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Call to Action!

Dear DemOC PAC Members and Friends,

We had the most fantastic Zoom meeting on Tuesday night with the amazing Congresswoman Katie Porter. I will send a newsletter about that in a few days but in the meantime, we have a Call to Action and I wanted to get this out to you ASAP:
In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, some of our members have been involved in grassroots efforts to help those most in need in Orange County. If you would like to be a part of these efforts, there are 2 supply chains you can be a part of. Both efforts will likely continue through June, if not beyond.
  • There are more unhoused and unsheltered people in Orange County now than there were before the outbreak. We are asking for supplies for courageous volunteers making rounds to unsheltered individuals, and those who are in shelter but without food. Most needed supplies include: protein bars, gatorade, wet wipes in small packs (any kind), first aid gauze pads, prepackaged single antibiotic wipes. Supplies can be delivered or dropped to the front porch c/o Lita Robinow, 6 Brisbane Way, Irvine, CA 92612. 714-293-2181 (If you are dropping to the front porch, leave it inside the walk near the bench or in that area between 9 am and 8 pm. Don't mind the barking dog and wave hello!)

  • People with sewing skills, Making Masks Central OC has been providing volunteer-made masks for medical and other front line workers, as well as high-risk populations. They have materials that can be picked up at several locations. Contact Julie Tapp, to request to sew or for additional information (you can find the group on facebook as well).

Lita Robinow and Julie Tapp
Chair and Activism Chair, DemOC PAC


ear DemOC PAC Members and Friends,

Our "new normal" of sheltering in place can get a little tedious and I have to admit there are days when choosing between taking a walk and cooking as my most exciting activities does get a little old. But being a member of DemOC PAC keeps it interesting. On Tuesday night, we had a fantastic meeting with Congressman Mike Levin. As always, he was articulate, smart and so informative...we talked about COVID-19, the bailout monies, the deficit and national debt ($30 trillion??), testing, and the USPS (Gerry Connolly from Virginia has always been a strong advocate).

Next Tuesday, our guest is a local rockstar....on any day you can find her on one of the shows on MSNBC, CNN and she was recently featured on Samantha Bee!

We are so excited to be joined by
Congresswoman Katie Porter!!
Tuesday, April 21
6 pm

ZOOM info to follow.

There will be a Q&A following.

We look forward to seeing you Tuesday!



Dear DemOC PAC Members and Friends,

Happy Easter and Passover! Hope you are having a nice day with your family and friends, either in your quarantine or via zoom or phone or Face Time. It's a little gloomy outside which I actually find cozy...I know I'm a little crazy but what can I say? I grew up in San Francisco so it feels like home to me.

We are excited about our first Zoom meeting this Tuesday with
Congressman Mike Levin!!
Tuesday, April 14
5 pm (Please note the early hour)

Here is the login info:
Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 535 948 973
Password: 239362
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Congressman Levin will:
  • present an overview of the legislation being developed in Congress, including the next phase to help people and combat the effects of Covid19 along with congressional actions to help Orange County deal with Covid19
  • Thoughts on the climate emergency 
  • A campaign update
  • National Primary briefing

There will be a Q&A. Because of time constraints, please submit questions by replying to this email.
There will be some time for live questions as well.

Next Tuesday, April 21, we will have our next Zoom meeting with Congresswoman Katie Porter!!! (Details to follow).

We look forward to seeing you Tuesday! Send questions!


April 14 @ 5pm meeting w/Mike Levin!

Dear DemOC PAC Members and Friends,

I hope you are all well and taking good care of yourselves during a time like we have never seen. Who thought we would be in the midst of a pandemic; each day brings some sadness, some surprise and some new challenge or newly discovered interest. And there are so many kindnesses as well. I am heartened by the many things people are willing to do for one another during this time of great need and stress. Please, I said this last time, reach out to this email for anything. We are happy to talk, shop, bring you food, books, puzzles or just answer a question or keep you company. Last week I was able to write notes to a few members, share a puzzle and books and some emails I received about small business. Those small gestures helped me as much as they did the people who reached out to me! So please, be in touch!

And without further for the PAC news!
Our first Zoom meeting is coming right up!

We are lucky enough to be joined by
Congressman Mike Levin!!
next Tuesday, April 14
at 5 pm (Please note the early hour)

Congressman Levin will
  • present an overview of the legislation being developed in Congress, including the next phase to help people and combat the effects of Covid19 along with Congressional actions to prepare Orange County for Covid19
  • Thoughts on climate change 
  • A campaign update
  • National Primary briefing

You don't have to drive, bring goodies, or physically distance at this will be in the comfort of your home, on your computer, pad or smartphone.
Official link to follow, but please mark your calendar today. Zoom is pretty easy but if you've never been on a Zoom call, you might take a peek!

Watch this space for announcements of meetings with Congresswoman Katie Porter and Congressman Harley Rouda!

We look forward to seeing you there!