Progressive Mariposa are pleased to announce the return of Tomas Evangelista and Doris Romero Baccala, co-founders of California Dreamers, to the next Progressive Mariposa General Meeting on April 22, 2018. The meeting will be held from 10a to 1p at Miner’s Roadhouse 140 in Mariposa.
Tomas Evangelista is a DACA recipient from Auburn, California. He came to the United States at the age of 2, and at 6 he moved to Northern California to live with his grandparents. Tomas ran Cross County and Track at Placer High School and attended American River College where he received an A.A. in Social Science. He received an Athletic Scholarship and attended California State University, Stanislaus. He completed his B.A. in Kinesiology in 2014 and is currently working for a non-profit organization called the Latino Leadership Council where… Continue reading
Progressive Mariposa will be participating in the #MarchForOurLives march in Fresno on Saturday, March 24th. We’re meeting at 11a at the Park & Ride near the Rite Aid in Mariposa to carpool.
We do have some cardboard pieces for sign-making, and a couple of banners that can be held or carried. Please bring markers, paint, or other items to make your signs.
There are other marches in Merced, Modesto, Sacramento, the Bay Area – statewide, nationwide, and around the world in solidarity with the Parkland students. Please come join us or join a march wherever you can.
We are doing this to support the students: the victims, the survivors, the families, and all those affected by these senseless shootings. We are saying, #NeverAgain
March 15, 2018 – Heather Bernikoff of Mariposa, Carla J Neal of Madera, and Walter Wall of Mariposa will be the featured speakers at Progressive Mariposa’s next General Meeting. The meeting will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Miner’s Roadhouse 140 located at 5159 CA-140, Mariposa, CA 95338.
Heather Bernikoff is running for Mariposa County Supervisor for District 3.
Heather says, “Honesty, Respect, and Community – I am a citizen servant with a demonstrated public service record. My accomplishments come from partnering with community-minded residents and County employees. This kind of teamwork is important in tackling large issues: drought, wildfires, roads, economic development, and spending. Count on me being welcoming, honest, and hardworking as your Supervisor.
In Mariposa, like Groveland where I grew up, everyone is recognized on the… Continue reading