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Dallas County Democratic Party
Weekly Roundup              
Democratic news from Dallas County 
 and beyond. 
Tuesday December 27 2016   
Start The Year With Democrats
      
The 2016 Election was bittersweet for all of us here in Dallas. While we lost the White House, we swept the County and even picked up a State House seat. There's so much to celebrate, and we invite you all to join us in swearing-in our Elected Officials on January 1 at 12:30 PM. We'll be gathering at the Hyatt Regency - 300 Reunion Blvd., Dallas 75207.
Tickets cost $50. Purchase here:
Thanks to the friends (so far) who helped make this possible:Hon. Susan Bradley
Judge John Creuzot
Judge Elizabeth Frizell

If you're interested in sponsoring this event, send your pledge/check to DCDP by December 22. You can also pay online here (indicate in memo that your donation is for the Swearing-In Ceremony):
Facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/365211383840161/




(Constable Roy Williams leading Christmas carols at Senator Royce West's Student Advisory Council Social, along with Judges Carl Ginsberg and Tina Yoo Clinton.)

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.

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, December 27:

Drinking Liberally Addison -- (5:30 pm, The Londoner, 14930 Midway Rd., Addison)

Dallas County Texas Democratic Women -- (6:30 pm, Sixth floor clubhouse, 1400 Hi Line Drive at 35E, Dallas 75207)


Wednesday, December 28:

Dallas County East Democrats -- (7:00 pm, Martinez Restaurant, 901 Gross Rd., Mesquite)


Saturday, December 31:

Dallas Branch of NAACP Installation of New Officers for 2017-2019 -- Swearing in Official: Honorable Judge Tonya Parker. (3:30 pm, Oak Gardens Church, 4008 S. Polk Street, Dallas)



Sunday, January 1, 2017:

Swearing-In Ceremony for Dallas County Officials -- Tickets cost $50. Purchase here: https://form.jotform.com/63365993485977 (12:30 PM, Hyatt Regency - 300 Reunion Blvd., Dallas 75207)


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:

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)

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


Thursday, January 12:

Preston Hollow Democrats hosts A Conversation on Race -- 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 Session, Senior Pastor of Warren Avenue Christian Church; Brian H. Williams, M.D., FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center; 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 Monlezun (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)


Saturday, January 21:



Women's Rally and Mega Phone Bank --
co-hosted by Planned Parenthood, Dallas AFLCIO, and Texas Young Democrats. Speaker line-up and details to follow. (10 am, 1408 N. Washington Ave., Dallas, TX 75204)


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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
Website:  www.dallasdemocrats.org
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