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Welcome to the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party


Join us at the next

Progressive Caucus Meeting

Saturday November 15, 2014, 03:45 p.m. 2014 Fall Executive Board Meeting, San Diego

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa 1441 Quivira Road, San Diego, CA 92109 Room: Bay View I

Main Program: “Poverty, Politics, and Progressives.” A panel discussion of how poverty is approached by the Democratic Party and what we can learn about it and what we can do about it.

Our Panel will be: (Please Note: Only credentialed members may rise to ask questions.)

  1. Arun Gupta, a New York writer and founding editor of the Indypendent magazine the Occupy Wall Street Journal.
  2. Margaret Prescod, the Executive Producer and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio. She was named Best Radio Personality – 2012 by OC Weekly. She is the author of the UK published book Black Women: Bringing It All Back Home.
  3. Stanley Aronowitz, professor of sociology, cultural studies, and urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is also a veteran political activist and cultural critic, an advocate for organized labor and a member of the interim consultative committee of the International Organization for a Participatory Society.

The program will be followed by some Caucus Business including the Election of Judy Hess as Vice-Chair – Central (unopposed) and some minor bylaws amendments.