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California Democratic Party · [email protected]
October 19, 2021 at 10:31 PM

Celebrate Shabbat with us, John

John, Social Justice Pre-Shabbat is THIS FRIDAY! Join California Democrats up and down the state in conversation with Jewish activists and organizers from across California for social justice Pre-Shabbat. Learn about their family traditions and join in as they celebrate the cultur…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
October 18, 2021 at 11:06 PM

David Valadao deserves to lose his job.

John, What if we told you that there was a Republican member of Congress in California who: Voted to tank the American economy and default on our debts, Voted against protecting Reproductive rights in the face of unprecedented attacks, Voted with Trump 97% of the time, and Is cau…
Ben Seinfeld, CADEM Political Director · [email protected]
October 14, 2021 at 9:01 PM

Celebrate Pre-Shabbat with the CADEM Community, John

John, Shabbat is a time to get together with family. At our Shabbat dinners growing up, I remember lighting candles, spending time with my Grandmother, and having conversations about the issues that helped shape me into who I am today. I am grateful for the lessons I learned, and…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
October 12, 2021 at 9:04 PM

Michelle Steel, Young Kim, and the OC Oil Spill

John, 10 days. It’s been 10 days since a tragic oil spill in Orange County decimated our coastline, closed our beaches, and harmed our wildlife. While Democrats are working together to protect our environment, just days before the spill, Republicans Michelle Steel and Young Kim v…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
October 6, 2021 at 9:01 PM

Celebrate California’s Diversity with us, John

John, It’s inarguable that California’s strength is in its diversity. Every day, Californians from all backgrounds and cultures come together to improve the lives of others and fulfill the promise of the Golden State. This October, join us for two CADEM Celebrates events honoring …
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
September 30, 2021 at 4:47 PM

Our ground game is in danger, John

We can’t lose the progress we’ve made. John, Earlier this month, California Democrats across the state handily rejected a right-wing power grab in the Golden State. For weeks, reporters and pollsters reported that Republicans might be successful in recalling our Governor. But Calif…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
September 28, 2021 at 11:01 PM

We’re investing in our future, John

October 15: Eric Bradley Deep Blue Grant Program Application Deadline Approaching   John -- Campaigns are not won on election day. They’re won year-round, when our most dedicated volunteers and community leaders put in the work to organize and engage new voters. California activists …
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
September 28, 2021 at 9:16 PM

Help preserve our democracy

John, On National Voter Registration Day, organizers and activists across the country are coming together to encourage every eligible person to register to vote and cast a ballot in the next election. Here in California, we know that democracy thrives when voters make their voice …
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
September 27, 2021 at 9:02 PM

You + Alex Padilla + Latino Leaders Statewide

John, Our Latino heritage month event is TOMORROW! We’re proud to bring together a diverse group of Latino leaders, organizers, and activists to present and discuss how Latino voters turned out for the recall and plan ahead for our organizing efforts in 2022. There’s still time …
Yvette Martinez, CADEM Executive Director · [email protected]
September 23, 2021 at 9:00 PM

The Recall, the Latino Vote, and Beyond.

John, Join the California Democratic Party in celebrating Latino Heritage Month on Tuesday, September 28th!! Latino leaders, organizers and activists will come together to present and discuss how Latino voters turned out for the recall and plan ahead for our organizing efforts in…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
September 14, 2021 at 1:45 PM

Drop off Your Ballot or Vote In Person, JUST VOTE!

