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Civil Rights Movement – Striving for Equality

When John F. Kennedy became president in 1961, African Americans throughout much of the South were denied the right to vote, barred from public facilities, subjected to insults and violence, and could not expect justice from the courts. In the North, black Americans...

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SPOTLIGHT: Shasta Equal Justice Coalition

SPOTLIGHT: Shasta Equal Justice CoalitionBy SCDCC Chair Jenny Abbe After the murder of George Floyd in 2020, and following national and local protests against police brutality and racial inequality, a group of Shasta County citizens came together to address the...

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Margaret Earnest 1933-2021

Margaret Earnest, left, receiving the Democrat of the Year award from Chair Diane Kinyon at the 2017 DCCSC Founder's Dinner. Longtime Shasta County Democrat Margaret Earnest died in August at the age of 88.Margaret was a champion of Democratic values, and never tired...

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Stop the Republican Recall – Vote No by Sept 14

Help us beat back this underhanded attempt by Republican extremists to nullify our 2018 votes. Ballots will begin arriving in mailboxes on August 16, 2021, and must be returned by September 14. In just 2 years in office, Gov. Newsom has...

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CDP Secretary Jenny Bach Visits March Meeting

The March 8 membership meeting of the Shasta County Dems featured special guest Jenny Bach, Secretary of the California Democratic Party, who is running for a Vice Chair position in the state party. When Jenny was elected CDP Secretary in 2017, she was the first young...

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CDP Secretary Candidate Diana Love at the DCCSC

Diana Love addressed our March 8 membership meeting as a candidate for Secretary of the California Democratic Party. Currently the Party's Director for Region 9 in Southern California, Diana is originally from Ohio, with a long career in healthcare and community and...

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The ADEMs Results are in!

We are happy to announce that Shasta County Democrats won 4 of the 14 coveted AD1 seats as California Democratic Party delegates, including two members of the Democratic Central Committee of Shasta County. The winning Shasta County Delegates for AD1: Ryan...

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Statewide Women Leaders Visit County Meeting

We were honored to welcome two candidates running for executive positions in the California Democratic Party at our February 8 virtual monthly meeting. California State Controller Betty Yee is a candidate for Vice Chair of the California Democratic Party. Controller...

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State Budget Chair speaks to Shasta Dems

At the January 11, 2021 general meeting of the DCCSC, San Francisco Assemblymember Phil Ting addressed membership, bringing them up to date on the state budget process, and economic recovery. Assemblymember Ting is Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee after...

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