS, ALL INFORMING THE DONALD “YOU’RE FIRED!”

Activist Summit hosted by Anna Eshoo

On Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 2:00 PM, the Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley will be participating in an Activist Summit hosted by Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo.

“In response to the overwhelming desire of many people in her district to oppose the president’s policies and to reverse course in the 2018 elections, Congresswoman Eshoo is inviting advocacy and electoral organizations to share their strategies.”

Come out and meet with other Activists, local Clubs, and representatives of national organizations, to find out what you can do, now, to protect and promote Democratic Values.

Crown Plaza Cabana
4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306

RSVP to:
http://tinyurl.com/AECallToAction
helen@annaeshoo4congress.com
(650)328-3700

2017 Annual Goals

At our working meeting on January 23, 2017, the Dean Club set our Annual Goals for the coming year.  Members discussed the results of the December brainstorming session, categorized the goals, and prioritized the categories and their top goals.

Detailed goals available at:

2017 Goals prioritized

DFA Link meeting – Kimberly Ellis, candidate for CDP Chair

On February 13, 2017, our guest speaker will be Executive Director of Emerge California and candidate for California Democratic Party Chair Kimberly Ellis.

Alice Smith has kindly offered to host us at her home, 4284 Los Palos Circle, Palo Alto 94306.

Please bring a dish to share! Dinner at 6:30pm. Program begins at 7pm.

2017 Annual Goal Setting

At our working meeting on January 23, 2017, the Dean Club will be setting our Annual Goals for the coming year, and establishing a two year budget.  Members will discuss the results of the December brainstorming session, categorizing the goals, and prioritizing the categories and their top three goals.

The meeting will at the usual location and time:

Marie Callender’s
751 E El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA 94087

Members and guests may arrive at 6:30 PM to place a food or beverage order before the meeting starts at 7:00 PM.

The line items from the brainstorm are as follows:

2016 Brainstorm

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