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MDP State Convention Guide
Caucus meetings have already begun for the MDP State Convention! If this is your first Convention, or if you have any questions about how it all works, check out our handy guide: https://tinyurl.com/MDP-Guide


Executive Board Resolution
On Saturday, February 16, the WCDP Executive Board passed a resolution calling for an enhanced COVID-19 response for Black Washtenaw County residents. Visit our website to view the resolution.


Sen. Jeff Irwin’s Virtual Coffee Hour
Saturday, February 20, 11 a.m. to Noon

Please use this form to RSVP to Saturday’s coffee hour and to receive a link to join the meeting. Registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 19 by 5:00 p.m. You will be emailed a link to the meeting, along with any other necessary information, prior to the event.


Action Item: MI Legislature Withholding COVID Housing Relief
Calls are needed to urge the MI legislature to allocate emergency COVID funding for housing immediately. Click here for detailed information about this issue, who to contact, and a sample script.


From the League of Women Voters
On Friday, February 26 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the LWV will be holding a “Virtual Lunch & Learn” focusing on the COVID response in Michigan. Register for this event and learn more about its guest speakers here.


The LWV’s next “Virtual Brews & Views” will be on Wednesday, March 10 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The focus will be on the U.S. healthcare system, particularly how it impacts low-income Americans, immigrants, and people of color, especially black Americans. For registration information and more details about the guest speakers, click here.


How to Run for Office
GLPA-LEAD Michigan
Saturday, February 27, 11 a.m. to NoonConsidering a run for office? Have you run before and are thinking about it again? Need help identifying a seat? If you answered yes to any of these, this session is for you! Join Rep. Christine Morse and Rep. Kelly Breen to hear all about choosing a seat, preparing now, and more! Register here.


Online Programs from the Ford School
The Ford School at the University of Michigan hosts a diverse array of timely, meaningful events for students, the community, and public policy leaders. Browser their series of online events here.

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