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April 6, 2018 Meeting

Hello CAPD members!

Please join us for our next membership meeting on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 5:30pm. We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX.

Meeting Program
Judge Nick Chu will be our guest speaker. Judge Chu will talk to us about Travis County’s new possession of marijuana pre-court diversion program. Under this new program, anyone who was cited for possession of marijuana has the opportunity to have the case dismissed prior to charges being filed if they take an educational course. Judge Chu runs this program out of Justice of the Peace, Pct. 5.

CAPD Business
In additional to other items on the agenda, we will discuss the process for electing new CAPD officers. Our first step is to establish a Nominations Committee to start putting together a list of officers for the June or July meeting. We will take volunteers for the Nominations Committee at the meeting.

Craig Moore, Communications and Public Relations Chair
Capital Area Progressive Democrats




February 6, 2018 Meeting

Happy New Year CAPD members!

Please join us for our first membership meeting of the year on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 5:30pm. We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street.

Special Message
January was the worst month in the history of our club; we’re all grieving and in shock. There aren’t words to express the depth of pain in losing Eva. And none of us can fathom Ken’s pain and emotional hurt. Collectively our hearts ache.

At our Tuesday meeting we will discuss how CAPD will honor and recognize Eva Gonzales and how we will support Ken Craig in his time of great need.

Meeting Program
We will be joined by a representative from the Beto O’Rourke for U.S. Senate Campaign to update us on how the campaign is going and what we can do to help Beto defeat Ted Cruz. There will also be Beto merchandise available for a small donation.

CAPD Business
We will be discussing our campaign plan to support our CAPD endorsed 2018 Democratic Primary candidates.

Check us out on Facebook and on our website! We also welcome any Democratic candidates for political office to attend our monthly meetings.

Capital Area Progressive Democrats




August 2017 General Meeting

Hello Capital Area Progressive Democrats!

Please join us for our next club meeting on Tuesday, August 1 at 5:30pm.  We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street.  Here’s what to expect at our the next meeting:




June 2017 General Meeting

Hello Capital Area Progressive Democrats!

Please join us for our next club meeting on Tuesday, June 6 at 5:30pm.  We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street.  Here’s what to expect at our the next meeting:




May 2017 General Meeting

Hello Capital Area Progressive Democrats!

Please join us for our next club meeting on Tuesday, May 2 at 5:30pm.  We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street.  Here’s what to expect at our the next meeting:




CAPD support for Inside Books

CAPD 100 Dictionaries Challenge for Inside Books Project

Inside Books Project, an Austin non-profit, sends over 35,000 free books to prisoners in Texas every year.  Eva Gonzales is leading CAPD’s effort to partner with the Inside Books Project. 




March 2017 General Meeting

Hello Capital Area Progressive Democrats!

Please join us for our next club meeting on Tuesday, March 7 at 5:30pm.  We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street.  We’re fired up and you don’t want to miss this meeting!  Here are highlights for the next meeting:




CAPD Meeting Minutes – January 3, 2017

CAPD Meeting Minutes January 3




February 2017 General meeting

Please join us for our next club meeting on Tuesday, February 7 at 5:30pm.  We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street.  You don’t want to miss this meeting!  Here are highlights for the next meeting:




CAPD fired up for 2017

Fellow Capital Area Progressive Democrats –

Thank you for joining us last night at our first meeting of 2017. We had one of the best turnouts for a regular meeting in years. Thank you to everyone that joined us!

We had a robust conversation about our goals for 2017 and agreed to focus our progressive efforts on affordability, housing and racial justice. To that end, we’re starting 2017 with some great volunteer opportunities and programs: