Illustration by Luke Kruse
SFV Patriots Monthly Meeting: Join us the second Saturday of each month, 3 to 4:30 p.m., at our new "clubhouse," Emle's Restaurant, 9250 Reseda Blvd., Northridge, CA 91324. RSVP for all meetings to the SFVP hotline: 818-881-7176. Meetings are free. Suggested donations are to cover event expenses. The currently scheduled monthly meetings are:
- January 14, 2017: Mark Isler (keynote), educator and frequent guest host for Dennis Prager, joins us for our 2017 Kick-off meeting with his insights on the 2016 Presidential Election and it's impact on national and international politics. Terrence Gomes, candidate for Los Angeles City Council (District 7) in the Northeast SFV, will discuss core issues in the region and race for the seat vacated by ex-Councilman Fuentes
- February 11, 2017: Michael Finch (keynote) of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, informs us of the work of the center and shares his views on selected current events and issues.
- March 11, 2017: J. David Lehman (keynote) of the Orange County Eagle Forum, reprises Part II of his 9/10/2016 presentation on countering Islamism and Terrorism, since the original program simply did not allow sufficient time to explore the scope of solutions.
- April 8, 2017: Steven Jackson (keynote) conducts public seminars drawn from the "Institute on the Constitution" video series and will combine two themes--the cornerstone and organizing principles of the Declaration of Independence and Constitution.
- May 13, 2017: Neil Rodgers, Esq. (keynote) is a Professor of Law at Trinity Law School in Santa Ana and is an authority on First Amendment issues--particularly Religious Freedom. His presentation will also highlight aspects of the California Constitution (construction, size, scope, impact on core issues of interest including eminent domain, religion in the public square and immigration).
- June 10, 2017: Louis Perry, president of Kadima Security Services in Encino, a private security firm, which has 30 years of experience in providing security for celebrities, athletes, special events and commercial centers, will discuss what to do in case of a terrorist attack in a public place, how to spot "senior fraud" scams and ways to protect your family or property in home-invasion incidents.
- July 8, 2017: Nonie Darwish, an Egyptian-American human rights activist and national speaker against Sharia law and radical Islam. Her latest book, "Wholly Different: Why I Chose Biblical Values Over Islamic Ones" reveals her personal journey from growing up Muslim in Cairo to her conversion to Christianity. This work confronts the "diversity" myth that Islam and American Liberty can co-exist. Ms. Darwish will autograph any copy of "Wholly Different" brought to the meeting. Best deal is on Amazon.com for the purchase price of under $15.