News & Events


February 19, 2020
New Trier Democrats'
Canvassing Road Trip
to Wisconsin
Sunday, March 8th
Noon to 5:30pm
New Trier Democrats will be working with the Wisconsin Dems, knocking on doors of residents asking about their plan to vote for Presidential primary, State Supreme Court & local elections on April 7th & emphasizing the need to vote for ALL races on the ballot.

We will meet at New Trier Democrats’ office, 800 Oak Street, Suite 112, Winnetka and leave at 12:00noon to canvass in Racine, Wisconsin. We plan on returning to Winnetka around 5:30pm.

For more information or to RSVP, please email newtrierdemocrats@gmail.com or  visit our Facebook event page . Please indicate if you need to carpool with others or are willing to drive others. Thanks!
Volunteering Opportunities
Inclusion in our "Volunteering Opportunities" List – whether it’s for a specific candidate or concerning a particular issue – does not mean that the New Trier Democrats have endorsed that candidate or adopted that position on an issue. 
Tomorrow Night, February 20, 2020: Mike Bloomberg Phone Bank in Northbrook

When : Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Where : Northfield Township Democrats office, 3710 Commercial Ave., Suite 5, Northbrook
What : A phone bank supporting Mike Bloomberg.  RSVP online .
This Saturday, February 22, 2020: Joe Biden Phone Bank in Highland Park

When : Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 11:00am to 3:00pm
Where : Moraine Democratic Headquarters, 474 Central Ave., Suite 200, Highland Park
What : A phone bank supporting Joe Biden’s candidacy for President. Stay for one hour or the whole session. No experience necessary. Bring your phone and laptop, or one will be provided upon request. To RSVP, email cjj60035@gmail.com.
This Saturday, February 22, 2020: Glencoe Canvass for Mike Bloomberg

When : Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 11:30am to 3:00pm
Where : Meeting at Duncan Donuts, 81 Green Bay Rd., Glencoe
What:   Door-to-door canvass for Mike Bloomberg.  RSVP online .
This Saturday, February 22, 2020: Meeting and Canvass With Bernie Supporters in Glenview

When : Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Where : Dunkin Donuts, 1945 Willow Rd., Glenview
What :  The first weekly meeting with a Bernie Victory Captain to get to know each other, share ideas, and receive training to conduct canvasses and phone banks.   RSVP online .
Monday, February 24, 2020: Help Win Back WI with Indivisible Evanston – Postcards & Phone Bank

When : Monday, February 24, 2020 – Postcards from 6:00pm to 9:00pm; Phone Bank form 6:00pm to 8:15pm
Where : Grace Lutheran Church, 1430 South Blvd., Evanston
What : Indivisible Evanston is hosting Postcard writing and phone banks to Wisconsin voters on Mondays. Postcarders: Bring postcard stamps. Indivisible Evanston is helping  Postcards 2 WI  write 500K cards to GOTV in WI on 4/7. Phone Bankers:Bring charged cellphone & laptop (they’ll train you). They’re calling “friendlies” to volunteer for WI’s 2/8 Day of Action. For more information or to sign-up,  visit their event page .
Saturday, February 29, 2020: Write Postcards to Voters with Sister District Project New Trier

When : Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Where : The Bottle Shop, 1148 Central Ave., Wilmette
What : Grab your pens. Roll up your sleeves. It’s time to get to work. The Sister District Project New Trier team is excited to invite you to this postcard writing event in your area. Sister District is one of the ways you can engage in activism to make change. Give them a few hours of your time a week/month and they’ll make sure your effort has an impact! Please bring $5-$10 for their postcard/stamp bank. Questions/RSVPs: lkeipert@sbcglobal.net.
Sunday, March 1, 2020: Wisconsin Voter I.D. Canvass in Kenosha

When : Sunday, March 1, 2020 from 11:00am to 2:30pm (arrive in Kenosha by 11:00am for training; 11:30 head out to canvass; leave Kenosha around 2:30pm)
Where : Kenosha Democratic Party office, 5712 7th St, Kenosha
What : Join fellow north suburban Democrats as they canvass in Kenosha, Wisconsin to identify new potential Democratic voters and make sure they have proper identification to vote in 2020. All predictive lists concur that Wisconsin, with just 10 electoral votes, could easily be the state that determines the 2020 presidential winner. Our boots on the ground are needed to flip it!  To register for this canvass, please contact Nancy Bruski at nancysbruski@gmail.com  – When you do, PLEASE indicate your cellphone number as well as whether you need a ride or can offer one (and indicate where you live to help with coordinating carpools).
Monday, March 2, 2020: Postcards to Help Win Back WI with Indivisible Evanston

When : Monday, March 2, 2020 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Where : Grace Lutheran Church, 1430 South Blvd., Evanston
What : Indivisible Evanston is hosting Postcard writing and phone banks to Wisconsin voters on Mondays. Postcarders: Bring postcard stamps. Indivisible Evanston is helping  Postcards 2 WI  write 500K cards to GOTV in WI on 4/7. For more information or to sign-up,  visit their event page .
Saturday & Sunday, March 7 & 8, 2020: Pass Out Literature for Mike Cabonargi, Candidate for Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook Co.

