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BEST OF CHARLESTON NOMINATION FOR BLUE JAM 2020 VIDEO

In the last few weeks, we have been urging all of you to vote for the Blue Jam 2020 video for Best Locally Produced Video in the City Paper’s Best of Charleston. This is the LAST WEEK OF VOTING, so we really urge all of you to vote if you have not already. Please click the link below & support CCDP! Also, please be sure to vote for some of the great local Democrats nominated in categories like Best Progressive, Legislator, and Council Member.

VOTE FOR BLUE JAM 2020

SCDP: READY TO RUN FOR OFFICE?

If you are interested in making a difference in your community, please take time to consider running for office. The South Carolina Democratic Party has put out a form for individuals to express interest in running. You may think that it is too early to start thinking about this, but electoral success will require carefully laid out plans, which in turn require time. You can access the link via the button below.

READY TO RUN FOR OFFICE IN SC

LOOKING FOR LEADERS: DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION COMMITTEE
Calling all future leaders! Come join our brand new committee. We are the party of inclusion and we want to welcome any new members to join. Our collaborations and  teamwork can help turn an idea into action. Discussing current topics that bring more awareness to diversity, and adding fun along the way. Come join us, and let’s make a difference together. If you’re interested, please feel free to email esampson_07@yahoo.com.

PUBLIC HEALTH REMINDER: COVID-19 VACCINE
As of today, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has opened up Phase 2 COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all who are at least 16 years old! Learn more here.

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
APR01
8:30AM
Virtual Coffee with Democrats

Join 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 Meeting (by computer or phone)Click here to RSVP >
MON
APR12
PM
LWV Good Governance Symposium Series Session 3: Electoral College and Institutional Reforms

The third session focuses on another set of timely topics that come with a complicated history but greatly impact the future of our democracy: the Electoral College and institutional reforms.The keynote speaker for the evening is Jordan Ragusa, Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the Political Science Department at the College of Charleston. He will discuss the history of the Electoral College, US Senate, and filibuster and how they function today (and with what consequences on American democracy).Then, Sylvia Bernstein of the LWVUS National Popular Vote Task Force will discuss the national popular vote compact, how it would work, and what it would take to get it enacted. A Q&A with panelists will follow.

Please note that this event is virtual.Virtual Event (by computer or phone)Click here to Register >
MON
APR12
PM
West Ashley Democrats Monthly Meeting

Come join your fellow West Ashley Democrats for some discussion and camaraderie! Grab your favorite cocktail and settle in as we hear from State Senator Marlon Kimpson about what the SC Senate is up to this month. It’s good to be in the know, and Senator Kimpson will be happy to answer any questions we have for him. Please note that this meeting is virtual.

Virtual Meeting (by computer or phone)Click here to Register >

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER GIVEAWAY

This week’s question is:

“What is the name of the CCDP committee that we are encouraging individuals to join in this week’s newsletter?”

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


Give Back

APRIL NAVIGATION CENTER MEAL SERVICE

We are looking for a couple of volunteers to help us serve a meal at the Navigation Center on Thursday, April 1st (don’t worry, this isn’t some April fools prank).For those who don’t know, on the first Thursday of every month (this means 4/1/21), the CCDP supports the Navigation Center to help feed our neighbors. We need your help to make this event run smoothly! We need: 1-2 people to provide some sort of dessert (like cookies!) for around 50-60 people. I will provide the address of where to drop off the dessert off closer to the event.2 more people to help serve the food and clean up afterward (around 4:15-5:45pm) Please sign up HERE if you are interested in helping out! And, as always, please mask up, wash your hands, and maintain social distance throughout the entire event. If you have any questions, feel free to email erinr@charlestondemocrats.com.


Contribute

BUY SOME MERCHANDISE TO SUPPORT CCDP!

Please support CCDP (and help elect Democrats) by buying one of our brand new t-shirts water bottles, Koozies, bags, and pint glasses!

BUY SOME COOL STUFF & SUPPORT CCDP

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