Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

Smithfield Fundraiser for Senator Terry Van Duyn

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JULIA & JIMMY NARRON

INVITE YOU TO JOIN THEM FOR A RECEPTION IN SUPPORT OF

SENATOR TERRY VAN DUYN

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH

6:00PM - 7:30 PM

105 BRIDGE STREET SMITHFIELD, NC 27577

Senator Van Duyn is running for Lieutenant Governor because she knows that Governor Cooper needs a strong ally as his number two and with just four more seats in the state senate, a Lieutenant Governor Van Duyn will be the tie-breaking vote we need to enact strong policies and help working families.

Host: $5,400 | Co-Host: $2,500 | Benefactor:  $1,000 Patron: $500 | Sponsor: $250 | Supporter: $100

With questions or to RSVP, please contact Greg Lademann by phone, at  (919) 205-3780, or by email at:  Greg@VoteVanDuyn.com You may register online at Smithfield For Terry or you may mail in your support to our team at:  Van Duyn for NC, P.O. Box 26342, Raleigh NC  27601

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Oct
16
to Nov 1

2019 Early Voting - Municipal Elections

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For all municipal elections in Johnston County, early voting will be available only at the Johnston County Board of Elections office. Please see details below.

2019 MUNICIPAL ELECTION

November 5, 2019

ONE-STOP EARLY VOTING SCHEDULE

October 16th – November 1st

Johnston County Board of Elections

205 S. Second Street

Smithfield, NC 27577

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday October 26th 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Oct
17
6:30 PM18:30

DWJC October Meeting

Location
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
218 South 2nd Street | Smithfield, NC, 27577

Dawn Blagrove, Executive Director of the Carolina Justice Policy Center, will be our guest speaker. Dawn has visited with us in the past and her presentations are always informative! She will be speaking with us about how our local elected officials can help make the justice system more fair, humane and accountable.

Please plan to join us on October 17th.

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Oct
21
12:30 PM12:30

Senior Democrats Meeting

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Location:
Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield

305 E Market St.

Board Room 305

Smithfield, NC 27577

Please join us for the October meeting. Guest speakers will be Jason Butler, candidate for the NC 2nd Congressional District and Sergeant D.L. Mobley, N.C. Department Of Public Safety. He will be speaking on Safety Tips for Seniors.

Please note that this is not a lunch meeting. Only light refreshments will be available. There will also be a drawing for two gift cards for all those attending!

Please RSVP no later than Friday, October 18th, to JCDPSeniors@gmail.com

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Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

DWJC September Meeting

Location
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
218 South 2nd Street | Smithfield, NC, 27577

For our September meeting, we will have three candidates visiting with us.

Jason Butler, Candidate for NC 2nd Congressional District

Scott Cooper, Candidate for NC 2nd Congressional District

Yvonne Lewis Holley, Candidate for NC Lt. Governor.

This will be the first time visit to Johnston County for Jason Butler and Yvonne Holley. Each candidate will speak to our group and will be taking any questions that you might have.

Please plan to join us and meet these candidates!

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Sep
12
7:30 PM19:30

JCDP Presidential Debate Watch Party

The Johnston County Democratic Party will be hosting a debate watch party on Thursday, 9/12. It has been officially announced that there will only be one night for debate in September.

We will be meeting at the Cleveland Draft House in Clayton, NC. We will be there at 7:30 pm with the debate starting at 8:00 pm. The private room will have two large TVs. Everyone can order from the menu if you desire. In order to give the restaurant an estimated headcount, please RSVP no later than Wednesday, 9/11. You may also call the JCDP office @ 919-550-4186. If no one answers, please leave a message.

Plan to join us for this debate! It will be great to hear these candidates’ responses and discuss among fellow Democrats.

Location: Cleveland Draft House, 461 Shotwell Rd, Clayton, NC…….behind CVS on Hwy. 70

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Aug
20
6:00 PM18:00

African American Caucus of JCDP Meeting

Jernigan Building
110 E. Anderson St.
Selma, NC 27576

Guest speaker will be Earl Ijames, Curator, African American History/ NC Museum of History. Please join us to learn more about the rich history of Johnston County. Also, Ron Newton, Candidate for NC Lt. Governor will be speaking.

If you are interested in running for an officer position in the AAC, please submit your request by Tuesday, 8/20. Membership dues must be current.

The last meeting for this year will be in December. Membership dues are now due.

