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No December Membership Meeting - Holiday Party Instead

posted Nov 11, 2017, 6:50 AM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Dec 7, 2017, 1:38 PM ]

There will not be a Stonewall Membership meeting in December, instead we invite you to attend the TCDP/One Texas Resistence Holiday Party on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 6-8PM at The North Door, 501 Brushy Street. So come out and join in the holiday festivities!

It will be a time to celebrate, drink merrily (and safely), and enjoy the holiday season together before the 2018 elections. So please come and enjoy with us as we continue preparing for the 2018 elections that are already underway.

See you at the One Texas Resistance Holiday Party!


Our next meeting will be a Candidate Endorsement Forum to be held in January. Details are still being worked out but will be provided once finalized.

November 8th Monthly Membership Meeting

posted Nov 5, 2017, 5:29 PM by Rich Bailey

Join the Stonewall Democrats of Austin at our monthly membership meeting on November 8th at Cafe Express (3418 N. Lamar Blvd) beginning at 6:30 pm. Our guest speaker will be State Representative Gina Hinojosa.

The proposed agenda is below:
 
  • Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • Treasurer's Report
  • Featured Speaker - State Representative Gina Hinojosa
  • Old Business
  • New Business
  • Announcements
  • Adjourn
We hope to see you there.

October 11 Monthly Membership Meeting

posted Oct 6, 2017, 11:49 AM by Rich Bailey

Join the Stonewall Democrats of Austin at our monthly membership meeting on October 11th at Cafe Express (3418 N. Lamar Blvd) beginning at 6:30 pm. Our guest speakers will be Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea and AISD Trustee Cindy Anderson, who will be talking about the upcoming Travis County and AISD Bond Proposals.

The proposed agenda is below:
 
  • Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • Travis County Bond Proposal - Commissioner Brigid Shea
  • AISD Bond Proposal - Trustee Cindy Anderson
  • Treasurer’s Report 
  • New Business
  • Old Business
  • Announcements
  • Adjourn
We hope to see you there.

September 13 Monthly Membership Meeting

posted Aug 30, 2017, 2:22 AM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Aug 30, 2017, 2:25 AM ]

Join the Stonewall Democrats of Austin at our monthly membership meeting on September 13th at Cafe Express (3418 N. Lamar Blvd) beginning at 6:30 pm. Our guest speaker will be the Rev. Jim Rigby, Pastor at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, who will be talking about Moral Justice and Political Engagement.

The proposed agenda is below:
 
  • Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Moral Justice and Political Engagement - Rev. Jim Rigby  
  • New Business
  • Old Business - TX Drought Project Resolution
  • Announcements
  • Adjourn
We hope to see you there.

August 9 Monthly Membership Meeting

posted Jul 26, 2017, 3:49 PM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Aug 3, 2017, 1:32 PM ]

Join the Stonewall Democrats of Austin at our monthly membership meeting on August 9th at Cafe Express (3418 N. Lamar Blvd) beginning at 6:30 pm. Our guest speaker will be Carisa Lopez, Executive Director of the Travis County Democratic Party, who will be talking about the One Texas Resistance movement.

The proposed agenda is below:
 
  • Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • One Texas Resistance - Carisa Lopez
  • TX Drought Project Resolution - Jere Locke   
  • New Business
  • Old Business
  • Announcements
  • Adjourn
We hope to see you there.

June 14th Monthly Membership Meeting

posted Jun 9, 2017, 7:28 AM by Rich Bailey

Please join the Stonewall Democrats of Austin in the Smith Auditorium at Congregation Beth Israel (3901 Shoal Creek Blvd) on Wednesday, June 14th for our monthly membership meeting. Our speaker this month will be Chuck Smith, CEO of Equality Texas. Chuck will be giving an overview of the 85th Texas Legislative Session. We will also be holding officer elections for the positions of President and Secretary.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm.

The proposed agenda is below:
 
  • Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • 85th Texas Legislative Session overview - Chuck Smith
  • Officer Elections (President & Secretary)
  • New Business
  • Old Business
  • Announcements
  • Adjourn
We hope to see you there.


No April Membership Meeting

posted Apr 10, 2017, 4:25 PM by Rich Bailey

No meeting this month.

No January Membership Meeting

posted Jan 9, 2017, 8:12 AM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Jan 9, 2017, 8:23 AM ]

NO MEETING THIS MONTH!  In lieu of our monthly meeting on Wed January 11, 2017, Stonewall Democrats of Austin asks you to come out for a meet and greet with Cathy Woolard, LGBT Victory Fund candidate, for Mayor of Atlanta. Tickets start at $50.   BBQ, Vodka and more at the home of Gary Schumann and Noel Landuyt.  Details at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1635241853443189/


Meet and Greet with Council Member-elect Jimmy Flannigan - Dec 14

posted Dec 10, 2016, 9:49 AM by Rich Bailey

In lieu of a business meeting we will be holding a Meet and Greet with Council Member-Elect Jimmy Flannigan at Cafe Express, (3418 N. Lamar Blvd) on Wednesday, December 14th. Jimmy is the first openly gay man to be elected to the Austin City Council. He will talk about his priorities and goals for District 6 and the City. The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm.

Stonewall Democrats of Austin Endorsements for Nov. 8th Elections

posted Oct 23, 2016, 11:50 AM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Oct 23, 2016, 12:11 PM ]

On November 8th the country will vote in perhaps the most important Presidential election in recent memory. It is abundantly clear that there is only one credible candidate and that is Hillary Clinton. However there are many more offices being contested and the Stonewall Democrats of Austin encourages everyone to vote a straight Democratic ticket.

Early Voting runs from October 24th to November 4th. Early, Mobile, and Election Day voting locations can be found below.

In addition to the partisan races there are also a number of down-ballot non partisan elections, including City Council, Austin Community College (ACC) Board of Trustees, Austin Independent School District (AISD) Board of Trustees, and the City of Austin Transportation Bond (Prop. 1). Below are the Stonewall Democrats of Austin endorsements in those elections:

District 2: Delia Garza
District 4: Greg Casar
District 6: Jimmy Flannigan
District 7: Leslie Pool
District 10: Alison Alter


ACC Place 4 - Sean Hassan
ACC Place 5 - Thomas Miranda
ACC Place 6 - Nora Comstock
ACC Place 9 - Lupe Sosa
AISD District 2 - Jayme Mathias
AISD District 3 - Ann Teich
AISD District 8 - David Quintanilla


City of Austin Proposition 1 (Transportation Bond): For

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