May 27, 2014 Richard Barrera Secretary – Treasurer and CEO of the San Diego – Imperial Counties Labor Council

Gerry Senda will present an updated draft of our Uptown bylaws.  Gerry Senda and past presidents: Bill Irvine and John Hartley have worked on this draft to be presented to our membership.
Treasurer’s Report
Our treasurer is at $1,309.54 as of Sunday, May 11, 2014
Membership Report
Bring a Guest!  We are returning to our bring a guest raffle.  Those who bring guests will be eligible for a $20 restaurant gift certificate raffle secured by Dennis Niland.  Our current membership is at 66.  Let’s get to 70!  Bring a friend to our meeting, enroll them as a member of Uptown and have a chance at a good meal in the process!
Uptown Democratic Club
General Meeting
Tuesday, May 27
7pm – Social – 7:30 – General Meeting



April 22, 2014 Forum for June 3 Primary Co-Sponsored with San Diego Democratic Business and Professional Club

Congressman Scott Peters, CD52 invited

Sarah Boot, Candidate for San Diego City Council District 2

Robert Brewer Independent Candidate for District Attorney versus Bonnie Dumanis

Carla Keehn Candidate for Superior Court Judge Seat 20

Carol Kim , Candidate for San Diego City Council District 6

Michael J. Popkins Candidate for Superior Court Judge Seat 19

Susan Guinn Candidate for County Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk

Michelle Hagan Candidate for Superior Court Judge Seat 25

Alicia Munoz Candidate for SD County Board of Education District 3

Michael G. Mc Quary Candidate for SD Unified School Board District C

7pm – Social – 7:30 Program
Joyce Beers Community Room – Ralph’s Shopping Center – Hillcrest

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Enrique Morones founder of non-profit Border Angels


Enrique Morones – Renowned human rights activist, Enrique Morones, will speak about his humanitarian work along the US/Mexican border, immigration reform and his efforts to speak out on behalf of migrants.  Enrique founded Border Angels in 1986 as a non-profit organization supporting human rights with a special focus on the migrant population.

This will be a great program!  Don’t miss it!
Uptown Democratic Club General Meeting
Tuesday, March 25
7pm – Social – 7:30 Program
Joyce Beers Community Room – Ralph’s Shopping Center – Hillcrest


February 25, 2014 Rabbi Laurie Coskey Interfaith Center for Worker Justice

Rabbi Laurie heads up the
(ICWJ) for San bod_CoskeyDiego County.
ICWJ fights for just wages for low wage, fast food workers. 
She is inspiring and you will be moved by her presentation!
The ICWJ represents clergy, churches, mosques, synagogues, faith and justice organizations, and people of faith around San Diego who, called by their respective religious traditions, work for justice and stand up for the poor and marginalized. In partnership with low-wage workers, ICWJ brings visibility to the struggle of hard working individuals and working families trying to make ends meet in San Diego County through campaigns in the workplace, with policy makers, and around critical issues such as living wage policies, immigration and affordable housing. Rabbi Laurie also led the reflection for IWJ national’s action at 2011 National Conference in Chicago.
Rabbi Laurie also serves as a board member of the San Diego Convention Center.

January 28, 2014 Kami Olsson – Director of the GO Team

Uptown Democratic Club
January Program
Tuesday, January 28
Location: Joyce Beers Community Room, Hillcrest
7pm – Social – 7:30 Program
Kami Olsson – Director of the GO Team
Kami Olsson, San Diego County Democratic Party’s Director of Grassroots Organizing will fill us in on what the GO Team is doing for the Mayoral Run-off, the Primary and the General Elections. The GO Team’s proven methods increases turnout by an average of 14% and encourages people to vote for all races on the ballot. GO Team is always looking for new volunteers to help with voter contact, data entry, and team leadership. GO Team and Clubs are a natural match; it increases membership and strengthens our Democratic communities. That’s how Democrats win – with an outreach operation that works block-by-block, door-by-door, person-to-person!