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California Clean Money & DISCLOSE Act with Pete McCloskey

California Clean Money, the Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley, and others invite you to join us as Former Congressman Pete McCloskey speaks on the importance of Clean Money in politics and the California DISCLOSE Act. The event is Sunday, November 15, 2015, from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM.  The location, in Portola Valley, will be …

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Russ Feingold for Wisconsin

  Approximately 70 people attended this event, and more than $10,000 was raised for Russ Feingold’s Senate campaign.  Final numbers will be posted when available.  Many thanks to Stephanie, Emy, Jim, and the many hard working family members and activists who made this event such a success. ========== October 4 – Stephanie Grossman and Emy …

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DFA Link Meeting – Letter Writing with Sally Lieber

September 14 – Human Trafficking/Delta Tunnels.   Former Assembly member and Speaker Pro Tempore Sally Lieber was on hand to help with a letter-writing campaign against human trafficking.   Over 100 letters were written to Santa Clara County city councils.  

DFA Link Meeting – State Senator Jerry Hill

Monday October 12 Link Meeting speaker will be State Senator Jerry Hill.  Gerald A. “Jerry” Hill (born April 18, 1947) is a Democratic member of the California State Senate representing the 13th district. Over a period of 20 years in public service he has been on the San Mateo City Council, where he served one term as Mayor, and the San Mateo County Board of …

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Dean Club Legislative Endorsements

Legislative Endorsements With important legislative deadlines approaching in Sacramento, the Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley endorsed positions on several pieces of pending legislation at our Working Meeting on August 24, 2105. Senator Bob Wieckowski’s Economic Equity and Financial Stability Initiative This initiative consists of three bills introduced by Senator Bob Wieckowski, aimed at easing …

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National Women’s Equality Day – Silicon Valley

Rally and March Saturday, August 29, 2015 8:00AM – 11:30AM San Jose City Hall It’s 2015, and high time to rally together to ignite the movement for equal rights and representation for women! This year is the 95th Anniversary of a women’s right to vote! While women have come a long way towards gender equality …

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DFA Link Meeting – Joe Simitian on housing

Save the Date! Former State Senator and current Supervisor for Santa Clara County District 5 Joe Simitian will be our speaker for the Dean Democratic Club Link Meeting Monday August 10.  He will talk about low income housing and other issues before the Board of Supervisors. As usual, our meeting starts with snacks and conversation at …

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Annual All Clubs Picnic

Mike Honda and Zoe Lofgren joined our friends, family, and other elected officials at Rainbow Park for a day of fun and friendship. Food and drinks were provided. Hosted by the Democratic Party and Sponsored by The Silicon Valley Democratic Club Date of Event: Saturday, July 18, 2015

DFA Link Meeting – Book Club

July’s meeting was very stimulating with discussion of an important book on saving the middle class and at the same time curbing environmental exploitation, With Liberty and Dividends for All by Peter Barnes. If you want to read it you might be able to borrow it from one of us. We found it to be provocative and …

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Annual Club Potluck Picnic and Steering Committee Election

  Thanks to all those attending for helping us celebrate ELEVEN years of stellar activism! Congratulations to the following officers elected at the picnic Co-Chairs: John Comiskey and Lucas Ramirez; Treasurer: Karen Porter; Recording Secretary: Mary Gill; Corresponding Secretary: Joel Masser; At Large: Ben Stetson and Emilie Gatfield   The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon …

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