Next meeting

Mayor Rothschild
Saturday, October 12 – 9:30am to 11:00am
Risky Business (8848 E Tanque Verde)

The Tanque Verde Valley Democratic Club presents speakers of interest to Democratic voters on the second Saturday of every month at 9:30 am at Risky Business (8848 E Tanque Verde Road). Meetings are free and open to the public, so please feel free to drop in.

To join the Tanque Verde Valley Democratic Club please email your name, address, telephone number and email address to Beth Isabelle (bethisabelle@gmail.com)

Local Events

  • Sunday, September 15 – 4:00pm to 7:30pm: Regina Romero for Mayor Sunday Community Canvass. We are less than one month away until voters of Tucson receive their mail-in ballots for Mayor and City Council and we need your help to knock on doors and talk with voters! Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Monday, September 16 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm: Democrats of Greater Tucson – Kate Gannon – Tucson Clean and Beautiful. Weekly meeting with speakers of interest to Tucson Democrats. Kettle Restaurant (748 W Starr Pass Blvd)
  • Monday, September 16 – 5:30pm: Pima County Democratic Party Education Caucus Meeting. Chelsea Acree will be presenting the SOSAZ Roadshow. Come and learn more about the state of education in Arizona. Hear what our plans are for making a difference for students, teachers, educators and the community. Tucson Education Association (5447 E 5th St)
  • Tuesday, September 17 – 4:30pm to 7:00pm: Title X: Constant Contact Monsoon on AZ Senators. An opportunity to pressure our elected and appointed senators of Arizona and let them know how important Title X and access to healthcare is to their constituents. First hear stories from folks directly impacted by Title X, access to health care. Then phone bank to contact both our senators, so bring a charged phone! Planned Parenthood (2255 N Wyatt Dr)
  • Tuesday, September 17 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm: TucsonforBernie General Meeting. general meetings are held at Borderlands Brewing Co. on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month, from 7-9pm. Part organizing meeting part social hour, these meet-ups serve as a central hub for Bernie Sanders supporters in Tucson. Borderlands Brewing Co.(119 E Toole)
  • Wednesday, September 18 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm: Arizona List – An Evening with Rebecca Traister. Join Arizona List to hear from world renowned feminist author, Rebecca Traister, about her book Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger about the power in harnessing women’s anger. Tickets starting at just $10; see link to purchase. The Loft Cinema (3233 E Speedway Blvd)
  • Wednesday, September 18 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: LD10 Democrats Monthly Meeting: State Party Caucuses. Because our September meeting is right before the Arizona Democratic Party state meeting in Prescott, we decided to tell our members about the caucuses that will be meeting then. We are inviting the various caucuses to come and discuss their caucus and how you can get involved. Greer Warren will be giving a short talk about caucuses and their importance to the party, followed by each caucus Chair speaking about their caucus. Goddard Hall, Unitarian Universalist Church (4831 E. 22nd Street)
  • Thursday, September 19 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm: LGBTQ+ Alliance Fund 20th Anniversary. Celebrate 20 years of connecting donors with projects that benefit the LGBTQ+ community in southern Arizona. Since its inception, the Alliance Fund has awarded 182 grants (totaling $873,397) to more than 65 nonprofit organizations working to improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in our community. Westward Look (245 E Ina Rd)
  • Thursday, September 19 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm: Nucleus Club with Council Member Paul Cunningham. Monthly Meeting of the Nucleus Club with very special guest, Council Member Paul Cunningham. Please note the change of date from our regular meeting due to Presidential Primary Debates. Viscount Suite Hotel (4855 E Broadway Blvd)
  • Friday, September 20 – 4:30pm to 6:30pm: Climate Strike: Tucson. Tucson youth will be standing alongside the millions of other young people striking across the United States and across the world. We encourage Arizonans of all ages to join us as we demand that our elected officials take action to combat the Climate Crisis. Presidio Park (160 West Alameda Street)
  • Saturday, September 21 – 8:45am: Arizona Democratic Party State Committee Meeting. See link for details. Prescott Mile High Middle School (300 S Granite Street, Prescott AZ)
  • Saturday, September 21 – 9:30am to 11:30am: LWVGT: The Electoral College. The Electoral College is an extraordinarily complex system for electing a President. Has it become a reckless gamble that U.S. voters make every four years? Panelists: Barbara Norrander, professor in the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona and Constantin Querard, conservative political consultant based in Arizona;founder and President of Grassroots Partners, LLC and Grassroots Direct, LLC Valdez Main Library (101 N Stone Ave)
  • Saturday, September 21 – 10:00am to 12:00pm: AZ Clinic Defense Force Training. Training for Planned Parenthood clinic escorts. Application required, see link for details. Planned Parenthood (2255 N Wyatt Dr)
  • Saturday, September 21 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: Rep. Pamela Powers-Hannley – The State of Maternal & Child Health in Arizona. Arizona ranks in the 40s (out of 50 states) in many areas related to the health of Moms and their babies. Too many Moms and babies are dying preventable deaths after childbirth. Too many babies are born prematurely, with low birth weight or with birth defects. Democrats in the Arizona Legislature are working on bills to address the needs of health and wellbeing of families. Salt of the Earth Labor College (1902 E Irene Vis)