John, Today is the day. Californians up and down the state are casting their ballots in the recall election and determining the future of our state. This is a turnout election. If California Democrats vote, we win, it's that simple. If you haven’t yet cast your ballot, here are yo…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
September 13, 2021 at 5:36 PM

Election Day is Tomorrow

We have one day left to stop the Republican takeover of our state. Make sure to make your voice heard. John, Tomorrow Californians up and down the state will cast their ballots in the recall election. At stake are two differing visions of the future of the Golden State, one where we…
Rusty Hicks · [email protected]
September 11, 2021 at 5:01 PM

Three Days Left

We have to make sure every California Democrat votes John, In the last few months, Democrats like you joined the California Democratic Party to build a massive get out the vote operation. You helped us with texting, calling, postcarding and knocking on doors -- talking to your frien…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
September 9, 2021 at 5:30 PM

(877) 321-VOTE

There are just five days left to submit your ballot and secure California's future. John, Over the next five days, millions of California voters will make their voices heard. With vote centers now open in many California counties and ballot drop boxes open everywhere, there are a mu…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
September 3, 2021 at 6:19 PM

Got questions about voting? Our Voter Protection Line is here to help.

John, With less than two weeks to go before the recall election, millions of Californians are casting their ballots and helping to decide the future of our state. It’s important that voters in all corners of our state have the ability to fairly and equally exercise their right to v…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
September 1, 2021 at 9:45 PM

Have your loved ones submitted their ballots yet, John?

Introducing OutreachCircle. John, As a Democratic party activist, you probably already know that canvassing and phone banking are the cornerstones of organizing -- but did you know that there’s something even more effective at getting out the vote? Introducing relational organizin…
Senator Barbara Boxer · [email protected]
August 24, 2021 at 10:45 PM

Women’s rights + the Republican Recall

John, I was elected to the Senate in 1992 -- during the epic “year of the woman.” It was supposed to mark a shift in our political life, usher in an era when more women would be represented and no longer have to worry about our basic freedoms like reproductive choice being assaulte…
Adam Schiff · [email protected]
August 18, 2021 at 5:31 PM

We need your help to defeat the GOP Recall.

Hey John, There are only 27 days until the September 14 Recall of Gavin Newsom. That means we have less than a month to stop the GOP power grab. Every single one of us needs to step up. This Republican Recall is a totally unnecessary waste of $300 million. And it’s a desperate at…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
August 16, 2021 at 11:03 PM

Check your mailbox

Recall ballots are here! Remember to vote NO by September 14. John, Have you checked your mailbox today? Something important is coming -- and no, it’s not the results of your latest “add to cart” binge. Most Californians will receive their recall ballots in the next few days, John,…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
August 14, 2021 at 5:01 PM

...what Joe Biden said.

Gavin Newsom is fighting the pandemic and rebuilding our economy. Let's keep him on the job. John, Have you seen the news? President Joe Biden is urging all California voters to vote NO on the Republican Recall.   When President Joe Biden took office, he promised to help our natio…
Dr. Richard Pan · [email protected]
August 12, 2021 at 9:01 PM

California, Vaccines, and the Delta Variant

We have come too far in the fight against coronavirus to put our pandemic response in the hands of an anti-science governor. John, As a pediatrician and scientist, I have devoted my career to fighting for public health and policies to ensure Californians are safe, healthy and have …
Supervisor Nora Vargas · [email protected]
August 11, 2021 at 12:45 AM

Reproductive Justice is on the ballot, John

John, Do you remember the panic felt by so many women after Donald Trump was elected in 2016? The fear that America would roll back the progress we’ve made towards reproductive justice and freedom. The concern that America would diminish opportunities for a woman to fully participa…
Congresswoman Barbara Lee · [email protected]
August 9, 2021 at 11:01 PM

I’m taking action to defeat the Republican recall

Gun violence is a public health emergency. Stand with me to keep our communities safe. John, For decades, I have fought for progressive change in our country. Whether it’s advocating to end forever wars, expand reproductive justice, or stop gun violence, everything I do is to keep o…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
August 6, 2021 at 5:34 PM

On the 56th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

Help us protect the right to vote nationwide John, 56 years ago today, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. When he signed the legislation, President Johnson said that “the vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice...”…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
August 5, 2021 at 12:15 AM

Republicans can’t deny it any longer, John

The American Rescue Plan is working. John, Republicans can’t deny it any longer -- the Biden-Harris agenda is working. Conservative-leaning think tank Niskanen Center just released a report finding that “the expansion of the child tax credit pushed through by the Biden administrat…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
July 31, 2021 at 5:30 PM

Kevin McCarthy needs to be stopped.

