for location & Zoom link

Notes from our July 18th Meeting

Dr. Robin DiAngelo via video

Implicit Racism
Internal Retrospection Deconstructing White Privilege

Click the above link for the video
Thank you to Michael Dupray for
his personal reflections 

Suggested Readings on Implicit Racism

  1. White Fragility by  Dr. Robin DiAngelo

  2. Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen

  3. The Myth of Race by Robert Wald Sussman

  4. Lynching Lynchism by Terri Strong

  5. Nile Valley Contributions to Civilization By Anthony T. Browder

  6. Harvard Implicit Project

  7. Nice Racism by Dr. Robin DiAngelo

  8. A People's History of the United State by Howard Zinn

*** Brentwood School Board Meeting on Thursday, July 21st at 7: 00 will hear comments on returning to school andfollowing County COVID guidelines.  


Our Issues Committee, Executive Board,  members and supporters have identified the following issues for research and possible action.  Starred topics have papers available.  Just click.


  • Healthcare
  • Climate Change
  • Pandemic Economic Recovery
  • Systemic Racism
  • Domestics Terrorism*
  • Voting Rights - Voter Suppression
  • Gun Control
  • Political Justice 
  • Money in Politics Full Report or ExecSummary  Gerrymandering, Voting Rights, Voter Suppression, National Popular Vote)


  • Fire & Emergency
  • Homelessness
  • Social Justice Reforms
  • Zoning and City Growth
  • Business Development
  • Newsom Recall
If you are interested in helping develop papers on any of these issues, e-mail Issues Chair, Bill Nusbaum at 

Virtual Coffee and Chat
4th Saturday of the Month
10:00 AM
July 24th   August 28th

In this time of social distancing, we want to make sure we keep in touch, 

(we’d love to see you!)


for Link!

Coffee & Chat

Thank you Congressman McNerney for sponsoring 

Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall    


Thank you to our June Guest Speakers

Shoshana Wechsler & Charlie Davidson

Sunflower Alliance

for enlightening us on

Oil & Gas Extraction Issues


East County

16 OUT OF 18

MCDC Endorsed Candidates WIN


Jerry McNerney



Lamar Thorpe * Mayor

Tamisha Torres-Walker 

City Council Dist 1 

Monica Wilson * City Council Dist 4

Ellie Householder * Clerk

Antonio Hernandez AUSD Area 1 


Jovita Mendoza *City Council Dist 1

Susannah Meyer *City Council Dist 3 

Thuy DaoJensen * BUSD 

Stephanie Williams-Rogers BUSD

Tamela Hawley *LUSD

Yolanda  C. Mendrek  *LUSD

Oakley & Bethel Island

Angela Lowrey * Ironhouse Sanitary

Dawn Morrow * Ironhouse Sanitary

Contra Costa County

Antonio Martinez *

Contra Costa Water Board District 4

Fernando Sandoval *

Community College - Ward 5

* Marsh Creek Dem Member

2021 Executive Board

President - Shannon Skinner

Vice President - Harry Thurston

Secretary - Barbara Coffman

Treasurer - Thuy DaoJensen

Publicity Chair - Carolina Villaseca

Swing Left Chair - Doug McClelland

Precinct Captain Chair - Carolina Villaseca

Issues Chair - Bill Nusbaum

Elections Chair - Valerie Thurston

Membership Chair - Doug McClelland & Linda Smith

Past President - Don Smith

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and Say Hi

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