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Marilyn Albert, a club member, is helping to organize a trip to Cuba focusing on that county’s mental health system (see attachments), Feb. 24 to March 3, 2019. If you’re interested, please contact her at email@example.com.
At this month’s club meeting we’ll have our state reps – State Senator Nancy Skinner (SD9), Assemblymember Rob Bonta (AD18) and Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (AD15) – discussing their upcoming legislative agenda with us. Everyone is invited but if you’re not a member we’d love for you to join at the meeting!
Resolution to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, January 24, 2019: RESOLVED by the Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club that it hereby supports community requests for a financial and performance audit of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office budget
Plenty of places are having election night parties so hit one up and blow off some of this election steam:
SF Eater’s List (https://sf.eater.com/maps/watch-midterm-election-results-bar-restaurant-san-francisco-bay-area-oakland-berkeley) – lists parties this side of the bay at The New Parkway in Oakland, Slainte in Oakland, Starline Social Club in Oakland, Spats in Berkeley, Red Bay Coffee in Oakland, Heart & Dagger in Oakland, Club BNB in Oakland.
Nayeli Maxson (running for Oakland city council district 4) is hosting a party at Camber Montclair on Moraga in Piedmont: Details on Facebook
Nikki Fortunato Bas (running for Oakland city council district 2) is hosting a party at Solespace on Grand Ave in Oakland. Details on Facebook
La Pena Cultural Center in Berkeley is hosting an election results watch party: Details at EventBrite