Alamedan's Stand Up Against Off Shore Drilling

On February 8th, CADC members bussed to Sacramento to participate in a demonstration against off-shore drilling. They joined 500 other Californians in standing up to President Trump's off-shore drilling plan.

Demonstrators gather outside Sacramento. [photo credit: Gabrielle Dolphin]

Demonstrators gather outside Sacramento. [photo credit: Gabrielle Dolphin]

Critics of the drilling plan cite the numerous oil spills and accidents associated with such drilling projects. If you are interested in getting involved with this cause, check out this action packet which outlines ways to support this cause or visit ProtectThePacific.com

Demonstrators standing with their signs.

Demonstrators standing with their signs.

Even family pets got involved in the demonstrations, including this shark/dog.

Even family pets got involved in the demonstrations, including this shark/dog.

Alameda Democrats Join for Women's March

Members from the Alameda Democratic joined together to attend the second annual Women's March in Oakland. They met up at Wes Cafe on Webster for coffee before catching a local bus to the march. An estimated 40,000 to 50,000 marchers attended the event to show support for a variety of causes.

A group of CADC members get ready to head to Oakland for the Women's March. Photo Credit: Alan Pryor

A group of CADC members get ready to head to Oakland for the Women's March. Photo Credit: Alan Pryor

CADC Member Cheri Johansen (center, in purple) collects signatures for a cause close to her heart. Photo Credit: Julie Casey

CADC Member Cheri Johansen (center, in purple) collects signatures for a cause close to her heart. Photo Credit: Julie Casey

CADC Member Kim poses with the Kamala Harris campaign button she's chosen to wear to the Women's March. Photo Credit: Julie Casey

CADC Member Kim poses with the Kamala Harris campaign button she's chosen to wear to the Women's March. Photo Credit: Julie Casey

Supporting SB 562 in Sacramento

On Wednesday January 17th, CADC members Dan Wood and Cheri Johansen went to Sacramento to attend the Select Hearing on Healthcare. While there,  they stopped by Rob Bonta's office to thank him for cosponsoring SB 562, the California Healthcare for All bill.

CADC members Cheri Johansen, club Secretary left and Dan Wood, President of Programs right pictured in Sacramento

CADC members Cheri Johansen, club Secretary left and Dan Wood, President of Programs right pictured in Sacramento

In 2017 the City of Alameda Democratic Club voted unanimously to endorse SB 562 - The Healthy California Act. If you are interested in learning more about SB 562 read here.