What follows are the end-of-meeting announcements from the Aug. 5, 2015, general meeting of the Fresno County Democratic Central Committee:

From Michael Evans:

Debate Watch Party
Republican Presidential Candidates (some of them)
Join us at the Democratic Party HQ (1035 U St.) on Thursday, August 6, at 5:30 p.m. to watch the first debate of the Republican candidates seeking the Republican nomination in 2016.
Network with fellow Democrats as we critique the prospective competition.
For more information, call 559-495-0606.

From Halima Aquino:

CVAQ’s 12th Annual Clean Air Action Day
August 18, 2015 – Sacramento
Join CVAQ for an important, fun and free event at the Capitol to educate our legislators on environmental issues!
**Deadline to register is August 6th**
To register, fill out and submit the online form available here.
Transportation, lunch, training and interpretation provided
Questions? Call (559) 442-4771

From the Fresno Partnership:

Take Your Organizing Campaigns to the Next Level!
Regional Community Organizer Training
Water-Land Use – Income Inequality
3:00pm Thursday, October 1–Saturday, October 3
Northern California Carpenters Hall, 1360 N. Hulbert Ave., Fresno
The Community Governance Partnership, (Leadership For Jobs and a New Economy 501 (c)3 Fund), the Fresno Partnership and our partners are pleased to make available to our statewide social and environmental justice allies a two-and-a-half day training session with David Hunt of David Hunt Associates, senior staff alumni of the Midwest Academy, a nationally recognized training institution for progressive community activists.To register, Fresno Partnership Coordinator Austin Hall can be reached at 559-285-5563 or train.ljane@gmail.com for more information and to apply. The deadline for applications is Sept. 11, 2015.

From renewablesinthevalley.org:

Exploring the Clean Energy Potential in the San Joaquin Valley
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, 9:00AM–5:00PM,
California State University, Fresno
Please join us for a one-day summit exploring the opportunities to build a clean energy economy in the San Joaquin Valley. The summit will feature:
• Discussions with industry leaders, community members, elected officials, environmental stakeholders, utilities, opinion leaders and media
• Clean energy workshops for residents and businesses, and those interested in entering the renewables workforce
For more info, email info@renewablesinthevalley.org

From Jose Antonio Ramirez:

Please join Assembly Member Adam Gray for an Assembly Select Committee Public Hearing on Rail WHEN: August 21, 2015, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHERE: 1010 10th Street, Modesto (Tenth Street Place, Basement Chambers)
REGARDING: The Improvement and Expansion of San Joaquin and Altamont Corridor Express Passenger Rail Services

From Dee Barnes:

Bernie Sanders will be in Los Angeles next Monday, August 10th.  Here is the link for the info and to RSVP:


Los Angeles Rally with Bernie Sanders on 8/10

Please join Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and local leaders for a rally in Los Angeles to discuss how we:

Get big money out of politics
Deal with obscene wealth and income inequality
Combat climate change
Make college education affordable

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Program begins at 7:00 p.m.