These are painful, heartbreaking, enraging, difficult times. Many of us are struggling with how to respond, or even just how to cope. Below is a start on a list of resources that may be helpful or informative. Work in progress.
For more up-to-date information on events and news, see our Facebook page and our Twitter feed @EscondidoDems. EDC members can also request access to our members-only Facebook page.
Black Lives Matter San Diego Facebook page
NAACP North County website
NAACP San Diego website
Barack Obama article: How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change
County Democratic Party Chair Will Rodriguez-Kennedy's statement
Monday, June 1, 2020 7:07 PM
June EDC Membership Meeting
Save the date: Saturday June 13, 10:30 am to noon, for our monthly EDC Membership meeting. Members, look for your Zoom meeting invite and agenda next week. Not a member? Join at www.escondidodems.org.
Monday, May 4, 2020 6:26 PM
May 6 City Council Vote on Vacant District 2 Seat
The Escondido City Council was unable to come to an agreement May 6 on appointing someone to fill the vacant District 2 City Council seat. The seat will remain vacant until the November 2020 election. This summer the EDC will hold its usual endorsement process, inviting all Democratic candidates to speak to our membership, and then holding a membership endorsement vote.
Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:25 PM
Keep calm and carry on. There is a lot of misinformation out there. Below are links to city, county, state, and federal health websites with coronavirus info. Also, EUSD is providing meals to students during the school shutdown; flyer here. And the San Diego County Democratic Party has a list of links to local resources here.
Saturday, June 29, 2019 1:14 PM
EDC Endorses Kate Schwarz for Assembly District 75
The Escondido Democratic Club is proud to announce that we have endorsed Kate Schwarz for California Assembly District 75. Check out her website for more information and how you can help elect Kate to represent us in Sacramento.
Sunday, June 2, 2019 7:42 PM
EDC Endorses Olga Diaz for San Diego County Board of Supervisors DIstrict 3
The Escondido Democratic Club is proud to announce that our members endorsed Olga Diaz at our June 8 meeting. Olga has served on the Escondido City Council for 10 years and we know she will be a champion for Escondido and all of San Diego County on the Board of Supervisors.
Monday, May 6, 2019 10:18 PM
EDC Endorses Ammar Campa-Najjar for 50th Congressional District
The Escondido Democratic Club is proud to announce that we have voted to endorse Ammar Campa-Najjar for Congressional District 50! Check out his website for more information and how you can help.