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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!


April Meeting: New date April 22nd!

ShayOur next meeting will continue our focus on the Resistance and moving forward.

Shay Franco-Clausen, one of the organizers of the San Jose Womens' March and Commissioner, SC County Commission on the Status of Women will talk about next steps - organizing and supporting Progressive candidates.

This year California Democrats are choosing a new Chair. Representatives for Kimberly Ellis and Eric Bauman will speak on behalf of their candidates. Club members will vote to endorse one of the candidates.

Going forward we will reserve time at each meeting to get updates from some of the Resistance groups in our area, such as Indivisible and #RESIST.

Saturday April 22nd  * 2 to 4pm  *  Fairbrae Swim Club  *   696 Sheraton Ave. *   Sunnyvale CA

Proposed Bylaws Change:

It has been proposed to add two more directors-at-large to the Executive Board.  The entire by-laws document is attached here, with the proposed emendations showing in red in three places.  This change will be voted on by all members-in-good-standing (defined within the document) who attend the April meeting. You can also read about the other board member positions, as well as the annual election process which will culminate in a vote by all members-in-good-standing who attend the May meeting.


UPCOMING EVENTS and ACTIONS


April 22nd, the March for Science

A local/national/global demonstration hoping to have an impact comparable to the  Women’s March. 

“March for Science Silicon Valley celebrates the crucial roles science plays in driving our economic growth, preserving our environment, and protecting the health of our citizens.”   In addition, it is a protest against the lies and ignorance favored by the Trump administration over facts and reason.

Please contact our Political Director carolrlweiss@gmail.com if you are interested in carpooling to or making signs to carry in the March for Science Silicon Valley April 22, 11am - 3pm at San Jose City Hall 200 E Santa Clara St San Jose, CA 95113. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/march-for-science-silicon-valley-tickets-32370685592

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

A forum hosted by the Sunnyvale Sustainable and Affordable Living Coalition 

Test, learn about the city's plans for El Camino Real.  

Join us Wednesday, April 26 for a discussion by a panel of residents and issue experts on the future of the El Camino Real in Sunnyvale.

How can we create great neighborhoods that we can all afford? What can be done to make safer places for walking and biking with smart transportation choices? How will the future of the corridor affect our economy, our environment, and our quality of life? Learn more about the city's upcoming plans for El Camino Real, and how you can help shape the vision for this important corridor.

DETAILS

This event is hosted by the Sunnyvale Sustainable and Affordable Living Coalition, Greenbelt Alliance, Sunnyvale Cool, and Friends of Caltrain.

Contact Sue Serrone for more information.

 

RSVP

 


Club Committees

DCS currently has several active committees and task forces:

Affordable Housing Committee: Developing a Club plan for addressing the lack of affordable housing in Sunnyvale and other income equality issues. To join, contact affordablehousingcommittee@sunnyvaledems.org.

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

April 22nd Meeting
Shay Franco-Clausen on next steps for the Resistance.. 

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


 

 


ISSUES


 

Resistance

Indivisible

Next meeting, again at the Congregational Church of Sunnyvale, is Sunday April 23, 1:30 PM.

#RESIST: Sunnyvale

TAX DAY MARCH
Saturday, April 15th, 12pm
Lytton Plaza, Palo Alto

ACLU People Power

Apr 23 (Sun) 1:30pm

People Power Civic Action Group Mountain View Next Steps

491 W. Dana St Mountain View CA 94041

 
  South Bay Rapid Response Indivisible  
 
Affordable Housing
 
     
 
Wage Theft
 
     
 

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