House District 5 2018 Pancake Supper

WHEN: Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

WHERE:
Larimer Place Condos, 1551 Larimer Street, Club Level (3rd Floor) Party Room, Denver, CO 80202


You’re Invited!
Please Join House District 5 Democrats
For The Fifth Annual

 

Cecilia Flores Memorial

Pancakes &

                                                                                                                                                                Mimosas Supper                                                                                                                                                                             

Special Guest

Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Honorees

This year we are honoring the three state legislators who have

   represented HD 5 for the past eight years and are term limited.

Speaker Crisanta Duran - the first HD5 State Representative to serve as Speaker of the House.

  Senator Lucia Guzman - the first HD5 State Senator to serve as Democratic Leader of the Senate.

      Senator Irene Aguilar - The first HD5 State Senator to be a Medical Doctor.        

                                                                           

                                                                          Hosts                                                                                                                      

Robert Rodriguez, Candidate for SD32, Julie Gonzales, Candidate for SD34,

Alex Valdez, Candidate for HD5, Sandie McNamara, HD5 Chair,

Michael Guzman, HD5A Treasurer

 

Master of Ceremonies

Polly Baca, Former Colorado State Senator

 

Event Committee Chair & Co-Chairs

Sandie McNamara, Chair; Co-Chairs: Poly Baca, Miguel Baca Barragan,

Pamelia Nixon-Hartje, Charles Nadler & Hanna Weston

 

HD5 Leadership

Sandie McNamara, Pat Tjaden, Thyria Wilson,

Rebecca (Becky) Christensen, Danielle Glover,

Michael Guzman, Susan Saukas,

Ian Nelson-Santopietro, Jonah Weiss


 

HD5 Pancake Supper

Sunday, October 21st, 2018
5-8:00pm


Larimer Place Condos
 1551 Larimer Street, Club Level (3Rd Floor) Party Room
Denver, CO 80202

 

Host:  $200 | Dinner Ticket: $20 | Children (5 to 10):  $7 | Children Under 5:  FREE


 

Join the host committee or purchase tickets here.


House District 5 2018 Election Season Opportunities

WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 9:45am to 2:00pm

WHERE:
Ruby Hill Park and Chafee Park


 

 

 

Come join your HD5 Democrats for an afternoon of GOTV!

 

Getting out the vote is one of the most important ways we get

Democrats elected.  HD5 is hosting a large canvass kick-off

event this Saturday, October 13th at 9:45 AM at Ruby Hill

Park, and at 2:00 PM at Chaffee Park. North or South, pick

a location and a time that works for you! Please join us in

celebrating a strong upcoming Blue Wave, and ensuring

every voter in HD5 fills their entire ballot, Bottom-to-Top!

 

To sign up for this GOTV event or to provide ANY help

with GOTV, please check here

   Or you can email your HD5 Captains and Co-Captains at:

 (https://denverdemocrats.org/house-district/hd5/home).

 

                                         Your HD5 Leadership:

 

                                 Rebecca (Becky) Christensen, Captain of HD5A

                                 Danielle Glover, Co-Captain of HD5A

                                 Michael Guzman, Treasurer of HD5A

                                 Susan Saukas, Captain of HD5B

                                 Ian Santopietro, Co-Captain of HD5B

                                 Jonah Weiss, Treasurer of HD5B

 

Other Important Dates:

October 21st: HD5 Pancake Supper

Join the Pancake Supper host committee or purchase tickets here.

October 22nd: residential Deadline for participating in the General Election -

                     visit DenverGov.org or GoVoteColorado.com

November 6th: Election Day!

 

                It's time to talk to our neighbors and get them to register to vote!

                         "A man without a vote is a man without protection."

                                       -Commonly attributed to President Lyndon Johnson

 

 

Please join our Democrats of House District 5 Facebook page to receive important

information and updates – https://www.facebook.com/groups/ColoradoHD5Dems/

 

                     Connect with the Colorado Democratic Party Online!

