Monthly Membership Meeting Saturday November 23rd from 2-4pm

DOD’s Next Meeting—Presidential “Caucus” The November meeting will give you a chance to “caucus” with others in support of specific Democratic presidential candidates. We’ll sit at tables designated for each candidate to itemize the top 5 reasons for supporting him/her. Then table leaders will take to the microphone to present their arguments. The meeting will be 2-4 p.m. Sat., November 23, at Date Palm Country Club in Cathedral City. Look for more details in mid-November.

"No One Is Above the Law" Event

Indivisible, the Center for American Progress and People for the American Way, plus other activist groups, have teamed up to hold rallies nationwide to demand that President Trump be impeached and removed. The night before the House takes a historic vote to impeach, Americans will head to every congressional office and public square to declare that Nobody Is Above the Law as representatives finalize their positions and senators look on. Locally, Democrats of the Desert is joining in, and we’ll protest at U.S. House Representative Raul Ruiz’s Palm Desert office. We’ll be on standby; we should have 24-hours’ notice. To join in, please RSVP to Steve Brooks, DOD’s Citizen Lobby Days leader at s

Membership Meeting Sat. Oct. 19th 2pm (3rd Saturday of the Month)

YOU'RE INVITED...TO DEMOCRATS OF THE DESERT MEETING SATURDAY. Does it seem that more people are saying more vile things every day? Hate speech in America has become a serious problem—it can lead to hate crimes and violence. Just this morning Trump hurled insults at Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and he's done much worse at his rallies. DOD’s October meeting will address the problem, and what we can do to combat hate speech. Speakers: • Ron Oden, adjunct professor of sociology at College of the Desert and former Palm Springs mayor. • Lisa Middleton, current Palm Springs City Councilwoman and member of the Board of Administration for CalPERS (California Public Employees’ Retirement System). • Patric

March with DOD at the Palm Springs Gay Pride Parade

Democrats of the Desert invites you to march with us in the Palm Springs Pride Parade on Sunday, Nov. 3. The parade starts at the north end of Palm Canyon Drive at 10 a.m. Board President Emeritus Rob Westwood is coordinating our participation. DOD folks who want to participate will be able to sign up at the October 19 meeting or by sending an email to Rob:

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