WCDP Newsletter

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From the Monthly Meeting

The Ann Arbor Democratic Party and the Washtenaw County Democratic Party met on January 9 for a continuing discussion on the lessons learned from the November 3 election. There are four segments available from that meeting, viewable on our YouTube page:

National Day of Service
Monday, January 18

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President-elect Joe Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and millions of our friends across the country will join forces for a National Day of Service to lift up our communities and serve our neighbors. Sign up for a an hour or two of socially-distanced virtual service.

Memorial to Lives Lost
Tuesday, January 19, 5:30 p.m.

Help President-elect Joe Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris honor the neighbors, friends, and loved ones we have lost to COVID-19 while paying tribute to the health care and frontline workers who have served those in need by lighting a candle or shining a light in their memories at 5:30 PM ET. Please fill out this form to confirm your participation.

IMPORTANT REMINDER: In order to vote at the Michigan Democratic Party’s Spring State Convention, you must be a member of the MDP by January 21. Click the convention banner below for membership and registration details.

Yousef and You Forums
Next: Saturday, January 23, 10 a.m.

From Rep. Rabhi: I am honored to be returning to represent our community in the 101st Michigan Legislature. I host regular Yousef and You forums for constituents to get updates and discuss legislative issues. These will take place on Zoom until further notice. I will publish the full schedule on my website soon, but typically discussions are 10 a.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month and 6 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of the month. I hope many of you will be able to join me! Click here to register:

Community Forum: Race, Racism, and Injustice in Schools
Monday, January 25, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Love on Demand Community ForumDr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz will present an interactive talk focused on how love can be a springboard for discussing race, racism, and injustice in schools. Click here to read more about Dr. Sealey-Ruiz.

Click here to register to receive the Zoom link. The link will also be made available here one hour before the event begins.

This event is part of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District’s Responsive Teaching Coalition. Sponsored by Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Ypsilanti District Library, and Ann Arbor District Library.

Mask Up Ypsi Winners

The winners of Ypsilanti Community Schools “Mask Up Ypsi” contest are Makayla (12th grade), Ali (10th grade), Tai (2nd grade) and Angel (4th grade). Visit our website to see how these talented students used their artistic skills to promote public health and safety.

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