                    Sign up for the CDP Newsletter:  Democratic Dispatch

             http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-cdp-newsletter

 

             Sign up for the Colorado Democrats’ Rapid Response Team:

       http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-rapid-response-team

 

                                                      Donate to HD5



HD5 Monthly Meeting October 3, 2018

WHEN: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:15pm

WHERE:
Emily Griffith Technical College 1205 Osage Street Denver, CO 80204


 

 

                            

                         HD5 – Monthly Meeting

                         Wednesday, October 3, 2018

                              6:30 pm – Networking

                        7:00 pm – 8:10 pm – Meeting

                                   Location:

                       Emily Griffith Technical College

                       1205 Osage Street

(free parking, security, handicap accessible, near Light Rail Station)

                            Children Welcome

                     (entertainment activity will be provided)

              Please join our monthly House District 5 meeting!

                        7:00pm – Rep. Leslie Herod speaking

             On behalf of Caring4Denver Initiative

7:15pm – Candidate GOTV Plan7:25pm – Mini-VAN and Canvass Training

7:45pm – Postcards

8:10pm – Adjourn

                                                HD5 Business

      If you wish to volunteer, please contact a member of the leadership team

                             (House District 5 Leadership).

                                    HD5 Leadership:

               Rebecca (Becky) Christensen, Captain of HD5A

               Danielle Glover, Co-Captain of HD5A

               Michael Guzman, Treasurer of HD5A

               Susan Saukas, Captain of HD5B

               Ian Santopitro, Co-Captain of HD5B

               Jonah Weiss, Treasurer of HD5B

 

                          Important Dates:

            October 21st: HD5 Pancake Supper

   Join the Pancake Supper host committee or purchase

                                  tickets here.

           October 22nd: residential Deadline for participating

           in the General Election – Visit DenverGov.org or GoVoteColorado.com

          November 6th: Election Day!

 

     It’s time to talk to our neighbors and get them to register to vote!

 

          “A man without a vote is a man without protection.”

                     -Commonly attributed to President Lyndon Johnson

        Please join our Democrats of House District 5 Facebook page to

        receive important information and updates – HD5 Facebook Page

 

                  Connect with the Colorado Democratic Party Online!

                  Sign up for the CDP Newsletter:  

                  Democratic Dispatch Colorado Democratic Party

 

                  Sign up for the Colorado Democrats’ Rapid Response Team:

                           Colorado Democrats' Rapid Response Team

                                                      Donate to HD5

 



HD5 Monthly Meeting September 5, 2018

WHEN: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

WHERE:
Emily Griffith Technical College 1205 Osage Street Denver, CO 80204


 

 

            

            HD5 – August Monthly Meeting

                 Wednesday, September 5, 2018

 

                     6:30 pm – Networking

              7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Meeting

 

                          Location:

            Emily Griffith Technical College

                   1205 Osage Street

(free parking, security, handicap accessible, near Light Rail Station)

 

                     Children Welcome

      (entertainment activity will be provided)

 

Please join our monthly House District 5 meeting!

 

            7:00pm - Welcome

 

           7:05pm - Guest Speakers

There will be several Denver ballot initiatives

before the voters during the November General Election.

We've asked proponents of each approved (thus far)

initiative to provide an overview.

 

Confirmed:

Denver College Affordability Fund, Denver Prosperity

Mental Health & Affordable Housing Funding, Caring4Denver

Public Financing of Campaigns, Democracy for the People

Invited,

speaker not yet confirmed:

Changing Signature Requirements for Denver Ballot Initiatives

Funding for Parks

 

The Denverite has an article you may find helpful before our meeting:

https://denverite.com/2018/08/21/denver-election-2018-ballot-initiatives/

 

HD5 Business

Additionally, we will be having a straw poll to fill

the role of Captain of 5A and Treasurer of 5B.

