Women's March on Washington

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Join us Saturday, January 21 at 9 a.m. for the Women's March on Washington. We will meet at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial at 150 Washington Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20024 (a few feet from C St. and 2nd. St. SW). We will make some signs and we will go as a group to the rally point for the Women's March at 10 a.m.

The march starts at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Independence Ave. and Third St. S.W. The march is a peaceful protest against the professed intent of the Trump administration to restrict and revoke existing social and civil liberties. For more information, visit www.womensmarch.com.

February 2017 Social Mixer

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February Social Mixer
The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club meets at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13, at Number Nine, 1435 P St. N.W. Join us for a Pre-Valentine's Day mixer!

Membership Elects 2017 Officers

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Left to right: Vice President for Administration Alex Morash, Vice President for Legislative and Political Affairs Paul Austin, Treasurer Justin K. George, President Earl Fowlkes, and Secretary Jesse Garcia were elected on Nov. 14.

On Nov. 14, members of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club held officer elections. Earl Fowlkes was reelected as president. He will be joined by a new board:

- Paul Austin, vice president for legislative and political affairs
- Alex Morash, vice president for administration
- Justin K. George, treasurer
- Jesse Garcia, secretary

Earl Fowlkes is a longtime mem-ber of the Democratic Party. In 2009, he was appointed as an at-Large member of the Democratic National Committee. In 2013, Earl was reappointed and elected chair of the DNC LGBT Caucus. Earl works for the Center For Black Equity, Inc. As CBE president/CEO, he promotes a multinational network of Black LGBT Pride and community-based organizations. Earl has worked on health, political and LGBTQ issues for nearly 30 years.

Paul Austin has been a GSDC member since 2013. He conducts neuroscience research and analysis in the Anatomy Department at the Howard University College of Medicine. Paul has a biology degree from the University of the District of Columbia and a political science degree from The Universi-ty of Texas at Dallas.

Alex Morash has been a GSDC member since 2015. He works an economic policy researcher for a non-profit progressive center. Alex is a past president of Young Democrats of Rhode Island and has been working in party politics since 2010. He earned a bachelor's degree in political economy at Northeastern University.

Justin K. George has been a GSDC member since 2005. He works as an IT manager at a multinational firm working with financial services organizations. Justin graduated from Howard University with an accounting degree.

Jesse Garcia joined GSDC in 2012. He worked for 20 years in communications, most recently as an Obama appointee. Jesse stud-ied communications in San Antonio, Texas, where he earned a bachelor's degree from Our Lady of the Lake University and a master's degree from St. Mary's University.

GSDC officers are responsible for the management, fundraising, and operations of the organization. These officers constitute the Stein executive committee, which helps facilitate activities including social and political events for the membership and for the District's LGBTQ Democratic community.

Story by Jesse Garcia, Secretary
Gertrude Stein Democratic Club

2016 Stein Club Slate & Nov. Meeting

Our November General Membership Meeting will take place on Monday, November 14, 2016, at the John Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW, in Room 120 at 6:30 PM. We will be conduction our annual Executive Board election and Reggie Greer, Victory Institute's Director of Presidential Appointment Initiative, will be coming to speak to members interested in serving in the next presidential administration. If you are interested in running for a board position, feel free to email info@steindemocrats.org with any questions and be present at the meeting.

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March meeting & DC LGBT Survey


Our meeting is scheduled for tomorrow, March 14 at 7PM. It will be held in theWilson Building, room 120. We hope you can join us, as we will be discussion our very busy plan for election the 2016 season and want your input.

Also, the 2016 election survey is here! If you have not filled it out yet, please do! We will be using this survey to guide our candidate forums and we want to make sure we get your feedback on a few important policy priorities.

Please take a few moments to complete the following survey by no later than April 10, 2016.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5X3982V

See you tomorrow!

Stein Leadership