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Our Time Has Come: DWMC January Event highlights Three Exemplary Women Candidates running for California or Regional Political Office

  • Hilton Garden Inn 1000 Aguajito Road Monterey, CA, 93940 United States (map)

The January 18 luncheon meeting of the Democratic Women of Monterey County will be an opportunity to meet and support three outstanding women candidates for California or regional political office. The luncheon event takes place from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1000 Aguajito Rd., Monterey. The public is welcome to attend.

Gubernatorial candidate Delaine Eastin is the only woman ever to serve as State Superintendent of Public Instruction in California. She served four terms in the State Assembly and was a City Councilmember. As governor she will champion single payer healthcare, ban fracking, work to combat climate change, invest in education from cradle to career, increase support for pre-natal and paid maternity leave, and enact criminal justice reforms. Ms. Eastin is known as a unifier and will bring Californians together to fight the dangerous policies of the Trump administration.

Supervisor Malia Cohen is running for the California Board of Equalization (BOE) second district, to represent 23 coastal counties from the Oregon border to Santa Barbara. The BOE oversees property tax assessments, taxes on insurers, and excise taxes on alcoholic beverages. Ms. Cohen has extensive financial and tax experience through her work with the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, where she serves as the Chair of the Budget Committee, the SF Employee Retirement System, and the SF Transportation Authority. She has been a strong advocate for the needs of the people over those of special interests by supporting policies in areas such as affordable housing, cannabis legalization, nutritional health, and small business displacement.

Regina Gage is a Candidate of Supervisor for Monterey County District 2. She is an outspoken champion for the elderly and youth, women’s safety and health, and family and community nutritional needs. As the Executive Director of Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley, Ms. Gage is a proven leader in advocating for local seniors. She is a strong supporter for housing and counseling needs for foster youth, and for women victims of domestic violence. She has extensive financial and staff management experience from her work with non-profits. Ms. Gage is the current President of the Democratic Women of Monterey County.

Reserve below or for more information, call 831.200.DWMC.

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