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Weekly Roundup              
Democratic news from Dallas County 
 and beyond. 
Tuesday January 3 2017   
Women's March January 21
  
NDTDW and Liberal ladies who lunch are getting a bus together to go to Austin on Jan 21, 2017 for Women's March on Austin to coincide with Women's March on Washington. It is only $35 and there will be scholarships if you need it. We will leave in the early morning and get back that night. We will meet up with other activist women from all parts of Texas. Join us if you can it will be fun and accelerating. We all need it at this time. Go to www.ndtdw.org and sign up.  The more the merrier.

 
(Some of our elected and re-elected Democratic officials at the Swearing-In on January 1, 2017.) 

DCDP Intern Opportunities
   
DCDP Communications Intern
Responsibilities
The intern will help the Communications Director promote events, design graphics, research, write press releases, maintain social media accounts and other day to day office duties.
Requirements
Desire to work at grassroots level. Desire to learn about local politics and help organizational growth. Computer literate. Understanding of Social Media Platforms.
Skills
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Social Media, Computer, Critical Thinking, Research, Communication
Preferred Skills
Bilingual-English/Spanish, Photoshop, Logo Design
DCDP Special Projects Intern
Responsibilities
The intern will shadow the Special Projects Director to coordinate events, voter registration events, manage volunteers, research, and other day to day office duties. Must be comfortable working with data and spreadsheets.
Requirements
Desire to work at grassroots level. Desire to learn about local politics and help organizational growth. Computer literate.
Skills
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Social Media, Computer, Critical Thinking, Research, Communication
Preferred Skills
Bilingual-English/Spanish, Photoshop, Logo Design
Join The Fight!
   
Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but come January, Trump will be sworn in as the President of the United States. Angry? Get involved.

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.)

Tuesday, January 3:

Dallas County Tejano Democrats -- NOTE DATE CHANGE FOR JANUARY ONLY:  Tuesday, January 3, 2017 due to 1st Monday being a holiday. Program panel:  Ronnie Mestas, President of West Dallas One, Raul Reyes, Jr., President of Los Altos Neighborhood Association, and Karish Karish, Co-Owner of the substandard properties in West Dallas under City of Dallas scrutiny. (6:00 pm Meet and Greet, 6:45 pm Business Meeting, 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm Panel Discussion, La Calle Doce Restaurant, 415 West 12th Street, Dallas, TX  75208)

Irving Texas Democratic Women -- (6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, East China Buffet, 4023 W. Airport Fwy., Irving 75062)


Thursday, January 5:



Voter Deputy Registrar Training AND State Representative-Elect Victoria Neave for a House District 107 Legislative Town Hall --
(6 pm Voter Deputization Training, 7 pm HD 107 Legislative Town Hall, Eastfield College Room S100 (S Building), 3737 Motley Dr., Mesquite, TX 75150)


Friday, January 6:

Drinking Liberally Allen -- (6:30 PM, Two Rows, 711 Central Expy., Allen 75013)


Saturday, January 7:

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

Texas Bernie Reunion with Jim Hightower -- Tickets $10 to $37. For more infomation see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/now-we-revolution-texas-bernie-reunion-tickets-29960098461 (9 AM - 5 PM, 1408 N Washington at Bryan, Dallas)

Dallas Chorizo and Menudo Community Breakfast -- (9:00 am, El Ranchito Restaurant, 610 W Jefferson Blvd., 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)

Park Cities / Central Dallas Democrats -- Speaker Lance Lowry, head of Correctional Employees Local 3807 on Texas prison reform. (10 AM, University Park Public Library, 8383 Preston Center Plaza, Suite 300, 75225)

Rockwall Democratic Men -- There will be a review and discussion of election results. (Noon, Napoli's, Rockwall)

Democrats HD65 Club Meeting -- The purpose of this meeting is to Organize to support Local Candidate Elections this Spring. We will also elect HD65 Officers. Please email nominations to douglasj2005@gmail.com. (2 - 4 PM, Environmental Room at the Josey Ranch Library, 1700 Keller Springs Road Carrollton, Texas 75006)


Monday, January 9:

Metrocrest Democrats --  (Come any time after 6 to eat and visit with other Dems.  The meeting will start at 7, NewNew Buffet, 382 Belt Line Rd [southeast corner of Marsh Lane and Belt Line Rd at the east end of the shopping area]) 


Tuesday, January 10:

Dallas County Young Democrats -- (6:30 pm, Sue Ellens 3903 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, TX 75219)

Drinking Liberally Lewisville -- (6:30 PM, Tierneys Cafe and Tavern, 208 E Main St., Lewisville 75077)

Irving Democratic Club -- (7:00 pm, Midori's, 4020 N MacArthur #114, Irving 75038)

Dallas Drinking Liberally -- (7:30 pm, Uptown Pub, 3605 McKinney Ave, Dallas)


Thursday, January 12:

Preston Hollow Democrats Hosts "A Conversation on Race" -- CORRECTED NOTICE: Rev. Arthur Stewart, senior pastor of Midway Hills Christian Church, will be the moderator.  Distinguished panelists include Rev. Frederick Haynes, III, Senior Pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church; Rev. Irie Lynne Session, Resident Pastor for New Friends New Life; Brian H. Williams, M.D., FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center and Trauma Surgeon, Parkland Memorial Hospital; Mr. Miguel Solis, Dallas ISD Trustee for District 8; and Ms. Arielle Clarkson, President of the Student Government Association at Paul Quinn College. Please send any questions you may have for the panel to Audrey (amonlezunr14@gmail.com) no later than January 10, 2017. (NOTE CHANGE IN VENUE to Midway Hills Christian Church FOR THIS MEETING ONLY, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Midway Hills Christian Church, 11001 Midway Road, Dallas, Texas 75229 [west side of Midway Road, between Northaven and Royal Lane])



Tuesday, January 17:

Stonewall Democrats -- Election of officers, postponed from November meeting, will take place at this meeting - so please make sure your dues are current and attend. (6:30 PM, Sue Ellen's, Dallas)


Wednesday, January 18:

Our Bodies Our Lives -- Join Planned Parenthood and other reproductive rights and justice organizations to honor Roe v Wade, the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. The event is free to attend but you must RSVP in advance at  http://www.ppaction.org/site/Survey?ACTION_REQUIRED=URI_ACTION_USER_REQUESTS&SURVEY_ID=53870  (6:30 - 8:30 pm, Seven for Parties, 150 Turtle Creek Blvd. Suite 107, Dallas, TX  75207)



Saturday, January 21:



Women's Rally and Mega Phone Bank --
Co-hosted by State Representative-Elect Victoria Neave, Planned Parenthood, Texas Young Democrats, Dallas Coalition of Black Democrats, Dallas County East Democrats, and Dallas AFL-CIO. Speaker line-up and details to follow. (10 am, CWA Hall, 1408 N. Washington Ave. at Bryan, Dallas, TX 75204)


Monday, January 30:

Dallas County Democratic Party Executive Committee Meeting --
Quarterly meeting of County Chair and Precinct Chairs. This meeting the Precinct Chairs will also caucus by State House of Representative districts to elect members of the DCDP Advisory Council for the next two-year term. (6:30 PM, CWA Hall, 1408 N. Washington at Bryan, Dallas)

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Contact:
Dallas County Democratic Party
Carol Donovan, County Chair
4209 Parry Avenue, Dallas TX 75223
Phone: 214-821-8331     Fax: 214-821-0995
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