Upcoming Events with the OCDP

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UPCOMING EVENTS


Monday, January 23, 2023

OCDP Membership State of the State Virtual Watch Party

Wednesday, January 25th (6:30pm)

The Oakland County Democratic Party is hosting a virtual watch party for Governor Whitmer’s State of the State address on Wednesday, January 25th, 2023. You must register for the event to access the Zoom link. 

Berkley Democratic Club: Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, January 25th (6:30pm)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee: Stop the Hate

Thursday, January 26th (6:30pm – 8pm)

This program will focus on the hatred and violence directed toward the Jewish, LGBTQIA and African American communities. Guest speakers include; Noah Arbit, State Representative and Founder of the Michigan Democratic Caucus; Rolanda Kelley, Chair of the LGBTQIA+ Rights Committee; and other community leaders upon confirmation. Please see the full meeting Agenda and register for the meeting on Mobilize.

Southfield-Lathrup Village Democratic Club: Monthly Meeting

Thursday, January 26th (7pm)

Troy Democratic Club: Monthly Meeting & Executive Committee Elections

Thursday, January 26th (7pm)

Join us for our in-person meeting where we will hold our 2023-24 TDC Executive Board Elections. All current members of TDC & current members of MDP are eligible to run for a board seat & vote. We look forward to seeing you!

Education Subcommittee: Monthly Meeting

Friday, January 27th (6:00pm – 7:30pm)

The OCDP’s Education Subcommittee meets monthly on the fourth Friday at 6pm via Zoom. At this meeting, we will discuss confirming the mission statement and talking about goals and strategies over the next year. Please join us and feel free to invite others! Register at the Mobilize link above.

11th Congressional District Convention

Saturday, January 28th (12pm)

The purpose of this Convention shall be to elect the members to the convention committees and to consider resolutions and platform suggestions to be forwarded to the State Party before the 2023 Spring Convention on February 11, 2023. Please use the link above to register beforehand!

Michigan’s Precinct Delegate Swearing-In

Sunday, January 29th (4pm)

You are cordially invited to the swearing-in ceremony of Michigan’s Precinct Delegates on Sunday, January 29th at 4pm. Location will be emailed upon request. Please RSVP via Google Forms by Wednesday, January 25th. Contact Veronica Taylor at vtaylor305@gmail.com or MDP’s Grassroots Caucus at grassrootscaucusmi@gmail.com

Women’s Rights Committee: Monthly Meeting

Monday, January 30th (7pm – 8:30pm)

Join the OCDP’s Women’s Rights Committee on the fourth Monday of every month at 7pm! 

Communications Committee: Monthly Meeting

Monday, February 6th (6:30pm)

Join the OCDP’s Communications Committee on the first Monday of every month at 6:30pm!

Waterford Democratic Club: Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, February 8th (7pm)

Pontiac Mayor Tim Greimel will be a special guest speaker at this month’s meeting. All Waterford Democratic Club members, their families and friends are encouraged to join us!

Michigan Democratic Party: 2023 Spring Convention

Saturday, February 11th (9am – 5pm)

The Democratic Electors of the State of Michigan are hereby notified that by the direction of the Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, the 2023 Spring State Convention of the Michigan Democratic Party will be held at Huntington Place in Detroit, Michigan on Saturday, February 11, 2023. To read the entire Call to Convention and learn more about the day, visit here.

North Oakland Democratic Club: Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, February 15th (6:30pm)

Join the North Oakland Democratic Club at 313 Pizza Bar in Lake Orion on Wednesday, February 15th. State Representative Brenda Carter of the 53rd District will be joining us to share updates from Lansing.

2023-2024 Committee Sign-Up

According to the Oakland County Democratic Party Bylaws, we have several standing committees. If you are interested in getting involved with any of our committees, please sign up here!

Communications | Works to establish strategies and tactics for communicating via social media and with local newspapers.

Political Organizing | Conducts and supports all candidate and organizing activities of OCDP through Precinct Delegate recruitment and allocation, voter registration and outreach, as well as candidate recruitment and screening.

Rules & Bylaws | Serves as an advisory committee on matters pertaining to the rules and bylaws of the OCDP.

Finance | Conducts fundraising activities and periodic reviews of how the budget is operating.

Fundraising

Resolutions | Receives and reviews proposed resolutions for study and recommendation.

Membership | Recruits and retains OCDP members.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Ensures the OCDP represents and supports the broadest possible participation without discrimination on the grounds of actual or perceived bias through training programs, supporting activist groups, and identifying ways for the OCDP can improve its representation.

Community Support | Supports all charitable and service activities of the OCDP by areas of need and community service activities that OCDP could promote, donate to, or participate in.

Education Subcommittee

Young Dems | Works to expand participation and involvement of young people in the Democratic Party and the electoral process.

Women’s Rights | Ensures the OCDP represents and supports the broadest possible participation without discrimination on the grounds of actual or perceived bias through training programs, supporting women’s rights groups, and identifying ways the OCDP can improve its representation.

LGBTQIA+ Rights | Ensures the OCDP represents and supports the broadest possible participation without discrimination on the grounds of actual or perceived bias through training programs, supporting LGBTQIA+ groups, and identifying ways the OCDP can improve its representation.

African American | Ensures that more African American candidates are part of the political process in Oakland County, and work towards greater participation from African Americans in the OCDP through training, supporting African American Rights groups, and identifying ways the OCDP can improve its representation.


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The great people who make up the Oakland County Democratic Party are the champions of working families in every city and township throughout our county. Please join us with your activism, your membership, your votes, and your voice as we stand shoulder to shoulder with all of our State and Local Democratic Leaders, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Senator Debbie Stabenow, Senator Gary Peters, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence, Congresswoman Haley Stevens, Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin, and Congressman Andy Levin.

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