special to the Sentinel, POSTED: 12/28/2013 03:37:57 PM PST
In Bronnie Ware's "Top Five Regrets of the Dying," dying patients lament not being present with their children and loved ones when it mattered. Heeding these insights in the New Year, many of us will resolve to spend more time with our families. Yet, for many in the United States, this will take more than personal resolve.
Countless people in the country work hard every day, but are one accident, diagnosis or new child away from financial hardship or devastation because they have no paid family and medical leave.
As a Californian, I am proud and grateful to say it is different here. I was able to take several months off work when both my children were born thanks to State Disability Insurance and C…
Next Meeting: 7:00pm Thursday February 20, Democratic Headquarters, 740 Front Street, Santa Cruz
Treasurer's Report: $750 in our account including donations to sponsor fundraiser.
Bylaw revisions: the bylaws as edited and revised by Mathilde Rand and Sandra Nichols and reviewed by the Executive Committee were approved by the members present.
Campaign Technology: Paul Johnston demonstrated the "walk list generator" - new technology PDC will use that can pinpoint registered voters in any given area and generate a list that will identify party affiliation with the capacity to provide other characteristics such as gender, age, last voting, etc.
We will use the walk list g…