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Imperial Beach Democratic Club is launching its 2019 Educational Series on Thursday April 4th

Mar 28, 2019 05:04PM ● By Paul Spear

The Imperial Beach Democratic Club is launching its 2019 Educational Series on April 4 with a panel discussion on efforts to protect voting rights and give historically disenfranchised populations a greater voice in government. The panel will be moderated by Marti Emerald and will include: Honorable Olga Diaz, Escondido City Council Theresa Quiroz, Former San Diego Redistricting Commissioner; and, Cory Briggs, Public Interest Attorney.

One of the initiatives that will be addressed is district elections."City by city, county by county, voting rights activists are pushing for district elections", says Anna Webb, President of the IB Democratic Club. "The City of Imperial Beach has taken a proactive effort to engage voters giving under-represented communities an opportunity for a more active role in the local leadership that shapes their lives."

This event will take place on Thursday April 4, from 6-8pm, at Seaside Candy, 150 Palm Avenue, Imperial Beach. It is free and open to the general public, but reservations are encouraged. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by email to:

For more information, visit the Club's website:

Thursday April 4, 2019 at Seaside Candy 

150 Palm Ave. in Imperial Beach 

from 6:00-8pm for the first panel for our Educational Series 2019. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments served.

This first panel of the IBDC 2019 Educational Series discusses re-districting and the benefit of district elections, featuring:

~Honorable Olga Diaz, Escondido City Council
~Theresa Quiroz, Former San Diego Redistricting Commissioner
~Cory Briggs, Public Interest Attorney
~Marti Emerald, Moderator



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