April 2014 Meeting

Our April meeting will be at The “New” MCDP Headquarters

April 10, 2013 – 7:00 p.m.

MCDP Headquarters, 2914 N Central Ave Phoenix, AZ 85012

We will begin the meeting by finishing up some old business form the last meeting.  We will be having an election for the new 1st Vice-Chair Position.  While I expect others to be nominated at the meeting, the only person to step forward so far is Robert Donat. There are also 3 seats on the State Committee that are open, based on an Audit by the ADP.  As with 1st Vice Chair, So far only Charli Vark has expressed interest.  So nomination will be taken from the floor.  In addition to the elections there will be discussion about the creation of District 24 Bylaws.

We will also have a few short presentations from the following:

Sara Parra, Candidate for Phoenix Union High School Board;

David Garcia, Candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction

 If you have not already printed out your PC Nomination paperwork, remember you can download all the documentation you need from right here on the website.  Look for the PC Docs tab at the top of the page.  If you have your petition & nomination compete, Mary Peralta will be available to Notarize your document at this Meeting.  Completed Forms should be turned in to the LD or MCDP by April 28th.

March 2014 Meeting

Our March meeting will be at The “Rock”

March 13, 2013 – 7:00 p.m.

The “Rock”, 4129 N 7th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85013

We will begin the meeting by finishing up some old business form the last meeting.  We will be asking LD24′s PCs to confirm Robert Donat’s appointment to 1st Vice-Chair, followed by nominations and election for Secretary, and discussion about creating a 3rd Vice-Chair position.  We will also be announcing the PC who the board nominated to MCDP for the Endorsement Committee.  We will be following up on the “Adopt-a-voter” program that went out at the last meeting.  Finally, there “MAY” be a State Committee seat open.  If you are interested in becoming a State Committee member you will want to be at this meeting.

We will also have a few short presentations from the following:

Terry Goddard, Candidate for Secretary of State;

Sam Almy, Arizona Democratic Party

 If you have not already printed out your PC Nomination paperwork, remember you can download all the documentation you need from right here on the website.  Look for the PC Docs tab at the top of the page.  If you have your petition & nomination compete, we’ll have a notary at the March & April Meeting.

February 2014 Meeting

Thanks to LD 24 Democrat Austin Head, February’s LD24 Democrats meeting will be held at the Regency House Condo’s Community Room.  The Condos are located at 2323 N Central Ave (just 1 block south of the UFCW99 building).

Tonight’s agenda includes a presentation from Candidate for Dist. 24 House of Representatives, Rich Bauer.  We will also be discussing the new “Adopt-A-Voter” program we are helping the county with.  Current Representative Chad Campbell will be here to give us a Legislative Report.  All this along with some special announcements, and regular District business.

 

November Meeting Reminder

Our November meeting will be at MCDP HQ.

November 14, 2013 – 7:00 p.m.

Maricopa County Democratic Party 2914 N Central Ave Phoenix, AZ 85012

We will be having a discussion on the Proposed MCDP By-Law Changes along with the Proposed MCDP Endorsement Policy.  This will be a lively discussion.  Please take a moment to review the proposals.  They were email to you on November 1st as part of the news letter

We will also have a few short presentations from the following:

Ken Clark for LD 24;

Q.U.I.P (Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project)

Fred DuVal for Governor (Update)

Kennedy for AZ Corporation Commission

YMCA – Youth In Government

On a closing note, CONGRATULATIONS are due to both Laura Pastor and Kate Gallego who won their City Council Elections on November 5th.  If you would like to see the video of either of the debates, we will keep them up at UStream Link.  We look forward to working with them to make Phoenix a stronger city over the next 4 years.

October 2013 Meeting Reminder

Our October meeting will be at MCDP HQ.

October 10, 2013 – 7:00 p.m.

Maricopa County Democratic Party 2914 N Central Ave Phoenix, AZ 85012

We will be joined by the candidates for Phoenix City Council for District 8:

 Kate Gallego and Warren Stewart.

We will also have 4 short presentations from the following:

Pacific and Asian American State Caucus;

Q.U.I.P (Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project)

HRC (Human Rights Commission)

District 24′s AIDS Walk Phoenix Team

If you were not able to attend the September 12th Meeting, you can now watch the Justin Johnson & Laura Pastor moderated Q & A on this UStream Link