Volume 2 Number 3
July 2020
Let's Get to Work!
DWCCV's Virtual Action Meeting Sat., July 25 th 11 AM - 1 PM
The Ventura County Democratic Party in coordination with the California Democratic Party is moving to the next step in the 2020 Campaign with statewide Virtual Action Meetings. The Virtual Action Meeting program is centered around building out the base of the Democratic Party through engaging and meaningful peer-to-peer interactions.
DWCCV is reaching out to Democrats from throughout the Conejo Valley—and beyond—with an invitation to attend a Virtual Action Meeting on Saturday, July 25, from 11 AM to 1 PM. We will share connections to political work that will inspire and motivate us toward Victory in November 2020.
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VCDP's FUN-draiser: $20.20 for 2020 Telethon: Sat., August 1 st at 5 PM
Join the Ventura County Democratic Party for its $20.20 for 2020 Live Virtual Telethon Fundraiser ! This innovative fun and entertaining fundraiser in the time of COVID-19 is scheduled for Saturday, August 1 , from 5 to 8 PM
The $20.20 for 2020 Telethon fundraising event will feature the famed Victims' Rights Attorney Lisa Bloom as keynote speaker and elected Democratic leaders, 2020 candidates and activists. Headlining performing artists include Twisted Gypsy (Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band) popular singer Katie Shorey ; Emmy Award-winning Conan O’Brien writer and stand-up comedian Brian Kiley ; musicians from Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna with John Hurlbut, Huey Lewis and The News; Pat Benatar and The Doobie Brothers Singer-Songwriter Alex Call ;   a special tribute to the late Rep. John R. Lewis; and many other special talented guests.

Fun Entertainment! * * * Silent Auction!

T ickets & Sponsorships/Ads: HERE
Saturday, August 15 th 10AM to Noon
Rep. Julia Brownley Speaks:
Congress, District 26 & More

Congresswoman Julia Brownley – CA 26 will speak at DWCCV's next Virtual Brunch Meeting on Saturday, August 15, from 10 AM to 12 Noon.
Elected in 2012, Julia is completing her fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. She will share information and answer questions on various topics, including the upcoming November 2020 General Election.

Congresswoman Julia Brownley and the Late Congressman John Lewis shown in the U.S. House of Representatives.
They were Congressional colleagues and friends.
Celebrating 19 th Amendment Centennial in National Women’s Suffrage Month
August 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. The passage marked the largest expansion of democracy in the history of our country. The next DWCCV Virtual Brunch Meeting on August 15 will include an observance of the historic centennial.

While California's women were guaranteed the right to vote in 1911, the passage of the 19 th Amendment enfranchised voting rights to women nationwide. However, there were limitations: Only white women gained the right to vote in 1920. Voting rights for ALL Americans—men and women of all colors and shades—were full guaranteed with the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

Zoom Link to Come | Stay Tuned!
United Democrats for Progress of Ventura County Established
Black and Minority Political Candidates Fund
United Democrats for Progress of Ventura County has established a special fund to support campaigns for Black and Minority Political Candidates in Ventura County. All funds contributed will go toward electing black and minority candidates in the 2020 General Election and beyond. Money raised by the UDFPVC fund will be distributed to Black and Minority Endorsed Democratic Candidates by vote at UDFPVC’s September meeting.
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2020 Fran Pavley Scholarship for Empowering Young Women Awarded
The five recipients of the 2020 Fran Pavley Scholarship for Empowering Young Women were honored in virtual ceremonies. Since its conception in 2009, DWCCV has awarded 53 scholarships to senior young women graduating from public high schools in the Conejo Valley. DWCCV's Scholarship Committee Chair Joyce Fletcher participated in virtual Senior Honors programs for these recipients:
Agoura High – Jaden Levinson ; Newbury Park High School – Kaitlyn Hahn ; Oak Park High School – Julia Winck ; Thousand Oaks High School – Maya Johnson ; and Westlake High School – Alexa Gruener .

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Election Year 2020: No Time for Spectators

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DWCCV | 5187 Colony Drive | Camarillo, CA 93012-5318
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