If you are interested in serving in this capacity,

please attend the meeting. Term for the role will

expire in March 2019. Your commitment to the

Democratic Party is greatly needed and much appreciated.

 

If you wish to volunteer, please contact a member of the leadership team

 (https://denverdemocrats.org/house-district/hd5/home).

 

HD5 Leadership:

 

TBD, Captain of HD5A

Danielle Glover, Co-Captain of HD5A

Michael Guzman, Treasurer of HD5A

Susan Saukas, Captain of HD5B

Ian Santopitro, Co-Captain of HD5B

TBD, Treasurer of HD5B

 

Important Dates:

September 22nd: Denver Democrats EMK Dinner

    - visit DenverDemocrats.org for more information

October 3rd: HD5 Monthly Meeting

October 21st: HD5 Pancake Supper

October 22nd: residential Deadline for participating in the General Election -

visit DenverGov.org or GoVoteColorado.com

November 6th: Election Day!

 

It's time to talk to our neighbors and get them to register to vote!

"A man without a vote is a man without protection."

-Commonly attributed to President Lyndon Johnson

 

 

Please join our Democrats of House District 5 Facebook page to receive important

information and updates – https://www.facebook.com/groups/ColoradoHD5Dems/

 

Connect with the Colorado Democratic Party Online!

Sign up for the CDP Newsletter:  Democratic Dispatch

http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-cdp-newsletter

 

Sign up for the Colorado Democrats’ Rapid Response Team:

 http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-rapid-response-team

 

Donate to HD5



HD5 Monthly Meeting August 1, 2018

WHEN: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

WHERE:
Emily Griffith Technical College 1205 Osage Street Denver, CO 80204


 

 

                            

                           HD5 – Monthly Meeting

                         Wednesday, August 1, 2018

                            6:30 pm – Networking

                           7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Meeting

 

                                       Location:

                      Emily Griffith Technical College

                             1205 Osage Street

(free parking, security, handicap accessible, near Light Rail Station)

                             Children Welcome

              (entertainment activity will be provided)

     Please join our monthly House District 5 meeting!

 

                          7:00pm – Welcome

                          7:05pm – Guest Speakers

 

7:05pm – Attorney Ralph Ogden will provide an update on Amendment 71,

                since it has been challenged in court. How ballot initiatives can

                change the Constitution has far reaching consequences.

 

7:25pmCongresswoman Diana DeGette, Chief Deputy Whip, First

                Congressional District, Updates

 

7:45pm – NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado will also be joining us to discuss

                their efforts as reproductive rights are being attacked at the state

                and national level.

 

8:00pm – Denver Democrats Public Policy Environmental Study Group Chair Thyria Wilson

                will review all policy groups’ work and assessment of potential legislation.

 

                               HD5 Business

                     8:10pm Reports/Updates

                     8:20pm Announcements

(Election of Vacant Captain of HD5A to be held at September Meeting)

If you wish to volunteer, please contact a member of the leadership team

                (House District 5 Leadership).

                         HD5 Leadership:

                 Vacant, Captain of HD5A

                 Danielle Glover, Co-Captain of HD5A

                 Michael Guzman, Treasurer of HD5A

                 Susan Saukas, Captain of HD5B

                 Ian Santopitro, Co-Captain of HD5B

                 Jennifer Calderone, Treasurer of HD5B

 

“The strongest democracies flourish from frequent and lively debate, but they

endure when people of every background and belief find a way to set aside

smaller differences in service of the greater purpose.”  Barack Obama 

 

Please join our Democrats of House District 5 Facebook page to receive important

information and updates – HD5 Facebook Page

 

Connect with the Colorado Democratic Party Online!

