The Leisure World Democratic Club’s next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 19th. Featured speaker will be Orange County Democratic Party Chairwoman Ada Briceño. She will update members on issues relating to the upcoming recall election. The Club also looks forward to her report on the recently completed Democratic State Party Convention.
This May 19th ZOOM meeting will begin promptly at 12:00 p.m. All LW Democrats and their supporters are welcome to attend. Log-in information by computer or phone is included in the Club’s current electronic newsletter. Those persons not already subscribing to the newsletter should call club president Mary Tromp at 562-412-0898 with their contact information and party affiliation in order to receive the log-on information.
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The first immigrant to lead the Democratic Party of Orange County, Chairwoman Briceño immigrated to the United States at the age of six when her family fled a brutal civil war in Nicaragua. She has dedicated her career to uplifting marginalized voices.
In addition to her political and union work, Briceño has led many civil rights, immigrant rights, women rights, and environmental efforts. She serves as a member of the Southern California Air Quality District Environmental Justice Committee to raise the voices of those impacted by air quality and other climate and environmental justice issues. She is the former chair of Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE), an organization which brings together faith leaders for economic justice advocacy. She also serves on the Orange County Women’s March Steering Committee and on the Board of Planned Parenthood of San Bernardino and Orange Counties. Among her many accolades, Ada has been named one of Orange County’s 100 Most Influential persons by the Orange County Register in 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2014.
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On Tuesday, April 27th, the LW Democratic Club officially reopened its voter registration booth in the parking lot outside clubhouse 6. The booth will be open every Tuesday from 10:30 to 12:30. In addition to voter registration information, visitors to the booth will find copies of the Club’s most recent newsletter as well as other materials relating to upcoming elections.
To subscribe to the Club’s electronic newsletter, phone the editor Mary Larson at 562-296-8521 or email email@example.com. Please remember to include your full contact information. This newsletter is available only to club members and their supporters although back issues are published on the club’s website.
In addition to the above efforts to keep members and supporters up to date, plans are underway to make the Club’s Facebook page more user friendly, as well as up to date with information of interest to voters.
For Democratic Club membership information or to check renewal status, phone 562-431-7275.