Category: News

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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Honoring Jerry McNerney’s contributions to Congress

The fundraiser for Jerry McNerney was a rousing success, garnering more than $12,000 for his campaign.  More than 60 supporters were in attendance to hear Anna Eshoo and Jerry speak about the important challenges facing our Congress.  Thank you to all who attended, and all who made contributions. ========== Join us and our special guest, …

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Dean Club on Social Media

Visit the Dean Club’s Facebook and Yahoo groups.  If you like what you see there, join the groups.  They’re a great way to stay connected with Dean Club activities.

Tom Orozco advances to runoff in San Jose District 4

In a Special Election held 4/7/15, the Dean Club’s endorsed candidate, Tim Orozco, has placed first among nine candidates, advancing to the runoff on 6/23/15.  The race for second place, between Manh Nguyen and Lan Diep, remains too close to call. Tim has expressed his thanks to the Dean Club for our support of his candidacy. …

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May 11 DFA Link Meeting Movie

Twelve people enjoyed the movie CITIZENFOUR,  Edward Snowdon’s journey as a whistle blower. The highly rated CITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving unprecedented access to Edward Snowden as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.  It was free and …

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Garden Tour Saturday, May 2, 2015

Garden Tour  featuring Master Gardener Sue Zaslaw Saturday, May 2 We saw a lovely sustainable garden featuring fruits, vegetables, flowers, and a koi pond; we learned about irrigation, worm and hot composting, and raising chickens (these produce beautiful colored eggs!)  After the tour, we had a Q&A session and refreshments (with a Cinco de mayo theme).