  • Saturday, September 21 – 4:00pm to 6:00pm: Elders Climate Action Climate Town Hall. Elders Climate Action (ECA) Arizona Chapter with the financial support of an EDF Summer of Action 2019 grant is hosting the “Faces of Climate Action Town Hall Meetings Across Arizona” during August and September 2019. Three town halls will be held in the greater Phoenix area, one in Tucson and one in Northern Arizona-Flagstaff area, in or near all nine Congressional Districts. These Climate Town Hall meetings will bring together intergenerational, multi-cultural, and interfaith communities to address the urgency of the climate crisis and the necessity for immediate action. Agnese Nelms Haury Lecture Hall (1064 E. Lowell St.)
  • Sunday, September 22 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: No Family Life Curriculum? Inclusive Next Steps. A strategy session where Family Life Curriculum supporters will hash out short and long term goals, along with a mission statement, and a roadmap to create change. We will hold an intentionally intersectional space where all LGBTQ leaders and allies are welcomed to see how we can make Tucson the best place for an LGBTQ person to grow up and thrive. Common Workspace (149 N Stone Ave)
  • Monday, September 23 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm: Democrats of Greater Tucson – Claire Knipe – Arizona List. Weekly meeting with speakers of interest to Tucson Democrats. Kettle Restaurant (748 W Starr Pass Blvd)
  • Tuesday, September 24 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm: LD 9 Democrats Monthly Meeting. Monthly meeting of the Democratic Party committee for Legislative District 9. Water of Life Church (3269 Mountain Ave)
  • Thursday, September 26 – 6:00pm to 7:30pm: Pima County Democrats Labor Caucus. Monthly General Meeting of the Pima County Democrats Labor Caucus. Pima County Democratic Party (4639 E 1st St)
  • Thursday, September 26 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm: League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson City Council & Mayoral Candidate Forum. Come to hear what the candidates for Mayor and City Council have to say. Candidates for the Mayor’s office will speak first; there will be a short break, followed by the forum with the City Council candidates in competitive races. YWCA (525 North Bonita Ave)
  • Saturday, September 28 – 11:00am to 9:00pm: Annual Tucson Pride Parade & Festival 2019. The 42nd Annual Tucson Pride Festival returns to Reid Park. This year’s theme, “”Rise Up” will heavily emphasize the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and subsequent five decades of progress for the LGBTQ community. Buy tickets at link. DeMeester Outdoor Performance Cener (900 S Randolph)
  • Saturday, September 28 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: Dr. Ravi for TUSD Campaign Kick-Off & Family Friendly Pool Party. The official launch of the Dr. Ravi for TUSD campaign. Explore all the ways you can support the campaign to create healthy schools for a brighter future. Kids welcomed! Feel free to bring your swimsuits and towels and enjoy the pool. Grivois-Shah Residence (3380 E Via Golondrina)
  • Sunday, September 29 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm: AZ Civics for PCs and PC 101 Training. Pima County Democratic Party presents a workshop to acquaint people with the basics of how precincts and districts are formed and how PCs fit into that and into the party structure. Attendees will learn what a Precinct Committeeperson (PC) is, what activities PCs do and the benefits of being a PC. Event is free but registration (see link) is required to attend. Wheeler Taft Abbett Library (7800 N Schisler Dr, Marana)
  • Monday, September 30 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm: Democrats of Greater Tucson – Sierra Yamanaka with DNC Update. Monthly meeting with speaker. Kettle Restaurant (748 W Starr Pass Blvd)
  • Saturday, October 5 – 1:00pm to 3:30pm: Arizona Climate Reality Project – Climate Change of Heart. Explore the future of the planet with a multimedia presentation, songs, a performance, snacks, and information tables from other nonprofits. Bring your own reusable water bottle and get ready to talk about positive steps we can take to meet the challenges of the climate crisis. Valdez Main Library (101 N Stone Ave)
  • Sunday, October 6 – 11:00am to 1:00pm: Educators for Nikki Lee Party. Rescheduled from Sept 15. Nikki has always been an advocate for public education and will be a strong voice on the Tucson City Council. Co-Host Committee: Kristel Foster, Adelita Grijalva, Adam Ragan, Stephanie Hamilton, and Ravi Grivois-Shah. (802 N Belvedere Ave)
  • Monday, October 14 – 6:00pm to 7:30pm: Moms Demand Action Monthly Meeting. Monthly volunteer meeting. St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church (3809 E 3rd St)
  • Sunday, October 20 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: Sunrise Tucson General Meeting. Monthly meeting of the Tucson chapter of the Sunrise Movement, a movement of young people uniting to stop the climate crisis & create millions of good-paying jobs in the process. The Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)
  • Thursday, October 24 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm: LGBTQ + Allies Reception for Dr. Ravi for TUSD. An LGBTQ + Allies Reception for Dr. Ravi for TUSD. Learn how Dr. Ravi brought together his background as a TUSD parent, spouse of an educator, and family physician on the Family Life Curriculum, how he will ensure healthy schools for a brighter future… and how you can help. (228 S 4th Ave)
  • Sunday, November 17 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: Sunrise Tucson General Meeting. Monthly meeting of the Tucson chapter of the Sunrise Movement, a movement of young people uniting to stop the climate crisis & create millions of good-paying jobs in the process. The Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)
  • Sunday, December 15 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm: Sunrise Tucson General Meeting. Monthly meeting of the Tucson chapter of the Sunrise Movement, a movement of young people uniting to stop the climate crisis & create millions of good-paying jobs in the process. The Historic Y (738 N 5th Ave)