DCFDW Newsletter 10/21/16

ONLY 19 DAYS LEFT UNTIL THE ELECTION ON NOV 8TH

UPCOMING EVENTS & IMPORTANT DEADLINES

OCTOBER

22 Saturday    10 am Rally to Kick Off the First Day of Early Voting – at One Judiciary Square 441 Fourth Street, NW

22 & 23           Sat & Sun – Bus trips for GOTV canvassing in Pennsylvania; Leave: 9:00 am, Return at 7:00 pm; from the DNC Headquarters, 430 South Capitol Street, SE.

24 Monday      DC Dems Pivotal Discussion on the DC Statehood Referendum on the General Election Ballot; 6:30-8:30 pm at the Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Avenue, NW

Mon-Sat          Phone Banking volunteers needed at either the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Headquarters, 430 South Capitol Street, SE or at Women’s National Democratic Club.

25 Tuesday     6 – 9 pm, African-American Phone Banking at the Women’s National Democratic Club, 1526 New Hampshire Avenue, NW.

27 Thursday   6- 9 pm DCFDW’s Night for Phone Banking at the Women’s National Democratic Club; Please RSVP by contacting me at (202) 491-9245 or DCFDWPres@gmail.com

28 Friday        8:30 am to 7:00 pm Early Voting starts at the Columbia Heights, Chevy Chase; Takoma Park Community Centers; Turkey Thicket Sherwood and King Greenleaf Recreation Centers; Benning (Dorothy I Height) Library and Malcolm X Elementary School

29 Saturday    DCFDW – Let’s Go to Pennsylvania Together to GOTV, 9 am DNC Headquarters

ANYTIME      YOU can make individual calls for the HILLARY CLINTON campaign from home or have friends bring their cell phones to your house for a “call-in party.”

EVERYONE   For information re: the DC campaign, contact: Herb Smith, DC State Director for Hillary for America at (202) 680-8573 or Hsmith@Hillaryclinton.com.

NOVEMBER

4 Friday          Early voting ends

8 Tuesday       President Election and DC General Election:  All polling places are open from 7 am to 8 pm; Contact your Ward Democratic Committee to volunteer in DC for GOTV

Contact the DNC to volunteer to work the polls in Virginia or Pennsylvania

DCFW FOCUS

Very special thanks to the officers and members who attended the first meeting of the 2016 -2017 Program Year.  There was a wonderful spirit of unity, camaraderie, and cooperation in the room, so that we were able to accomplish a great deal in a short time.  Our Theme for the Year: “Building Bridges – Taking Action.  Let’s keep up the cohesive spirit and the good work!!

* Next DCFDW Meeting – Monday, December 12, 2018; Guest speaker on Political Appointments.

*****Democratically Yours, Hazel Thomas, DCFDW President

The DC Democratic Women’s Club

Cordially invites you to a

Pivotal Discussion on the Statehood Referendum

“VOTE FOR STATEHOOD. . . AND BE RECOGNIZED”

Monday, October 24, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

At the Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Avenue, NW

Guests Panelists:

Beverly Perry, Mayor Bowser’s Senior Advisor *D.C. Shadow Senator Michael D. Brown

Ms. Anise Jenkins, – Stand Up for Democrats *Ms. Kesh Ladduwahetty, Chair – DC for Democracy

*Franklin Garcia, DC Shadow Senator

RSVP: Gwen Johnson, Program Committee Chair at (202) 450-6325

Or Contact: LaTonya Kyler at Lockit04@yahoo.com

Dr. E. Gail Anderson Holness, President, DC Democratic Women’s Club

WORDS FOR THE DAY

“. . . You do not keep American Democracy in suspense.  Because look, too many people have marched and protested and fought and died for this democracy.” —-

Quote from First Lady Michelle Obama, Phoenix, Arizona on October 20, 2016

As President Obama recently said, if you care about our legacy –that of Michelle and me (paraphrase).

GET OUT AND VOTE AND ENCOURAGE YOU FRIENDS AND FAMILY TO VOTE