CCDP: Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year!

The Charleston County Democratic Party hopes that your 2023 is off to a good start, and wishes you and yours a year of good health and abundant joy. We look forward to working together to strengthen our communities and move Charleston County toward a more equitable future.

Parade Recap

CCDP had a great time marching in and cheering on other particpants at the annual Emancipation Proclamation Parade on Jan 1st!

Don’t worry if you weren’t able to participate in the Emancipation Proclamation Parade – CCDP is planning to participate in the MLK Jr Parade on Monday Jan 16 and is looking for volunteers to march in the parade. We’ll meet downtown at 9:00 am and the parade itself will last from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm.

Click on the link below to RSVP for the MLK Jr Parade.

RSVP to March with CCDP at the MLK Jr Parade

Upcoming Events


James Island Folly Beach New Year Celebration

et’s celebrate the start of 2023 together! Join us at Famulari’s for some good food and fellowship. All the Democratic candidates that were on the ballot in November will be invited to join us. Food will be provided, drinks will be on you! Hope to see you there!
Fam’s Brewing Co.
RSVP Here> 

West Ashley Democrats Meeting

Mark your calendars this upcoming Monday Jan 9 for the monthly meeting of the West Ashley Democrats. The meeting itself will begin at 7:00 pm, but we suggest arriving around 6:30 if you want to order food.We look forward to seeing you!

 Frothy Beard Brewing Co.>
RSVP Here> 

Charleston County Democratic Women January Meeting

We will be meeting at the County Democratic Office and we are not meeting on our normal first Monday of the month due to the New Year’s Holiday. Our guest speaker will be Brandon Upson, the chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party Black Caucus. Social time from 6-6;30; meeting from 6:30-7:30 CCDP Office

RSVP Here> 

MLK Jr Day Parade

Join Charleston Democrats as we march in the MLK Jr Day Parade! This celebration was one of the first national tributes of its kind. It is the largest MLK Jr celebration in South Carolina and one of Charleston’s longest running events! A precise meeting location will be emailed to you after you sign up at the link below.

RSVP Here> 

SCDP Labor & Progressive Caucus Monthly Meeting

Are you interested in progressing South Carolina and protecting labor rights? Maybe you are new to the state and want to get involved with pushing for REAL change, but are unsure of how to get involved. Join the SCDP Labor & Progressive Caucus every 4th Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

RSVP Here> 
THU 8:30 AM

Coffee with Democrats

Join fellow Democrats for a cup of coffee and great conversation. At Wildflour Pastry from 8:30-10 AM. No specific topics. Come for the whole time or just a little while.

Wildflour Pastry

Give Back

Blessing Box Donations Needed!
Please consider donating to our CCDP Blessing Box. You can #StockTheBox at any time, or drop off items to the office during office hours or by appointment. Our community members appreciate and depend on our kindness!

A few things to remember when donating Blessing Box items:

  • DO donate non-perishable items that will hold up in the weather
    • example: canned vegetables and meats/fish, sauces in jars, boxes of rice or pasta
    • protip: donate items that don’t require milk/butter/oil to prepare, get cans with pop-tops that don’t require can openers
  • DO donate small personal care items that will fit in the blessing box
    • example toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant,
  • DO NOT donate any open or expired items.

Lowcountry Period Project Supplies Needed!
Did you know that our volunteers build period packs in support of the Homeless Period Project? The project provides pre-made kits for homeless shelters and nurse’s offices at Title IX schools in the Lowcountry. These items are a luxury to homeless women and girls and many are forced to choose between hygiene and food. Please consider donating the following items so we can continue to support this amazing project!
-individually-wrapped feminine pads
-individually-wrapped tampons
-individually-wrapped wipes
-individually-wrapped panty liners

Thanks again for your generosity!

Email to arrange a drop off time.


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


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