Kevin McCarthy is working hard to become the next House Speaker. We can’t let that happen. John, We need your help. Kevin McCarthy raised more than $40 million in the first half of 2021 to help Republicans take control of the House and install himself as the new Speaker. Just this…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
July 30, 2021 at 9:30 PM

We need your help, John

We can’t let the Republican Party out raise us for the 2022 midterms. John, Did you see the news? Swing district House Republicans surpassed us in fundraising for 2022! The GOP is already organizing and investing in key districts in order to take back the House in 2022 and stop th…
Coby King · [email protected]
July 28, 2021 at 10:15 PM

CADEM Voter Protection Team Sign Up

Hello California Democrats! Since 1992, the California Democratic Party (CADEM) has been protecting the rights of all voters and ensuring that every vote counts through our Voter Protection Program. For the recall election on September 14, the California Democratic Party has redev…
Ben Seinfeld, Political Director · [email protected]
July 26, 2021 at 9:35 PM

One of our biggest fights ahead.

We’ve got to protect the right to vote, John John, As the Political Director for the California Democratic Party, I spend my days meeting with activists, elected officials, candidates, campaign professionals, and more about how we can work together to elect Democrats up and down the…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
July 21, 2021 at 12:00 AM

Six Months In

John, are you better off today than you were six months ago? John, Today marks six months of the Biden-Harris Administration and we’re asking: are you better off today than you were six months ago? For millions of us the answer is yes. Without a single Republican vote, Democratic…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
July 20, 2021 at 12:15 AM

Who is Young Kim fighting for?

John, What if we told you that there was a Republican politician in a purple district who: Voted against impeachment, Voted against investigating the insurrection, Voted against anti-discrimination protections for the LGBTQ+ community, Voted against addressing the gender pay gap, …
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
July 14, 2021 at 5:30 PM

Less than 400 votes

Mike Garcia is proof that elections have consequences. Luckily, we have a chance to unseat him in 2022. John, 333 votes. That’s the margin Mike Garcia won by in 2020. That’s all it took to put a right-wing politician in Congress who stood against Democracy, voted against legalizin…
Camille Alcala, Finance Director · [email protected]
July 10, 2021 at 5:30 PM

We’re starting a grassroots movement, John

CADEM Trail-Raisers a taking grassroots fundraising to a whole new level Hello John, As the Finance Director for the California Democratic party, I spend my days deep in dollars and cents; however, I first learned the value of money from my father, a first generation immigrant who s…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
July 7, 2021 at 9:01 PM

Mitch McConnell is Right, John

Not a single Republican voted for the American Rescue Plan. Well, it finally happened, John, Mitch McConnell finally told the truth. American families are getting a lot more money thanks to the Biden-Harris Administration and Democrats. Not a single Republican voted for the Americ…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
July 6, 2021 at 11:15 PM

Six Months After the Insurrection...

Kevin McCarthy has shown again and again that he won’t do what it takes to protect our democracy. John, Six months ago today, a violent mob fueled by the lies of Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in an attack on our democracy. The world watched as insurrectionists undermined the wi…
Lizzie Heyboer · [email protected]
June 30, 2021 at 3:01 PM

Field Dispatch from the California Democratic Party

Did you see the news? Dear John, As the California Democratic Party’s Organizing Director, I have spent the past several months working on a forever-organizing plan that builds lasting relationships, increases our outreach to California’s hardest to reach communities, and sets us up…
Vincent Jones, Training Director · [email protected]
June 29, 2021 at 10:31 PM

We’re keeping our promise...

