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City Club Community Spotlight: Connor Gabor

  • Tsunami Books 2585 Willamette Street Eugene, OR, 97405 United States (map)

The City Club’s Community Spotlight will feature Connor Gabor, the founder and chair of the Young Democrats of Lane County , a former DPLC intern, a paid fellow for the DeFazio for Congress campaign, a current Register Guard columnist, and the campaign manager for Dr. Martina Shabram’s 4J School Board campaign.

Connor is also a board member of Planned Parenthood and one of 19 high school students in the local Planned Parenthood REV Youth Leadership Program. He got his start in politics last January as a campaign volunteer in support of Measure 101, which preserved healthcare coverage for hundreds of thousands of low-income Oregonians. After learning about grassroots organizing as an intern with the DPLC, he launched a club at school, the Young Democrats Union, and enlisted Eugene’s other high schools to found Young Democrats of Lane County.

Community Spotlight is a City Club gathering in which local leaders participate in informal interviews about their lives and work. Tsunami Bookstore hosts the event on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6 pm. Light refreshments are available, and the public is encouraged to attend. There is no admission charge for Community Spotlight, but guests are invited to contribute to help cover the costs.

Find out more online.

Earlier Event: March 27
DPLC Happy Hour
Later Event: March 27
Rep. Wilde Brownsville Town Hall