Featured Event:

Club Meeting for April 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Humanist Hall, 390 27th St., Oakland, CA

Environmental Justice in California: Resisting the Trump Agenda. Speakers will include Judy Pope of 350BayArea, Michael Kauffman of NCIO, Andres Soto of Communities for a Better Environment, and Rec Ken Chambers, Pastor of West Side Missionary Baptist Church. Potluck starts at 6pm, please bring something to share.

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Rep. Barbara Lee’s Statement on Military Strikes Against the Syrian Government

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Rep. Barbara Lee’s Statement on Military Strikes Against the Syrian Government Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s released the following statement on the recent  military strikes against the Syrian government: “The US strikes in Syria last night, conducted without Congressional authorization, represent a dangerous military escalation into the Syrian civil war and are without legal justification. The use of chemical weapons against innocent civilians is barbaric and there is no question that Bashar Al-Assad must be held accountable for his heinous actions. I will continue to support an international response to bring the perpetrators of these horrors to justice and negotiate a political solution to the war in Syria. “But by illegally bombing a sovereign nation, President Trump has intensified an already dangerous […]

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Notes on the platform discussion meeting on Jan 26th

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Dear Friends, Thank you for participating in the Wellstone Club meeting at the Niebyl Proctor Library on Thursday, January 26.  My apologies for taking so long to get this report out to you.  I can only plead heavy duty participation in meetings and demonstrations. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the DRAFT of the Wellstone Club platform (which is attached for your convenience).  There were quite a few suggestions, additions, and amendments.  I’m listing those below: 1.  Organize work in the 10th CD (Tracy, Modesto, Turlock), a district wonky Clinton but where there is a Republican Congressman; http://action.dccc.org/pdf/dccc-on-offense. 2. Affiliate with California Forward . 3. Help cities across California pass their own campaign finance and electoral reform laws including public financing […]

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