Contact
AAC-JCDP President: Doris Wallace
dwcsw610@yahoo.com | 702-596-5680

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Aug
19
12:30 PM12:30

Senior Democrats Monthly Meeting

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Location:
Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield

305 E Market St.

Board Room 305

Smithfield, NC 27577

Celebration of the 84th Birthday of Social Security. Our guest speaker will be Scott Cooper, Candidate for Congress, NC District 2.

Please note that this month it will not be a lunch meeting. Only light refreshments will be available.

There will also be a drawing for a gift card from Walmart for all those attending!

Please RSVP no later than Friday, August 16th, to JCDPSeniors@gmail.com

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Aug
15
6:30 PM18:30

DWJC Monthly Meeting

Location
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
218 South 2nd Street | Smithfield, NC, 27577

Plan to join us for our first meeting of the season! We will be working on a new Power of the Pen project. Come help us build our membership! With the upcoming election in 2020, we want to recruit as many members as possible to help GOTV and defeat Trump!

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Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

Fair Districts Community Forum - Lillington

There will be a community forum to inform voters about gerrymandering and why we must end this corrupt practice now, before redistricting begins after the 2020 Census.

This forum will explain how gerrymandering works and more importantly, how it is undermining our democracy, how we can end it, and what you, the voter, can do about it. Please join us for a stimulating, nonpartisan, and eye-opening discussion on one of the most critical issues facing our state.

Sponsored by Fair Districts NC and the North Carolina Council of Churches

To RSVP, click here

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Jun
14
to Jun 15

301 Endless Yard Sale 2019

A group of concerned citizens will be hosting a booth during the 301 Yard Sale on June 14 and 15. They will be raising funds for:

Our POWER of the PEN letter writing campaign. This was very successful in encouraging inactive voters to come out and vote in 2018. We will try for an even bigger success in 2020.

NAACP Scholarship fund to help give students a chance to attend college. There just is no better goal than educating a child.

BACKPACK BUDDIES thru Central and Eastern NC Food-bank. Food for hungry kids!

We are seeking donations of household goods, sports equipment, tools, toys, yard tools, collectibles, costume jewelry and any items you think we can sell. No appliances, mattresses or large furniture items please. The money we make will be donated directly as stipulated above and unsold items donated to an appropriate charity. Please call or text Linda Bennett 919-455-1707, Kendally Carlson 919-980-1007 or Judy Brannon 919-607-0559 to donate items or volunteer to join in the fun.

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Jun
8
5:30 PM17:30

NCDP Unity Dinner

FEATURING 2020 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE CONGRESSMAN SETH MOULTON, GOVERNOR ROY COOPER, AND NCDP CHAIRMAN WAYNE GOODWIN

Will also be honoring our former Executive Director Kimberly Reynolds!

Where: McKimmon Center, North Carolina State University
When: June 8th, 2019
VIP Reception: 5:30PM
Dinner: 7:00PM

For more information click here

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Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

NC District 2 Convention

Franklin County Courthouse Annex

113 S. Main St Louisburg NC 27549

Registration begins at 9am

Convention Call to Order at 10 am

Please click here for a copy of Resolutions that will be presented at the convention. It will be most helpful to review these resolutions before the convention to expedite discussions/decisions for each.

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Apr
25
6:30 PM18:30

DWJC Monthly Meeting

Location
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
218 South 2nd Street | Smithfield, NC, 27577

It’s Official!!

Scott Cooper is running for Congress in NC-02!! Come out and hear what he has to say on issues near and dear to our hearts.

Please show up and turn out for our April 25th meeting of the DWJC to meet Scott Cooper!

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Apr
13
11:00 AM11:00

Second Annual Small Business Caucus Convention

Small Business Caucus of the North Carolina Democratic Party

2nd Annual State Convention

11:00am‐12:00pm ‐ Registration  12:00pm ‐ Convention Begins 

Speakers include: 

Bobbie Richardson, First Vice Chair, North Carolina Democratic Party 

Gene Davis , Attorney,  Former Vice Chair, Wake County Democratic Party   

For information contact:   Jesse Goslen (President) 919‐522‐5212,  

Register online for free at  www.ncsmallbusinessdemocrats.org

Location: 220 Hillsborough St, Raleigh NC 27602

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Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Clayton's 150th Birthday Kick-Off Party / Volunteer Fair

Location:

Town Square @ The Clayton Center

100 W. Main St

Clayton NC 27520

Happy 150th, Town of Clayton! There will be a Volunteer Fair celebrating this landmark birthday! JCDP will have a booth at the Town Square to help celebrate this time. If you can help out at the booth, please contact Sheila Whittenton @ JCDPVolunteers@gmail.com

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Mar
28
8:30 AM08:30

NC Council of Churches Legislative Seminar - Save the Date

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The Council's 2019 Legislative Seminar will offer a full program of North Carolina experts to help you understand what's going on in the General Assembly and to give you tips on how best to make your voice heard. From the new voter ID law to budget and taxes, from gerrymandering to election fraud, this day-long seminar will provide the opportunity to be prepared as you contact your elected officials about legislation that matters to you. Registration will be available soon.   

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Feb
21
6:30 PM18:30

DWJC Monthly Meeting

Location
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
218 South 2nd Street | Smithfield, NC, 27577

Advocacy and Partnering to End Inequality

Our guest speaker, Lindsay Kelley Saunders is a Communications and Outreach professional who has used her voice and skills to advocate for change locally, statewide, nationally, and internationally. Her recent experience as a Development, Outreach, and Communications Specialist with USAID at the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia, gives her a unique perspective on the value of raising your voice to fight inequality, the root cause of poverty, and how it cannot be done without partnerships. Lindsay is a North Carolina native and longtime Raleigh resident, having been educated at East Carolina University, and raised on the Outer Banks.

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Feb
19
6:30 PM18:30

Harnett County Screening of Al: My Brother

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Harnett County Democrats are dedicating their February meeting to a celebration of Black History Month. They are pleased to announce that this will be a showing of Cash Michael's Documentary, Al: My Brother. This is the story of Al McSurely, a Civil Rights icon, who has spent his entire adult life fighting for civil rights and against white supremacy.

Cash Michaels and Al McSurely will be in attendance for this presentation. Come and be inspired, enjoy popcorn and a beverage, and let's start this conversation to help prepare for 2020.

Location: Governmental Complex of Harnett County – The Commons Area (To the right of the Courthouse in a separate building.)

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Feb
9
8:30 AM08:30

Historic Thousands on Jones Street / HKONJ Moral March

The Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly Coalition is made up of the more than 125 North Carolina NAACP branches, youth councils, and college chapters from across the state and members of over 200 other social justice organizations.

This event will be held in downtown Raleigh. Please click on the link for details.

http://www.hkonj.com/

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Jan
26
12:30 PM12:30

Women's March - Raleigh, NC

On the anniversary of the Women's March, we will gather again to rally for our mission. We will celebrate Women Leading the Resistance and uplift voices and stories of communities that are affected by the current administration and its oppressive policies. Join us in our efforts to empower our community and keep its activist spirit alive

Gather: 12:30-1:00pm
March: 1:00PM
Rally Begins: 2:00PM
Rally Ends: 3:30PM

Click here for more information

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Jan
19
10:00 AM10:00

Women's March - Washington DC

Click here for more info on the march and to RSVP

Charter Bus information

Raleigh-area families are traveling by bus to Washington, DC, for the Third Annual Women's March on Washington. The bus is organized by our official partner, Rally, and will leave early morning on the 19th. They plan to depart DC just after the rally concludes.

Check out all the details and reserve a seat here. Just make sure to act fast, because tickets are going quickly!

Important Locations

Please note: a site map will be released once it is approved by the National Park Service. This map will have locations of medic stations, water stations, heating tents, and porta-potties.

Gathering Location: We will be gathering on the National Mall between 12th and 3rd Street

Rally Location: The Rally will take place on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial

Main Support Station: Constitution Gardens located just north of the reflecting pool at 21st and Constitution Ave NW. The area will have porta-potties, water stations, heating tents, medic stations, and a lost person tent.

Important Times

Public Gathering Time: 10:00am

March Steps Off: 11:00am

Rally Starts: 1:30pm

Rally Ends: 4:00pm




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Jan
17
6:30 PM18:30

DWJC Monthly Meeting

Location
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
218 South 2nd Street | Smithfield, NC, 27577

Our guest speaker is Donald Addu, Southeast Regional Director for the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, a non-profit, non-partisan, international organization dedicated to creating the political will for a stable climate. 

No RSVP necessary, all are welcome. 

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