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Democratic news from Dallas County 
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Tuesday July 11 2017   
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Sure enough, you can watch these playing out this week with the latest revelations about Donald Jr.'s long-denied meeting with a Russian attorney.

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Kim Olson, Democratic candidate for Agriculture Commissioner, with DCDP interns at Maggiano's Little Italy for the Tillotson Speaker Series.

The Dallas County Dispute Resolution Center announced Carolyn Morris as its June 2017 Volunteer of the Month. She has been Chair of the DCDP Candidate Recruitment Committee. Congratulations.  

HRC Phonebank

We're teaming up with the DFW Human Rights Campaign to mobilize folks for the Texas Legislative special session that starts on July 18. Join us this week as we call voters and make sure they know about the anti-LGBTQ+ legislation coming up. Bring your phone!

Where: DCDP HQ - 4209 Parry Ave., Dallas 75223

When: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 4 - 8 PM

If we're making at least 500 calls a day, that would be over 300 call sheets printed per week. Phonebanks waste A LOT of paper! To be better advocates for the Earth and also more efficient, we're raising funds to buy small laptops for our volunteers to use at HQ and go completely paperless. These devices will go a long way - not just for phonebanking but also training and general office use for volunteers, interns, and precinct chairs. Please donate $25 today! Or if you'd like to donate an old laptop or desktop computer, you can bring it by our office at 4209 Parry Ave., Dallas 75223.

Donation form: https://form.jotformpro.com/63015609332954

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 to  BillHowellDCDP AT Yahoo.com. Please send me pictures of events.)

Tuesday, July 11:

Judge Amber Givens-Davis Re-election Campaign Kickoff -- 282nd Criminal District Court. Contact Morgan Edwards 214-771-8985. (5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Ocean Prime, 2101 Cedar Springs Rd. #150, Dallas, TX 75201)

Campaign Kick Off for LaDeitra Adkins for Judge --
For Family District Court No. 304. RSVP by email to adkinsforjudge@gmail.com. (5:30 - 7:30 PM, Mattito's, 3102 Oak Lawn Ave Ste 144 Dallas, Texas 75219)

Birthday Celebration and Fundraiser for Dr. Theresa Daniel -- Dallas County Commissioner District 1. Suggested minimum to attend $20. To RSVP or sponsor [by July 10] email to TheresaDanielForCommissioner@gmail.com. (5:30 - 7:30 PM, Smoky Rose Restaurant, 8602 Garland Road, Dallas TX 75218)

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

Irving Democratic Club -- (6:30 pm, Midori's, 4020 N MacArthur #114, Irving 75038)

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

Thursday, July 13:

Campaign Kickoff for Sandre Moncriffe for Judge -- Of the 255th District Court. (5:30 -7:30 pm, The Island Spot Jamaican Kitchen and Bar, 309 W. Jefferson Blvd., Dallas, TX 752080)

Preston Hollow Democrats -- Monte Anderson, owner of Options Real Estate Investments, specializing in creating sustainable neighborhoods in southern Dallas and northern Ellis counties, will discuss his "Bring Back the Swans" proposal for Fair Park. The July meeting will be sponsored by The Hon. Carter Thompson. (6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Walnut Hill Recreation Center, 10011 Midway Road, Dallas 75229)

Women Organizing Women Democrats
-- Sarah H. SaldaƱa, immediate past Director of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will present "Immigration: Yesterday and Today". (6:30 pm, Plano Environmental Education Center, 4116 W Plano Pkwy, Plano, Texas 75093)

Coppell Drinking Liberally -- (6:30 pm, Esparza's Restaurante Mexicano, 817 S. MacArthur Blvd. #125, Coppell)

Garland Area Democratic Club Annual Ice Cream Social
-- Featuring Jack Blackshear's homemade ice cream. RSVP on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1601419843250430/  (7 PM, Garland Women's Activities Building, 713 Austin, Garland 75040)

Saturday, July 15:

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)