John, At the beginning of the year, President Joe Biden signed multiple executive actions aimed at advancing racial equity for underserved communities, stating that “our soul will be troubled, as long as systemic racism is allowed to exist.” Historians have described this as one of…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 26, 2021 at 5:30 PM

Some people have no shame...

As Republicans continue to drag their feet, Democrats across the nation are working hard to make progress for every person. John, without a single GOP vote, Democrats passed the American Rescue Plan. That’s right, every Republican in Congress voted against the sweeping pandemic relie…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 24, 2021 at 12:00 AM

Our right to vote is under attack

We cannot allow our opponents to continue with the biggest attack on voting rights since Jim Crow. Dear John, Over the past few months, Republican-led legislatures have been working overtime to suppress the right to vote. And this week, the GOP filibustered the debate on the For th…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 19, 2021 at 4:30 PM

Happy Juneteenth

We need your voice and participation as we continue to fight for freedom. John: 156 years after troops rode into Galveston, Texas bearing a message of freedom, Juneteenth is finally being celebrated as a national holiday. In many ways, the long road towards national recognition of …
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 17, 2021 at 6:15 PM

The Affordable Care Act is the Law of the Land

It’s time to turn the page and focus on expanding healthcare John: Say it with me: the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land. This morning, the Supreme Court once again ruled against a Repulican attempt to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and rip healthcare away from million…
Vincent Jones · [email protected]
June 16, 2021 at 3:30 PM

Juneteenth Event: Celebrate Freedom With Us, John

Join us for a virtual celebration of Juneteenth this Thursday, June 17 at 6 PM. John- Black people have organized and fought for our freedoms from the moment we were brought to this country. Even during the most painful moments of our collective history, systemic racism and oppress…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 12, 2021 at 5:32 PM

We’re investing in our future, John

Eric Bradley Deep Blue Grant Program to Launch June 21   John -- Campaigns are not won on election day. They’re won year-round, when our most dedicated volunteers and community leaders put in the work to organize and engage new voters. Our voters and volunteers are the heart and sou…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 11, 2021 at 5:31 PM

Celebrate Juneteenth with the California Democratic Party

We’ll be celebrating freedom and organizing for justice Here’s a quick history lesson for you, John: On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Texas finally got the news that President Abraham Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth is a celebration of fre…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 8, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Let's work together to end this pandemic

Vaccinating as many U.S. adults as possible before July 4th will require everyone to pitch in. John, After more than a year of unspeakable loss and incredible resiliency, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Under President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ leadershi…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 7, 2021 at 11:47 PM

An AR-15 isn't a Swiss Army Knife, John

Preventing gun violence is more important now than ever. John -- On Gun Violence Awareness Day, a federal judge struck down California’s decades-old assault weapons ban. In his opinion, the judge called assault rifles like the AR-15 “fairly ordinary, popular, modern rifles” and ev…
Emma Harper, California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 5, 2021 at 9:00 PM

Inclusivity means you, me, and ALL of us

We are committed to providing the opportunity for new and young activists to learn, grow and participate in the democratic process.  Hey there John -- Over the last 18 years, I’ve had the privilege of working at the California Democratic Party in various capacities including the fro…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 3, 2021 at 6:45 PM

[URGENT] We have some work to do...

Since the last general election, more than 380 bills have been introduced across the country that would make it harder for Americans to vote. John -- Since the last general election, more than 380 bills have been introduced across the country that would make it harder for Americans…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 2, 2021 at 6:00 PM

People can’t pay rent or eat with just good intentions

We know that paid internship programs like ours are integral for building the bench of young California Democratic leaders. Did you know that some of the CADEM staff got their start as young political interns? Our Communications Director Shery Yang got her start as an intern for Joh…
California Democratic Party · [email protected]
June 1, 2021 at 9:01 PM

Building the bench of CA Democrats

We are creating the strongest possible bench of young organizers and activists to be the next generation of party leaders. John: how did you get your start on your career path? Was it an internship or a job training program? Did someone mentor you? Or was it a series of lucky breaks…