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News & Updates

September Endorsement Meeting

Zoom meeting to endorse Joe Biden & Kamala Harris At our Endorsement Meeting on August 11th, WCDP members voted to endorse all Democratic Party candidates who had won their primaries and had asked for our endorsement. However, we neglected to include Joe Biden and...

Dems Care: uniteSTEM Program

SUPPORT EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY WHILE CLEARING OUT OLD TECHNOLOGY & MISC EQUIPMENT The Ypsilanti non-profit called uniteSTEM provides educational support for some of the most challenged students in the Ypsilanti Community Schools (YCS). This past year, the uniteSTEM...

Action Items

Voter Guide Distribution

It’s time to get out the vote! In the past, Get Out the Vote (GOTV) has started the last few days before Election Day. But with Michigan’s new absentee voting rights, GOTV starts 40 days earlier! Voters can start casting their ballots as early as September 24. The...

Three actions to take right now to protect the USPS

Most states have criminal statutes prohibiting interference with the delivery of ballots. A coalition of state AGs seems to be forming to challenge this assault on our democracy. So stay tuned for that. Meantime, here are 3 quick actions every citizen can take: Robert...

An Urgent Fight for Unemployed Workers

The COVID-19 crisis had laid bare the woefully subpar insurance benefits Michigan provides to unemployed workers. In fact, Michigan is one of the worst states in the country for unemployed workers. The maximum of 20 weeks of benefits and weekly cap of $362 is simply...