CCDP Newsletter: Black History Month Begins Next Week!

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CCDP BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAMMING

Next Monday begins the month of February, which means it is almost Black History Month! The Charleston County Democratic Party will celebrate Black History Month virtually this year to keep our community safe during the continued spread of COVID-19.

On our social media channels, specifically Facebook and Youtube, we will broadcast short, 15 minute programs on various themes throughout the week for the month of February as follows:

Medicine Mondays: At a designated time each Monday, we will hear from a Black healthcare professional on their topic of choice that relates to Black History

Wellness Wednesdays: At a designated time each Wednesday, we will hear from a Black wellness professional on various areas of wellness and self-care

Celebration of Black Food on Fridays: If you do not already, you should follow @BlackFoodFridays on Instagram & TikTok and support Black-owned restaurants whenever you eat out, but especially on Fridays! We’ll cross-promote @BlackFoodFridays content on our page to celebrate Black Food in the Lowcountry.

Sunday Brunch Series: At a designated time each Sunday, we will feature a historian to discuss pivotal moments in Black history over a “brunch-time” zoom or Facebook / Youtube Livestream

CHARLESTON CITY PAPER BEST OF LIST

CCDP wants to promote nominating our virtual Blue Jamboree 2020 video for the Charleston City Paper’s Best Locally Produced Video of 2020. We want to highlight the hard work and time that our volunteers, leadership team, and candidates put into the video. You can nominate the Charleston Democrats Blue Jamboree here. Thank you for your support!

Nominate the Blue Jam for Best Video

Upcoming Events


All meetings until further notice will be conducted “virtually” using Zoom. You can connect by computer or telephone. We will continue to use MobilizeAmerica to RSVP.

THU
JAN28
8:30AM
Virtual Coffee with ColleenJ

Join Charleston County Democratic Party chair Colleen Condon and fellow Democrats for a cup of coffee and great conversation. No specific topics. We have been meeting for 13 years and do not want to give it up, so it will be on Zoom until further notice.

Virtual Event (by computer or phone)

Click here to RSVP >
SUN
JAN31
PM
Book Discussion: Our Time Is Now by Stacey Abrams

Join the Charleston County Democratic Party on January 31st at 4 PM via Zoom for a discussion of Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America, by Stacey Abrams. She has been laying the groundwork for this moment in Georgia for the last 10 years! In the book, Abrams offers her blueprint to end voter suppression, empower citizens and ensure the most popular candidates win. We will discuss the book and share ideas for how we can continue building our momentum here in Charleston County in 2021! The Meeting ID/password will follow.

Virtual Meeting (by computer or phone)

Click here to RSVP >

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER GIVEAWAY

Our last giveaway question was:

“What number Vice President is Kamala Harris?”

The correct answer was the 49th Vice President! Thank you again to everyone who participated! The winner of the giveaway was Judy DiSalvo. 

Judy, please reply to this newsletter to claim your prize!

This week’s question is:

“What is the theme of the Wednesday virtual events CCDP is doing for Black History Month this year?”

Submit your answer HERE and check back next week to see if you’ve won!


Give Back


CCDP SOCIAL MEDIA TEAM
 

CCDP is looking for some eager volunteers who would like to join our social media team in order to help carry out CCDP’s message via social media platforms. If you are interested, please email erin@charlestondemocrats.com.

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The mission of the Charleston County Democratic Party is to educate and encourage participation in the political process by people of all backgrounds who support Democratic principles. Funds garnered from this participation will be used to help elect Democratic candidates and to support Democratic programs.

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