There are more than three million of our fellow citizens in Puerto Rico, and we must stand with them in their hour of need. Please contribute to one of the following relief organizations providing aid to our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico:
But aside from giving California’s Grassroots Democrats a major voice in deciding the Democratic Nominee in 2020, this move has some practical impacts on the CDP and our County Committees, most significantly with respect to the endorsement process timeline. The CDP leadership team is working to identify and mitigate the logistical challenges this move creates, and we will be reporting more on those efforts in the weeks ahead.
High School Democrats Working Group
CDP Secretary Jenny Bach is putting together a working group to develop strategies and projects to reach out to and engage high school-aged Democrats. For more information, or to participate, contact CDP Secretary Jenny Bach.
Platform Committee The CDP adopts a platform every two years. The CDP Platform Committee is currently working on drafting our new platform, which will be considered and adopted at the CDP State Convention in 2018. We welcome your input and participation through the drafting process. Please note that all testimony and proposals must be submitted in writing. The deadline to submit written testimony and proposals is Friday, November 17, 2017, at 5 PM. To submit written testimony and language proposals, please visit the CDP Platform Committee webpage.
Deadlines Approaching – Rules Miscellaneous Issues Subcommittee The Rules Miscellaneous Issues Subcommittee has issued a draft recommendation report regarding CDP Bylaw amendment proposals referred to the Subcommittee. Interested parties may submit written comments or testimony on this draft recommendation report until Thursday, October 5, 2017. Written comments may be submitted online via webform on the Rules Committee webpage.
Regional Meetings CDP Regional Meetings are held across the state prior to the November 2017 CDP Executive Board Meeting and are currently underway. For information on the Regional Meeting in your area, please visit the CDP Events webpage.
Endorsement General Information
The CDP Endorsements webpage is up and running at www.cadem.org/endorsements. Please visit the Endorsements webpage for information on the 2018 CDP endorsement process. The webpage will be updated periodically as we head into the 2018 election cycle.
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CDP Political Director Clark Lee urged our activists to use the new online phonebank set up by Senator Josh Newman’s campaign to defeat the recall, and CDP Chair Eric C. Bauman presented an award to Senator Josh Newman at the Democratic Party of Orange County Truman Dinner.