When : Saturday & Sunday, March 7 & 8, 2020
Where : Locations to be determined later
What : Pass out literature at early voting locations for Mike Cabonargi, New Trier Democrats’ Endorsed Candidate for Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email info@cabonargi.com.  RSVP online  to receive more details regarding times and locations.
Sunday, March 8, 2020: Write Postcards to Voters with Sister District Project New Trier

When : Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Where : 822 Prairie, Wilmette
What : Grab your pens. Roll up your sleeves. It’s time to get to work. The Sister District Project New Trier team is excited to invite you to this postcard writing event in your area. Sister District is one of the ways you can engage in activism to make change. Give them a few hours of your time a week/month and they’ll make sure your effort has an impact! Please bring $5-$10 for their postcard/stamp bank. Questions/RSVPs: lkeipert@sbcglobal.net.
Monday, March 9, 2020: Postcards to Help Win Back WI with Indivisible Evanston

When : Monday, March 9, 2020 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Where : Grace Lutheran Church, 1430 South Blvd., Evanston
What : Indivisible Evanston is hosting Postcard writing and phone banks to Wisconsin voters on Mondays. Postcarders: Bring postcard stamps. Indivisible Evanston is helping  Postcards 2 WI  write 500K cards to GOTV in WI on 4/7. For more information or to sign-up,  visit their event page .
Other Events of Interest
Inclusion in our "Other Events of Interest" List – whether it’s a fundraising event for a specific candidate or an event concerning a particular issue – does not mean that the New Trier Democrats have endorsed that candidate or adopted that position on an issue. 
Tonight, February 19, 2020: EMILY’s List Cocktails for Change

When : Wednesday, February 19, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Where : Fremont, 15 West Illinois St., Chicago
What : EMILY’s List holds its annual Chicago Cocktails for Change event featuring Marie Newman, candidate for U.S. House (IL-03), and Emily Cain, EMILY’s List Executive Director. Light refreshments provided. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online.
Tonight, February 19, 2020: Event in Support of Fritz Kaegi, Cook County Assessor

When : Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where : Oak Park, address provided upon RSVP
What : A Special Evening in support of Fritz Kaegi, Cook County Assessor.  If you have any questions, you may contact Eleni from Fritz’s team at (312) 806-2743 or Eleni@LBHChicago.com.  RSVP online .
Tomorrow Night, February 20, 2020: EMILY’s List Annual Ignite Change Midwest Regional Reception

When : Thursday, February 20, 2020. Registration: 5:00pm; Reception: 5:30pm; Speaking program: 6:00pm
Where : Fig & Olive, 104 East Oak St., Chicago
What : EMILY’s List Annual Ignite Change Midwest Regional Reception featuring Stephanie Schriock, EMILY’s List President; Kim Foxx, Cook County State’s Attorney; and panelists Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Chicago City Treasurer and Betsy Dirksen-Londrigan, Candidate for U.S. House (IL-13). For additional information or to RSVP,  register online  or email McCaul Nelson at mnelson@emilyslist.org.
Tomorrow Night, February 20, 2020: Reception for Toni Preckwinkle’s Re-election

When : Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where : Alhambra Palace Restaurant, 1240 W. Randolph, Chicago
What : A reception supporting the re-election of Toni Preckwinkle as Cook County Board President. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online  or email Scott Kastrup at scott@tonipreckwinkle.com.
Tomorrow Night, February 20, 2020: Wilmette Event in Support of Julie Aimen, Candidate for Cook County’s 9th Judicial Subcircuit

When : Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Where : Kate Gjaja’s home, 325 Central Ave., Wilmette
What : An event in support of Julie Aimen, Candidate for Cook County’s 9th Judicial Subcircuit. If you have any questions, contact electjulieaimenjudge@gmail.com. For more information, visit  julieaimen.com .
Tomorrow Night, February 20, 2020: Meet and Greet With Mike Cashman, Candidate for MWRD Commissioner

When : Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where : 650 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka
What : A meet and greet with Mike Cashman, Candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner. For more information,  visit his website .
This Sunday, February 23, 2020: Elect More Democrats – Effective Voter Contact Training

When : Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Where : Vernon Hills Park District – Sullivan Center, 635 N. Aspen Dr. (Room C), Vernon Hills
What : A workshop for Grassroots Activists that will cover best practices in effective voter contact, door knocking and persuasion. It is sponsored by Lake Dems, Tenth Dems, Vernon Dems, Fremont Dems, and Sixth Dems. Any Democrat interested in taking a more active role in 2020 is invited.  Click here to RSVP for Democratic grassroots training in Vernon Hills.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020: Reception for Justice Margaret Stanton McBride

When : Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where : The Curragh, 6705 N. Northwest Hwy., Chicago
What : A North Side reception supporting Justice Margaret Stanton McBride for Illinois Supreme Court.  RSVP online .
Wednesday, February 26, 2020: Comedy Night to Benefit Pete Buttigieg

When : Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Where : The Wooden Nickel, 444 Lakeview Ave., Highwood
What : A Comedy Night benefit with three comedians to raise money for Pete Buttigieg. For questions, contact Susan Diamond at 847-945-2850.
Thursday, February 27, 2020: Fundraiser in Support of Marie Newman, Candidate for Congress (IL-3)

When : Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Where : East Bank Club, 500 North Kingsbury, Chicago
What : A fundraiser in support of Marie Newman, candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District. Contact Mary-Margaret at mary-margaret@marienewmanforcongress.com with any questions.  RSVP online .
Thursday, February 27, 2020: Wilmette Fundraiser for MWRD Commissioner Cam Davis

When : Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where : The home of Merrilee and Rick Redmond (Wilmette address provided upon RSVP)
What : A fundraiser in support of the re-election of MWRD Commissioner Cam Davis. RSVP to Bridget Dooley at 630-640-7933 or bridgetdooley@mac.com.
Thursday, February 27, 2020: Illinois Supreme Court Justice Forum

When : Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where : Grace Lutheran Church, 1430 South Boulevard, Evanston
What : Elections Matter. We have the IL Supreme Court Justice Election on our ballot this primary. Join Evanston Live TV, WE WILL, A Work of Faith Ministries INC, NAACP, Evanston Chamber of Commerce, She Votes IL, DPOE, Amiwala Foundation, DePaul College Dems, Evanston Indivisible, and IDW for an educational event forum that will include hand picked questions from all the organizations, open Q+A and snacks sponsored by Jennifer’s Edibles. For more information or to register,  visit their event webpage .
Saturday, February 29, 2020: Wilmette Event in Support of Margaret Stanton McBride, Candidate for IL Supreme Court

When : Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 9:00am to 11:00am
Where : Michigan Shores Club, 911 Michigan Ave., Wilmette
What : An event in support of Margaret Stanton McBride, candidate for Illinois Supreme Court. RSVP merrileecredmond@yahoo.com or just come!
Sunday, March 1, 2020: Guns in Our Community? Why You Should Care

When : Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Where : Temple Jeremiah, 937 Happ Road, Northfield
What : Thirty years after one the nation’s first school shooters opened fire in Hubbard Woods, the subject of guns remains a topic of importance for our community and for our nation. Please join them for a thought provoking interchange as they gather an esteemed and diverse panel of experts representing different viewpoints to inform and educate us. For more information or to register,  visit their event webpage .
Monday, March 2, 2020: ILDCCA Chicago Reception and Party Builder Awards

When : Monday, March 2, 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where : Hubbard Inn, 110 W. Hubbard St., Chicago
What : The Illinois Democratic County Chairs’ Association (IDCCA) holds its 5th Annual Chicago Reception and Party Builder Awards.  RSVP online , contact Dan Kovats at dan@ildcca.org or call 217-753-3380.
Michael Cabonargi
Tuesday, March 3, 2020: Reception for Michael Cabonargi, Candidate for Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook Co.

When : Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Where:  Kirkwood, 2934 North Sheffield, Chicago
What : A fundraiser for Michael Cabonargi, the New Trier Democrats’ officially endorsed Candidate for Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County . For questions, email eric@blueprintcampaignconsulting.com or call 773-562-9559.  RSVP online .
Thursday, March 5, 2020: Fundraiser in Support of Marie Newman, Candidate for Congress (IL-3)

When : Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where : Chicago home of Marilyn Katz and Scott Chambers (address provided upon RSVP)
What : A fundraiser in support of Marie Newman, candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District. Contact Mary-Margaret at mary-margaret@marienewmanforcongress.com with any questions.  RSVP online .
Sunday, March 8, 2020: Going Green Matters 2020 – Back to Our Roots

When : Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Where : Michigan Shores Club, 911 Michigan Ave., Wilmette
What : Join Go Green Wilmette at their free annual environmental fair, Going Green Matters! This year they focus on trees and how important they are to our planet, communities and well-being. Over 1,400 participants come yearly to view exhibits on sustainable energy and food, community resources, local and national environmental organizations, greening your home and life and active transportation, amongst other eco-topics. For more information,  visit their Facebook event page .
Saturday, March 21, 2020: Camp Casten Volunteer Kickoff Event

When : Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Where : Walter Sundling Jr. High School, 1100 North Smith St., Palatine
What : Join U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (IL-6), New Trier Democrats and volunteers from across the area for a campaign event you won’t want to miss! Camp Casten will be an action-packed day focused on YOU–Sean’s invaluable volunteers. There will be speakers, training, and special guests. Sean cannot win again without volunteers like you stepping up. All skill levels welcome!  Sign up online to reserve your spot .
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