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Nov 15 2017

November 16, 2017 DCSMV Gen Meeting

Thursday, NOVEMBER 16, 2017 GENERAL DCSMV  MEETING IHOP Restaurant, 202 Nicholsen Dr, Santa Maria, CA 93454.  Speaker at 7:00 pm – 7:40 pm., open to the public, followed by the DCSMV General monthly meeting , registered Democrats.  Social and menu dinner 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Guest Speaker for November is Alena Simon, Food & …

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QUICK LOOK AT ACTIVITIES/FESTIVITIES CALENDAR – Dem Club and/or Affiliates

(See all past club activities on HOME PAGE tab, Santa Maria Democratic Club/Dem links.)   JOIN US FOR OUR NOVEMBER SPEAKER  AND GENERAL MEETING. Thursday, November 16, 2017  Speaker is Alena Simon of Food & Water Watch.  7:00 pm – 7:40 pm Open to the public. General Meeting, following speaker, registered Democrats. Social and menu …

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Nov 14 2017

STOP 750 new wells! Save our WATER!

There are over 750 new wells proposed for Santa Barbara County that will be voted on by our county Board of Supervisors.  Click on the link: NO drilling! Reject proposals by oil companies AERA, ERG and PetroRock.  These projects would drill through the Santa Maria Valley Groundwater Basin, which provides clean drinking water to 12 …

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Sep 18 2017

California lawmakers approve landmark ‘sanctuary state’ bill SB54 to expand protections for immigrants

California lawmakers on Saturday passed a “sanctuary state” bill, SB54, to protect immigrants without legal residency in the U.S., part of a broader push by Democrats to counter expanded deportation orders under the Trump administration. The decision came hours after a federal judge in Chicago blocked the Trump administration’s move to withhold Justice Department grant …

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Sep 12 2017

GREEN POWER. BE AN ACTIVIST IN SANTA MARIA/SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

GET INVOLVED AND RECEIVE INFORMATION. https://www.greenpower.ngo/search-campaigns?q=93454 Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/greenpowerCA/

Sep 12 2017

LEGISLATOR: VOTE NO on AB 726 and AB 813. Stop the attacks on clean energy.

Big Energy took California for a ride once already. It’s time to let local communities pave a new path toward a clean energy future.   While this move may benefit corporations like PacifiCorp (and billionaires like Warren Buffett), it does not benefit the renewable energy future of California or its residents. This is a clear …

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Sep 08 2017

Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education, takes first steps towards dismantling protections under Title IX prohibiting sex-based discrimination.

  “All K–12 schools and postsecondary institutions that receive federal funds must designate at least one employee to coordinate their efforts to comply with and carry out their responsibilities under Title IX. These Title IX coordinators ensure that all people affected by sex discrimination in schools — students, parents, and employees — are aware of …

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Sep 04 2017

800,000 Dreamers are at risk in the land of immigrants.

  SIGN THE LETTER. Protect the Dreamers.  These Dreamers came forward with the government’s promise of protection, and passed a rigorous background check, paid a fee, and are currently in school, active duty or the workforce. They are hardworking, young individuals who are part of the fabric of our nation. Eliminating the ability of these …

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Democratic Club of Santa Maria Valley

  CALL TO ACTION:  http://www.santamariademocrats.info/resist-call-to-action/ Call/Sign Petitions:  http://www.santamariademocrats.info/petitions/ Write letters to the Editor:  http://www.santamariademocrats.info/letters-to-media/ Look up elected representatives:  http://www.santamariademocrats.info/your-reps-and-maps/

Attention Activists!! Go to our BE INVOLVED! RESIST!! tab, and SIGN PETITIONS tab. Sign up for texts, write letters to media, be informed.

  http://www.santamariademocrats.info/call-to-action/  

Aug 27 2017

Joan Hartmann, SB County Supervisor office in Santa Maria.

Office open Tuesday – Friday. Located at 511 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 111, Santa Maria, CA  93455. In the Joseph Centeno Bldg off E. Betteravia Blvd & Centerpoint Parkway. Contact  Alma 805-346-7210.     Joan Hartmann, Santa Barbara County Supervisor    

Aug 27 2017

The environment isn’t a political issue. It is a survival issue.

Planet Earth is planet “A.”   There is no planet “B.” We live on the Mother Ship.  If we humans, as caretakers, protect our planet, it will continue to give and sustain life. If we don’t, it will take life. To deny that we humans have no effect, or that we can’t make changes that will limit …

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Aug 24

Santa Maria Valley Unites against Hate.

Santa Maria and surrounding communities came together August 20th to reject hate and to show support for the victims of hate crimes in Charlottesville, VA, and demand that all elected representatives speak out against white supremacy and violence.   There is no place in America for racism and neo-nazism.         http://www.keyt.com/news/santa-maria-north-county/love-not-hate-rally-draws-big-crowd-in-santa-maria/607029554   …

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Aug 24 2017

Candlelight “Vigil for Peace” was held in Santa Maria on August 25, 2017.

  A Santa Maria gathering was held at the corner of W. Cook and S. Broadway Friday evening for citizens who believe that a diverse, rich culture adds to our nation; where people are not excluded due to race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or financial status.  Send a powerful message of inclusion, not division. …

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