June 26 Program- Analyzing Primary Results and Looking Towards the November Election

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Speaker: Howard Wayne Esq

Howard Wayne represented San Diego in the California Legislature for six years, where he was the Chair of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee.  He authored the first laws in the country to require testing of beach waters to protect human health, and to fund breast cancer treatment for poor women.  His also established the San Diego Airport Authority and city-wide curbside recycling.
An adept political analyst, Howard told our club two years ago that a Trump path to victory was through the upper Midwest.  That was exactly what happened the following November when Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin voted Republican.  He came back in December to explain why that happened.
Howard will discuss political trends, where we are now, and how the fall elections may well turn out.
June 26– Joyce Beers Community Center
Social 6:30 P.M.
Program 7:00 P.M.

 

 

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Are You Ready For the June 5 Primary?

We will have a speaker from the non partisan League of Women Voters to discuss the state propositions which appear on the ballot. Your questions are always welcome!

Herb Shore, President of DSA will also be joining us to speak a little about his organization. Herb will give us the low down on  their candidate recommendations to assist in making your voting decisions.

Tuesday May 22, 6:30 p.m. social, 7:00 p.m. meeting

Joyce Beers Community Center

San Diego – A clean future can make up for a dirty past

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Professor Mark Linsky
Everyone likes to hear a little dirt! Join us for an entertaining and educational program concerning the history of San Diego politics.

Mark Linsky is an adjunct professor of Political Science, teaching at both Mesa and City Colleges. He has been involved with local politics most of his life and has participated in numerous campaigns.

Professor Linsky will be our guest speaker, Tuesday, April 24. Our program begins at 7:00 p.m., social 6:30 p.m.

#Enough

crime sceneIn 2017 there were 15549 gun homicides in the USA

In 2017 there were 22000 gun suicides in the USA

3964 were children and teenagers

131 children under the age of 11 have lost their lives in 2018 due to gun violence.

557 teens (11-18) have lost their lives in the first 3 months of 2018.

Ron Marcus from San Diegans 4 Gun Violence Prevention/ San Diego Brady Campaign will be our guest speaker.  His organization includes a coalition of many San Diego County organizations and individual citizens, who are stepping up to change our laws and prevent gun violence once and for all, through advocacy and education.  Ron’s presentation will be eye-opening as well as educational. Learn how you can help to advocate gun violence prevention.

Tuesday, March 27

6:30 p.m., social, 7:00 p.m. program

Joyce Beers Community Center

All meetings are open to the public!

The San Diego Climate Mobilization Campaign

nancyanddereckScripps Institute of Oceanography, San Diego, has stated that human extinction is possible by 2050.  What can be done to save us?  Come hear Derek and Nancy Casady, organizers for The San Diego Climate Mobilization Coalition,  talk about the solution to climate change and global warming.

We need action more than ever because the current federal government’s policies of dismantling climate regulations that were put forth by previous administrations contradict what science tells us.

Nancy is the former general manager of Ocean Beach People’s Organic Food Co-op, a business owned by 14,000 consumers and Derek is a former editor of Psychology Today magazine and president of the La Jolla Democratic Club.

February 27 at Joyce Beers Community Center,  6:30 P.M. social, 7:00 P.M. program