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DFA Link meeting with Sally Lieber

  The DFA Link meeting on Monday March 11, 2019, will feature a presentation on The Refugee Crisis: Worldwide and At Home with Sally Lieber. Members and guests gather for potluck at 6:30 PM, and the program begins at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be at: Garden House @ Shoup Park 400 University Ave, Los Altos, California …

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DFA Link meeting with Alice Smith

Join us for our Club Program Meeting, Monday February 11, featuring Alice Smith, attorney, longtime activist, and cofounder of the nonpartisan National Voter Corps. Voting Rights and Voter Suppression: How states increase or decrease access to voting with a look at the current Supreme Court voting rights cases to be decided this term, which may change this all. …

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2019 Annual Goals

At our working meeting on January 28, 2019, the Dean Club will set our Annual Goals for the coming year.  Members will discuss the results of the December brainstorming session, categorized the goals, and prioritized the categories and their top goals. Ranked Goals are available at: 2019 Ranked Goals Categorized Goals are available at: 2019 Categorized Goals …

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DFA Link meeting with Malia Cohen

The DFA Link meeting on January 14, 2019, will feature a presentation by Board of Equalization District 2 Board Member Elect Malia Cohen. Members and guests gather for potluck at 6:30 PM, and the program begins at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be at: Calabazas Library 1230 S Blaney Ave, San Jose, CA 95129 Learn more …

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Dean Democratic Club Holiday Potluck and 2019 Goals Brainstorming

December 10, 2018  at 6:30 PM at the home of Ralph and Jackie Wheeler, 3956 Nelson Ct, Palo Alto, CA 94306.  Everyone welcome. Bring a dish or beverage to share. We will be brainstorming topics for our 2019 Goals. Cheers!

DFA Link meeting with Melinda Jackson and Otto Lee

Once all the hard work is done (for this cycle, at least!) and the votes are counted, let’s get together and go over the results. It will be our last meeting at the DVC. On hand, we’ll have two experts speaking: Melinda Jackson, Chair of the SJSU Dept of Political Science. Dr. Jackson’s interests center …

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DFA Link action meeting

The Dean Club has been working on Congressional campaigns for 8 election cycles (since 2004), canvassing, phoning, and raising money. Let’s continue our record of activism on October 8 at: Democratic Volunteer Center 960 San Antonio Rd #100, Palo Alto, CA 94303 Come make phone calls, write postcards, or text voters in key swing districts (e.g., …

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DFA Link meeting with Marc Berman

The DFA Link meeting on September 10, 2018, will feature a presentation by State Assembly Member Marc Berman. Members and guests gather for potluck at 6:30 PM, and the program begins at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be at: Democratic Volunteer Center 960 San Antonio Rd #100, Palo Alto, CA 94303 Learn more about Marc Berman at: https://a24.asmdc.org  

DFA Link meeting – ballot initiative review

The DFA Link meeting on August 13, 2018, will feature a presentation of California State ballot initiatives by members of the Club.  A straw poll will be held, which will become an endorsement recommendation to the August 27, 2018 business meeting. Members and guests gather for potluck at 6:30 PM, and the program begins at 7:00 …

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DFA Link meeting with Steve Chessin of Californians for Electoral Reform

The DFA Link meeting on July 9, 2018, will feature a presentation by Steve Chessin of Californians for Electoral Reform. Proportional Representation: What is it, why do we need it, what does the rest of the world know that we don’t? Steve Chessin, President of Californians for Electoral Reform, will discuss methods for choosing representatives that …

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