At our next General Membership Meeting, we invite you to join us for:
An in depth discussion of the need for and potential impacts of comprehensive immigration reform in the United States. How will reform impact local communities? How will reform affect young people in our state and across the country?
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 6:30-8PM
With guest panelists:
David Campos, Supervisor, District Nine, City and County of San Francisco:
A native of Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, Supervisor Campos came to the U.S. with his family when he was 14. Campos attended Stanford University and Harvard Law School, and has served as Deputy City Attorney for the City and County of San Francisco. Campos has held his seat on the Board of Supervisors since 2008 and is a leading voice on immigration matters within City Hall.
David Bacon: Writer/Photojournalist:
His photos and stories speak about the migration of millions of people being as a global fact of life, while the media and political leaders in the United States and other wealthy countries ignore the economic realities that cause it. He is the author of The Children of NAFTA, Communities Without Borders, and Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants.
Join the San Francisco Young Democrats over cocktails and light refreshments as we honor Senator Leland Yee and Board of Education Member Matt Haney for their work on behalf of young people:
Wednesday, March 27, 6pm-8pm
580 Sutter @ Mason
You can purchase tickets online at: https://secure.actblue.com/page/SFYDAwards
***Advocate of the Year*** Senator Leland Yee
***Rising Star*** SF BOE Member Matt Haney
The first 25 guests will receive complimentary drink tickets!
Current Members: $10
General Admission: $35, includes membership dues*
Dear San Francisco Young Democrats,
We have a lot on the horizon for the rest of the summer. Our August membership will be Wednesday August 8. In this meeting we will be discussing:
1. Early endorsements for Matt Haney and Chris Jackson.
2. Hearing from ballot measures on the November 2012 ballot
3. Voting on a bylaws amendment to change our candidate endorsement process
As announced at our July meeting, Leader Pelosi is getting ready to take back the House and SFYD wants to help! We have an easy and exciting opportunity to assist in this all-hands-on-deck national strategy so please join Leader Pelosi at an intimate house party on Tuesday, August 7. Reduced contribution of $50 for SFYDers ONLY.
Please RSVP right now so you can attend this rare, intimate event with Leader Pelosi: http://bit.ly/OpbHZp
What: SFYD August membership Meeting
When: Wednesday, August 8, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: Infusion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street
Lastly, our annual fundraiser and award ceremony Ball in Blue is just around the corner. If you have not been before, this event is a fun, semi formal social and fundraising event in which we honor a "Young at Heart Dem." Past honorees have included former State Senator Mark Leno, Sen Leland Yee, CDP Chair John Burton, and political activist Jane Morrison.
This year it will be at Dear Mom and there will be an
open bar and appetizers.
Tickets are $40 and include your yearly membership. Remember it is a"Ball" so cocktail attire is recommended but not required. Hope you can make it, if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask or visit our Facebook event page.
What: 6th Annual SFYD Ball in Blue
When: August 16th, 2012 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Where: Dear Mom, 2700 16th Street
San Francisco, California 94103
See you on the 8th at our membership meeting, and get ready to network, schmooze with some elected officials, and have some fun at our Ball in Blue!
Communications Chair / Secretary
Hi Young Dems,
I would like to invite you and your friends to the San Frnacisco Young Democrat's
April Endorsement Meeting.
We will be hearing from Federal, State, and local candidates for office, as well as
speakers on the four ballot measures ballot measures on the June election.
Voting ends at 8:30 pm.
Who: The San Francisco Young Democrats
What: April Endorsement Meeting
Where: The Infusion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street
When: Wednesday, April 11th 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
Below are the questionnaire's from candidates running for office. Note the list is not an
exhaustive list of candidates running for office.
At our July meeting we held elections for 3 officer positions and heard from the candidates for Sheriff.
Congratulations are due to our Returning External VP Emily Salgado, our new Treasurer Alex Mitra and our new secretary Chris Gambinski.
Thanks are also due to our departing officers, Secretary Dean Ignacio and Treasurer Allie Fisher
Thank you to everyone for attending and voting.
You can read Beth Spotswood's take on the meeting here