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Join the WCDP Board– As Visibility Co-Chair

Nominations are open for Co-Vice Chair for the Visibility committees! Do you enjoy talking to people and spreading the word about the Party? Karen Kostamo could use a hand! Your role would be to ensure we have a presence in the community and at events, with a table or...

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Rep. Ronnie Peterson Hosts Community Conversations

Rep. Peterson is hosting a series of Community Conversations around subjects of interest to the community, beginning Monday the 21st with Rep. Donna Lasinski on the MI State Budget. Other topics include Returning Citizens– bringing people back into the community after...

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YOUNG WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP TRAINING- MDP Women’s Caucus

The Women's Caucus of the Michigan Democratic Party is offering a one-day training to encourage young female leaders, future and present. The MDP has really stepped up its organizing and leadership training opportunities, and WCDP members have been taking advantage!...

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WCDP Members Bring 350.org to Washtenaw

Washtenaw350 is the newly-organized county chapter for 350.org. WCDP members Lisa Patrell, Rita Mitchell and Lauren Sargent invite you to join them! They are traveling the county with Kick-Off events. The Ann Arbor Kick-off is Oct 9, 7pm at The Circ Bar (210 1st...

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WCDP Executive Board Supports the Climate Strike

The Executive Board has voted to support Friday's Climate Strike, organized by students and young people all over the world. We urge all who are able to join the U of M students at Ingalls Mall for a rally and workshops to learn how we can get effective action....

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Protect Our Great Lakes: Rep. Rabhi Creates a New PAC

Representative Yousef Rabhi is responding to the overwhelming pressure being put on Michigan's legislature by Enbridge Energy and other fossil fuel interests, with the creation of a new Political Action Committee to help protect the irreplaceable water system that is...

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Ypsi 2 DC: WCDP Supports Ypsilanti Schools Artists

Sixty-six student artists from Ypsilanti Community Schools (YCS) have been invited to exhibit their work at the U.S. Department of Education, in Washington DC. This exceptional honor will be a once in a lifetime experience, and the Washtenaw County Democratic Party is...

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Garden Party Fundraiser: We Need Your Help!

Our chair, Chris Savage, is hosting a fundraiser in his gorgeous garden in Dexter, to help build the WCDP's war chest in preparation for 2020. We have made some serious investments- you'll hear about our unique new organizing tool, and help us keep the lights on at...

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Action to Stop the Tunnel and Line 5

Enbridge Energy is on the attack against the efforts of Governor Whitmer and Attorney General Nessel to close Line 5 and to forestall the dangerous tunnel project. They have been pushing the Grand Traverse Bay County Commission to sign on to a resolution supporting...

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DEMS CARE Backpack and School Supplies Drive

Our DEMS CARE program is having a backpack and school supplies drive! Our hard-working WCDP office staff, led by Rae Ann Weymouth, have organized this to support the children of our community. Supplies can be dropped off at the WCDP office (call 734-879-0556 for hours...

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The Mueller Report at the WCDP Book Club

The Mueller Report at the WCDP Book Club

After a very fruitful discussion in July, led by our Secretary, Josephine Rood, the Book Club has opted to continue the discussion in the August meeting. The group watched clips of a staged performance of highlights of the report, read by well-known actors and...

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Memorial for Wendy Watson, Activist

Wendy Watson, a life-long progressive activist with deep roots in many different political, environmental, and social justice communities, died on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, after years of struggle against lung cancer. She would have turned 73 on July 16th. Her...

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MDP Rural Cultural Competency and Outreach Training

The DNC is putting on a series of trainings,beginning with this on outreach to rural constituencies. You are welcome to sign up for this Wednesday at 4pm ET.     This is an hour long web-based training. It's part of a series of Cultural Competency and Outreach...

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