Families Belong Together

Families Belong Together Rally
10 am – 1 pm
Todos Santos Plaza, Concord

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Join us on June 30 to send a clear message to Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress: Families Belong Together!

This is a peaceful, non-violent, family-friendly gathering to hold signs and protest the separation and detainment of children from their parents at the border. This event will be about visibility and adding one more city to the number of cities who stood up to say “No, we are not okay with this.” We welcome drummers, musicians, artist and poetry to help set the mood of this event. Join together in making our voices heard! Please help lead the way to a brighter future for the children of the world!

What should I bring?
Yourself and five friends! These are family-friendly events. This event is wheelchair accessible.

Please register at:

https://act.moveon.org/event/families-belong-together/20193/signup/

Also, feel free to bring a homemade sign with a message like:
Keep Families Together
La Families Merecen Estar Unidas
Families Belong Together
Familias Unidas No Divididas


The lead partners of this action are calling upon participants to wear WHITE—as a STRIKING VISUAL SYMBOL that will also connect attendees in solidarity to each-other and channel historic social ju
stice movements unified by one color of clothing. We believe if we can get a significant portion of the crowd to wear white, it will provide a compelling image for the media coverage and to capture the public’s imagination.

From: Families Belong Together – Concord

Reminder Bring Your Own Ballot May 10th!

Mvoteeeting reminder – bring your ballot on May 10 at 7:00 PM Lafayette Library and Learning Center. Board members Tom Duckworth and Peter Ericson will discuss the pros and cons of the ballot initiatives.

We will be conducting our Club Election of Officers.

Our endorsements:

  • Diana Becton – Contra Costa District Attorney
  • Ayore Riaunda – Contra Costa Auditor-Controller
  • Lynn Mackey – Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools
  • Rebecca Bauer-Kahan – California State Assembly-member for District 16

Bring Your Own Ballot May 10th Issues Meeting

BYOBallot on May 10th, 2018 Lafayette Library 7:00 PM

Board Members Tom Duckworth and Peter Ericson will discuss the pros and cons of the ballot initiatives.

We will also be voting on the Board of Directors for the coming year. The recommended slate is:

  • President – Katie Ricklefs
  • Vice President – Tracy Brog
  • Secretary – Mike Rusk
  • Treasurer – John Hall

Candidates can be put forward from the floor.

Remember to Vote June 5th.

Our endorsements are:

  • Rebecca Bauer-Kahan State Assembly District 16
  • Diana Becton – County District Attorney
  • Lynn Mackey – County Superintendent of Schools

Agenda: 7:00 to 7:15 Meet and greet. 7:15 to 7:30 Shout-outs and Board Elections 7:30 to 8:30 Issues Discussions 8:30 to 9:00 Q&A.

April 12 Candidates Forum

April 12 7:00-9:00 PM Candidates Forum Meet our Democratic Candidates on the June Ballot

Lafayette Library and Learning Center

  • Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, California State Assembly District 16 – help flip this District to Blue
  • Diana Becton, Contra Costa County District Attorney
  • Malia Cohen, Contra Costa County Board of Equalization
  • Fiona Ma – California State Treasurer
  • Ayore Riaunda – Contra Costa County Auditor/Controller

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