2019 Meetings and Events
2019 Huddle Meetings
December 12, 2019
Holiday Social and Postcard Party
Members gathered for food and fun. We wrote postcards to voters and encouraging words for women in shelters.
November 14, 2019
October 10, 2019
Helen Ayala, manager of the Ruby's Place shelter for women and children discussed:
Serving Survivors of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking
September 12, 2019
Casey Farmer, Executive Director of Alameda Complete Count Committee discussed:
What's at Stake with Census 2020
June 14, 2019
Cheri Greven of Planned Parenthood Mar Monte spoke about PP and abortion funds.
March 14, 2019
Claudia McDonagh, of Citizen's Climate Lobby, spoke to us about HR 763, Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.
January 10, 2019
A slate of candidates from the East Bay Democratic Unity Alliance spoke to us about running for the CA Democratic Party delegation for Assembly district 20.
Recent Special Events
Phone Banking Training
November 16, 2019
Susanna Chau, of East Bay Activist Alliance, joined Carla to train 15 Huddle members on setting up to call and how to talk to voters.
Everyone arrived apprehensive and left with confidence and enthusiasm to continue phone banking on a regular basis.
Debate Watch Parties
Featuring pot luck dinner and debate bingo
February 2, 2019
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Twenty-five Huddlers gathered for the 2019 Annual Huddle Retreat where we:
Welcomed new members and celebrated veterans
Strengthened friendships and commitment to the group
Set goals and intentions for 2019
We split into three groups to discuss 2019 priorities and plans for each of the three committees:
We concluded the retreat with a Values word-cloud activity:
We listed the values we hold for the group.
Each person voted for six favorites.
Jillian arranged them into a graphic in the shape of a pussy hat.
Values with the most votes are largest.