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March 9, 2021 General Meeting: A Panel Discussion on Eliminating Single-Family-Only Residential Zoning

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MGO Members and Friends:
Please join us for our March 2021 meeting for a panel discussion on a red-hot housing issue: Eliminating single-family-only residential zoning        

Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 7:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Panelists

Kirk Peterson
Architect of housing and historic preservation projects
Oakland Landmarks Board (former Chair)
Rockridge Community Planning Council Board

Derek Sagehorn
Housing advocate, East Bay for Everyone  

Mari Perez-Ruiz
Chair, California Democratic Renters Council
Alameda Renters Coalition

Register/Join Zoom Meeting at
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkcO6rpjooHNPh2EPo4yL8OBflurLa7ovz
 
The Metropolitan-Greater Oakland Democratic Club (MGO) is the oldest Democratic club in Oakland, and has been involved in Oakland politics and public policy for over 60 years.

Metropolitan-Greater Oakland Democratic Club 60 Years in Oakland Presenting Local Government–Keeping It Accountable–Promoting Democratic Values

MGO Dem Club Meeting on Tuesday, Feb 9: a discussion on the January 6th Insurrection

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MGO Members and Friends:

           This month we depart from our usual concentration on local issues to discuss what is on all of our minds:  Join us by zoom at our monthly general meeting for a club discussion of the January 6th Insurrection.  This is an opportunity to share your thoughts and speak your mind.
   Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 7:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. THE INSURRECTION The discussion with be led by one of our longest, most respected and most politically astute club members,
CHRIS PEEPLES We will cover such questions as these:  How did we as a nation slip so far?  When and how did our Democratic voice become so irrelevant to so many Americans? What are viable Democratic paths after the Senate trial to promote the healing of the nation?     We hope you can attend, listen and speak.  You’ll be glad you did.
Register/Join Zoom Meeting at
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkfumhpj4tGNPslAFWslcpEuUw2qPg7rAm
 
The Metropolitan-Greater Oakland Democratic Club (MGO) is the oldest Democratic club in Oakland, and has been involved in Oakland politics and public policy for over 60 years.

Metropolitan-Greater Oakland Democratic Club 60 Years in Oakland Presenting Local Government–Keeping It Accountable–Promoting Democratic Values

MGO Democratic Club January 2021 Meeting

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Dear MGO Members and Friends:
HAPPY NEW YEAR!

The last four years have has been a presidential catastrophe. But now we celebrate the arriving leadership of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris and extend every supportive thought to them as they begin to unite and heal our fractured country.

In Oakland, MGO begins the year with a look at Oakland K-12 public school education and to thank the four just-retired members of the Oakland Board of Education:
 
Jody London, James Harris, Jumoke Hinton Hodge, and Roseann Torres
 
for their service, to hear about their experience on the Board and their thoughts about the path forward in Oakland public school education.
 
We look forward to seeing you!

 Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021
7:30-9pm

Register/Join Zoom Meeting at
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ofumtrT0pGN2bQkkjxBe3P_vwySFkgT_y
 
The Metropolitan-Greater Oakland Democratic Club (MGO) is the oldest Democratic club in Oakland, and has been involved in Oakland politics and public policy for over 60 years.

Metropolitan-Greater Oakland Democratic Club 60 Years in Oakland Presenting Local Government–Keeping It Accountable–Promoting Democratic Values

MGO Democratic Club Pop-Up Post-Election Discussion

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Dear MGO Members and Friends:
Here’s your chance to share information and views, vent, praise, predict or opine.  Join us for an informal pop-up discussion on the election results. 

Tuesday, Dec 8, 2020
7:30-9pm

Register/Join Zoom Meeting at
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYof-mprjkuGdQwgvoyaqLsWMmqcpMiq8cp

MGO Democratic Club 2020 Endorsements

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Endorsements from MGO Endorsement Meetings
All of our endorsed candidates were vetted by members who attended MGO’s endorsement meetings. Please note that we have not endorsed in every race. In order to receive an endorsement from MGO, a candidate, ballot measure or proposition must receive at least 60% of those voting for that office, ballot measure, or proposition.

Oakland City Council
Oakland City Council, District 1: Dan Kalb
Oakland City Council, District 5: Noel Gallo
Oakland City Council, District 7: Treva Reid
Oakland City Council, At-Large: Derreck Johnson

AC Transit, Ward 2, Jean Walsh

Oakland Unified School District Board Board
District 1, Sam Davis
District 3, Van Cedric Williams
District 7, Ben Tapscott

Oakland City Attorney – Barbara Parker

Oakland Local Measures
Measure RR – Yes
Measure S1 – Yes

Prop 15 – Yes
Prop 16 – Yes
Prop 17 – Yes
Prop 18 – Yes
Prop 19 – Yes
Prop 20 – No
Prop 21 – Yes
Prop 22 – No
Prop 25 – Yes