Monday, Dec 21, 2020 Via Zoom
6:32PM Club President Susan Peinado called meeting to order
Club Officers – President Susan Peinado, VP Dr Rebecca Fielding-Miller, VP Ramla Sahid (not present), Secretary Cathie Hyatt and Treasurer Rosamond Blevins
Recognition of visiting Electeds or their representatives, representatives from other affiliated organizations
- Doug Case Representing State Senate President Pro Tem – Toni Atkins
Delaine Eastin is running to be the next Chair of the California Democratic Party
Delaine wants to create an inclusive, growing, inspiring, transparent California Democratic Party that will win back the congressional seats we lost in November, and train and support Democrats up and down the ballot, and all over the state. https://www.delaineeastin.com
Motion that the DWC take a position of support of Delaine Eastin for CDP Chair (Lori Saldana) passed unanimously.
Barbara Bry, former District 1 San Diego City Councilmember, spoke on the Recall Jen Campbell campaign www.recalljen.com
Shane Parmely also spoke about the We The People signup form – click here
Motion that the DWC take a position of support in the effort to recall Jen Campbell (Shane Parmely) passed by an overwhelming majority.
Dr. Samm Hurst updated us on her campaign experiences running as a first-time candidate for Santee City Council District 4.
Treasurer, Rosamond Blevins provided a nominating report, bylaw committee update, and Treasurer’s report.
Dr LaWana Richmond is running for DWC President on January 18, 2021.
Rosamond also outlined some of the groups that DWC has donated to in 2020 including Univesidad Popular
Arcela Nunez Alvarez spoke about the work that Universidad Popular does in North County https://www.unipopular.org
Covid Rant from UCSD Epidemiologist Vice President Dr. Becca Fielding Miller – Not that Kind of Doctor
The Safer at School Early Alert System (SASEA) is a COVID-19 wastewater detection pilot program for K-12 schools and daycares.
Upcoming virtual conversation to discuss the COVID-19 Vaccines and the African American Community
Candidates in attendance at the meeting:
- Dr Kyra Greene AD71
- Yasmeen Obeid AD71
- Kenya Taylor AD71
- Peggy Liz Weaver AD71
- Ami Admire AD75
- Arcela Nunez Alvarez AD75
- Matthew Cappiello AD75
- Justin Domecillo AD 75
- Alan Geraci AD75
- Polly Counts AD76
- Rob Howard AD76
- Linda Miller AD76
- Mustafa Nizam AD76
- Jason Rosenberg AD77
- Ehab Shehata AD77
- Loxie Gant AD78
- Wedad Schlotte AD78
- Ismahan Abdullahi AD79
- Mejgan Afshan AD79
- Angela de Joseph AD79
- Tiffany Gonzalez AD79
- Nicole Jones AD79
- Nadia Kean-Ayub AD79
- Shane Parmely AD79
- Dr LaWana Richmond AD79
- Cheryl Robertson AD79
- Rafael Perez AD AD80
Michelle Krug – CDP caucus participation is open to any registered Democrat, you do not have to be an ADEM to join a caucus
Angela de Joseph – Women of Color Roar Breakfast rescheduled June 19, 2021 – Juneteenth
Shane Parmely – Covid Hotel Room Resolution, please vote for this resolution at the December 22, 2020 Central Committee meeting
- Link to recent San Diego Union Tribune articles:
- As crisis deepens, hundreds of hotel rooms reserved for COVID-19 response go unused by San Diego County
- Temporary shelter costs at San Diego Convention Center exceed $40M, city records show
Sue Alderson – North County Women’s March 2021 – will be virtual and a lot of fun, with great speakers – for information email Sue
Lori Soldaña – Please join San Diego Democrats in lending a hand at sddems.link/fooddrive
Our next meeting is Monday January 18, 6:30 via Zoom
Playout music, as requested by Alyce Pipkin-Allen – Mariah Carey “All I Want For Christmas Is You”
Video of the meeting is on our YouTube channel here.
Transcript of the meeting is here.
Notes by Cathie Hyatt, Secretary