Tag: Gloria Johnson

  • Notes on November Meeting with Special Election Analysis

    Notes on November Meeting with Special Election Analysis

    Susan Peinado called the meeting to order at 4:00pm and welcomed and introduced Sarah Boot, candidate for City Council District 2. Then she handed over to Patrick Schultheis to introduce the panel of journalists who are covering the Mayoral Special Election. The panel discussion covered the results of the Primary and speculation on the run […]

  • Gloria Johnson’s Celebration of Life – August 26, 1937 to September 22, 2013

    Gloria Johnson’s Celebration of Life – August 26, 1937 to September 22, 2013

    Thursday, November 7, 2013, at the First Unitarian Church of San Diego in Hillcrest, a powerhouse of San Diego Democrats gathered to honor the life of Gloria Johnson, an early and vocal advocate for LGBT issues. I was caught with only my IPhone for a camera, but I could not let this important occasion go […]

  • Remembering Gloria Johnson, Trailblazer for Equal Rights

    Remembering Gloria Johnson, Trailblazer for Equal Rights

    This week San Diego Democrats mourn the passing of Gloria Johnson (1937-2013), who was known for four decades as one of California’s most forceful activists for feminist and lesbian issues and Democratic politics. Gloria became the first openly LGBT person to serve on the San Diego County Democratic Central Committee in 1976; she was named […]

  • Great Turnout for Sunday’s Meeting with Cindy Marten, Kevin Beiser, Scott Peters & Ed Harris

    Great Turnout for Sunday’s Meeting with Cindy Marten, Kevin Beiser, Scott Peters & Ed Harris

    Scott Peters updated the club on his work in congress, trying to deal with unreasonable tea-party Republicans as well as reasonable GOP members. He answered members questions and praised club members for their efforts in bringing awareness to Democratic Party causes. Ed Harris announced his candidacy for District 2. Ed spoke to the club in […]

  • Nancy Witt 
- Volunteer of the Year!

    Nancy Witt 
- Volunteer of the Year!

    As many of you already know, Nancy Witt has been named San Diego County Democratic Party Volunteer of the Year! Nancy will be officially honored at the Roosevelt Dinner “Painting The Town Blue” on May 4th. We hope that everyone will attend to help celebrate! Nancy was raised in Wisconsin, the fifth eldest of twelve […]