February Meeting

Sunday, February 26, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:55 PM (library closes at 5 sharp)

Montrose Library
2465 Honolulu Ave
Montrose, CA 91020 (across from Trader Joe’s)

Special Guest Speakers

Julie Olsen of the Democratic Alliance for Action of Santa Clarita and Christy Smith who will be running to replace Steve Knight, Republican Congressman in Dist. 25.  They will share with us how they are going about turning their  “Red District” Democratic.

Also….

La Cañada City Council candidates Dave Spence and Keith Eich will speak. The La Canada Flintridge Special Election is March 7, 2017

Where We Go Now?

We had so many attending our meeting Jan. 22 at Montrose Library–in the rain, no less–we think we broke our meeting attendance records! Almost 70 people attended and it was very stimulating, with “Where Do We Go From Here?” by Patty Horton from Congressman Adam Schiff’s office.

As the past few weeks have shown us, we, as Democrats and concerned citizens, face some very dramatic challenges with this bizarre Republican administration and radical Congress. In order to meet these challenges, our Club Board has proposed, based on Patty’s insights, that members could develop Action Teams to work in the following areas:

  1.  Adopt a Red district (phoning, letter writing, working with other Clubs to target vulnerable Republican congresspersons)
  2.  Affordable Healthcare/Medicare
  3.  Environment/Climate Change
  4.  Immigration
  5.  Unfair Taxes
  6.  Education
  7.  Social Security

In addition there is a need for

  1.  a Letters to the Editor Team
  2.  Club Representatives to Federal and State Legislator offices
  3. a Social Media monitoring Team

We can assemble into these Action Teams at the Meeting on Feb. 26.  We will have sign-ups and some time for discussion.

To join an action team now or if you need more info or direction, please contact the Club at lccvdems@gmail.com

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