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“Mask Up Ypsi” Winners

Check out the winners' artwork for the Ypsilanti Community Schools "Mask Up Ypsi" contest: Makayla, 12th grade Ali, 10th grade Tai, 2nd grade Angel, 4th grade

January Monthly Meeting [Video]

The January 2021 General Membership Meeting focused on lessons learned from the recent general election. The meeting featured a number of guest speakers and opportunities for attendees to ask questions and make comments. There are four clips available from the...

Rep. Ronnie Peterson Convenes a Community Conversation

Focus: keeping our small businesses alive. On Monday Dec. 4 at 6:30 pm, Rep. Peterson will be joined by Todd Cook, Director of Legislative Affairs for the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth, and Shawn Preissle, Senior Business Consultant for the Michigan...

Intern with the MI Dems

The Michigan Dems are looking for an intern to assist with training and party affairs. Duties will include working with local unit and caucus MDP chairs, assisting in the development and implementation of a statewide activist and volunteer training program,...

Wrapping up the Election and Reaching Across the Aisle

A thank-you note is in order. Despite relentless, even unhinged pressure from a sitting president and his followers to flout the law and invalidate the will of tens of thousands of Michigan voters, Republican leaders in the Michigan House and Senate have stood firm....

Action Needed– More Legislative Election Undermining

Despite the election being certified and done, Senator Ed McBroom, chair of the MI Senate Oversight Committee, appears intent on continuing the shenanigans. There will be a Senate Oversight hearing on Tuesday, December 1 at 10:15am focused on absentee ballot counting...

Protect Our Votes: Call to Action from Debbie Dingell

Attend the State Board of Canvassers meeting on Monday, November 23 at 1:00 p.m. and let GOP canvassers know how strongly you feel about their role in protecting our democracy. Please join Team Dingell at the virtual meeting, which is open to the public, where the...

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