August Newsletter


  1. August 27 General Meeting Agenda
  2. August Program Details – West Contra Costa Unified School District & Schools First November Ballot
  3. July Meeting Minutes
  4. ‘The Power to Heal’ – Medicare for all and the Civil Rights Revolution
  5. Environmental Sub-Committee Information

AGENDA – August 27, 2019

Meeting Location: 545 Ashbury Ave, Back Building, El Cerrito

6:00 Doors Open: Pizza available ($5)

6:30 Call to Order

6:35 Minutes

6:40 Treasurer’s Report

6:45 Other Officer Reports

6:50 Report from Club Representative to Central Committee

6:55 Report on Selection of Club Representatives to the CDP process

7:00 Upcoming ECDC Meetings/ Speakers

September 24 Tuesday Supervisor John Gioia
October 26 Annual Dinner Nancy Skinner (no separate meeting) location to be announced

7:05 Announcements

Date of Next Climate Committee Meeting

7:20 Program

West Contra Costa Unified School District

Marcus Walton- Communications Director

Marcus Walton is a communications professional with more than 15 years of experience in journalism, public relations, marketing, community outreach and engagement, advocacy, as well as strategic planning and execution for public and private sector organizations. He is an expert in utilizing limited resources to develop effective communications and marketing strategies designed to reach diverse communities.

Mr. Walton has worked with West Contra Costa Unified School District for over five years as the Communications Director. Previous to this position, he worked with the Sacramento and the Capistrano Unified School Districts in their communications departments and served as a staff reporter for the San Jose Mercury News. He is a graduate of Sacramento State University and Pinole High School.

Michael Nye and Gordon Miller

The Schools and Communities First the November 2020 ballot measure

Michael Nye, retired secretary treasurer/CFO of the California Federation of Teachers and Contra Costa County Democratic Central Committee representative for West Contra Costa County/Supervisor District 1.

Gordon Miller, retired industrial hygienist at the University of California Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and on the CARA Legislative Committee.

8:29 Good of the Order

8:30 Adjourn

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