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Kamala Harris Addressing Sex Trafficking in California

At the California Democratic Party Convention in Anaheim this weekend (May 15-17, 2015) Attorney General Kamala Harris held a press conference and spoke about Sex Trafficking in California. Her answer contains a lot of useful information for our program this afternoon on Sex Trafficking of Minors in San Diego: Why is this problem growing and what can we do to put a stop to this modern day slavery? Photo by Patrick Schultheis. Our original content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Notes from March’s Meeting – Political Climate

Club President Susan Peinado called the meeting to order at our regular start time of 4:00pm. Welcome and Introduction of Elected Officials and Candidates Susan welcomed and introduced guests: Bryan Peace and Kath Rogers. She thanked everyone that brought snacks. She recognized and thanked new club members: Nathan Fletcher, Shana Hazen, Andrew Ishee, and Jimmy Tabb. She also recognized Chris Ward, candidate for San Diego City Council District 3 in 2016. Old Business Liability Insurance Update. It was moved and seconded a motion to authorize the purchase of general liability insurance from the California Democratic Party. The viewing party of Cowspiracy had a good turnout and it was noted that San Diego 350 and Clairemont Clubs were great to collaborate with on this event. The club will have 2 or 3 tables at the San Diego County Democratic Party annual Roosevelt Dinner. Please let John know if you are going and your preferred seating arrangements. Program: Political Climate Climate Action Campaign Kath Rogers and Brian Elliot presented civic engagement and background information on the Climate Action Campaign. Their mission is to …

Notes from February’s Meeting – Labor and the Democratic Party

Club President Susan Peinado called the February 22, 2015 meeting to order at 3:31 PM. She thanked everyone that brought snacks. Welcome and Introduction of Elected Officials and Candidates Susan welcomed and introduced guests: reporter Doug Porter; Kimberly Beatty, School Board President of Poway Unified; Barbara Bry, Founder of Run Women Run; Joe LaCava of the San Diego Community Planners Committee; John Hartley; Howard Singer; Mike Bower, Chair of CA Democratic Party Progressive Caucus; new Patron members Toni Atkins and Jose Castillo, and new members Max Coterill, Michael Thaller, Pamela Hughes, Greg Robinson, Maria Leal, Sara Shon, and Jimmy Tabb. She also thanked labor guests including Nephi Hancock, Andy Ishee and Ricardo Ochoa. Susan also thanked Frank Gormlie of the OB Rag for his write up that encouraged attendance. Susan welcomed the candidates present and each spoke on their candidacy: Barbara Bry – running for City Council District 1 Justine DeCesare – running for City Council District 7 Gil Cabrera – running for City Attorney Joe LaCava – running for City Council District 1 Rafael …