General Membership Meeting

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Zoom check-in: 6:30 pm

Program starts: 7 pm

You must register for the meeting using the Zoom link as early as right now, and no later than 6 pm Wednesday.

To register for the Zoom meeting,



 Meeting Agenda:

  • Welcome and call to order

  • Pledge of Allegiance

  • Program: “How Politics Is Important to Ending Systemic Racism.”  Speaker: Janice R. Rooths
    • Post-program discussion

  • DGR Community Service Update  – Diaper Bank Project with the Riv. Junior League
  • Determination of quorum

  • Approval of agenda – click here to review

  • Approval of minutes – click here to review draft of May minutes

  • President’s report

  • Vice President’s report

  • Secretary’s report

  • Treasurer’s report

  • Committee reports

    • Membership
    • Finance
    • Communications
    • Elections
    • Policy & Research
    • Rules/Compliance
    • Audit Committee
  • Unfinished business

    • Discussion/Plans for possible future in-person DGR Monthly Membership Meetings

    • DGR Community Service Update: “Diaper Bank” Project with the Riverside Junior League

  • New business

  • General discussion
  • Announcements

  • Next meetings

    • Next E-board meeting: 6 pm, Tues. June 1 – Zoom
    • Next General Membership meeting: 7 pm, Wed. June 16 – Zoom

  • Adjournment

DGR Executive Board Meetings

Executive Board meetings are usually held on the first Tuesday of the month at 6 pm.

Next meeting is Tuesday, July 6, 6 pm

If you are a member and would like to attend, email Sheila Riley, our Membership Chair, for the Zoom link: Membership.DGR@gmail.com.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for persons with disabilities.  Please call 951-394-1357  48-hours in advance to make your request or for any questions including, but not limited to, the program, parking, restroom facilities, American Sign Language requirements, or alternate format materials.

2021 Election Enactments


NCSL – National Conference of State Legislators tracks all election related enactments.

All 50 states have introduced election-related bills so far this year. Many states have debated whether to make permanent policies that were temporary adjustments for 2020 and the most popular topics under consideration are increasing or limiting absentee and mail voting, ballot drop boxes and voter identification requirements.

Endorsed Democratic Candidates 2021

Clarissa Cervantes, Ward 2, Riverside City Council

June 8, 2021, Official Semi-Final Election Results
City of Riverside Mail Ballot Election
Wards 2, 4 and 6
County of Riverside

CLARISSA CERVANTES won 52.12% of the vote! No run-off needed! Congratulations Clarissa!



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We are very excited about our first project this year! We are sponsoring a Diaper Drive in support of the Diaper Bank Project of the Junior League of Riverside. For more information, come to the next general membership meeting, check our Facebook group and page, and watch for email updates.

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