Great turn-out for the Sheriff Candidates Forum on Monday night - the room was jammed including a large contingent of enthusiastic Republican Roger Widley supporters from the Freedom Forum and Take Back Santa Cruz . If this forum was any indication, this will be no shoo-in for Bob Hart despite his early lead out-of-the-gates.
Sixteen PDCers attended, and 13 of t…
PDC Annual Retreat - Minutes
Brian called the meeting to order
Stacey Falls spoke about the Land Trust being formed for Santa Cruz County
I think they're calling themselves "Coast Commons Land Trust of S.C. County"
Franco informed members of Wednesday's (9/25) DCC meeting to vote on resolution supporting the downtown garage. Our opposition to this project should be voiced. Show up at 7 pm. No library/garage project can be supported if it does not include affordable (low and very low income) housing.
Meeting then focused on the political activity over the next 13 months that we may need to actively support:
2020 Presidential campaign: PDC will not take a position and decide how we can assist until a Democratic presidential candidate is chosen.
House and Se…
Meeting convened at 6:32 pm. Attendees: Mathilda Rand, Nora Hochman, Brian Heath, Cappy Israel, Paul Elerick, Pauline Seales, Sandra Nichols, Gail Jack, Brian Murtha, Glen Schaller, Joy Hinz, Judy Geer, Brett Garrett, Anne Mitchell, Sandy Brown, Chris Krohn, Franco Picarella, David Barnes, Thomas Schmitz, Ron Pomerantz,…
People's Democratic Club Meeting
Date: Thursday, October 11, 6:30 PM, at Dem Headquarters
Guest speaker: seeking endorsement of Measure G
Vote: Donations to the campaigns of
Drew Glover and Justin Cummings ($350 each is proposed)
DISCUSSION: State and local ballot issues/measure/propositions
THIS IS OUR LAST MEETING BEFORE ELECTION DAY!
PDC Annual Retreat
Location: SEIU Hall at 517 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Additional Parking at: 501 Mission St
Date: Sunday, August 5
Time: Noon to 4:00
Bring a bag lunch (optional) and please bring a contribution to the potluck snack mid-afternoon.
********Selecting a new monthly meeting day will be the first order of business*********
Speakers include PDC members presenting on Affordable Housing; Rent Control; State Bank; Issues of Poverty; and Climate Justice.
Help pick or re-affirm our priorities for the upcoming year.