Upcoming DWMC Events

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Hilton Garden Inn, 1000 Aquajito Rd, Monterey CA
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

 

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Our Next DWMC Event

When: Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: Corral de Tierra

Please join the Democratic Women of Monterey County in beautiful Corral de Tierra for our Seventh Annual Feast for Sustainable Change! Click to RSVP!

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JT Mason, who spoke eloquently at the DWMC's moving panel discussion on race, gender and identity, will lead a special event on racism this Saturday, August 29, 5-8pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 490 Aguajito Rd., in Carmel.

Titled "Conversations on Racism: Becoming Better White Allies", the event is designed specifically for white allies who want to engage in the personal and political work of ending racism.

 "I feel heartbroken and outraged by what continues to happen every day to people of color," Mason said. "With every Sandra Bland, Trayvon Martin, every Charleston, it is too easy for me - as a white person - to be overwhelmed into isolation and non-action. It is past time to step up and commit anew to work for real equality. White people must end racism in order to regain our full humanity and make our own lives better, for ourselves and for the world." Mason expects this to be the first of many conversations and actions toward ending racism.

A light dinner will be provided. 

 

Please join Bill at a gathering of friends and supporters as he lays the groundwork for his 2016 re-election.
There will be good music, good food, and good company. You won’t want to miss the incredible taco cart!
We hope you’ll show your support for Bill’s leadership in the State Senate. Tickets are $30 per person or $50 for a pair. Sponsorships are $1,000, $500, and $250. Please contact Nicole soon at nicole@billmonning.org to arrange to be a sponsor.

What: Bill Monning’s Summer Party

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015
Location: At a private home in Monterey
RSVP: rsvp@billmonning.org for Directions
Tickets: $30/person or $50/pair.
Sponsorships: $1,000, $500, and $250
RSVP: rsvp@billmonning.org
We hope to see you on the 25th!

The community is invited to attend a candle-lighting ceremony to honor the nine people killed in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17. The event, organized by Seaside civil rights leader Helen Rucker, will take place this Wednesday, July 1, on the Seaside City Hall steps, at 7pm. 

 

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