Sign up for the CDP Newsletter:  Democratic Dispatch

Colorado Democratic Party

 

Sign up for the Colorado Democrats’ Rapid Response Team:

       Colorado Democrats' Rapid Response Team

 

Donate to HD5



HD5 Monthly Meeting May 2, 2018

WHEN: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

WHERE:
Emily Griffith Technical College 1205 Osage Street Denver, CO 80204


 

 

                         HD5 – Monthly Meeting

                       Wednesday, May 2, 2018

                         6:30 pm – Networking

                    7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Meeting

 

                 Location:

                       Emily Griffith Technical College

                      1205 Osage Street

(free parking, security, handicap accessible, near Light Rail Station)

 

                        Children Welcome

             (entertainment activity will be provided)

 

     Please join our monthly House District 5 meeting!

 

7:00pm - Welcome

7:05pm - Guest Speakers

 

Our Guest Speakers for next week are:

 

Denver Councilwoman-At-Large Robin Kniech

 

First elected to Denver City Council in 2011, and re-elected in 2015, Robin Kniech.

Raised in a working class family, she has a deep respect for the value of hard work

and has dedicated her life to making Denver a better place for families and those

struggling to make ends meet. The Councilwoman has a record of bold accomplishments

on expanding access to affordable housing, including the establishment of a dedicated

affordable housing fund that will create or preserve at least 6,000 new homes

over the next 10 years.

 

Denver Clerk & Recorder Debra Johnson and Director of Elections Amber McReynolds

 

Ballots will be mailed on June 4th for the Primary.   This cycle Unaffiliated Voters will be

allowed to vote in the Primary.  The Election will be held on June 26th.  With so many

changes it is important that we understand the process and deadlines.

 

Owen Perkins, The Democracy for the People Initiative

 

Learn more about the November Ballot Initiative to establish meaningful campaign

finance reform for Denver municipal elections.

 

ON THE BALLOT:

 

Congratulations to these Democratic Candidate who will appear on the June Primary Ballot:

 

State Senate 34:

 

Julie Gonzales

Alan Kennedy-Shaffer

Milo Schwab

 

State Senate 32:

 

Robert Rodriguez

Zach Neumann

Hazel Gibson

 

House District 5:

 

Alex Valdez

Meghan Nutting

Joel Judd

Nicky Yollick

 

HD5 Business

 

If you wish to volunteer, please contact a member of the leadership team

 (https://denverdemocrats.org/house-district/hd5/home).

 

 

 

 

HD5 Leadership:

 

Eric Dattore, Captain of HD5A

Danielle Glover, Co-Captain of HD5A

Michael Guzman, Treasurer of HD5A

Susan Saukas, Captain of HD5B

Ian Santopitro, Co-Captain of HD5B

 

“The strongest democracies flourish from frequent

and lively debate, but they endure when people of

every background and belief find a way to set aside

smaller differences in service of the greater purpose.”  Barack Obama 

 

 

Please join our Democrats of House District 5 Facebook page

to receive important information and updates

– https://www.facebook.com/groups/ColoradoHD5Dems/

 

Connect with the Colorado Democratic Party Online!

Sign up for the CDP Newsletter:  Democratic Dispatch

http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-cdp-newsletter

 

Sign up for the Colorado Democrats’ Rapid Response Team:

 http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-rapid-response-team

 

Donate to HD5



HD5 Monthly Meeting April 4, 2018

WHEN: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

WHERE:
Emily Griffith Technical College 1205 Osage Street Denver, CO 80204


 

 

 

               HD5 – April Monthly Meeting

                     Wednesday, April 4, 2018

                       6:30 pm – Networking

                       7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Meeting

                                  Location:

                Emily Griffith Technical College

                        1205 Osage Street

    (free parking, security, handicap accessible,

                  near Light Rail Station)

                   Children Welcome

      (entertainment activity will be provided)

 

  Please join our monthly House District 5 meeting!

