Established in 1981, Santa Clara County Democratic Club is a progressive organization dedicated to informing voters, encouraging citizen involvement in the political process, and promoting Democratic Party values.
Monday, April 20, 2015
390 Saratoga Ave.
Come for a no-host buffet dinner with us at
The topic of the April meeting will be:
Disparity Between the 1% and the 99%: Causes and Solutions
Dr. Scott Meyers-Lipton
Dr. Scott Myers-Lipton is a Professor of Sociology at San José State University, and is the author of Ending Extreme Inequality: An Economic Bill of Rights Approach to Eliminate Poverty (Paradigm 2015).
He co-founded the successful effort to raise the minimum wage in San Jose´ from $8 to $10, and the Gulf Coast Civic Works Campaign, an initiative to develop 100,000 prevailing wage jobs for local and displaced workers after Hurricane Katrina. He has worked to help students develop solutions to poverty by taking them to live at homeless shelters, the Navajo and Lakota nations, the US Gulf Coast, and Kingston, Jamaica.
Dr. Myers-Lipton is the recipient of San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP Social Justice Award, the Elbert Reed Award from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Santa Clara County, and the Manuel Vega Latino Empowerment Award. He lives with his wife, Diane, and his two children, Gabriela and Josiah, in San Jose. In addition, Scott and Diane are the proprietors of the Sequoia Retreat Center, a meeting space dedicated to individual and social transformation.
Monday, April 20, 7 PM
No host dinner at 6 PM
390 Saratoga Avenue
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March 2015 Issue
Monthly General Meetings, normally the 3rd Monday (except July or August and December)
6:00 p.m. for no-host dinner
7:00 p.m. meeting begins
390 Saratoga Ave.
(Cross street is Kiely Blvd., between Stevens Creek and Hwy 280.) in San José
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7:00 p.m. for Meeting & Dessert
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