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WELCOME

The Democratic Club of Sunnyvale is an active and welcoming group that promotes progressive, Democratic values and positions. We provide a welcoming group for those in the Sunnyvale, CA, area to meet and promote Democratic causes. Join us to meet other people in this major Silicon Valley city where you can make the most use of your Democratic ideas and energy!


September 16th Meeting:

All About Climate Change and the Environment

Our focus this month is on the environment.

John Cordes will review how environmental legislation has fared in Sacramento this year.

Tara Martin-MIlius celebrates the arrival of Silicon Valley Clean Energy.

And there will be a presentation about why Sunnyvale's new food scrap collection program is important to the future of the planet.

Updates on Sunnyvale's efforts to combat Wage Theft and Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna's first year will round out the program.

 

Saturday September 16th  * 2 to 4pm  *  Fairbrae Swim Club  *   696 Sheraton Ave. *   Sunnyvale CA

UPCOMING EVENTS and ACTIONS


Making Democracy More Democratic 

Meeting of Bayshore Progressive Democrats

@Congregational Church of Sunnyvale 

1112 S Bernardo Ave (at Remington)

Doors Open at 7 PM
Meeting starts promptly at 7:15 PM

 On Changing Our Council Elections. What method does your city use to elect council members? Does it use numbered seats, or districts, or are members elected at-large? Did you ever think about how the system could be changed to help election outcomes better reflect the will of the voters?

On Data Privacy. Our laptops tell our secrets to strangers! Our smartphones are blabbermouths! Our machines and habits make us vulnerable to abuse by ISPs, phone companies, data miners, crooks, and law enforcement agencies. Let's stop the eavesdropping and surveillance!

Learn new skills and easy encryption programs. You will leave the event with these programs working on your own devices.

BRING your laptop and smartphone (however, do not bring iPADs, unfortunately cannot do much with those).

Learn new skills and easy encryption programs. You will leave the event with these programs working on your own devices.


“The Future of Sunnyvale's El Camino Real: A Panel Discussion”

This event was a great success!

Check out the Mercury News article: Sunnyvale Asks for Feedback on Future of El Camino Real.

And Panelist Kirk Vartan live-streamed the event on facebook.



 


Club Committees

DCS currently has several active committees and task forces:

Affordable Housing Committee: Our Affordable Housing Committee has formed a coalition - Livable Sunnyvale- with Greenbelt Alliance, Friends of Caltrain, Sunnyvale Cool, SV@Home and other organizations to address the lack of affordable housing in Sunnyvale and other income equality issues. For more information check out livablesunnyvale.org. To join, contact sueserrone@comcast.net..

Wage Theft Committee: Working on issues related to stopping Wage Theft in our community. To join conact Carol Weiss at carolrlweiss@gmail.com.

Age Friendly Committee : Looking at ways to make Sunnyvale more Age Friendly. To join the committee, contact Nancy Smith at ncsmith@gmail.com

Hospitality Committee: Providing refreshments and other activities for our Club meetings. To support the committee or to volunteer to bring snacks contact Marge Goka at teardropowner@gmail.com.



 
 

EVENTS


September 16 th Meeting
All About thje Environment

October 21st Meeting
Affordable Housing Development in Sunnyvale. Housing developers will discuss the issue and obstaccles to building affordable housing.

All Meetings (except July and December)
Third Saturday of the month
2pm to 4pm
Fairbrae Swim Club
696 Sheraton Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA


 

 


ISSUES


 

Resistance

Indivisible South Bay

Next General Meeting is Sunday September 10th, 1:30pm, 1112 S Bernardo Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

Orchard City Indivisible

Orchard City Swing Left

#RESIST: Sunnyvale


ACLU People Power

 
  South Bay Rapid Response Indivisible  
 
Affordable Housing
 
     
 
Wage Theft
 
     
 

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