Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Wednesday, February 15th (6:30pm – 8:30pm)
This meeting will be virtual. Joining us will be US Representative Haley Stevens and Kevin Hrit, Program Director for Sen Gary Peters. They will update us on activities in Washington.
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.
Thursday, February 16th (7pm)
At our February meeting, we will celebrate Black History Month, by hearing from Rev. Charles Williams II, President of the National Action Network Michigan Chapter, and The Pastor of the King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church.
Thursday, February 16th (7pm – 9pm)
Join the Royal Oak Area Democratic Club at Rock on Third to discuss politics, meet your neighbors and cheers to the victories to come! This is a great way to have deeper conversations and learn more about the club. We look forward to seeing you there!
Saturday, February 18th (11am – 1pm)
Join the 11th District Democratic Party to fill up on carbs and get Democrats elected! RSVP at the ActBlue link above.
Tuesday, February 21st (6:30pm socializing; 7pm meeting)
Our February Club Meeting features our State Senator Jeremy Moss. Come hear what is happening in Lansing!
Thursday, February 23rd (6:30pm – 8pm)
Special Guests include: Senator Jeremy Moss – President Pro Tem Of The Michigan Senate, representing the 7th State Senate District; Antisemitism – Amy Mindell & Carolyn Lowe, West Bloomfield Social Justice Committee; Professor Valerie Alexander (She/Her), the Muma College of Business, University of South Florida, “Bias, Brain Science & Stereotypes”
Saturday, March 4th (10am – 12pm)
Our guest speaker will be Kimber Bishop-Yanke of Kids Empowered. This organization provides workshops for children and parents to manage emotions and deal with bullying.
Saturday, March 12th (2pm – 5pm)Swing into 2023 with Oakland County Elected Officials at the OCDP’s 3rd Annual Topgolf Fundraiser! Tickets will be sold through March 6th, 2023.
Saturday, March 18th (11am – 1pm)
Join us to honor Women’s History Month and celebrate the hard-working women of Oakland County, past, present, and future. Engage in conversation with special guests and meet women of all ages from Oakland County. Hosted by the OCDP’s Women’s Rights, Young Dems, and Membership Committees.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS
Black History Month Walk-Through: Southfield Municipal Campus
February 1st – 28th
Walk through Black History front lawn display and Black History activity bags & t-shirts
Pontiac Library: Black History Month Celebration
Saturday, February 18th (1pm – 5pm)
Pontiac Public Library 60 East Pike Street Pontiac, MI 48342 // Our library celebrates Black History Month with African American authors who will present their books, speakers, vendors, and more.
Wednesday, February 22nd (6pm – 7:30pm)
Saturday, February 25th (10am – 4pm)Join us for an in-person, all ages celebration honoring the legacy of entrepreneurship in the Black community. On the Shoulders of Giants will highlight some of the businesses and history makers that continue to make Detroit great. Shop our curated marketplace of locally owned businesses, take guided mini-tours of Detroit 67: Perspectives, learn about exceptional Detroit entrepreneurs in The Hustle: Fixers & Helpers and Caregivers and join in a drop-in Paradise Valley-themed kids craft during this all-day event. Admission is FREE with registration!
2023-2024 COMMITTEE SIGN-UPS
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.
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 | Advocates for an education system where ALL students feel safe, welcomed and supported in meeting high academic expectations. We will do this by recruiting prospective school board and trustee candidates, partnering with other education stakeholders and providing resources and training opportunities.
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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