Let’s Get To Know Each Other

Let’s Get To Know Each Other

The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.

I grew up right here in the Central Valley, and I know how much building a strong community means for each of us. Over the past year, while the world has felt more disconnected than ever, we have remained a resilient community connected by our shared goal of inspiring a new narrative for the home we love.  

That being said, I would like to invite you to a special virtual meet-and-greet with me THIS SATURDAY July 24th at 2PM PST.

We are building a grassroots, community based movement to flip California’s 21st Congressional District back to blue and that starts with YOU. 

Though we can’t yet meet in person, this event gives us an opportunity to (virtually) shake hands and share a space where you can get to know me not only as a candidate, but as a member of this community. So, hit that registration button below and invite your friends because I can’t wait to meet you! 

Register for virtual Meet-and-Greet with Congressional Candidate Bryan Osorio
Learn more about our campaign here.

See you there,

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Mark Your Calendar for the Day of Action | July 24

Mark Your Calendar for the Day of Action | July 24

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Mark your calendar for the California Democratic Party’s Day of Action. On Saturday, July 24th, California Democrats from across the Golden State will come together to kick off our phone banking efforts to Stop the Republican recall. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get in touch with key voters and mobilize Californians to vote NO on the Republican recall on September 14.get involved »


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Great Training Opportunity – Saturday, July 31st

Great Training Opportunity – Saturday, July 31st


Are you, or do you know someone that is interested in running for public office?
Are you interested in helping someone else run for office, or do you know someone that is?
The Fresno County Democratic Candidate Recruitment & Development Committee will be hosting a training on zoom on Saturday, July 31st, from 10:00 a.m. – Noon.
Please see the attached flyer for details and please share this information with anyone that is interested in becoming more involved in local politics. 
Our guest speakers will go over some of the basic information that someone should know if they are thinking about running for public office.
Our Committee is actively looking for Democrats that might be interested in running for public office in Fresno County in 2022 or 2024.  We also need good people that would be willing to serve on local boards and commissions. 
Please contact us if you have any questions or need additional information. 


Dee Barnes
FCDCC District 3 Alternate
Candidate Recruitment & Development Co-Chair
(559) 779-1981 cell
(559) 486-1416 home
Fresno County Democrats  https://fresnocountydemocrats.org/






Vote NO on Recall & Special Showing of “Power to Heal”

Vote NO on Recall & Special Showing of “Power to Heal”

Dear Senior Caucus Members and Supporters –

It’s a busy time for the California Democratic Party and we have a lot of work to do. September 14 has been announced as the scheduled date for the recall election of Governor Newsom. We must ALL encourage our friends and neighbors to do the same.

Just vote “NO!”

The first and most important part of the recall ballot is the question, “Shall Governor Newsom be recalled?”  Vote NO.  That’s it. Just be sure to return your ballot as quickly as you can. This necessary action for all of us prompted the following from the Senior Caucus’ Southern California Vice Chair, Dr. Bill Honigman.

CA Seniors Appreciate Leadership of Governor Newsom on COVID and More

We at the Senior Caucus of the California Democratic Party know that the attempt to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom is a sham. It’s not just because our Republican counterparts have absolutely no policy agenda, no scruples, and therefore no legitimate reason to put the voters of California through the expense and laborious process of it all. It’s also because our governor, Gavin Newsom, has shown outstanding leadership during a monumentally trying time in our state’s history, and deserves commendation not contempt.

COVID-19 hit us hard in California, especially in our communities of color, and Gavin Newsom acted quickly and decisively to promote public safety, to assure all parts of the state were being held to standards that reflected not only the urgency demanded by the prevalence and severity of the disease, but also by health equity standards. Under his leadership, the state Department of Health, through its Blueprint Tier Framework for the pandemic directed attention and resources to communities in need, that clearly would have suffered that much more without it.

As a result, we are now recognized as one of the highest percentage-COVID-vaccinated states in the US, and that’s despite our incredibly challenging physical and many cultural barriers that needed to be overcome to accomplish that degree of health security. Leadership from Governor Newsom resulted in leaders at the local level having the direction and support that they needed, from “super-pods” to community colleges to door-to-door mobile campaigns, to finally get those shots into arms. And we’re all feeling the collective sigh of relief knowing that the virus and its newer and more virulent variants are being contained as a result, especially those of us at greater risk for the disease.

So, we at the CDP Senior Caucus will work hard to stop this sham of a recall, not only to recognize Governor Newsom and his already exceptional leadership, but to support him in those things he has yet to accomplish in our great state, like Universal Healthcare where ALL of the people get ALL of the care, debt-free college and university education, 100% renewable clean energy for the entire state, housing for all residents, and preserving our right to free, fair, clean and transparent elections. Governor Gavin Newsom has done much worthy of our support, and will do even more, but first he needs us Californians to keep him on the job.


Dr. Bill Honigman, M.D.
CDP Senior Caucus Vice Chair Southern CA

Thank you Dr. Bill for putting into words why it’s so important that we all Vote NO to recalling Governor Newsom.

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In another important matter, while the CDP can’t be actively involved in the Redistricting Commission, other than appointing 5 Democratic members, it is imperative that we communicate (in writing, in person, or by phone) to let the members know what we want our districts to look like and why. Our Senior Caucus’ Northern Vice Chair, Val Muchowski, shared the following to indicate how important our communications with them are:

Redistricting is the once-a-decade process of redrawing the political boundaries for elective offices after the U.S. Census. For the years 2011 to 2021, the redistricting of California’s Congressional, State Senate, State Assembly and Board of Equalization districts was completed by the voter-approved California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Why is this important?

Redistricting will change the boundaries of your Congressional, State Senate and Assembly Districts. Your Congressmember, State Senator and Assemblymember may all change.

How do we influence these decisions?

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has set up a website where you can participate. https://www.wedrawthelinesca.org/.
On June 10th, 2021, the California Citizens Redistricting Commission launched the first in a series of Communities of Interest (COI) virtual hearings to capture community specific data that will help Commissioners to respect community boundaries to the best of their abilities when drawing district lines, as is mandated by California’s line drawing criteria.
During these meetings you will be asked to describe your community.

  • Begin by letting them know your county or city.
  • Mention the street names and significant locations in your neighborhood to help them identify the parameters of your community.
  • Tell them about your community’s shared interests. What brings you together? What is important to your community?
  • Are there nearby areas you want to be in a district with or are there areas you don’t want to share a district with? Explain to them why or why not.
  • Has your community come together to advocate for important services, better schools, roads, or health centers in your neighborhood? Tell them.

Registration is not required to participate in these public input meetings. The call-in number for public input days is (877) 853-5247.
Encourage all Californians to get involved in the redistricting process by providing input at https://DrawMyCACommunity.org.
Val Muchowski
CDP Senior Caucus Vice Chair Southern CA

Thank you Val!

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Next week, we will be hosting a special screening of Power to Heal, a one hour documentary with a look at the history of inequalities in medical care in America. The program explains how policy implementation forced desegregation in hospitals. One of the producers of the film will answer questions afterward.

Saturday, July 17, at 11am.
You must register in advance for this screening at
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Finally, please remember to practice caution – even though most COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, there is still some risk for all of us, particularly older adults.

Ruth Carter
Chair, CDP Senior Caucus


CDP Virtual EBoard
 August 25-29, 2021
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Senior Caucus Officers

Ruth Carter, Chair
Val Muchowski, Vice Chair North
Dr. Bill Honigman – Vice Chair South
Dottie Smith – Vice Chair Central
Howard Egerman, Secretary
Angelica Moyes, Treasurer
Darcy Harris, Communications

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