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:

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

Michael Eggman at DVC

MEggman alonePlease join the Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley, Democratic Volunteer Center, Peninsula Young Democrats, Santa Clara County Democratic Club, and Sunnyvale Democratic Club for an Event in Support of Michael Eggman, Candidate for California’s 10th Congressional District.

Sunday, September 25th 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Democratic Volunteer Center
1970 West El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040


(Please note that there is no parking in front of the DVC, but parking is available along El Camino Real and Clark Avenue)

Host – $1000 Co-Host – $500 Friend – $250 Guest – $100 Student/Senior – $50

To contribute via credit card visit: 

Please Make Checks Payable to “Eggman for Congress” and mail to 3220 W. Monte Vista Ave, #169 Turlock, CA 95380 or bring to event.


Please RSVP to Robert Phillips by September 23rd at (209) 353-3023 or email 

Contributions or gifts to Eggman for Congress are not tax deductible. 

Ballot Measure straw poll results

my voice my choice

The Dean Democratic Club voted August 22, 2016 to make ballot measure endorsements in the June 7, 2016 California Primary in accordance with the results of the August 8, 2016 straw poll.

It’s that time, again! Statewide ballot measures have qualified for the November ballot, and the Dean Club is here to help you sort them all out. We met at the Democratic Headquarters on August 8, 2016, to hear presentations on each of the measures and hold a straw poll. We also had some special guests speak about local ballot measures. The results of the poll will serve as an endorsement recommendation to the Dean Club at our business meeting on August 22, 2016.

The results of the straw poll are here: Ballot Measures straw poll results

Congressman Mike Honda’s 75th Birthday Bash

062616MikeHondaBdayYou are invited to Mike’s Birthday Party!

Dean Club has added their name to sponsors!

Sunday, June 26th 2016 4:00 PM

Address Provided upon RSVP San Jose, CA.

Suggested Contribution $100 Seniors & Young Professionals $25 Nobody will be turned away for lack of funds

To HOST or RSVP, please contact: James Chang | (415) 527-7765

Please make checks payable to ‘Mike Honda for Congress’ and send to: Mike Honda for Congress, 2050 Gateway Place, Suite 100, PMB 218, San Jose, CA 95110 FEC ID #C00351379

If you prefer you can bring the check to the event
Or contribute securely online at:

Congressman Jerry McNerney Fundraiser

McNerney Reception
We cordially invite you to an afternoon reception June 12 honoring
Congressman Jerry McNerney
Prior To His Election To Congress, McNerney – Who Has His Phd In Mathematics – Served Several Years Working On National Security Program Before Accepting A Senior Engineering Position With US Windpower, Kenetech.

In 1994 Jerry Began Working As An Energy Consultant For Pg&E, Flowind, The Electric Power Research Institute And Other Utility Companies. During His Career, In Wind Energy, McNerney’s Work Contributed To Saving The Equivalent Of Approximately 30 Million Barrels Of Oil Or 8.3 Million Tons Of Carbon Dioxide.

He’s Currently a Member of The Energy & Commerce Committee, And Is Part Of The Subcommittees On Energy & Power, Commerce, Manufacturing, And Trade; And Environment & Economy.

DFA Link meeting w/ Terry Christensen

TC.Smiles2An absolute don’t miss program.  

Our guest on June 13, 2016 will be San Jose State political science professor Terry Christensen, who will speak about the November general election.

Local and national media regularly call on Christensen for analysis of politics in California and Silicon Valley. He has served on numerous civic committees and commissions, often with his former students, and as an advisor to many candidates and elected officials.

Professor, Emeritus San Jose State University

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

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant

Monning nuclear powerLetter to Senator Monning 

stating the Dean Club’s position against SB 968 which calls for an assessment of possible adverse economic impact of shutting down the Diablo Canyon power plant



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