 

7:00pm - Welcome

 

7:05pm - Guest Speakers

 

Morgan Carroll, Chair of the Colorado Democratic Party

Morgan previously served in the Colorado House of Representatives

and in the Colorado Senate, including as Senate President, Majority Leader

and Minority Leader. She has held hundreds of townhall meetings and

trainings on how to be a “citizen lobbyist”.  She is the author of Take Back

Your Government: A Citizens Guide to Grassroots Change.  

Morgan is an attorney who previously practiced law as an advocate for consumers, civil

rights and people with disabilities.  She is embracing her role to help expand

economic and educational opportunities, defend civil rights & liberties and

lead in the #resistance. 

 

Deborah Ortega, Councilwoman At-Large for Denver County

Debbie is an at-large member of the Denver City Council representing

the entire city.  She was elected to an at-large position in 2011 and was re-

elected in 2016.  She is a resident within HD5. Following graduation from

West High School, the councilwoman was called to a life of public

service.  She worked for former Lt. Governor George Brown and U.S.

Senator Floyd Haskell before accepting a position with Denver City

Councilman Sal Carpio in 1979. She was elected as Carpio’s successor in

1987 and served until 2003 when term limits required she leave office.

Councilwoman Ortega continued her public service after leaving office

serving as the first executive director of Denver Commission on

Homelessness. She serves as chair of Del Norte Neighborhood Development

Corporation, a non-profit building affordable housing. She has also served

on the board of directors and chair of the board of Latina Safe house.

 

Candidates Confirmed to Speak:

 

Jena Griswold, Candidate for Colorado Secretary of State

Saira Rao, Candidate for CD1

David Sedbrook, Candidate for CD1

 

HD5 Business

 

If you wish to volunteer, please contact a member of the

leadership team  (https://denverdemocrats.org/house-district/hd5/home).

 

HD5 Leadership:

 

Eric Dattore, Captain of HD5A

Danielle Glover, Co-Captain of HD5A

Michael Guzman, Treasurer of HD5A

Susan Saukas, Captain of HD5B

Ian Santopitro, Co-Captain of HD5B

 

“The strongest democracies flourish from frequent and

lively debate, but they endure when people of

every background and belief find a way to set aside

smaller differences in service of the greater purpose.”  Barack Obama 

 

 

Please join our Democrats of House District 5 Facebook

page to receive important information anid updates

– https://www.facebook.com/groups/ColoradoHD5Dems/

 

Connect with the Colorado Democratic Party Online!

Sign up for the CDP Newsletter:  Democratic Dispatch

http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-cdp-newsletter

 

Sign up for the Colorado Democrats’ Rapid Response Team:

 http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-rapid-response-team

 

Donate to HD5



HD5 Monthly Meeting February 7, 2018

WHEN: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

WHERE:
Emily Griffith Technical College 1205 Osage Street Denver, CO 80204


 

 

 

 

                  

                 HD5 – Monthly Meeting

              Wednesday, February 7, 2018

      6:30 pm – Networking and Refreshments

      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Candidate Forum

 

                           Location:

          Emily Griffith Technical College

         1205 Osage Street

       (free parking, security, handicap

        accessible, near Light Rail Station)

             Children Welcome

  (entertainment activity will be provided)

Please join the House District 5 for a candidate forum!

It is an exciting time for HD5 as we have so many great

candidates looking to follow in the footsteps of our current

         elected officials who are term limited. 

 

Candidates will be available to mingle and answer questions

starting at 6:30 pm.  The forum will start promptly at 7pm,

so we encourage you to arrive early.  Questions to be asked

    during the Forum were submitted by Democrats and

              Elected Official in House District 5.  

 

Confirmed Candidates:

HD5:  Lou Irwin, Joel Judd, Meghan Nutting, Gabe Thorn, Alex Valdez, Nicky Yollick 

SD32:  Hazel Gibson, Zach Neumann, Robert Rodriguez, Peter Smith, Risa White, Lance Wright

SD34:  Julie Gonzales, Alan Kennedy-Shaffer, Milo Schwab, Jonah Weiss 

         * All candidates running for office within HD5 were invited. 

