Welcome to the Rancho Bernardo Democratic Club website
Our club provides an opportunity for citizens to connect with one another, learn about political issues and Democratic values, and help elect Democrats to public office. We meet monthly to hear speakers on issues that affect our community, socialize, and plan activities to support Democratic Candidates.
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Next Meeting: Monday, JUne 28th, 2021 at 7:00pm (Online Meeting)
This meeting will be an online meeting using Zoom. We will send out emails with the login information over the next few weeks.
On the agenda:
Marni Von Wilpert, our San Diego City Council member representing District 5 (which includes Rancho Bernardo) will join us to present what is going on in city government, what problems exist, and what she is doing specifically to solve the many issues facing our community. She will answer questions in detail that the club’s executive board has sent to her before the meeting but also answer any and all questions from the membership.
Marni von Wilpert was raised in the Scripps Ranch neighborhood of San Diego. After graduating from Scripps Rancho High School in 2001, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in peace and conflict studies from the University of California, Berkeley. She then earned a Juris Doctor from the Fordham University School of Law. After receiving her degree from the University of California, Berkeley, von Wilpert served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Botswana during the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa. After graduating from law school, von Wilpert founded a legal clinic associated with the Mississippi Center for Justice. Additionally, von Wilpert worked as an attorney for the National Labor Relations Board. She was also a detail staffer on the United States House Committee on Education and Labor and served as an advisor to committee chair Congressman Bobby Scott. In 2017, von Wilpert joined the Economic Policy Institute as Associate Labor Counsel. In 2018, she served as a Deputy City Attorney in the San Diego City Attorney’s Office. She was elected to the San Diego City Council in the November 2020 election and assumed office on December 10, 2020.
If you haven’t already done so, please renew your membership by going to the Join/Renew link on this website.
Hope to see you all on Monday, June 28, 2021!
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At 6:30 p.m. socialize with fellow Democrats and
enjoy coffee and home-made cookies. Attire is casual.
Candidates are welcome to speak.
Email our club president Hugh Rothman.
Our May 24, 2021 meeting
Dave Myers, a retired Commander in the San Diego County Sheriff’s Office, and a former candidate for San Diego County Sheriff, reported on the situation of excessive deaths in San Diego County jails.
Marcia and Lee Finney, Secretary and President of the Black Mountain Democratic Club respectively, gave a presentation on the situation with the unaccompanied migrant children being housed at the San Diego Convention Center, what they need, and what we can do to help them.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this meeting occurred via Zoom.