Endorsement Meeting 2024-01-09

Please join us for our monthly meeting back in a restaurant. Everyone is invited to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, after-which we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner.

Location:

Los Amigos Restaurant
5088 N Blackstone, Fresno, CA
(on Blackstone Ave just North of Shaw)

Scheduled Speakers:
Candidates seeking endorsement

Meeting Documents: https://bit.ly/fsd-mtgdocs

Holiday Party 2023

We are meeting this month on Friday, December 8th at 6:30 pm for a party! Please join us at Patty & Keith Cappelluti’s Fabulous Home to enjoy holiday music, good food, tasty drinks, and great company!

We hope to have some silent auction items available for you!

We will also be collecting non-perishable food items for the Fresno EOC’s LGBTQ+ Resource Center downtown as well as hygiene products (shampoo, conditioner, soap, brushes, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, lotion, feminine products, etc).

Everyone is invited to attend this free event and kick off the holiday season with us.

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Monthly Meeting 2023-11-14

Please join us for our monthly meeting back in a restaurant. Everyone is invited to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, after-which we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner.

Location:

Los Amigos Restaurant
5088 N Blackstone, Fresno, CA
(on Blackstone Ave just North of Shaw)

Scheduled Speakers:
D’Aungillique Jackson, Fresno State Graduate, Bulldog Pride Fund Scholar, and first LGBTQIA+ Student Body President

Meeting Documents: https://bit.ly/fsd-mtgdocs

Monthly Meeting 2023-10-10

Please join us for our monthly meeting back in a restaurant. Everyone is invited to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, after-which we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner.

Location:

Los Amigos Restaurant
5088 N Blackstone, Fresno, CA
(on Blackstone Ave just North of Shaw)

Scheduled Speakers:
Jesse Villalobos, Empress I & IV of the Imperial Dove Court de Fresno

Meeting Documents: https://bit.ly/fsd-mtgdocs

Monthly Meeting 2023-09-12

Please join us for our monthly meeting back in a restaurant. Everyone is invited to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, after-which we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner.

Location:

Los Amigos Restaurant
5088 N Blackstone, Fresno, CA
(on Blackstone Ave just North of Shaw)

Scheduled Speakers:
Matthew Gillian, candidate for Fresno City Council District 2
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Special Guest Speaker:
Evan Minton, candidate for Assembly District 6.
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Meeting Documents: https://bit.ly/fsd-mtgdocs

Monthly Meeting 2023-08-08

Please join us for our monthly meeting back in a restaurant. Everyone is invited to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, after-which we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner.

Location:

Los Amigos Restaurant
5088 N Blackstone, Fresno, CA
(on Blackstone Ave just North of Shaw)

Scheduled Speakers:  Craig Pulsipher with Equality California

Craig Pulsipher is the Legislative Director for Equality California responsible for leading the organization’s state policy, budget, and administrative advocacy work. Prior to joining Equality California, Craig served as the Associate Director of Government Affairs at APLA Health in Los Angeles where he oversaw statewide HIV and health care policy, legislation, budget, and political strategy. During his time at APLA Health, Craig led a multi-year campaign to reform California’s outdated HIV criminal laws, helped pass groundbreaking legislation to expand access to HIV treatment and PrEP, and spearheaded the formation of a new statewide coalition to end the HIV, STD, viral hepatitis, and overdose epidemics. Craig received graduate degrees in Public Policy and Social Welfare from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Meeting Documents: https://bit.ly/fsd-mtgdocs

Monthly Meeting 2023-05-09

Please join us for our monthly meeting back in a restaurant. Everyone is invited to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, after-which we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner.

  • 5:30 pm: Hot Topic Discussion & Dinner Social
  • 6:00 pm: Call To Order / Agenda

Location:

Los Amigos Restaurant
5088 N Blackstone, Fresno, CA
(on Blackstone Ave just North of Shaw)

Scheduled Speakers: Pat Brown on Gun Violence

  • Pat Brown is a former Stonewall member. She was a law clerk for the federal judge in Fresno who upheld the Constitutionality of the ten-year assault weapon ban that saved lives after the 1988 school shooting in Stockton. She just retired after 30 years practicing Family Law. She is an elected member of the Fresno Democratic Central Committee. She was the only speaker at the 2018 Women’s March in Fresno in front of a crowd of 3,000 to speak out against gun violence.

Meeting Documents:

Other:

We have invited other special guests and hope you can join us at this meeting. Other topics will include the upcoming Fresno Democratic Party’s 10th Annual Fundraiser on 6/3, Tulare County Stonewall Club’s Fundraiser on 5/22, and details about our participation in the Fresno Pride Parade & Festival on 6/3.

If you have additions to the agenda, speaker suggestions, or announcements to be included at the meeting please send them to info@fresnostonewalldemocrats.org.

Monthly Meeting 2023-07-11

Please join us for our monthly meeting back in a restaurant. Everyone is invited to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, after-which we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner.

Location:

Los Amigos Restaurant
5088 N Blackstone, Fresno, CA
(on Blackstone Ave just North of Shaw)

Scheduled Speakers: Robin Johnston McGehee

Robin co-founded GetEQUAL, co-directed the National Equality March in 2009, and organized “Meet In The Middle” in 2009, among many other political, professional, and personal accomplishments. GetEQUAL, along with Robin, Lt. Dan Choi, and others risking their lives and careers, helped bring about the demise of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”. Years ago Robin once handcuffed herself to the fence of the whitehouse for the cause, and last year she was invited to, and attended, the signing of the “Respect For Marriage Act” by President Joe Biden at the White House.

Meeting Documents: https://bit.ly/fsd-mtgdocs

Monthly Meeting 2023-06-13

Please join us for our monthly meeting back in a restaurant. Everyone is invited to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, after-which we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner.

  • 5:30 pm: Hot Topic Discussion & Dinner Social
  • 6:00 pm: Call To Order / Agenda

Location:

Los Amigos Restaurant
5088 N Blackstone, Fresno, CA
(on Blackstone Ave just North of Shaw)

Scheduled Speaker: Artemes Captain Gidram

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Meeting Documents:

Other:

Other topics will include discussion of LGBTQ Pride Month and other upcoming events.

If you have additions to the agenda, speaker suggestions, or announcements to be included at the meeting please send them to info@fresnostonewalldemocrats.org.

Monthly Meeting 2023-04-11

Please join us for our monthly meeting back in a restaurant. Everyone is encouraged to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, afterwhich we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner.

Location:

Los Amigos Restaurant
5088 N Blackstone, Fresno, CA
(on Blackstone Ave just North of Shaw)

Scheduled Speakers: To Be Announced

Meeting Documents: https://bit.ly/fsd-mtgdocs