2018 Caucus will be held on the evening of Tuesday, March 6th.  In the 2017 election

we voted to eliminate caucus for the Presidential election only. There are numerous

             statewide elections that will go through the caucus process. 

 

        If you wish to volunteer, please contact a member of the leadership team

               (https://denverdemocrats.org/house-district/hd5/home).

 

HD5 Leadership:

Eric Dattore, Captain of HD5A

Danielle Glover, Co-Captain of HD5A

Michael Guzman, Treasurer of HD5A

Susan Saukas, Captain of HD5B

Ian Santopitro, Co-Captain of HD5B

 

“The strongest democracies flourish from frequent and lively debate,

but they endure when people of every background and belief find a

way to set aside smaller differences in service of the greater purpose.”  Barack Obama 

 

 

Please join our Democrats of House District 5 Facebook page to receive important

information and updates – https://www.facebook.com/groups/ColoradoHD5Dems/

 

Connect with the Colorado Democratic Party Online!

Sign up for the CDP Newsletter:  Democratic Dispatch

http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-cdp-newsletter

 

Sign up for the Colorado Democrats’ Rapid Response Team:

 http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-rapid-response-team

 

                            Donate to HD5

 



HD5 2017 Holiday Party

WHEN: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

WHERE:
Blue Moon Brewing Company, 3750 Chestnut Place, Denver, CO 80216


                               House District 5 Holiday Party
Come and Mingle with the Community, Candidates and Elected Officials!

                             Wednesday, December 6, 2017
                                         7:00pm-9:00pm

                              Cash Bar, Snacks Provided

 

 

 

 

 

                          

                          Blue Moon Brewing Company

                          3750 Chestnut Place (in RiNo)
                                  Denver, CO 80216
 

                                         Hosts

            Congresswoman Diana DeGette, Chief Deputy Whip                                                             

Speaker of the House Crisanta Duran | Senate Minority Leader Lucia Guzman |                

  Senator Irene Aguilar | Denver City Council President Albus Brooks

 

Phil Weiser, Attorney General Candidate | Hazel Gibson, SD 32 Candidate |                       

Robert Rodriguez, SD 32 Candidate | Jennifer Calderone, SD 34 Candidate |

Alan Kennedy-Shaffer, SD 34 Candidate | Lou Irwin, HD 5 Candidate |                                              

Alex Valdez, HD 5 Candidate | Nicky Yollick, HD 5 Candidate

              Host:  $200 | Party Tickets: $10

   Join the host committee or purchase tickets here.



HD5 Monthly Meeting November 1, 2017

WHEN: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:15pm

WHERE:
Emily Griffith Technical College 1205 Osage Street Denver, CO 80204


 

 

 

    

      HD5 – Monthly Meeting

  Wednesday, November 1, 2017

6:30 pm – registration and social

7:00 pm – 8:15 pm – meeting

 

Location:

                        Emily Griffith Technical College

                             1205 Osage Street

(free parking, security, handicap accessible, near Light Rail Station)

                            Children Welcome

            (entertainment activity will be provided)

 

Please join our monthly House District meeting!

7pm - Welcome

Guest Speakers:

7:05pm - Beth McCann, Denver District Attorney

7:20pm - Bernard Douthit State Treasurer candidate

7:25pm - Tyler with People to People and phone canvassing training

 

Please join our Democrats of House District 5 Facebook page to receive important information

and updates – https://www.facebook.com/groups/ColoradoHD5Dems/

 

Connect with the Colorado Democratic Party Online!

Sign up for the CDP Newsletter:  Democratic Dispatch

http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-cdp-newsletter

 

Sign up for the Colorado Democrats’ Rapid Response Team:  

http://co.coloradodems.org/page/s/join-the-rapid-response-team

 

Your HD5 Leadership!

 

Donate to HD5