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It’s been another productive week for the CDP, and we have a lot of updates. See below for a recap of the week’s activities.

Apply for DCCC-U!
Know someone interested in working on campaigns? The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is bringing its DCCC-U training program to Orange County! DCCC-U is a training experience designed to develop skills for prospective Campaign Mangers, Finance Directors, and Field Directors. DCCC-U is training selected students in Orange County on August 15th from 6:00PM-9:00PM at 8530 Stanton Avenue. You must apply and be accepted to attend the training. Applications can be filed here. For more information, e-mail

#MaulTheRecall Action Alert
Tomorrow, Saturday, August 12th, Senator Josh Newman and an all-star line-up of Democratic Clubs, progressive groups, and our brothers and sisters in labor will be hitting the precincts this weekend to #MaulTheRecall. We hope to see you there! For more information or to Sign up click here. Breakfast and lunch will be provided!

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Executive Board Meeting Reminder
At the 2017 CDP State Convention, the CDP Rules Committee recommended Bylaws amendments for adoption at the August 2017 CDP Executive Board Meeting, August 25-27, 2017, at Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim.

The CDP Rules Committee is taking testimony for Bylaws amendments received and referred to Rules Subcommittees, including ADEM and Miscellaneous Issues Subcommittees. Please visit the CDP Rules Committee webpage to see the proposals, reports, and how to submit testimony.

The CDP Platform Committee will be holding its first hearing in Anaheim. For more information on the Platform Committee process, or to submit written testimony, please visit the Platform Committee’s page.

A quick note on lodging: The CDP room block at the Sheraton Park Hotel is rapidly filling up. However, the Anaheim Hilton is located right next door and is also a union hotel.

For the latest draft agenda, or for more information about the August Executive Board meeting, please visit the Executive Board page on the website.

In Case You Missed It…
CDP Vice Chairs Alexandra Gallardo-Rooker and Daraka Larimore-Hall shared a special message about the anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and thanked Secretary of State Alex Padilla for his national leadership in opposing the administration’s assault on voting rights.

One week closer to 2018!

— CDP Update