Sign up now for new voter registration at the Pumpkin Festival!
Choose the 2 hour shift that is best for you:
Saturday 8-10am (includes helping with set up), 10-12 noon, 12 noon-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm (includes helping with break down)
Sunday 8-10am (includes helping with set up), 10-12 noon, 12 noon-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm (includes helping with break down).
Training will be provided.
Contact April Vargas at email@example.com
Welcoming Week Free Documentary Screening Series
The County of San Mateo’s Office of Community Affairs Immigrant Services will be hosting two documentary screenings throughout San Mateo County for National Welcoming Week.
As a member of Welcoming America, a national non-profit, non-partisan organization that strives to work with institutions across the country to reduce barriers that immigrants face to fully participate and build bridges between communities, the County is proud to support the many diverse communities and partners who make up San Mateo County and make it more welcoming towards immigrants and all residents.
Please join us as well as share the invite with your networks! “Waking Dream” weaves together the stories of six undocumented young adults as they sit in limbo between deportation and a path to citizenship, and fight for legal status in the United States. The shared backdrop of their stories is DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, signed as an Executive Order by President Barack Obama in 2012. “I Learn America” is a film that documents the International High School at Lafayette, a Brooklyn public school dedicated to newly arrived immigrants from all over the world, five teenagers strive to master English, adapt to families they haven’t seen in years, and create a future of their own while coming of age in a new land. Through these five vibrant young people, their stories and struggles, and their willingness to open their lives and share them with us, we “learn America.”
For show times, locations and more information to RSVP for the Free Ticket, visit https://cmo.smcgov.org/immigrant-services.
Happy Labor Day weekend to all you Democrats! As the meme I see posted on social media goes, “If you have the day off to read this, thank a union.”
I continue to be proud of the deep and abiding relationship between the labor movement and the Democratic Party. We both serve as voices for the working class, using our people power and influence to shape our nation in to a just nation and an equitable nation, even in the face of the challenges presented to us by our current White House Administration.
Read on for more things you should know.
Early September Meeting!
Note that our body will be taking up the endorsements committee’s recommendations at our September general meeting, which will be held on the MODIFIED DATE of Thursday, September 5 at our regular location, the TWU Hall, 1521 Rollins Road, Burlingame at 7:30pm. We’ll also be conducting a final vote on bylaws recommendations, and considering pending resolutions. Social hour at 7pm, with the business meeting starting at 7:30pm. Please join us.
SMCDEMS Voter Registration Training!
Following the success of the first “sold out” August voter registration training, SMCDEMS’ dedicated voter registration team, led by April Vargas, Nancy Calibjo, Gina Brunton and Mark Klein, is pleased to be hosting another Voter Registration Training event on September 5 from 1-4 pm at the Redwood Shores Library, 339 Marine Parkway in Redwood City. Due to limited capacity, the team requests an RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
For those who are unable to join this session, the team can schedule other trainings at locations that are more convenient for you. April Vargas, Mark Klein and Nancy Calibjo are available to organize and lead the trainings. If you have a group of friends, family or club members who are interested in doing Voter Registration, they come to your home, office or public conference area. E-mail email@example.com to find out about “roadshow trainings.”
On the Horizon: October Pre-Endorsement Conference and November Nominating Convention
If you are a member of the Democratic State Central Committee (as an elected official appointee, an ADEM, or through our Central Committee), please note these dates:
October 6 – Pre-Endorsement Conference. (More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2399762903601350/)
November 15-17 – November Nominating Convention (Long Beach, CA – more info here: https://www.cdpconvention.org/). At the November Nominating Convention, the California Democratic Party is organizing a presidential forum in partnership with Telemundo with 8 of the top presidential candidates, and will be taking up endorsements of legislative, statewide and Congress-level elected officials.
If you are interested in serving as a proxy for a local DSCC member that cannot attend the convention in Long Beach (all expenses are self-funded, including travel and registration) or if you are a DSCC member that cannot attend, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
2019 Membership Dues
Membership dues for all elected, alternate and associate members should have been paid in July for 2019-2020. Your dues are now late. Please visit our website at http://www.smcdems.org/ and click on “Contribute” to pay as soon as possible.
I remain available if you have any feedback on our SMCDEMS. You can reach me at email@example.com.
Chair, San Mateo County Democratic Party
San Mateo County Democratic Party
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