Tagged: Kirkland

45th District Democrats Summer Picnic

Join us for our summer picnic, hosted by Duane and Barb Wentz at their home in Juanita. We’ll fire up the grill for hamburgers and fresh garden vegetables, plus soft drinks, beer, and wine. Any potluck items are welcome. Neighborhood parking is somewhat limited, so carpooling is recommended. The Wentz’ place is about midway between Totem Lake and Juanita Beach. Check the forecast; if it’s still hot, it might be smart to wear a hat.

March With the Dems on the 4th!

Come march with your fellow Democrats and endorsed candidates! Wave signs, talk to parade goers, and get out the message! The theme for this year’s Independence Day parade in Kirkland is United We Stand. Join us to walk with Roger Goodman (D) at the front of the parade, then circle back to walk with Democrats Suzan DelBene, Manka Dhingra, Patty Kuderer, Larry Springer, and Vandana Slatter. We will meet along Waverly at position 28, west of Market St. Plan to be there around 11 a.m., since we are early in the parade. The parade starts at noon. Please email alex@rogergoodman.org if you can walk with the Goodman...

45th District Democrats Call for Eastside Plastic Bag Ban

Resolution Inspired by 5th Grader’s Earth Month Experiment Redmond, Wash.—May 12, 2018—On Wednesday, May 2, the membership of the 45th District Democrats adopted a resolution in support of expanding Kirkland’s plastic bag ban to the Eastside cities of Duvall, Redmond, Sammamish, and Woodinville. Shawn Roland and his 10-year-old son, Jeremiah, presented the resolution. The pair were inspired to take action by an Earth Month challenge at Jeremiah’s school, Horace Mann Elementary. The challenge? Refusing to use single-use plastics for 30 days. The Rolands shared that the challenge was tough, but important. According to the Earth Day Network, each year, 4...

Meaningful Movies: How to Change the World

In 1971, a group of friends sailed into a nuclear test zone and their protest captured the world’s imagination. Never-before-seen footage brings the extraordinary world of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace to life. Learn more.

#ShowUsBetter Postcard Writing Party

#ShowUsBetter is a new kids’ movement started right here in Kirkland! It’s an opportunity for kids to tell the White House what they care about. Pre-addressed postcards and treats will be available. Learn more.

Our 2018 Platform

Adopted as amended at our legislative district caucus on March 24, 2018, at Juanita High School in Kirkland, Washington. In this time of unprecedented partisanship in our country, we, the 45th District Democrats, believe we have a duty to heal divisions and provide initiatives that support and assist solving the problems our communities face. We believe that every individual, every elected position, every Board, and every Commission matters. Everything we do makes an impact. We believe that our elected officials must work to support and assist We the People by fighting to enact and protect the following policies: Elections &...

Cancelled: Advanced VoteBuilder Data Training

Dive into VoteBuilder with hands-on training. Advanced VoteBuilder Data Training will help experienced PCOs get the most out of our voter database tools and be more effective in reaching their precincts.

Meaningful Movies: The Occupation of the American Mind

Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory and blockade of the Gaza strip have triggered a backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the world except the United States. This film takes a look at pro-Israel public relations efforts within the U.S. Learn more.

Eastside Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Meeting

Work to prevent gun violence and hear how you can take action in your own community at your local Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense monthly meeting. New and returning members are welcome.  RSVP here.

45th Legislative District Town Hall

Join Senator Dhingra, Representative Goodman, and Representative Springer for the 45th Legislative District town hall for the 2018 session. Bring your questions! Learn more.

Meaningful Movies: The Coming War on China

This film, both a warning and a story of resistance, reveals what the news doesn’t—that the world’s greatest military power, the United States, and the world’s second economic power, China, both nuclear-armed, are each preparing for war. Learn more.

LWSD Bond and Levies Community Open House

Come learn about Lake Washington School District’s three ballot measures going before voters this February. Open houses are being held throughout the school district.

Meaningful Movies: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Follow Al Gore’s continued fight against climate change in this sequel to An Inconvenient Truth. The stakes have never been higher, but the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion. Learn more.

LWSD Bond and Levies Community Open House

Come learn about Lake Washington School District’s three ballot measures going before voters this February. Open houses are being held throughout the school district.