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An Intimate Dinner with Norman Lear

July 31, 2014

~ YOU ARE INVITED ~ An Intimate Dinner with Norman Lear  “Norman Lear has held up a mirror to American society and changed the way we look at it.”               …..President Bill Clinton, upon bestowing the                                                    National Medal of Arts on Norman Lear.                              For decades Norman Lear has been…

Our Lunch with Michael Keegan

July 31, 2014

Yesterday we held a luncheon where Michael Keegan was our featured speaker.  Michael is President of People For the American Way, the liberal organization that was founded by Norman Lear and Barbara Jordan in 1981.  Michael gave a terrific talk.  He explained how People For the American Way has fought…

An Intimate Dinner with Norman Lear

July 31, 2014

~YOU ARE INVITED ~ An Intimate Dinner with Norman Lear    “Norman Lear has held up a mirror to American society and changed the way we look at it.”                        ……President Bill Clinton, upon bestowing the                       National Medal of Arts on Norman Lear.   For decades Norman Lear has been…

Tech Seminar: Great Success

July 16, 2014

The Foundation and the Democratic Party of Orange County recently held a Technology Seminar to teach Democratic Office Holders, Candidates, and Campaigns how to use electronic technology in their campaigns.  The Seminar was coordinated by the Foundation’s Technology Committee, which consists of Loren Doll and Mani Kang.  Hats off to…

A Luncheon Featuring Michael Keegan, President of People For the American Way, on July 29

July 8, 2014

  Michael Keegan has been at the helm of People For the American Way, or “PFAW”, since 2009. PFAW was founded by Norman Lear, and is one of America’s leading and most powerful liberal organizations. PFAW uses its power to promote its mission and vision: “People For the American Way…

Local politicians and activists weigh in on Obama’s visit to UCI

June 12, 2014

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Luncheon Honoring Katrina Foley

May 8, 2014

On 05/07/14 we held a luncheon for Newport-Mesa School Board Trustee Katrina Foley.  Katrina is running for a seat on the Costa Mesa City Council, where she had served before joining the School Board.  Katrina is a strong progressive leader, who gave a speech that was packed-full of practical, smart…

Henry Vandermeir Luncheon Strikes A Brilliant Chord For Orange County Democrats

May 1, 2014

On 04/30/14 the Foundation hosted a luncheon honoring Democratic Party of Orange County Chair Henry Vandermeir.  As many of you know, Henry was once the Executive Director of the Foundation, so it was particularly rewarding to honor Henry.  Henry had Frank Barbaro’s big shoes to fill, when he was elected…

A Luncheon Honoring Henry Vandermeir, Democratic Party of Orange County Chair

April 7, 2014

On April 30, the Foundation hosted a luncheon honoring the Democratic Party of Orange County Chair Henry Vandermeir. It was a great success. The Foundation is extremely proud that our County Party is being led by an individual with the deep passion and innovative ideas of a progressive, and the…

Evening Reception with Joe Shaw

March 5, 2014

On March 27, 2014, we had an evening event at Foundation headquarters, where we honored Huntington Beach City Councilmember Joe Shaw.  Joe, a longtime friend of the Foundation, gave a smart, policy-filled talk that demonstrated why he must be re-elected to the Huntington Beach City Council. Joe was first elected…