October 19 – Grassroots Organizing Team

With California’s Presidential Primary moved up to March 3, 2020 all of our voter contact initiatives are accelerated for this cycle. Cecily Resnick, GO Team Community Coordinator for Rancho Santa Fe, will present details on planning, training, and events leading up to what promises to be the most representative turnout of primary voters in the history of California. Shared […]

September 21 – Voters’ Voice Initiative – Club Endorsement Rules

What political issue is most important to you? Gun control? Response to climate change? Healthcare for all? Affordable education? Without campaign finance reform the ability of the holders of wealth to dictate our legislation will continue. San Diego’s Voters’ Voice Initiative is a voter initiated referendum. There are other similar programs that have been implemented […]

August 17 – Membership Management – Best Practices, Communications, Dues, Event Tracking

Whether you’re a small club just starting out, or a large, well-established club that’s been around for years, this presentation will provide some ideas and describe some tools for better managing club members – practically, if not politically, that is.    Basics There are some basic functions all clubs need to keep track of: Up-to-date […]

July 20 – Winning Local Elections

Winning Local Elections In the last election cycle the Fallbrook Democratic Club helped elect seven club members to school, planning and health boards! All this without a set of City Council races to galvanize around. How did they do it, and how will they repeat and grow their success? How to identify and recruit candidates? […]

June 15 – Treasurer Training – Accounting for Clubs

June Council of Clubs meetingJune 15th at 10:00amIBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade St, San Diego, CA 92121 (map) Accounting for Clubs This presentation will cover the accounting and compliance considerations for Democratic clubs: whether to open a committee, duties of a treasurer, financial best practices, and common pitfalls to avoid. Club leaders will get a broad overview […]

May 18 – Celebrate, Collaborate, Cooperate

May Council of Clubs meetingMay 18th at 10:00amIBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade St, San Diego, CA 92121 (map) Andrea Duran Aydoğan Andrea has worked in a variety of fields, from higher education to civil society. She is a graduate of San Diego State University with Bachelor’s in Marketing and has a Master’s degree in Political Science from […]

April 20 – Climate & Corporate Money in Politics

Answers to the Top Three Climate Questions Nancy Casady who recently attended Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project training in Los Angeles will address three climate questions. Nancy is the former General Manager of Ocean Beach People’s Organic Food Market. She served as the Vice President of the National Cooperative Grocers Association and as a member of […]

February 16 – Club of the Year

February Council of Clubs meeting isFebruary 16th at 10:00amIBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade St, San Diego, CA 92121 (map) This is our first meeting of the Year. We canceled the January meeting due to the Women’s March in North County and San Diego. Agenda Presentations from Club of the Year nominees Voting to determine the Club of the […]

November 17 – Election of Director of Clubs, Setting Priorities for 2019, and Celebrating Achievements

the November Council of Clubs meeting Saturday, November 17th at 10AM IBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade St, CA 92121 (map) Introductions 1619 National Celebration of Black Women Thanks to Sheryl Mallory-Johnson and Alyce Pipken-Allen for telling us about  the 1619 National Celebration of Black Women event planned for March 2, 2019 and how we can get involved. To celebrate 400 years […]