This Q&A is excerpted from UDC board member Joel Engardio’s recent newsletter

Meredith Willa Dodson with her husband and two kids, ages five and three. Photo credit: Deeksha Prakash

Q&A WITH SUPER MOM MEREDITH WILLA DODSON
Meredith Willa Dodson is a founder of the parent-led group Decreasing the Distance. Their mission is to get all public schools safely open full time. Too many children have suffered from distance…


Tear Gas outside United States Capitol” by Tyler Merbler is licensed under CC BY 2.0

In all of the chaos that occurred at the Capitol on January 6, and as we’ve tried to sort through the aftermath, we’ve heard a lot of weighty words thrown around — sedition, insurrection, terrorism, coup, and more. While these terms have often been used interchangeably in news coverage and…


United Democratic Club Calls for the Immediate Removal of President Trump

The United Democratic Club sent the following letter in to Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer this afternoon re: removal of Trump from the Presidency following Wednesday’s insurrection as the U.S. Capitol.

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Dear Madam Speaker and Leader…


The 2021 California Democratic Party Assembly Delegate elections are in January.

If you are a California Democrat, there’s an important election you need to vote in this January.

The California Democratic Party (CADEM) is composed of all 10.2M registered Democrats. Every year, the party hosts a convention to endorse candidates, take positions on ballot measures, establish the party platform and propose resolutions. …


As 2020 draws to a close, it’s strange to think back on what a whirlwind this year has been. In March, we came together as a club to transition completely online and found ways to connect in isolation. We turned to our Slack to socialize, watch movies, and play games…


The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, has left us all reeling. She was a giant, advancing gender equality and civil liberties by leaps and bounds through an inspiring life and career.

Joan Ruth Bader, known to us as Associate Justice…


Our membership has voted, and the United Democratic Club is proud to announce our endorsements for President and Vice President of the United States, SFUSD School Board, CCSF College Board, BART Board, California state propositions, and local San Francisco propositions.

We announced our endorsements in the San Francisco Supervisor races


You’ve seen the headlines about the San Francisco Board of Supervisors rejecting the Mayor’s appointees to the SFMTA board, but you probably haven’t followed every twist and turn. We get it — it’s wonky. Most San Franciscans don’t even know what the SFMTA Board does. …


Decades after the formal end of redlining, and an infamous re-development project razed a Black neighborhood, housing inequality is alive and well in San Francisco.

A panel of local leaders, whose work spans housing development, community investment and financial planning, joined the United Democratic Club discuss ways to break down…

United Democratic Club

We are an inclusive and progressive group of Democrats who believe that everyone should have a place in San Francisco.

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