to Jan 13

Democratic Candidates Conference

  • Tommy Douglas Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DemCanCon brings together a deep and diverse group of expert speakers and trainers, all with one goal: to give your campaign the cutting-edge strategies and tools that can help you win.

  • Choose from 45 breakout topics
  • Talk directly with experienced campaigners and consultants
  • Test drive the latest affordable digital tools 
  • Perfect your stump speech with expert coaching
  • Share ideas and support with fellow candidates


DemCanCon is for candidates, their staffs, volunteers, and anyone who supports the Democratic cause.

Registration is just $250. A special day rate is available for students only; click here for more information.

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5:30 PM17:30

Equal Means Equal Documentary

  • Smithfield Library | 2nd floor Multipurpose Meeting Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You're invited to a showing of Equal Means Equal

Followed by a Q&A with Gailya Paliga, President of the National Organization for Women’s Raleigh Chapter.

EQUAL MEANS EQUAL is an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. By following both real life stories and precedent-setting legal cases, director Kamala Lopez discovers how outdated and discriminatory attitudes inform and influence seemingly disparate issues, from workplace matters to domestic violence, rape and sexual assault to the foster care system, the healthcare system and the legal system. Along the way, she reveals the inadequacy of present laws in place that claim to protect women, ultimately presenting a compelling and persuasive argument for the urgency of ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.

Actors: Patricia Arquette, Kamala Lopez, Gloria Steinem, Lakshmi Puri, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Lenora Lapidus, Ellen Chesler
Director: Kamala Lopez

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6:30 PM18:30

DWJC Monthly Meeting

Our speaker will be Miriam Amado "a Dreamer" living the nightmare issue concerning children of illegal immigrants.  

Members are encouraged to bring school supplies to donate to one of our public schools in need this month.  

Our meetings are open to the public, so even if you're new to the area or to the Party, we'd love for you to come check us out! We even have snacks!!

No RSVP necessary!


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6:00 PM18:00

JCDP Book Club

  • Lowes Supermarket Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

What we'll be reading/discussing:
White Trash: The 400 Year Untold History of Class in America -- by Nancy Isenberg.

At our first meeting we have some housekeeping issues to clear-up, such as whether or not we will meet December 12th and how we will assign the monthly leadership of the group.

Lowes Supermarket Conference Room, Middle Creek Commons Mall, 7281 NC Hwy 42 w (Intersection of Hwy 50), Raleigh, NC 27607 USA


Event Contact: Dorphine Galloway | dorphinegalloway@gmail.com

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2:00 PM14:00

Joint Precinct Meet and Greet (N. Clayton 1 and W. Clayton 2)

Tracy Bryant and Deborah Hooker, the precinct chairs of W. Clayton 2 and N. Clayton 1, cordially invite all their precinct members to a meet and greet in the Park! Come and meet your precinct officials and your neighbors in the party. Come for voter protection information. Come for the cookies and cider. Children welcome!! (it's in a park!)

All Star Park Picnic Shelter, 400 Front St., Clayton, NC 27520 USA

RSVP: Deborah Hooker | d.hooker7@icloud.com or 919-247-8360  

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7:00 PM19:00

What do Town Councils and County Commission Do, and Why Should I Vote in Local Elections?

  • Oakland Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The decisions of our elected local officials directly impact our lives. Yet
many of us are not clear on what these local officials do and why it is so
important to vote in local elections. That’s why the League of Women
Voters of Johnston County is hosting a non-partisan forum to educate
voters about the duties and responsibilities of JoCo Town Councils and
County Commissions.

This educational event is free and open to the public. It is not
affiliated with any political candidate or party.

Rebecca Bradford, LWV Johnston County, Voter Services Chair
Kim Lawter, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director
Leigh Anne Price, Johnston County Board of Election, Director
Clyde Castleberry, Archer Lodge Town Council
Butch Lawter, Clayton Town Council

Event Contact: Deborah Hooker
No RSVP Necessary, but contact Deborah for more information


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6:30 PM18:30

DWJC Monthly Meeting

This month, our featured speakers will be Dawn Blagrove, Director, and Tessa Hale, Assistant Director, from the Carolina Justice Policy Center. They are dedicated to empowering North Carolinians to create effective, equitable and humane solutions to criminal justice problems. This is a presentation you definitely won't want to miss!

"The Carolina Justice Policy Center is embarking on an issue driven GOTV campaign centered around educating voting populations on important criminal justice issues, specifically, mass incarceration, the over use of the death penalty, and building strong policies around raising the age. Our campaign involves educating voters on the issues, the current state of the issue in their community, and most importantly the stance of candidates on these issues. The goal is to increase the turnout of well informed and educated voters with the potential to help align elected officials with the ideology and criminal justice reform policies important to the community in which the voter lives. The presentation also includes basic information on voting education." 

Our meetings are open to the public, so even if you're new to the area or to the Party, we'd love for you to come check us out! We even have snacks!!

You don't even have to RSVP for the monthly meeting - we know you will want to be there!

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to Sep 24

DWNC Convention 2017: Women Will

  • The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who will fundraise?
Who will vote?
Who will elect the next president?
Who will register voters?
Who will canvass and call to get-out-the-vote?
Who will work the polls?
Who will run for office?
Who will promote and secure effective legislation?
Who will promote democracy?
Who will learn and understand the issues we face?


The Democratic Women of Forsyth County cordially invite you to attend the 57th Annual DWNC Convention Winston Salem, North Carolina, September 22 to 24, at the Hawthorne Inn, Winston Salem where you will gain the tools and knowledge you need to make a difference in 2017 and beyond.

Registration and information here


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6:30 PM18:30

DWJC Monthly Meeting

Join us for our first monthly meeting of the season! This month, we'll be focusing on our members - bring your energy, your excitement, and your ideas, and let's make some awesome plans for our organization!

Back to School Supply Drive - Please bring donations of new school supplies to be distributed at our local Johnston County Schools.

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12:00 PM12:00

Democratic National Committee election of national officers

The 2017 Democratic National Committee (DNC) will meet for chairmanship election. Other officers of the party will also be elected, including four out of five Vice Chairs, a Treasurer, a Secretary, and a National Finance Chair. The president of the Assn of State Democratic Party Chairs serves as one of the DNC vice chairs.




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6:30 PM18:30

Johnston County Democratic Party - Monthly Meeting

  • pin Show Map St. Paul's Episcopal Church - Fellowship Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Democratic Men and Women of Johnston County will meet on February 16 at 6:30 PM at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Smithfield. 

Join us to catch up on all the latest JCDP info and commiserate with fellow Johnston County Democrats. We generally have a featured speaker each month and we even have snacks!! Our meetings are open to the public, so even if you're new to the area or to the Party, we'd love for you to come check us out! 

We meet in the Fellowship Hall of the church, so you can park on Church St. and enter from that side of the building. See you there!

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