Notes From April 17th Meeting

April General Membership Meeting Minutes

President Cathie Hyatt calls to order 6:30pm
Approval of Agenda M: Susan Peinado

Candidate Comments
Heather Ferbert candidate for SD City Attorney –

Dr Brenda Miller candidate for Grossmont Healthcare District Zone 3

Brian Maienschein candidate for SD City Attorney

Lori Saldaña candidate for Central Committee

Darshana Patel candidate for State Assembly District 76 –

Joseph Rocha candidate for State Assembly District 76 –

News on Reproductive Rights
TX ruling on abortion pills visit to get involved

DWC Board Statement on Fletcher Allegations and Resignation
Explanation regarding DWC statement re: Nathan Fletcher – External VP, Dr. Tiffany Boyd-Hodgson
Motion for DWC to sign onto statement: Susan Peinado
Unanimous approval 
Club signs on – added to DWC website

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Denim Day – Lori Saldaña, California Assembly Speaker Pro Tem (retired)
Denim Day 2023 is 4/26
Motion for DWC to sign onto SAAM resolution: Susan Peinado
Ann Crosbie concerned over verbiage “eliminate vs process” rape kits
Unanimous Approval to support the resolution

Earth Day Sea Level Rise for Transportation Infrastructure – Destiny Preston, Encinitas-based climate activist and Sea Level Rise Lead at Caltrans

Stronger Tenant Protections  Asma Abdi (she/her), PANA – presentation
Request for the DWC to sign on to PANA’s letter to the City Council in support of stronger tenant protection
Motion for DWC to sign onto letter: Susan Peinado
Unanimous Approval

SB 474 Jean-Huy Tran, #TeamJustice – addressing prison commissary price gouging
Request for the DWC to sign on as supporters of SB474
Motion for DWC to sign on to support SB474: Ann Crosbie
Unanimous Approval

Officer Reports
President, Cathie Hyatt for Treasurer, Beatrice Cubitt
$4553 in bank
$1000 expense – CA Women’s List
$1500 expense – Roosevelt Dinner
$100 donation – CA Women’s Museum

Membership Director, Patricia Wojdowski 
3 new members tonight
Currently over 100 members

President’s Report
Aftershock documentary on Black maternal mortality
Postcards to support libraries available 
Discounted tickets to “The 19th” at The Old Globe Theatre with code word GOLD, closes Sunday

Leila Khader SEIU-UHW Organzier
WHAT: Rally of 500 workers and Press Conference to Support SB525, a bill that will establish a min. wage of $25 for healthcare workers
WHERE: *Sharp Grossmont Hospital, 5555 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, 91942 (parking lot of shopping center + sidewalk)
WHEN: May 11th, 11-1pm
UC Berkeley Labor Center Report:

Destiny Preston – State Hoover commission conducting hearings re The California Environmental Quality Act- 3rd one scheduled 4/27 

Susan Peinado – 4/29 Labor Summit @ Hilton – tickets here

Adjourned 8:26pm M:Susan Peinado 
Next meeting May 15, 2023