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Breaking the Glass Ballot: “It’s Our Time”

Breaking the Glass Ballot (BTGB) is presenting “It’s Our Time” with speakers Mary Hughes, founder of Close the Gap CA, Gail Pellerin, Santa Cruz County Clerk and Sandy Skees.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

9:30am – 2:30pm
Doors open at 9am
New Brighton Middle School
Performing Arts Center
250 Washburn Ave
Capitola, CA 95010


$8 in advance, $12 at the door

It's Our Time flyer

Printable flyer available (339 KB PDF)

Meet the Gubernatorial Candidates

These are free public events and all are welcome.

The DWC is co-sponsoring or helping to publicize these events. We have not yet made an endorsement for Governor.

Meet and Greet Gavin Newsom

Saturday, December 9th
11:30am at the SCPD Community Room
155 Center St Santa Cruz

Meet and Greet Antonio Villaraigosa

Wednesday, December 13th
Hosted by Fred & Barbara Keeley at their home
121 Market St, Santa Cruz

We will announce additional events as they are scheduled.

43rd Annual Roe v Wade Brunch

The Reproductive Rights Network of Santa Cruz
Hosts the 43rd Annual Roe v Wade Brunch
United Methodist Church, 250 California St, Santa Cruz
Saturday, January 21, 2017 – 10 am to noon 

Sliding scale $10-$50.  Students Free. 

Advance Reservations/Donations Online, Mail, Telephone or Email:
Mail: RRN, PO Box 8305, Santa Cruz, CA 95061
Telephone: 423-2356 (Carol Fuller)

The Reproductive Rights Network is concerned that across the US abortion services and reproductive rights’ services are not always easy to access.  Our speakers this year are Yamani Hernandez, Executive Director of the National Network of Abortion Funds, will inform us of the actions their organization takes to help women across the nation access services they are legally entitled to receive and Samar Azam-Yu, Executive Director of ACCESS Women’s Health Justice which operates in Oakland but whose services reach women all over California, will speak on the kinds of difficulties women in California experience accessing reproductive rights services.

For more information contact Carol Fuller or 423-2356

California Secretary of Natural Resources John Laird to speak on California Propositions

The Democratic Women’s Club is hosting a program with California Secretary of Natural Resources, John Laird.

It will be held Saturday, September 17, at Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz.

Secretary Laird will speak on the California November ballot propositions. There are 17 propositions on the ballot. Secretary Laird has the history and perspective to shed light on a subject that can be very confusing to many people.

Doors open 10 am. Program begins at 10:30 am.
Co-sponsored by the People’s Democratic Club, The Santa Cruz County Democratic Party, and the Crosson North County Democratic Club.