Meetings and Events

Next Monthly Meeting

Date, Time, Location

 

Meetings are Virtual over Zoom until further notice

We meet on the second Thursday of the Month at 7:00 - 9:00

Members will receive a meeting invite.

Contact Us for an invitation. 

November 11, 2021

Topics:

Assisting Afghan Refugees

Huddle Leadership Updates

Upcoming Programs

 

If you have a suggestion for a speaker or topic of discussion, contact Vicky.

2021 Huddle Meetings

 
October 14, 2021

Discussion included:

  • Surveyed members' current activism activities

  • Reviewed priorities we set in April and strategized on moving them forward in 2022

Meeting Slides

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September 9, 2021

We discussed the Huddle Forums, Vote Tripling, and Assisting Afghan Refugee Resettlement.

Huddle Forums

Refugee Organizations

August 14, 2021

We celebrated the summer by taking July off with no meeting and enjoying a picnic lunch on April's big deck in August.

Picnic Photos

June 10, 2021
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Barbara led a discussion of S-1, the For the People Act. Danny DeBare of Activate America discussed activism strategy for 2022 midterms.

Summary of S-1 Bill

Presentation Slides

May 20, 2021

Members reported on activism organizations they have worked with, that we might want to partner with in the upcoming election season.

Organization Summaries

Meeting Slides

April 8, 2021

We discussed:

  • Our accomplishments in 2020 election activism

  • Shared approach to meetings

  • Breakout session to identify ideas for 2021 focus

  • Top focus: Fight and counteract voter suppression 

February 11, 2021

Al Padro, member of the CV Municipal Advisory Council, presented an overview of the purpose and functioning of the MAC and a typical meeting.

Presentation summary

January 14, 2021

Susan explained why Trump is still a danger. Jane explained impeachment and 25th Amendment.

Meeting slides

Presentation slides

March 11, 2021

Sara Lamnin, member of the Alameda County Coalition for Fair Redistricting, discussed promoting a fair process for redrawing the five County Supervisor District boundaries.

Presentation slides

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Recent Special Events

 
Assembling Face Shields
January 18, 2021

In conjunction with the Biden-Harris inauguration and MLK Day of Service, Vicky organized a project to assemble 200 face shields for health care workers.

Casey and Phid joined the effort (each working from home). Vicky delivered the assembled shields to Alameda Health Systems.

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Annual Special Events

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Annual Special Events

(Covid permitting)

New Year Retreat:

Set goals for the year

Summer Picnic: 

Barbecue and play

Holiday Social:  

Sweet and savory treats

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2021 Summer Picnic

About twenty of us gathered on April's big deck on August 14th to enjoy a beautiful summer day, delicious food, and long-missed company.

The fare was "appetizers, salads, and desserts."

The joy was being together in person for the first time in eighteen months.

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We invite you to join us and make change a reality

Act as if what you do makes a difference.  IT DOES!  

William James