DATE: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
TIME: 7:00-9:00pm (Meet & Greet for new members at 6:30pm)
LOCATION: Pico Branch Library ANNEX – Not our usual location!
After seeking feedback from the community on what our club should focus on in 2017, we are going to start with “Activism 101: How YOU can make a difference at the local level”. For those of us who feel newly reinvigorated toward activism after the election, we will be hosting an interactive discussion with local activists, party delegates, and elected officials to go over the basics of how you can effect change. Learn the most effective tools to have a result starting here in Santa Monica all the way to Washington DC.
Full list of speakers will be announced in January.
Additionally, at this meeting we will hold a vote on whether or not to endorse L.A. County Measure H, which will appear on the March 7, 2017 Countywide ballot. Measure H would levy a temporary 10-year quarter-cent sales tax to raise $355 million annually to pay for services and housing for the 47,000 homeless residents of L.A. County in accordance with the Approved Strategies to Combat Homelessness Plan adopted by the Supervisors in February 2016.
In order to vote on the endorsement of Measure H, new members will have to pay their 2017 dues by December 26, 2016. Those who joined the Club in November or December 2016 are considered 2017 members. Club members from 2016 may re-register at the door.
Register now at ActBlue: https://secure.actblue.com/page/smdcmembers