Getting to Know Jim Scafide, the endorsed Democrat for District 4, Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30
The Time Has Come
|We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for “It’s YOUR Party: General Planning Meeting” at UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion.
You’ll learn about Party structure, local clubs, campaign strategies, opportunities for engagement, and more.A few logistical details below…
10:30 a.m. Check-in: suggested donation of $10
11:05 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
11:30 a.m. Why the Party Matters
11:50 a.m. The Organizing Director’s Role
12:00 noon Club Introductions
12:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions
1:15 p.m. Working Lunch: Party Structure and Platforms
2:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:15 p.m. Closing Session
3:50 p.m. Opportunities for Engagement and Closing Remarks
4:00 p.m. Event Ends
5:00 p.m. informal mixer off-campus (Rusty’s)
No matter what happens in Washington, D.C., Santa Barbara County Democrats are committed to fighting for our core values of truth, respect, and perseverance. With nearly 39 million people living within our borders, California will lead the nation in the fight to protect the dignity and basic human rights of all who live here. And our voices will be heard.
California has led the way: creating millions more jobs, passing equal pay legislation, establishing a living wage, protecting our invaluable natural resources and expanding health care for all.
There’s lots of work to do, so join us at the 2017 Santa Barbara County Democrats General Planning Meeting where we’ll map out how we can continue to lead the nation in the fight for progress together.
RSVP for the General Planning Meeting: Saturday, September 16, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion. Suggested donation of $10 to help offset the cost of lunch.
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New Party Officers
The main business of the CA Democratic Party’s recent state convention (May 19-21) was to elect new party officers to lead the most powerful blue state into an uncertain future. In a hotly contested election among the 3,000 convention delegates, Eric Bauman narrowly defeated Kimberly Ellis for state party Chair,
Fierce floor demonstrations by Kimberly Ellis supporters (in pink) and Eric Bauman’s backers (yellow signs) made last month’s state Democratic convention particularly contentious. Bauman was elected party Chair, but the battle may continue in the courts.
replacing John Burton, who’d served since 2009. Ellis has not yet to conceded. Santa Barbara County Chair Daraka Larimore-Hall won election as Vice Chair-Male and Alexandra Gallardo-Rooker as Vice Chair-Female. Jenny Bach won a Sunday morning run-off to become party Secretary, and Daniel Weitzman was elected as Controller. Santa Barbara County Vice Chair David Atkins became the Region 10 Director and will oversee party operations in four South Coast and northward Assembly districts.
The Re-Sisters performing “I Can’t Keep Quiet”
Our program of speakers included Rep. Salud Carbajal, Assembly Member Monique Limón, SB Mayor candidate Cathy Murillo, and the endorsed candidates for SB City Council Districts 4, 5, and 6 —Jim Scafide, Eric Friedman, and Gregg Hart respectively.
All photos by Marian Shapiro.