Our next meeting: January 28, 2021 @ 6:30 pm feat. Barbara Lee!

The Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club is an activist Democratic Party club in the East Bay. Join us – and millions of grassroots Democrats nationwide – to support progressive social movements, elect Democrats to public office, and advance the causes of peace, freedom, and social justice. Our club is a friendly and engaging community. Activities range from educational forums, candidate endorsements, campaigns on issues, and precinct-walking to picnics and parties. We advocate and mobilize for progressive change right here in our local communities. We network with other Democratic clubs and activist organizations regionally, statewide, and nationwide to make a difference beyond the Bay Area.

General meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of the month – except for the months listed at the bottom of this page. We invite you to attend.

Progressive Democrats are rebuilding the Democratic Party from the bottom up – in every city hall, state legislature, and congressional district. The Democratic Party can and should speak to the needs of the multiracial working-class, no matter the ethnicity, race, sex, gender, and immigration status.

The Wellstone Club advocates for immigrant rights and sanctuary cities.

Who We Are

Our Democratic club is named after the late U.S. Senator from Minnesota Paul Wellstone and his wife, Sheila Wellstone. They were tireless and effective organizers for peace, the environment, labor, campaign finance reform, and health care.

Education and democracy have the same goal: the fullest possible development of human capabilities.

When too many Americans don’t vote or participate, some see apathy and despair. I see disappointment and even outrage. And I believe that out of this frustration can come hope and action.
              — Paul Wellstone

Wellstone Club volunteers traveled to Tracy, Manteca, and Modesto in District 10 to help elect Josh Harder to the U.S. Congress.

The Wellstone Club participated in the international climate strike protest in the fall of 2019.