Meeting Recap for Sept 12, 2023

If you were at last week’s meeting you know we had a couple of great speakers and several announcements and sponsorship decisions to make on upcoming events. We called to order a little late to allow the restaurant server to take our dinner orders and avoid interruptions during our agenda. We had over 15 attendees in person at Los Amigos Restaurant and several connected on Zoom. Also in the room we had Matthew Gillian, candidate for City Council, and SCCCD Trustee Magdelana Gomez. Minutes were not available due to a technical…

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General Meeting September 12th at 5:30 PM

This month FSD has announcements to make about important upcoming events, possible sponsorships, and bylaw changes. With State and Local elections around the corner, we are making efforts to bring you candidates that you’ll likely want to hear from. This Tuesday we will have Matthew Gillian, candidate for Fresno City Council District 2. Matthew has completed our Questionnaire (click here to view or download) and will be in person at the meeting to talk about his campaign. Our Featured Speaker this month is Evan Minton, candidate for Assembly District 6…

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Clovis City Council seeking to ban books

[Email from Jennifer Cruz at Fresno EOC LGBTQ+ Resource Center] For concerned Valley residents, especially Clovis residents, employees and parents, please show up for the Clovis City Council meeting, TOMORROW, Tuesday, September 5th, at 6 p.m. to make public comments regarding the agenda item (#20) added by Councilwoman Pearce. She is working to lobby the Clovis City Council to send a letter to the Fresno County Board of Supervisors about her concerns over LGBTQ books and Pride month displays in county libraries. “20. Consider Approval – Letter to Fresno County…

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General Meeting August 8th at 5:30 PM

Please join us at our August meeting to hear Craig Pulsipher with Equality California talk to us about the current attacks on the LGBTQ+ community, especially trans people, and how EQCA is working with their partners and elected officials to fight back. 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…

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Protest Outside Rep. David Valadao’s Office

Time: Monday, July 31, 9 – 11am PDTLocation: Rep. David Valadao’s District Office, 103 S Douty St, Hanford, CA 93230 Protest outside Congressman David Valadao’s office with Kings County Democrats and activists. The topic for July’s protest will be highlighting Valadao’s votes against legislation to lower healthcare and drug costs for seniors and the working class. Bring signs, water bottles, and a couple of friends. Sign up with California Democratic Party: https://www.mobilize.us/mobilize/event/569668/

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