Upcoming Events and Links
PACIFIC BEACH DEMOCRATIC CLUB
Hey, PB Dems! First, Happy Veteran's Day to any service members in the club and to your friends and family who served! Second, our sea level rise volunteer opportunity is this Saturday, November 13th at 10 am! We will be meeting at the Kendall-Frost Mission Bay Marsh Reserve for the Wander the Wetlands event before walking over to Crown Point Park for a trash pickup. More info below! Third, our PBDC 2021 Holiday Party (and club elections) will take place at Fanuel Street Park on Saturday, December 11th from 4-6 pm (followed by the MB Parade of Lights)! More info to come in future emails, but please reach out if you are interested in an elected position or EBoard! Fourth, thanks to those of you who attended last week's meeting! As promised, here are the meeting minutes with the links shared by by Shawn VanDiver in sharing his powerful experiences leading AfghanEvac. Also, shout out to Wendy for her election night update! Here are a few of the important links highlighted:
1. Shawn VanDiver's org, AfghanEvac: https://afghanevac.org/
AfghanEvac donation guide: https://afghanevac.org/donate/
Welcome.us community volunteering and donation site to assist refugee families relocated to the US: https://welcome.us/
2. Action items requested by Shawn (other than volunteering or donating):
Call Councilmember Campbell and Mayor Gloria and let them know that we care about this issue!
Specifically, shout out the incredible work done by the city's Immigrant Affairs Manager, Farhat Popal!
Support the Board of Supervisors and the established Afghan Resettlement Task Force!
3. Veterans Village's 2021 Stand Down volunteer event (Wednesday, November 17th): https://vvsd.net/standdown/ Sea Level Rise Volunteer (and Learn) Event When: This Saturday, November 13th @ 10 am Where: Kendall-Frost Mission Bay Marsh Reserve, 2055 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA 92109 What: An excellent opportunity learn about how wetlands aid in fostering coastal resilience while also helping to pick up trash at Crown Point Park! Instructions:
Consider bringing: comfy walking shoes/sandals, a reusable water bottle, sunscreen, hat, glasses, hand sanitizer, gardening gloves for picking up trash, and a trash grabber if you have one (bags/buckets/bins will be provided)
Meet at the corner of Pacific Beach Dr & Crown Point Dr at 10 am for Wander the Wetlands
Walk over with the group between 10:30-11 am for the trash pickup
Thanks PB Dems, see you next month for our holiday party and elections!