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What follows are the end-of-meeting community announcements from the Fresno County Democratic Central Committee’s General Meeting, held May 4, 2016.

From Jeni Kren:

The regular May meeting of the Clovis Democratic Club will be Thursday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m. at Seven Restaurant, 25 Shaw, Clovis. The Clovis Club has also announced its annual Patriotic Picnic, scheduled June 24. See the flyer below for more information.


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From Daren Miller:

May 5-8, Fresno Temple COGIC will celebration 100 years of spiritual stewardship and community leadership rendered from the corner of Los Angeles Ave. and E. St.  We pray that you will find some time to join our celebration.

Events begin Thursday evening at 7:00 pm and conclude with a 1:00 pm service on Sunday.  COGIC invites you will to celebrate with us this weekend as we honor our 100 year legacy.

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From Daren Miller:

UPDATED: FYI – The Central Valley Hmong Democrats (CVHD) will host a People of Color Mayoral Candidates Forum on Monday, May 27, 2016 (not May 16 as previously announced).  The questions to be asked have been designed to address issues of importance and concern to People of Color.  Please share and encourage family, co-workers, students and friends to attend.

Time:  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location:  The Sisavangvathana Hall
1410 Kern Street, Fresno, CA  93706

For more information please contact:  Mai See (Marcie) Vang at (559) 892-7473 or Dottie Smith at (559) 276-2066

From Yezdyar Kaoosji:

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The Fresno For Bernie campaign is in high gear and multiple activities are happening every week across the county. On May 1, Delegate Caucuses across all Fresno Congressional Districts elected the required number of delegates who are ready to go to Philadelphia to vote for Bernie.

Bernie national campaign staff Eron Lira is now based in Fresno and is busy training Team Captains for Precinct, Canvassing and Phone Banking teams. Luis Ojeda is leading all outreach efforts and coordinating volunteers. Contact him at or text 559-223-1192 to volunteer. Also, join the webinar at

The Bernie Light Brigade is coordinated by Bev Fitzpatrick, Eddie Sanchez and Emy Mendonea. To join their fun group holding lighted signs and waving at major intersections, text Bev at 559-355-9717.

Neighborhood Rallies are being held regularly. Simone Cranston-Rhodes and Luis Ojeda are Rally organizers. If you want to conduct a rally in your neighborhood please text Luis (559-223-1192) or Simone (559-978-4504). Nearly 500 people joined the Tower District Rally, and over a hundred marched from Bullard to River Park.

Join the March for Bernie at the Fresno Rainbow Pride Parade on June 4. For details and to RSVP go to:, or via Facebook, where 145 have already registered.

To receive Fresno For Bernie newsletters from Chip Ashley please send an email to

Finally, remember that to vote in the Democratic Primary you need to be registered as a “Democrat” or have “No Party Preference”. ALERT: Ensure that you did not accidentally register with the American Independent Party thinking you registered as an “independent.” It is a conservative party and you will not receive the Democratic Primary ballot if you are registered there. The deadline to change or register to vote in the California Democratic Primary is Monday, May 23, 2016. Contact the County Registrar of Voters at:

Yezdyar Kaoosji,

From Carole Laval:

Clinton delegates for CD-22. Winners in today’s (5-1-2016) voting: Female: Marsha Conant, Carole Laval, Judy Lund-Bell (all FCDWC);  and Male: Tony Capozzi (Fresno) and Daljit Singh (Visalia).