12/17/12 Newsletter: Synergy

Are you ready to see… …more synergy between the hard-won wisdom of elders and the bold ideas of youth? …a broadly-shared sense of our interdependence, based on concrete experience, and not just good intentions? …public decision-making that reflects the diverse insights and experiences of all?   The time has come Read more…

12/4/12 Newsletter: Who are We Waiting For?

    Hello, CDP community! ¬† Sonya here, dispatching to you live from the room where we held our first phone banking blast–the energy is still swirling around ūüôā¬†Thanks to those who (literally) answered the call–your support is immensely energizing!¬†In the next week, we’ll be visiting with fellow activists and Read more…

11/9/12 Newsletter: Post-Election

Welcome to post-election USA =) Many important battles were won and, as always, the movement building work continues. If you believe in social life beyond the rat-race… If you want public decision-making to reflect the diverse insights and experiences of all… If you are ready for a working model of Read more…

09/25/13 Newsletter: We Mean Business

Greetings new and old friends of the Community Democracy Project! To those of you we met on our recent Street Team outreach at MacArthur BART or in Rockridge–welcome to the Community Democracy Project! If you haven’t yet, come visit us on¬†facebook, and bookmark our¬†website–updates coming soon, courtesy of a fabulous Read more…

9/19/12 Newsletter: Catch Up

Greetings Friends of CDP, both old and new! We are excited to kick CDP into high gear this fall! To Catch You All Up On The Latest: **We are¬†revamping our website¬†to include more¬†forums¬†for political discussion,¬†resources¬†on understanding the city budget, links to our¬†blog sites, and more! **The Hack the Budget App–a Read more…

08/07/13 Newsletter: Laurel Street Fair

Greetings CDP Friends and Allies, CDP is turning its outreach into high gear and you can catch us at many gatherings across Oakland! We are excited to report the following places to find us this week: *We are continuing to develop our¬†“Hack the Budget”¬†from the Code for Oakland event on Read more…

07/31/12 Newsletter: Community!

Dear CDP community, We’ve missed you–and in our brief absence, we’ve gone out and made more friends– so to those of you we met this Saturday at Throw Down for the Town, welcome to the CDP community! We’ve been spending time reflecting on our organizing strategy, and are excited to Read more…