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Become an at-home phonebanker

On March 24 we hosted our first ever online phonebank training webinar, with more than 50 participants joining us. If you missed it, we’ll have more live events in the future; you can also access a recording of our webinar here (just provide your name and email to access it). We’re also providing the webinar slides here for easy […]

How to Volunteer from Home

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is the responsibility of all of us to protect vulnerable populations and make sure our hospitals, doctors, and nurses are not overwhelmed. Here are some ways you can volunteer while helping your community stay safe: Phonebank from home The DVC is going virtual! We will teach you to phonebank from […]

OFFICE CLOSED: New office to open later

Out of respect for the health and safety of our volunteers and visitors during the COVID-19 outbreak, we are cancelling all currently scheduled events at the DVC Headquarters effective immediately. Our current location was a temporary office, so we are effectively shutting down our Winter/Spring office a few weeks early. We still plan to open a larger […]

Campaign Forums: Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders

The DVC hosted back-to-back campaign forums this week. Marcus Ismael, the Norcal field organizer for Elizabeth Warren’s campaign spoke on Thursday; Jane Kim, the California state political director for Bernie Sanders spoke on Friday. Coming up next week: Hira Kayani for the Andrew Yang campaign; and Robin Sternberg and Bettina Cohen for Amy Klobuchar. Reservations […]

DVC Campaign Forums: Joe Biden & Pete Buttigieg

The DVC is hosting representatives from major Democratic presidential campaigns all this month at our headquarters in Los Altos. So far, we’ve hosted Lucia Nunez, Nevada deputy organizing director for Joe Biden, and Gail Slocum, former mayor of Menlo Park, on behalf of Pete Buttigieg. These free forums provide a chance for DVC supporters to […]

Meet representatives of leading Presidential candidates at the DVC

The Democratic Volunteer Center is pleased to announce that we will host representatives from several leading Democratic Presidential candidates at a series of campaign forums over the next two weeks. We have staff and volunteers from the following candidates scheduled: Joe Biden: Nevada Deputy Organizing Director Lucia Nunez on January 19 Pete Buttigieg: Volunteer and […]

Our 2020 Winter/Spring headquarters is open for business!

Many thanks to the hundreds of people who RSVP’d and attended the grand opening of our temporary headquarters. Representative Anna Eshoo (CA-18) gave a stirring call to action, and emphasized how important the activism of 2018 had been in bringing a Democratic majority to the House, and with is, accountability to the government. We plan […]

Our inaugural Straw Poll results

Last night at our Debate Watch Party, we debuted the DVC Straw Poll so everyone in attendance could show their support for their favorite candidates. And the results are in! Klobuchar: 20 Warren: 19 Buttigieg: 15 Harris: 8 Biden: 6 Sanders: 4 Booker: 4 Castro: 1 Bullock: 1 Steyer: 1 Many thanks to everyone who […]

Another full house for the DVC’s second debate watch party

Over 100 supporters gathered this evening to watch the second Democratic Presidential debate (night one) of the 2020 campaign. Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg and others sparred over health care, immigration, gun safety and more. Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Joe Simitian moderated our post-debate discussion. Thanks to everyone who turned out to hear the […]

The DVC says goodbye to our friend and champion, Eitan

Note: A memorial service for Eitan will be held on August 3rd. Click here for details. As we celebrate Independence Day today, I write to you with great sorrow in my heart.  I am very sad to report that our dear friend and champion Eitan Fenson passed away Sunday, June 30th from complications of thyroid […]