Sunday, May 7, 2017
3:30 - 6 pm
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In recognition of Mother’s Day we are changing the meeting from the usual Second Sunday. Instead, we will meet on May 7 at the same location but at a DIFFERENT TIME, 3:30 - 6pm. The June meeting will be back to the usual date and time: second Sunday, June 11, 2 - 4:30 p.m.
GUEST SPEAKER: Nathan Fletcher
TOPIC: Voting Rights: 150 Years of Progress and Set-backs
Nathan Fletcher is a businessman, and educator who served two terms in the California State Assembly. He served as a senior director of global strategic initiatives at Qualcomm, Inc. and is now a Professor of Practice in Political Science at the University of California, San Diego.
GUEST SPEAKER: Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher
TOPIC: Legislative Efforts to Reform SANDAG (The San Diego County Association of Governments)
Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher is currently serving in the California State Assembly. A Democrat, she represents the 80th Assembly District, which encompasses southern San Diego and is the southernmost Assembly district in the state.
Prior to being elected to the Assembly in 2013, Gonzalez served as secretary-treasurer and CEO of the San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council, AFL-CIO.
The current Vice-Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, Gonzalez Fletcher became the first Latina to ever serve as the Chair of the powerful Assembly Appropriations Committee in 2016.
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.