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Weekly Roundup              
Democratic news from Dallas County 
 and beyond. 
Tuesday May 16 2017   
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Judges Tina Yoo Clinton, Brandon Birmingham, and Nancy Mulder discuss criminal justice reform and pre-trial release.

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Upcoming Events and Meetings
(For the latest updates on local events, and links to more info about these, check out the DallasDemocrats on Facebook and Twitter, and the DCDP website Calendar. To add an event or make a change or correction, contact the party office or email the editor: BillHowellDCDP AT Yahoo.com. Please send me pictures of events.)

Tuesday, May 16:

Fundraiser Kick Off for Judge Staci Williams -- (5:30 to 7:30 pm, 5110 Southbrook Drive, Dallas, Texas 75201)

Stonewall Democrats of Dallas --
Our guest speaker will be Joe Swanson, from the ACLU, he will be updating us on legislature in the Texas Congress and update us on what the ACLU is doing and how Stonewall can help.  We will also be discussing our plans in the Dallas run-offs for local races and Stonewall organized events to help elect our endorsed candidates. (6:30 pm, upstairs at Sue Ellen's, 3014 Throckmorton at Cedar Springs, Dallas)

Collin County Young Democrats --
(6:30 PM, Mexigo, 6205 Coit Road Ste 396, Plano 75024)

Wednesday, May 17:

Garland Democratic Woman's Club -- 
Speaker: Christopher Surprun, the local Presidential Elector who voted against Trump last December in Austin. He continues to work across the state and country to stop Donald Trump and his administration which is destabilizing America and the world.  He no longer considers himself a Republican and feels the GOP has left him and others. (11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, Siciliano's Italian Restaurant, 2210 W Buckingham, Garland)

Fundraiser for Judge Gena Slaughter -- 191st Civil District. (5:30 PM, The Standard Pour, 2900 McKinney Ave., Dallas TX 75205)

Collin County Young Democrats -- (6:30 PM, Cafe del Rio, 401 Central Expressway, Allen)

NW Dallas County Democratic Club -- (7:30 pm, at Taco Cabana on Webb Chapel, just south of LBJ 635)

Thursday, May 18:

Judge Dan Patterson Re-Election Kickoff -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, The Dallasite, 4822 Bryan Street [at Fitzhugh], Dallas, Texas 75204)

Judge Carl Ginsberg Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, Peticolas Brewing Company with Dallas Grilled Cheese Co. Catering, 2026 Farrington Street, Dallas, Texas 75207)

Judge Jeanine Howard Reception and Campaign Kick-off Fundraiser -- Criminal District Court #6.  Please RSVP by May 16th by going online at www.JUDGEJEANINEHOWARD.com or text 972-975-7516 or email at judgejeaninehoward@gmail.com. (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm, Pappadeaux, 3520 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas)

Coppell Valley Ranch Democrats -- For our speaker, we're very excited to have Judge Tina Yoo Clinton, the presiding judge of Dallas County Criminal Court 8. (6:30 PM, program at 7 PM, Pan Acean Restaurant, 777 S. MacArthur Blvd., Coppell, TX 75019)

Far North Dallas Democrats -- Stories of Refugee Resettlement in Dallas. (7:00 PM, Sonny Bryan's BBQ, 1251 W Campbell Rd., Richardson, TX 75080)

Friday, May 19:

Beto O'Rourke Meet & Greet in Allen -- Congressman Beto O'Rourke is running to be the Democratic nominee for the United States Senate in 2018. Please RSVP to http://action.betofortexas.com/page/s/170519-Allen (6:30 PM, Nine Band Brewing, 9 Prestige Cir., Allen, TX 75002)

Drinking Liberally McKinney -- (6:30 pm, Henderson Kitchen and Tap, 2730 S. Central Expressway, McKinney)

Saturday, May 20:

Dallas County East Democrats Coffee Social -- (8 am - 10 am Every Saturday at Panera Bread, 18641 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy., Mesquite 75150)

North Oak Cliff Democrats -- (8:30 AM, Norma's Cafe, 1123 W. Davis St., Dallas 75208)

Garland Area Democratic Club Saturday Morning Coffee --
(9 - 11 AM, Generator Coffee House, 107 N. 6th St. on the Square in Downtown Garland)

Lake Highlands White Rock Democrats -- (10:00 am, The Point at C. C. Young, 4847 W. Lawther Drive, Dallas)

Southwest Dallas County Democrats -- (10 AM, Southwest Center Mall - Community Room, 3662 W Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas)

DCDP VAN Training --
Q and A Overview. (10:00 am to 12:00 pm 4209 Parry Ave., Dallas 75223)

Monday, May 22:

Metrocrest Democrats Carrollton Mayoral Candidate  Runoff Forum -- (7 pm, NewNew Buffet, 3822 Belt Line Rd., at the east end of the shopping center on the southeast corner of Marsh Lane and Belt Line Rd.)

