Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar- Curry
Guest Speaker at the January 13th Club Meeting
Cecilia Aguiar- Curry was elected to the California Assembly in November 2016. She represents the 4th District that includes all or parts of Napa, Lake, Yolo, Sonoma, Colusa and Solano counties. Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry grew up in Yolo County, and earned a degree in business administration at San Jose State University. She served as the first female mayor of Winters, with achievements such as overseeing improvements to the downtown area, working to improve local schools, and helping the area become a regional agricultural hub. She serves on several standing committees, including agriculture, health, local government, and transportation, as well as select committees on wine and the census. Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry spoke at the January 13th NSDC meeting. For more information about Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry, visit her website at https://a04.asmdc.org/
Happy New Year to our veteran volunteers—and our brand new political activists! We need your experience—and your fresh enthusiasm. We are looking forward to a year of hope and promise. Check out our upcoming events. Let's do this together!
NSDC Holiday Celebration: Donations for Opportunity House
Club members gathered to celebrate together on December 9 at the IBEW Local 1245. Colleen Berumen, Director of Opportunity House, spoke to us about the activities of the Opportunity House in Vacaville, including the Opportunity House holiday baking projects. Members brought donations of baking supplies for the project. A good time was shared by all.
Nobody is Above the Law Demonstration
On Tuesday, December 17th, the Nobody Is Above the Law network, sponsored by MoveOn.org, held more than 600 events across the country, calling on Congress to Impeach & Remove President Trump. Club members demonstrated in support of impeachment at the Solano Government Plaza in Fairfield.
Congratulations to club member Frances McCullough EdD, who received the Tri-City NAACP President’s Medal of Freedom Award for exceptional leadership. Well deserved, Dr. McCullough!
Members Take Action
Members participate in the Northern Solano Democratic Club Letters to the Editor/Op Ed Writers Group
At the last club meeting, Ric Wright reported on the newly formed letters to the editor/op ed writing group. The group writes letters to the editor in order to increase the visibility of the Democratic point of view. If you are interested, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NSDC Club Members Running for Solano County Democratic Central Committee
Click here to see a list of NSDC club members running for Solano County Democratic Central Committee for the March 3 primary election. They are listed by supervisor district:
District 1 (5 seats)
District 2 (5 seats)
Paula K. Bauer
District 3 (4 seats)
Donald G. Lowrie
Bonnie Carol Hamilton
District 4 (3 seats)-will not be on the ballot
Marjorie (Margie) Johnson Olson
James F. Hardwick
District 5 (4 seats)
See a complete list of candidates currently running on the March 3, 2020 primary election ballot for Solano county on the following website: FINAL of CANDIDATE FILED LOG March 3 2020.xlsx
A comprehensive list of our local elected officials, the political party for which they're registered and their term of office.
Click here for a comprehensive list with description that Don Lowrie compiled of our local elected officials, the political party for which they're registered and their term of office. This is especially helpful in identifying non-democrats where we might look for qualified democratic candidates to run against them.
Get involved! Next Steps Postcard Writing
Club members participate in the Next Steps postcard writing events, coordinating with organizations such as Flip the West and Postcards to Voters. Want more information? Contact us at email@example.com.
Democrats in Action Lunch Meeting on January 23
Please join us for the next monthly NSDC Democrats in Action Lunch Meeting Thursday, January 23, 2020 at noon at Fuso Italian Restaurant, 535 Main St in Vacaville. Club members and friends meet to discuss actions we can take to engage politically in current local, state and national issues. Come share what actions you are involved in, hear what other folks are up to, or if you aren’t presently involved in any specific actions, come find out how you can become involved!
Report on the 2019 Fall Endorsing Convention: Long Beach, CA
by Don Lowrie
The California Democratic Party held its endorsing convention in Long Beach on November 15-17, 2019. Because the party must make its official endorsements before the close of the filing period, and the change of the 2020 primary date to March 3, a second 2019 convention was required. Click here for more information.
Reminder from our Club Treasurer Don Lowrie: club membership dues are payable January 1 for 2020. Individual dues are $30/year, or $25 if you are a student, senior, or otherwise claiming financial hardship. (Before you ask, I take you at your word!) Dues for couples are $50/year. Sustaining members pay a little extra to ensure we can cover rent and other expenses throughout the year. Sustaining membership is $60/year for individuals and $100/year for couples. A hearty thank you to all of the 2019 sustaining members!
All members are asked to complete a new membership form when they renew, to ensure that we have correct and current addresses, phone numbers, and emails on file. Once you have completed the attached PDF form , you can either bring it to the next club meeting, email it back, or mail it along with your club dues to NSDC, PO Box 192, Fairfield, CA 94533.