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Wellstone Club Biannual Luncheon honoring State Controller Betty Yee

Sunday, November 1, 2015
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Uptown Body and Fender, 401 26th St., Oakland, CA

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These are critical times. We must rein in the billionaires, reform an out-of-control, racist criminal justice system, rebuild our environmental path, and more. As all eyes begin to turn towards the upcoming national elections, we want to make sure that a California political leader who has always been there on the important issues gets the recognition she deserves— and raise funds for our 2016 fight to reform Prop 13, win back our 2/3rds Legislative majority, and build our movement. (more…)

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The Economic Crises: A basic five point program of Recovery and Renewal

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As consumer spending decreases credit dries up, businesses purchase less and lay-off employees thus creating a downward economic spiral. This can only be reversed by focused and bold government action, particularly at the federal level. While the Obama administration has made half-steps towards addressing some of these problems with the Economic Stimulus package 0f 2009 and the Financial Reform Act of 2010, the basic underlying problems still persist, and unless reversed will inevitably lead to future economic shocks, chronic unemployment, and increasing income inequality.

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Tools to Save and Increase Affordable Housing (WDRC 5/28/15 General Meeting)

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Here are some ideas and resources presented at our 5/28 meeting (complete summary to follow): Meeting summary & panel recommendations Hauswald affordability handout Letter supporting affordable housing bills (AB 35, 90, 1335, and 1056): Download this Word/.RTF document addressed to Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, personalize it, sign it, and send it. https://www.facebook.com/quartznews/videos/952266094807093/ http://www.urban.org/urban-wire/what-if-there-were-step-between-renting-and-owning http://www.rooflines.org/3820/is_homeownership_really_falling_out_of_favor/ Larry Rosenthal’s presentation (PDF) Our […]

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Club Affirms “Black Lives Matter” to Alameda County Central Committee Through Resolution

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Black Lives Matter Wellstone Club Resolution to the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee Wednesday, Feb 4 7PM, San Leandro Library, 300 Estudillo Ave Whereas: On Black Friday, November 28, 2014, in response to a call to action from the Black community of Ferguson, MO, a team of 14 members of the #BlackLivesMatter network, dubbed the […]

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