CARA Action Teams (CATs)

Join the CARA ACTION TEAM (CAT) in your Area
or Start a New CAT

The CARA CATs are the local action centers for CARA. We share important information on key CARA Issues and plan local strategies on these issues. Most of the CARA Action Teams (CATS) have regular monthly meeting dates and locations – see below for more information.

2018 is going be a critical year for CARA and for seniors – we need your help and your active participationIf there is not a CAT organized in your area, and you would like to get one started, call the CARA office to find out how to schedule a CAT.

Northern CA call 415-550-0828 or 877-223-6107 (toll free)
Southern CA call 714-488-5488.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

ALAMEDA COUNTY
2nd Tuesday of each month @ 10:00 am, South Berkeley Senior Center,  2939 Ellis St., Berkeley.  For more info: Sandra Johnson @ 510-928-9089 or Dee Rosario @ 510-835-3922.

CENTRAL VALLEY
4th Monday of each month @ 10am; at the Manteca Library, 320 Center St, Manteca. Call Bob Roza @ 209-848-8040 or Jo Carson @ 209-227-5188.

CONTRA COSTA/ SOLANO COUNTIES
2nd Monday of each month, 10am, Richmond Auditorium Hawaiian Room (enter at 2533 Nevin Ave. Richmond). Call Eli Williams 510-232-4690.

FRESNO AREA
4th Tuesday of the month @10:00am at UFCW 8 Golden State, 3485 W. Shaw Street, Suite 101, Fresno, 93711.  Call Gene Roza @ 559-905-3521.

MARIN (Marin/Sonoma)
Meets 1st Tuesday of each month at 1pm at Northgate Mall, Community room (enter elevator next to food court), 5800 Northgate Mall, San Rafael. Call Kris Organ @ 415-342-7135 or Ruth Carter @415-492-8160.

PLACER COUNTY
Meets 2nd Wed. of every other month, 10 am-12 noon. Stanford Club House, 3220 Santa Fe Way, Rocklin. Diana Madoshi @ 916-435-9760 or William Reed @ 916-396-6601. Potluck.

REDDING/5 COUNTIES
Meets monthly on the 3rd Friday of the month from 10 am-12 noon at the IBEW 340, 900 Locust St., Redding. Call Ron Stone @ 530-243-4881 or Wayne Bruinsma @ 530-355-3664. 

SACRAMENTO AREA
3rd Thursday of the month at 10:00 am, 1127 11th St, Room 425, Sacramento (CLF office). Call Hene Kelly @ 415-533-5244.

SAN FRANCISCO
2nd Thursday of the month @1 pm, ILWU, 1188 Franklin St. 4th floor, SF. Call Michael Lyon@ 415-215-7575 or David Grant 415-563-6349.

SANTA CLARA COUNTY
4th Thursday of the month @ 12 noon, South Bay Labor Center, 2102 Almaden Rd – Carpenters Hall, San Jose. Call Carol Garvey @ 408-472-6218 or Greg Miller @ 408-254-3311.  Light lunch is served

SONOMA
3rd Wednesday of the month @ 10 am, Unitarian Universalist Church of Santa Rosa, Glaser Center, 547 Mendocino Ave. Santa Rosa. Call Sandy Reynolds at 707-888-0748.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

BAKERSFIELD
First Tuesday of every month from 1:30-3:30 pm @ Independent Living Center of Kern County, 5251 Office Park Dr., Bakersfield, 93309. Call Bernice Bonillas at 661-599-3241.

LOS ANGELES
4th Tuesday of every month at 1:30pm @ SEIU 721, 1545 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017. Call Bonnie Coleman at 323-666-4224. 

SOUTHEAST LOS ANGELES COUNTY
3rd Monday of every month at Carrows, 19011 Bloomfield Ave.  Cerritos, CA 90703.  Lunch available for purchase at 12:30pm, meeting starts at 1 pm. Call Myron Wollin at 562-596-5239.

ORANGE COUNTY
3rd Wednesday of the month @10am; Teamster Loc. #952, 140 S. Marks Way, Orange. Call Eva Goodwin-Noriega at 949-836-3113.

SAN DIEGO
3rd Tuesday of the month @11 am-1 pm, Sheetmetal Workers Local, 4594 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, 92120. Call Gayle Chenoweth, 559-360-5955.

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY
Meets on the 3rd Monday of each month 10am-12pm at Denny’s Restaurant, 546 West Baseline Rd. Glendora 91740. Call Lorenzo Rios at 626-825-1422.