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2014 Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Join the Santa Clara County Democratic Party for its 23rd Annual Jefferson Jackson Fundraising Dinner.  This year's guest speakers are two wonderful California Congressional candidates trying to turn seats from red to blue.  Friday, May 9, 2014 at the San Jose Fairmont Hotel.  All the information is here.

 

Candidate endorsement interviews begin this week

The Santa Clara County Democratic Party will hold endorsement interviews for all Democrats running for Mayor of San Jose on Thursday, January 30 starting at 6pm and Tuesday, February 4 beginning at the same time. All interviews will be held at our party headquarters at 2901 Moorpark Ave., Suite 110.

All Dem Clubs are invited to participate in these interviews. Please mark these dates on your calendar and plan to be there. If you cannot attend, please forward this information to your representative. Remember: Each club is allowed ONLY ONE representative at these interviews!

Questions? Contact Judy Pipkin at 408-445-9500 or via email at j.y.pipkin@aol.com

We've Moved!

Come visit our NEW headquarters! Located at 2901 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 110, in San Jose, we are located just west of Valley Medical Center.  Our phone number remains the same: (408) 445-9500.  Stop by and say hello!

We're Moving!

Santa Clara County Democrats are moving to a NEW headquarters this week! The new office is located at 2901 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 110, in San Jose, The location is just west of Valley Medical Center.  Our phone number remains the same: (408) 445-9500.  If you'd like to help us move in, call Judy Pipkin at the office, or email her at j.y.pipkin@aol.com.

DAWN Issues Wake-Up Call for Women Candidates

One of our great Democratic clubs, DAWN, held a training session at HQ this week for women considering running for office. Billed as a "Wake-up Call," the event featured famed campaign consultant Rich Robinson and others who discussed the basics of running effective, targeted campaigns as well as the finer aspects of fund-raising. Future "Wake-up Calls" are scheduled for this fall, although no dates have yet been announced.  Call us here at HQ (408-445-4500) if you'd like more information.

SPECIAL ELECTION

The special election for County Supervisor District 2 is TUESDAY (June 4). The Santa Clara County Democratic Party has endorsed CINDY CHAVEZ as the best candidate for this important office.

NEED A RIDE? We'll be happy to provide one! Call us at (408) 445-9500, and we'll make the arrangements. you can also call the South Bay Labor Council at (408) 266-3790.

DON'T FORGET TO VOTE!

Happening This Week ...

  • Young Dems meet at 7 pm Monday here at HQ on the 10th floor. Guest speaker is County Supervisor Dave Cortese.

And many more!  Call the office at 408-445-9500 or email Judy Pipkin at j.y.pipkin@aol.com for more info.

DNC Looking for Future Leaders

What an exciting opportunity for politically minded young people!  The DNC is looking enthusiastic future leaders between the ages of 20 and 24, who've had little previous exposure to politics, to participate in the Hope Institute 2013 program in Washington, D.C.

All costs are covered, including airfare, lodging and meals! The 40 selected participants will hear from senior campaign officials and others and gain strategies and contacts for launching political careers.

Click here for more information. Contact Claire Olszewski at olszewskic@dnc.org or via phone at (202) 863-8000.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MAY 20, 2013!

Calling All Volunteers!

This week, HQ hosts a fundraiser for Cindy Chavez's Supervisor Campaign. Join us Wednesday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m. on the 10th floor here at HQ. Click on the link or see our Calendar entry for more info.

There's always lots to do at HQ. Here are just a few areas where we could use an extra pair of helping hands:

And many more!  Call the office at 408-445-9500 or email Judy Pipkin at j.y.pipkin@aol.com for more info.

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