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Volume 2, Issue 22 – August 29, 2020
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
Sen. Cory Booker is Coming to [the Truman] Dinner!
Mark your calendars and reserve your sofa because our special guest U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey will give the Keynote Address for Truman Dinner and officially kick-off the fall election season.
We’re starting the day off with congressional district reorganization meetings all across the state, followed by a volunteer shift of phonebanking or textbanking, and then you can kick back for our VIP Q&A with a special guest, or join us for the main event with Cory Booker, Nicole Galloway, Jill Schupp, and more!
Trump’s True Legacy
In a special op-ed for the St. Louis American, our Chair and Officers wrote that Donald Trump’s real legacy will be his attacks on the Black community and his total failure to act in the face of COVID-19. Trump’s hateful, divisive rhetoric is a cheap attempt to distract from his complete and total abdication of leadership.
5 Weekdays, 5 Ways to Volunteer!
Join the House Democratic Campaign Committee for volunteer opportunities every single day of the week starting on Monday! The State Party and HDCC are working closely together to change the balance of power in the Legislature, but it’s going to take you all – the boots on the ground – to make it happen.
The events below repeat weekly, so get to work!
- Monday: MO Monday Madness for Jean Pretto
- Tuesday: Healthy Kids Tuesdays with Cindy Berne
- Wednesday: Dolan’s Dialers for Rhonda Dolan
- Thursday: Healthcare Thursdays for Betsy Fogle and James Shackelford
- Friday: MO Jobs Friday for Colby Murphy and Bill Otto
- Saturday: Education Saturdays for Chris Hager and Art Schaaf
- Sunday: Columbia Takeover with Adrian Plank and Jacque Sample
Show Off Your Politics in Style
Join our Upcoming Rural Town Hall Series
Mark your calendars! We’re launching a virtual Rural Town Hall Series next month to highlight our Democratic candidates up and down the ballot within each of our rural congressional districts.
6th Congressional District, 9/02, 7:00 PM
3rd Congressional District, 9/09, 7:00 PM
7th Congressional District, 9/16, 5:00 PM
4th Congressional District, 9/23, 7:00 PM
8th Congressional District, 9/30, 7:00 PM
Black Lives Matter Organizing Resources
There is so much work yet to be done, so we’ve compiled a list of resources to continue working toward racial justice. The items on this list are not the end of our to-do list, but they’re a good starting point. Please take a look and share with others.
Time is Running Out – Be Counted
Filling out your census is the single most important thing you can do to ensure fair representation for your community for the next decade. It takes only TWO minutes online or over the phone at https://my2020census.gov/. Remember, we lose or gain seats based on these numbers, so please check with your friends and family and share the link above!
MDP Data Resources & VAN Help
Have questions about VAN or any data and tech needs? Check out MDP’s Data Resources page or email email@example.com. Interested in improving the data, analytics, and technology infrastructure for Democrats in our state? Get more info and sign up here!
Submit an Event!
Are you a Democratic club, county committee, or allied group that’s hosting an event? Let us know so we can publicize it on our website. A sense of community is even more important these days as we’re staying home and not gathering together in person. Submit your event here!
Are You an Official Member?
If you’re not already a bonafide member of the Missouri Democratic Party, make it official today! Let’s show our strength in numbers to the GOP – become a member!
IMPORTANT DATES & EVENTS
- 9/12 – Truman Dinner (Get your tickets now!)
- 9/19 – 3rd Quarter State Committee Meeting (Date changed!)
- 10/7 – Last day to register to vote for the Nov. 3rd election
- 11/3 – Election Day!
Be kind to grocery workers, strangers, and friends – always wear your mask when you’re out in public!
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