The Democratic Volunteer Center is Silicon Valley’s permanent volunteer community and campaign center dedicated to electing Democrats and promoting government at its best. We foster unity across the Democratic political spectrum, and use our resources to amplify the voices of local volunteers across the state and the nation.

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The DVC raises its own funds separate from the Democratic Party and relies on donations to fund phone-banking, events, facilities, and utilities. It is run entirely by volunteers, with no paid staff.

What’s Coming Up

July 21: Learn to Organize with Swing Left

Swing Left Academy: Live! is a new way to experience live, interactive training by Swing Left on the core organizing skills that win elections. Learn to lead and be a key part of the blue wave this fall.

Sat Jul 21 8:30am — 1:00pm

July 28: Congressman Adam Schiff

Congressman Adam Schiff

Join Congressman Adam Schiff (CA-28), ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee and an increasing target of Trump insults. We’ll get to hear some of the inside story of Congressional defense against Trump/Republican attacks on our democracy.

More Info/RSVP Here

Sat Jul 28 1:00 — 3:00pm

Phone Banking Ramps Up!

This Saturday our phone bank effort ramps up with regular calling:
Saturdays, 12-3pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2-7pm
We’ll be calling for Danny O’Connor in Ohio, TJ Cox, Josh Harder, and Gil Cisneros. We’ll also be calling inactive voters who are at risk of being de-registered.
See our calendar for more events

A Message from Barney Frank

“I haven’t always been this partisan, and I hope not to be. The only way to break the stranglehold the far right has on the Republican party is for them to get badly beaten. To get to a less partisan situation, we have to be very partisan. We have to punish Republicans for their cowardice. That’s why this is so important.” — Retired Congressman Barney Frank, addressing DVC supporters in Palo Alto

A Message from a DVC Volunteer

DVC Volunteer Mildred: “The Democratic Volunteer Center is a gift that helps me make a better world for my grandson.”

More DVC Videos

Happy Primary Day!

The DVC was delighted to host so many Democratic supporters and activists this June 5th. Here are just some of the people we were happy to see as we gathered to watch California primary results come in. Read more about this event.

Analysis of California’s (and more) primary results

A full house for Andrew Janz

It was a full house at the May 23rd fundraiser for Andrew Janz. The DVC was proud to host Visalia native and Fresno County Prosecutor Janz, who is challenging Devin Nunes for his Congressional seat in California’s 22nd District. Andrew Kim of Flip the 14 also spoke about efforts to win the House.