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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Vanguard Radio Tonight

Join us at 6 pm on KDRT 95.7 FM as we continue to talk about the state's budget crisis with a representative from the largest employee union in the state, SEIU. You can listen to the livestream:

ALSO TONIGHT... College Democrats honor Lt. Governor John Garamendi

The Davis College Democrats are proud to honor Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi's leadership in protecting higher education, confronting the global climate changes, and plans to revitalize our economy. We are also honoring Yolo County Supervisor Jim Provenza, who formerly served on the school board for the Davis Joint Unified District and emphasized excellence in education for all students while addressing the achievement gap affecting minority, low income and Spanish speaking students. He also fought for improvements in the special education program. In addition, during his tenure as President of the School Board he was instrumental in winning back 4.5 million dollars in funds for the school district. In addition to these progressive leaders Congressman Mike Thompson will also be attending as a special guest.

Through student and community activism, the Davis College Democrats have demonstrated dedication to promoting the values and goals of the Democratic Party. In the past six months, the Davis College Democrats registered over 4,000 voters at UC Davis, made 3,000 calls for GOTV, hosted rallies for Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi and Mayor Gavin Newsom, and campaigned for Charlie Brown's 4th Congressional District race and for Jim Martin's Senate run-off in Georgia. We passionately fought against Propositions 4 and 8 and plan to lobby for same-sex marriage at the United States House of Representatives.

The Indigo Awards will be held at the Best Western Palm Court Hotel in Davis at 234 D st. from 6 to 8pm Wednesday February 18th. Tickets will be $25 and $10 for students.