Rally for Health Care
-- Facebook event page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1375534639199069/   Contact: Katherine Savers McGovern Info@womensmarchdfw.com. (6 - 8 PM, Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy., Dallas)

Sunday, July 16:

Kendall Scudder's Save Our Cities Picnic & Rally -- Candidate for State Senate District 2. Join us for a special session kick-off with food, fun, and special guest speakers. Bring your picnic baskets and we'll bring the watermelon! (4:00 to 7:00 pm, Stone Tables, White Rock Lake Park, Dallas)

Tuesday, July 18:

Judge Carter Thompson Re-Election Kickoff -- Criminal District Court No. 5. (5:30 to 7:00 pm, Angry Dog, 2726 Commerce St., Dallas 75226)

Stonewall Democrats of Dallas -- (6:30 pm, 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, July 19:

Garland Democratic Woman's Club -- The Non-Profit we support, New Beginning Center, now  known as Hope's Door/ New Beginning Center, will be speaking to us about their new affiliation and name change.  It has been almost 2 years since we have had them speak to us and much has changed.  We will get an update on their needs for the coming school year and how we can help. (11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, Siciliano's Italian Restaurant, 2210 W. Buckingham, Garland)

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

Friday, July 21:

Chris Hamilton for Dallas County Democratic Party Chair Meet And Greet -- Valet parking provided, no donations required. Facebook event page  https://www.facebook.com/events/1856397301348470/  (5:30 to 8:00 pm, 5950 Deloache Ave., Dallas, Texas 75225

Thursday, July 27:

Re-election Campaign Kickoff for Judge Lisa Green -- County Criminal Court No. 5. (5:30 - 7:30 PM, STIRR Deep Ellum Rooftop Patio, 2803 Main St., Ste. 110, Dallas, TX 75226)

Campaign Kickoff for Sandra Jackson for Judge -- Of 302nd Family District Court. (5:30 - 7:30 pm, Mattito's, 3102 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 144, Dallas, Texas 75219)

Monday, July 31:

Judge Teresa Hawthorne Fundraiser for Judge Teresa Hawthorne -- 203rd Criminal District Court. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.  RSVP: 214-308-6720.  (5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, The Hall Bar & Grill @ Trinity Groves, 3011 Gulden Lane #109)

Friday, August 4:

DCDP Tillotson Speaker Series -- Award-winning sportscaster Dale Hansen. Read more here. All funds will benefit the DCDP. The cost per luncheon is $100. The price includes a 3-course meal. To make your reservation, call the DCDP Office at 214-821-8331 or purchase your tickets online. (Noon, Maggiano's Restaurant at 205 NorthPark Center, Dallas 75225 on the south side of the center)

Tuesday, August 8:

Fundraiser for Judge Shequitta Kelly -- County Criminal Court Number 11. (5 - 7 PM, District Food and Wine, 921 N Riverfront Blvd. #300, Dallas, TX 75207)

Judge Angela King's Campaign Kick-Off Reception -- County Criminal Court No. 6. (5 - 7 PM, Texas Ale Project, 1001 N. Riverfront Blvd., Dallas TX 75207)

Thursday, August 17:

Re-Elect Judge Brandon Birmingham Campaign Kickoff and Fundraiser -- 292nd Criminal District Court. (5:30, Babb Brothers BBQ, 3015 Gulden Ln, Dallas TX 75212)

Tuesday, August 29:

Re-Election Kickoff for Carol Donovan, Dallas County Democratic Party Chair -- Precinct Chairs and activists are NOT required to pay for attending. Sponsorships $5000 - Platinum, $2500 - Gold, $1000 - Silver, $500 - Bronze, $250 - Supporter, $100 - Friend. (6:00 - 8:00 pm, Dallas Grilled Cheese Company, 310 W. 7th Street, Dallas Texas 75208)

Tuesday, September 12:

Judge Ingrid Warren's Re-election Kickoff Reception -- County Probate Court No. 2. (5:30 - 7:30 PM, Location TBA)

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