Minutes: 2020-05-18

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Meeting Minutes

5/18/2020

Call to Order by Alexander at 7:04PM.
Welcome and introductions
Intro and ice breaker

Approval of minutes

Alexander motions to approve minutes from 5/18/2020. Christoff seconds. Unanimously approved

Officer reports

President: Angel Martinez
  • Upcoming election is underway, SVYD will volunteer for Joe Biden
Vice President: Alexander Gvatua
Membership Director: Allie Hughes
  • Phone banking for Joe Biden during pandemic
Finance Director: Ryan Globus
Political Director: Mustafa Arshad
  • Endorsement committee seeking volunteers.
Secretary: Brenda Vargas

Old Business

New business

  • Consideration of endorsement for Ketzal Gomez running for Santa Clara County Board of Education, District 4
    • Motion to endorse Ketzal Gomez for Santa Clara County Board of Education, District 4 by Angel and second by Mustafa
    • 13 in favor, 1 against, 1 abstentions
      • Motion passes
  • Consideration of endorsement for SB 795 (Beal)
    • Motion to endorse Senator Beal for SB 795, by Lucas and second by Emily Ramos
    • 15 in favor, 0 against, 1 abstention
      • Motion passes
  • Signing Bay Area for Clean Environmental Letter to County Board of Supervisors
    • Motion to sign Bay Area for Clean Environmental Letter to County Board of Supervisors, by Mustafah and second by Allie
    • 11 in favor, 0 against, 3 abstentions
      • Motion passes
  • SVYD fundraiser update
    • SVYD fundraiser on May 28th at 7PM. Will feature Cindy Chavez as lead speaker and Susan Ellenburg.
    • Will talk about COVID-19

Announcements

  • CYD leadership meeting to take place on June 27th,
    • All day Zoom meeting
    • CYD meetings and caucuses
  • Resolution to call DNC to conduct a private investigation on Joe Biden’s sexual assault allegations.
    • Motion to call for Central Committee to vote yes on the Resolution to Believe Women by Angel and second by Brenda.
    • 12 in favor, 2 against, 0 abstentions
      • Motion passes
    • Motion for SVYD to endorse the Resolution to Believe Women by Angel and second by Brenda.
    • 11 in favor, 2 against, 0 abstentions
      • Motion passes
  • Town hall meeting about the relationship between schools and housing policies in Cupertino on May 28 at 6:30 pm: tinyurl.com/tinotownhall
  • Otto Lee won campaign for DNC — watch Otto Lee video
  • Diego applying for planning commission
  • Ali Sapirman campaign going well — share website
  • CPUC will be meeting to decide whether they approve PG&E’s bankruptcy plan, call for action and protest.

Adjournment

Alexander Gvatua motions to adjourn at 9:00pm. Second by Emily. Unanimously approved.