About Us!

About Us!

Cal Berkeley Democrats (Cal Dems) was founded in 1960 and is one of the largest and most active student groups on the Cal campus, serving as a gateway to the progressive movement and the Democratic Party.

Known as the flagship chapter of the California College Democrats, Cal Dems is the largest campus charter leading college democrats to build a statewide progressive network. In the last election, Cal Dems won Chapter Of The Year in their campaigning efforts helping carry to victory 6 of 7 Democratic candidates in office. In the last four years, the club has hosted California Secretary of State Debra Bowen, California Attorney General Kamala Harris, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, and Berkeley’s Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner and State Senator Loni Hancock, among several others. Along with legendary parties, movie nights, dining out, and retreats, the club is a great place to network and socialize with progressive students. To learn more, click on Join Us!

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