Next MGO General Membership Meeting

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ENJOY SUMMER 2017

Next MGO General Membership Meeting will take place on September 21st.

If you have questions, contact MGO President Annie Flores, annie.fl21@gmail.com

 

[ MGO May 18th ] Assemblymember Rob Bonta

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Don’t miss the opportunity to hear Assemblymember Rob Bonta (AD-18) address the future of CA health and other critical programs to our state and county.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Temple Sinai

2808 Summit, Oakland, CA

 

 

 

 

New eBoard Members

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Congratulations to the new 2017-2018 eBoard Members!

PRESIDENT

  • Annie Flores

TREASURER

  • Steve Statler

 

AT-LARGE MEMBERS

  • Vincent Leung
  • Fred Goss
  • Joseph Tanios
  • Judy Cox
  • Nancy Sidebotham

[ March 16, 2017 ] Navigating the State Senate

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MGO Membership Meeting – Thursday, March 16th, 7pm

Navigating the State Senate – Guest Speaker Nancy Skinner

Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit Street, Oakland

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CA vs WDC: Keeping the National Executive Branch Under Control

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MGO FEBRUARY MEMBERSHIP MEETING
California vs Washington: Keeping the National Executive Branch Under Control
Thursday, Feb 16th 
7:00pm

GUEST SPEAKER:  

HELEN GRIECO |  Northern California Organizer, California Common Cause

Helen Grieco

Helen Grieco joined California Common Cause as an organizer in northern California in 2010.

She works to educate Common Cause activists on issues, advocacy and organizing tactics, recruits new members and organizes Common Cause campus and community groups and young professionals. She also teaches organizing and activism, and runs educational outreach events to address campaign finance reform, government accountability, voting rights/reform, redistricting, media reform, fair elections campaigns, legislation and initiatives.

Helen has two decades of experience as an advocate and spokesperson for social, political and economic justice. She has trained community activists and leaders and is an author and producer of educational media. She was the founder of Our Media Voice, BRAVE People, Defending Ourselves Self-Defense School and SHE Academy. She also is a former executive director of the California National Organization for Women. Helen has a bachelor’s degree in women’s studies from San Francisco State University and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University.

December – “The Trump Era Begins: Holding the Line

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MGO DECEMBER POT LUCK DINNER PROGRAM
Thursday, December 15th
Temple Sinai – Stern Hall
2808 Summit Street – Oakland
“The Trump Era Begins: Holding the Line
with special guest speaker:  PAUL PIERSON, John Gross Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
WORKING PROGRAM SCHEDULE 
5:30pm      Doors open
6:00pm     Social hour
7:30pm     Program Begins
8:30pm     Q&A

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:    
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Professor Paul Pierson is the John Gross Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. Pierson’s teaching and research includes the fields of American politics and public policy, comparative political economy, and social theory. His most recent books are Off-Center: The Republican Revolution and the Erosion of American Democracy (Yale University Press 2005), co-authored by Jacob Hacker,  Politics in Time: History, Institutions and Social Analysis (Princeton University Press 2004), and  The Transformation of American Politics: Activist Government and the Rise of Conservatism(Princeton University Press 2007), which was co-edited with Theda Skocpol, and Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class (Simon and Schuster 2010), also co-authored by Jacob Hacker. Pierson is an active commentator on public affairs, whose writings have recently appeared in such outlets as The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, and The New Republic.
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NOVEMBER MEETING CANCELLED

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The November membership meeting has been cancelled. Mark your calendar to attend our next membership meeting on December 15th.  Stay tuned more information to come.