The LJDC Monthly Meeting
Sunday, May 19, 2019
2 - 4:30 pm
California Senate pro Tempore Toni Atkins will lead off the program Sunday. She is our Senator, representing District 39, which includes La Jolla.
She is a historic figure in California as the first woman to head the Senate and the first openly gay person to lead the Senate. She is also the only person to have been Speaker of the Assembly prior to becoming the Senate leader.
PROGRAM: WHAT IS HAPPENING?
Dr. Cody Petterson will discuss the relationship between our climate crisis, our political crisis, our economic crisis, and the evolving ideological struggles within the Democratic Party.
SPEAKER: Dr. Cody Petterson is an anthropologist and environmental activist. Born and raised in La Jolla, he attended La Jolla Elementary, Muirlands Junior High, and La Jolla High. He received a BA from UC Berkeley, an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and a PH.D. in Anthropology from UCSD. He is president of the San Diego County Democrats for Environmental Action and serves on the boards of the San Diego River Conservancy and the Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego. He lives with his wife and two children in La Jolla, where he enjoys his passion for native habitat conservation and restoration.
Community Room @ AMC La Jolla 12 Theater
8657 Villa La Jolla Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
The La Jolla Democratic Club is dedicated to voter education and supporting Democratic campaigns. Founded in 1956, it continues to be a group committed to furthering the principles, candidates and causes of the Democratic Party. The Club members are involved in grass root organizing for numerous campaigns, organizations, projects and causes.