Schedule

This schedule is tentative and subject to change

  • Day 1

    Thursday, April 29

  • Day 2

    Friday, April 30

  • Day 3

    Saturday, May 1

  • Day 4

    Sunday, May 2

  • Leadership will receive an overview of the CADEM Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion (JEDI) plan and learn how they can be a partner in creating a more inclusive Party.

  • The Training Extravaganza will kick off with a moderated panel discussion on organizing in Spanish-speaking communities.

  • Join us for a presentation from Executive Director of Project Implicit Amy Johnson on understanding and unpacking implicit bias.

  • Choose from two of six sessions across Session II Parts A and B that will dive deep into some of the ways that implicit bias manifests: Implicit Bias in Action Part A: Anti-Semitism, Implicit Bias in Action Part A: Anti-Asian Hate, Implicit Bias in Action Part A: Transphobia.

  • Choose from two of six sessions across Session II Parts A and B that will dive deep into some of the ways that implicit bias manifests: Implicit Bias in Action Part B: Xenophobia, Implicit Bias in Action Part B: Anti-Blackness, Implicit Bias in Action Part B: Me Too, Implicit Bias in Action Part B: Ableism

  • To register for the Credentials Committee Meeting go to the Standing Committee page here.

  • Celebrating Women on the front lines of the pandemic, in the corridors of power, and at the barricades fighting for equality.

  • The Arab American Caucus of the California Democratic Party will be having its officer elections at the April 2021 convention.

  • The Irish Caucus meeting will include elections and presentations from the Consul General of Ireland and other news both National & International. Please contact the Chair of this Caucus for more details. Thomas Patrick O'Shaughnessy, 8186791305, thomoshaughnessy@gmail.com or Mary Ellen Early, 8189438724, mee1@ix.netcom.com - This group has decided to hold their own meeting on Zoom outside the 2021 CADEM Virtual Convention Platform.

  • Senior Caucus will be sharing information/ legislation that pertains to older adults issues; Officer reports, COVID updates; election of caucus officers. Please contact the Chair of this Caucus for more details. Ruth Carter, 415632561, raggcm@comcast.net This group has decided to hold their own meeting on Zoom outside the 2021 CADEM Virtual Convention Platform.

  • Delegates will get an overview of tools and resources available to them as well as a messaging training to help them succeed in their role.

  • To register for the Affirmative Action Committee Meeting go to the Standing Committee page here.

  • To register for the Rules Committee Meeting go to the Standing Committee page here.

  • Protecting the Planet, Providing Good Jobs: Why SB467 is our most important bill. Plus officer elections.

  • To register for the Finance Committee Meeting go to the Standing Committee page here.

  • To register for the Legislation Committee Meeting go to the Standing Committee page here.

  • To register for the Organizational Committee Meeting go to the Standing Committee page here.

  • CDP Platform Committee will not be meeting during the 2021 Convention. CDP Platform Committee Page Here

  • To register for the Resolutions Committee Meeting go to the Standing Committee page here.

  • To register for the Voter Services Committee Meeting go to the Standing Committee page here.

  • CDP API Caucus 2021 will end its current term, host awards, discuss our resolution re Anti-API Hate, and conduct its 2021-2023 election!

  • This meeting is to discuss issues and the election of Native Caucus Officers. The California Democratic Party’s Native American Caucus was formed to reach out and bring into the Democratic Party interested registered Democrats who support the goals and objectives of inclusion, political education, voter training, outreach, legislative tracking, research, and participation in the official Democratic Party for all people. The Caucus was formed with a particular focus on including the Native American communities of California in the furtherance of Democratic ideals, issues, and political participation. Further, the Native American Caucus will work to increase educational, economic, and social opportunities while preserving cultural heritage of the state’s minority populations.

  • This meeting will be for officer and Labor reports including State Fed and Building Trades; Officer Elections The purpose of this Caucus to promote and encourage full participation by the labor movement in the Democratic Party and its activities at all levels. It shall be the further purpose of this Caucus to initiate and support party policies and issues which reflect the interests and welfare of working people and to act as the vehicle for the implementation of these policies.

  • Computer & Internet Caucus CDP Internet Caucus was formed to harness the power of the internet and communication technology to further Democratic ideals, issues, and legislation; to assist Democratic Clubs and Assembly Districts; and to elect Democratic candidates. Please contact the Chair of this Caucus for more details - Brigette Hunley, 7077123325, brigette.hunley@gmail.com - This group has decided to hold their own meeting on Zoom outside the 2021 CADEM Virtual Convention Platform.

  • Election of Rural Caucus Officers and Caucus Meeting. The mission of the Rural Caucus is to identify and promote rural issues and candidates who are seeking elected and appointed positions at all levels of government. The Rural Caucus meetings are held in conjunction with the California Democratic Party Conventions and Executive Board Meetings which are published on the www.cadem.org website.

  • To register for the second Resolutions Committee Meeting go to the Standing Committee page here.

  • Senator Anna Caballero will speak concerning her bill to allow Dreamers to participate in County Central Committees. CLC Elections. The largest Latino Democratic Party organization in the Nation!

  • Filipino American Caucus 2021 CADEM Annual Convention Meeting!

  • Join the Black Caucus Election Convention. Let's get Organized! Maxine - guest speaker A Black Caucus Member - someone that supports the values and policies of the Black caucus.

  • Dems Night In is a virtual evening soiree that will feature an engaging lineup of speakers and entertainment. Guests that purchase tickets will be sent a small box of treats and their choice of beverage to enjoy while tuning in to the program via the virtual Convention platform. As we anxiously await the return of in-person events, Dems Night In hopes to bring some of the fun of Convention to guests in the comfort and safety of their own homes. Ticketing for this event closes on April 16th @ 5pm.

  • LGBTQ Caucus Meeting and Election of Caucus Executive Board.

  • Panel on ADA in relation to schools, workplace, and Democratic party. Setting up committees, discussing Caucus 2 year plan.

  • To join the Caucus meeting go to https://www.progressivecaucuscdp.org/ or contact Amar Shergill, 9162304878, amar@shergilllawfirm.com or David Hildebrand, 9165481941, david.hildebrand.81@gmail.com The Progressive Caucus is committed to advancing the movement & reforming the Party. Feckless centrists & corporate lackeys need not attend.

  • General Meeting of the CDP Children's Caucus and Leadership Elections. Panels of Speakers, Voting Members and Guests. Please contact the Chair of this Caucus for more details. Ann Crosbie, 5105575469, chair.cademcc@gmail.com or Daniel Peeden, 9095626939, danielpeeden@gmail.com This group has decided to hold their own meeting on Zoom outside the 2021 CADEM Virtual Convention Platform.

  • Veterans membership meeting and election of the new Caucus Executive Board.