Tuesday, May 23:

Judge Craig Smith Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, The Joule Hotel, 1530 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75201)

Audrey Moorehead For Judge Campaign Kick Off -- (5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, The Patio at Saint Rocco's, 3011 Gulden Lane, Dallas 75212)

Fundraiser for Elizabeth Davis Frizell for District Attorney
-- (5:30 - 7:30 PM, Paul Martin's American Grill, 3848 Oak Lawn, Dallas, Texas 75219)

Wednesday, May 24:

Judge Tina Yoo Clinton Campaign Kickoff -- (5:00 - 7:00 pm, Monkey King Noodles, 2933 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Judge D'Metria Benson Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 - 8:00 pm, Time Ten Cellars - Annex, 6324 Prospect Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75214)

Thursday, May 25:

Judge Tonya Parker Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, STIRR Rooftop Deep Ellum, 2803 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Alive At Last --  Elizabeth Davis Frizell will be the Guest Speaker concerning Human Trafficking and Connecting Sexually Exploited Women to the Community. (6:30 PM, Museum of Biblical Art, 7500 Park Lane, Dallas, Texas 75225)

North Dallas Texas Democratic Women -- Cory Troiani, from the Texas Campaign for the Environment will be our speaker.  He is also a spokesperson for the Dallas Green Alliance, the PAC devoted to city council races from a local environmentalist perspective. NOTE: This will be the last meeting before our summer vacation. We will reconvene August 24,2017. June 3, 2017 will be our big summer party, where we have fun, food, conversation. Don't miss it. (6:45 pm, Northaven United Methodist Church, 11211 Preston Rd., Dallas)

Monday, May 29:

Collin County Democratic Party Memorial Day -- Honoring our Veterans. Hamburgers and veggie burgers, condiments and water will be provided. Sign Up to Bring salad , chips or dessert. Come out and enjoy a day of Festivities, Food & Fun with Progressive/ DEMS! http://www.collindemocrats.org/   (11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Lucas Community Center, 665 Country Club Rd Lucas, Texas 75002 [Just 2 miles east of 75-Exit Bethany (becomes West Lucas Rd) to Country Club.])

Tuesday, May 30:

Judge Tracy Holmes Re-Election Kickoff -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, The Angry Dog, 2726 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Wednesday, May 31:

Judge Bonnie Goldstein Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, NYLO Hotel Rooftop, 1325 S. Lamar Street, Dallas, Texas 75215)

Judge Mary Brown Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, Wild Salsa Downtown, 1800 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75201)

Thursday, June 1:

Judge Julia Hayes Re-Election Campaign Kickoff -- (5 - 7 PM, Babbs Brothers BBQ & Blues, 3015 Gulden Lane Suite 105, Dallas 75212)

Judge Jim Jordan Re-Election Reception --
(5:30 - 7:30 pm, Texas Ale Project, 1001 N. Riverfront Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75207)

Campaign Kickoff/ Fundraiser for Susan Lopez-Craig
-- And 60th Year Birthday Celebration. For Constable Pct. 5. RSVP to secraig@att.net. (5:30 to 7:30 pm, Jed's Bar & Grill, 1001 W. Jefferson Blvd., Dallas, TX 75208)

Friday, June 2:

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson DCDP Tillotson Speaker Series -- Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will be the speaker. The ticket is $25 for students, $50 for precinct chairs, and $100 for all others. Reservations can be made online or by calling the DCDP Office at 214-821-8331. (Luncheon at Noon, Maggiano's Restaurant at NorthPark, Dallas)

Saturday, June 3:

NDTDW Summer Party and Chili Cook-Off -- Cook-off Categories:  Beef, Chicken & Vegetarian. You must let us know that you are bringing chili and in what category you are ntering! Email info@nddw.org with that information. If you are not bringing chili, bring the following based upon the first letter of your last name: A - J = Appetizer, K - P = Salad, Q - Z = Dessert. NDTDW will provide the Chili Extras (grated cheese, onions, crackers) and beverages. We are also rounding up some great items for door prizes.  Tickets to enter the door prize drawing will be $5.00 each. (6 PM, 17201 Hidden Glen Drive, Dallas 75248)

Tuesday, June 6:

Judge Martin Hoffman Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 - 8:00 pm, Home of Andy Payne, 4622 Shadywood Lane, Dallas, Texas 75209)

Wednesday, June 7:

Judge Dennise Garcia Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 PM, Cane Rosso Deep Ellum, 2612 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Thursday, June 8:

Judge Emily Tobolowsky Kickoff Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, Wild Salsa Downtown, 1800 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75201)

Tuesday, June 13:

Judge Nancy Mulder Re-Election Kickoff -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, St. Pete's Dancing Marlin, 2730 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Judge Jennifer Bennett Re-Election Kickoff, Birthday Party and Fundraiser -- Please come and join Judge Bennett to celebrate her campaign kickoff and her birthday. , at (5:30 to 7:30 PM,  the Angry Dog, 2726 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226)

Wednesday, June 14:

Judge Darlene Ewing Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 - 8:00 pm, Times Ten Cellars - Annex, 6324 Prospect Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75214)

Thursday, June 15:

Judge Ken Tapscott Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 - 8:00 pm, Baker's Ribs Deep Ellum, 3033 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Tuesday, June 20:

Judge Kristin Wade Re-Election Kickoff -- (4:30- 7:00 pm, Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse, 702 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202)

Wednesday, June 21:

Chika Anyiam for Judge Kickoff Event -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, The Angry Dog, 2726 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Thursday, June 22:

Judge King Fifer Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, St. Pete's Dancing Marlin, 2730 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Tuesday, June 27:

Judge Hector Garza Re-Election Kickoff -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, Pepe's & Mito's Cafe, 2911 Elm Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Wednesday, June 28:

Judge Robert Burns Re-Election Reception -- (5:00 - 7:00 pm, Bowlounge, 167 Turtle Creek Blvd #103, Dallas, Texas 75207)

Judge Mark Greenberg Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 -8:00 pm, The Palm Dallas, 701 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202)

Thursday, June 29:

Judge Dale Tillery Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 - 8:00 pm, Main Lobby Event Venue, 3811 Turtle Creek Blvd.,  Dallas, Texas 75219)

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