Tonight, we’re kicking off the very first night of the 2020 National Convention! Check out the week’s worth of events and trainings below and plan to join us tonight at 6:30PM CST as we partner with the Vermont Democratic Party to bring you Gov. Howard Dean, Mayor Kate Gallego of Phoenix, and Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C.!
TONIGHT, Aug. 17th at 6:30 PM CST: Missouri & Vermont’s First Night Kick-Off
The Missouri and Vermont Democratic Parties are pleased to bring you Fmr. Governor Howard Dean, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser for a First Night Kick-Off event. Delegates may attend for free and will receive their info separately. This event will be open to the public, with tickets available for $25. All contributions will be split evenly between the Missouri and Vermont Democratic Parties.
Tuesday Morning, Aug. 18th at 9:00 AM CST: Voting Rights Breakfast
The Missouri, Oklahoma, and Ohio Democratic Parties will host a breakfast event highlighting the state of voting right in our country and feature guest speakers Missouri SOS candidate Yinka Faleti, Minnesota SOS Steve Simon, Ohio Majority Leader Emilia Sykes, and Young Democrats of America President Joshua Harris-Till. This event will be open to delegates only, and is free for them to attend. Links will be sent separately.
Tuesday Night, Aug. 18th from 6-8 PM CST: 19th Amendment Celebration
Missouri is honored to co-host a virtual celebration to honor women’s suffrage and feature guest speakers, musical performances, and a symbolic roll call of the 36 states that are celebrating their centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Auditor and Candidate for Governor Nicole Galloway will represent Missouri’s vote. Delegates may attend for free and will receive their link separately. This event is open to the public, with tickets available for $50.
Thursday Night, August 20th, 7:00PM CST: Multi-State Nomination Celebration
Missouri, Louisiana, Kentucky, and South Carolina are teaming up to bring you some terrific candidates for Congress right before Joe Biden is set to accept the nomination for President. Join us and hear from Amy McGrath of Kentucky, Jaime Harrison of South Carolina, and Jill Schupp of Missouri. This event will be open to the public with tickets available by donation only. Ticket link and exact time of event is forthcoming.
There are multiple trainings happening throughout the week! All are FREE, so check out the sessions and add a few to your calendar.
- Arena Academy & the Wisconsin Democratic Party have teamed up to bring you some targeted trainings starting today and a crash course on Friday.
- The Digital Plan is hosting two weeks of digital-focused trainings beginning today.
- National Democratic Training Committee is hosting online trainings this week and continuing after, see their upcoming schedule here.
Enjoy your Convention Week!
-Missouri Democratic Party
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