Register Democrats to Protect Katie Porter (CA-45) and Harley Rouda (CA-48)   
December 10, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Euro Caffe, Santa Ana, CA 92704

Register Democrats at the Newport Beach Courthouse to Protect Harley Rouda (CA48)  
December 11, 2019, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, Harbor Justice Center, 4601 Jamboree Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Newport Together District 4 Workshop
December 11, 2019, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Bonita Creek Community Center, 3010 La Vida, Newport Beach, CA, 92663

Laguna Beach Democratic Club Holiday Party and Wreath Auction 
December 11, 2019, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Neighborhood Congregational Church Laguna Beach, 340 St Anns Dr, CA

Register Democrats Protect Gil Cisneros (CA-39)
December 12, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Dripp Coffee, 500 N Harbor Blvd Suite B, Fullerton, CA 92832

Sharon Quirk-Silva 2019 Holiday Open House & Toy Drive 
December 12, 2019, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 1440 N Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92835

Senator Tom Umberg Holiday Open House and Winter Clothing Drive    
December 12, 2019, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center, 1000 East Santa Ana Blvd, Suite 220 B, Santa Ana, CA

Newport Together District 1 Workshop
December 12, 2019, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Marina Park Community Center, 1600 W Balboa Blvd, Newport Beach, CA, 92663

National Women’s Political Caucus Annual Holiday Party with Guest Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis 
December 12, 2019, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 10920 Silverado Terrace, Tustin, CA,92782

Costa Mesa Democratic Club Holiday Party
December 12, 2019, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Pitfire Pizza, 353 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA, 92627

72nd ADA Holiday Dinner Celebration   
December 13, 2019, 5:30 pm, IAM District Lodge 725, 5402 Bolsa Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA, (RSVP to Ray Cordova at ray@socountylabor.org)

Congressman Harley Rouda December Town Hall
December 14, 2019, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Newport Beach Public Library Foundation, 1000 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA, 92660

2019 Orange County Young Democrats Obama Awards 
December 14, 2019, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, Civic Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA, 92660

Register Democrats to Protect Katie Porter (CA-45) and Harley Rouda (CA-48)
December 17 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Euro Caffe, Santa Ana, CA 92704

Scott Rhinehart for Assembly 2020 – Social Justice Reception
December 17 2019, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Register Democrats at the Newport Beach Courthouse to Protect Harley Rouda (CA48)
December 18, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, Harbor Justice Center, 4601 Jamboree Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Dave Min for State Senate Pre-Christmas Holiday Party
December 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Gina’s Pizza, 4533 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Irvine CA

Register Democrats to Protect Katie Porter (CA-45)
December 21, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Mother’s Market, 2963 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612

Register Democrats to Protect Katie Porter (CA-45)   
January 4, 2020, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Mother’s Market, 2963 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612

Voter Registration Training Call with Field Team 6     
January 8, 2020, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm (online)

2020 OC Women’s March     
January 18, 2020, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Orange County, CA

Register Democrats to Protect Katie Porter (CA-45)   
January 18, 2020, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Mother’s Market, 2963 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612

2020 Citizens’ Climate Lobby Southern California Conference   
February 22, 2020 – February 23, 2020, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm, California State University Los Angeles, 5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, CA, 90032

Club Meetings & Voter Registration

Visit our Calendar for regularly scheduled Democratic Club meetings, voter registration actions with Field Team 6, DPOC Central Committee meetings, and more. Note: Some clubs may not have meetings in December due to the holidays. Contact clubs directly for details.

 

News

 

Strike for Mental Health Care

Nearly 4,000 National Union of Healthcare Workers-represented psychologists, social workers, therapists, and addiction medicine specialists have decided to hold a 5-day strike the week of December 16th to urge Kaiser to increase staffing to improve mental health care access for Kaiser’s 9 million California members.

Workers call on the community to join the picket lines in solidarity. In Orange County, strikes will occur at Kaiser facilities in Anaheim, with rallies at noon each day. Click here for details, including all strike times and locations.

 

Orange County Women’s March: How to Get Involved

The OC Women’s March, a nonpartisan community-organized action with more than 20,000 attendees each year, returns on Saturday, January 18, 2020. Here are some important links to help you or your organization get involved:

Sign Up To Volunteer – Route guides are always the most needed volunteer position, and it’s the best way to help and still march.
Register Your Organization
Register As An Individual
Downloadable Flyers in Multiple Languages (more coming soon)
Shareable Facebook Event

Street Team/Event Planning
There will be a limited number of spots available along the march route for groups who would like to express themselves through music, dance, art, poetry readings, or whatever creative ideas you come up with. If you would like to get involved with the Street Team or the Organizing Committee, please email OCWomensMarch@gmail.com.

 

Job Opportunities in Orange County

For political jobs and nonpartisan election job opportunities, visit our Careers page. Send opportunities to info@ocdemocrats.org.

 

Central Committee Elections

If you’ve been reading our newsletters or following us on social media, you probably know Democratic Party of Orange County Central Committee elections are underway. Central Committee members vote on endorsements, resolutions, bylaws, delegates, and more. They also help fundraise, support Democratic Clubs, and help recruit candidates for local office.

Wondering who’s running to represent you at DPOC? View candidate filings on the OC Registrar of Voters website (you can vote for up to 6 DPOC Central Committee members in your Assembly District):

Candidates in the 55th Assembly District
Candidates in the 65th Assembly District
Candidates in the 68th Assembly District
Candidates in the 69th Assembly District
Candidates in the 72nd Assembly District
Candidates in the 73rd Assembly District
Candidates in the 74th Assembly District
Unsure which Assembly District you’re in? Look up your district here.

 

Open Call for Parliamentarian

The Democratic Party of Orange County seeks a Parliamentarian. For more information, click here.

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