The Wind at Our Backs: Harnessing Our Winning Momentum
Apr
30
10:00 am10:00

The Wind at Our Backs: Harnessing Our Winning Momentum

  • Hampton High School

Greater Hampton Roads Democratic & Activists Summit 2017
The Wind At Our Backs:
Harnessing Our Winning Momentum


Your invited to the 1st Annual Greater Hampton Roads Democratic & Activists Summit 2017
Sunday, April 30,2017
9am-4pm
Hampton High School
1491 W. Queen st
Hampton VA 23669
Followed by Happy Hour with a Purpose with Candidates

Proudly hosted by your local Democratic Committees:
Norfolk--Virginia Beach—Hampton—Newport News—Suffolk—Portsmouth—Chesapeake--James City—York/Poquoson—Williamsburg- Matthews—Gloucester, Hampton Roads Young Democrats, Virginia Beach Young Democrats & College Democrats

The local Democratic committees of Hampton Roads are sponsoring this first region-wide summit for Hampton Roads. The summit will feature training for candidates and activists on important topics such as messaging, fundraising, field organizing and social media. Elected officials will be on hand to discuss what it’s like to both campaign and serve. The summit is an opportunity for Democrats and progressives throughout Hampton Roads to improve our efforts through coordination and information sharing

Registration -$10.00 includes Continental Breakfast & Box Lunch - To Register Click here  https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/ghrs17

Open & Closing Plenary Sessions
Working with the Democratic Party & Hampton Roads Voting Habits  
How to serve on Boards & Commissions & Voter Registration & Restoration of Rights updates
Local Progressive Groups Collaboration Panel  
Confirmed to date: Peninsula Voices For Change, Indivisible, Together We Will Hampton Roads, Norfolk Sister Resisters, 
How to use election data: Shyam Raman, Deputy Data Director for DPVA, will be available all afternoon to talk about VAN/Vote Builder.  


(2) Training Tracks- Open to all
Candidate & Campaign Management Track (CCM)
Flying High: A look at campaigns from the 30,000-foot level
It Pays To Be Smart: Fundraising and compliance
The Real Story: Messaging that matters

Volunteers, Party Members & Grassroots Activists Track (VPG)
From the Front Door to the Voting Booth: Effective field programs that make a difference
Winning Online: Social media and digital tools for today’s political efforts
The Power of Organizing: Communities fighting back

How to use election data: Shyam Raman, Deputy Data Director for DPVA, will be available all afternoon to talk about VAN/Vote Builder.  





Authorized by the Greater Hampton Roads Black Democrats

Apr
24
7:00 pm19:00

Newport News Democrats April Meeting

  • pin Hide Map Local Union 540 Plumbers and Steamfittters

Candidates on the ballot for the June Primary will be speaking to include Susan Platt and Justin Fairfax for Lt. Governor, Zack Wittkamp for 94th House District, Tiffany Boyle and Dava Kauffman for Commissioner of Revenue. Other speakers may be added.

Book Discussion
Apr
18
12:30 pm12:30

Book Discussion

  • WOmen's Club of Hilton Village

The next Democratic Women's Book Group Discussion will be held on April 19 at  the Women's Club of Hilton Village, 87 Main Street.  The next book is - Don't Think of an Elephant:  Know Your Values and Frame the Debate by George Lakoff.  Contact Helen Mitchell if you have questions - helentmitchell@gmail.com .

General Assembly Update - Mason, Locke, Mullin & Price
Mar
23
7:00 pm19:00

General Assembly Update - Mason, Locke, Mullin & Price

  • Plumber and Steam Fitters Union Hal

Members of the Virginia General Assembly who represent Newport News will provide an update on the 2017 Session - Senator Monty Mason (1st District), Senator Mamie Locke (2nd District), Delegate Mike Mullin (93rd District) and Delegate Marcia Price (95th District).  

Plan to attend and bring friends

Mar
18
12:30 pm12:30

Champagne Lunch - Northam for Governor

Pam Northam | Senator Mamie Locke Hon. Shelly Simonds | Dawn Ramirez Karen Garner | Bob & Pixie Killebrew Robyn & Dr. Guy Levy | Veronica Weymouth Invite you to join DOROTHY MCAULIFFE for a “Champagne Lunch” in Newport News in support of Northam for Governor.

Mar
18
10:00 am10:00

Rally to Save the Bay

  • College Landing Park

Join Delegate Mike Mullin, Senator Monty Mason, Pam Northam (Lynnhaven River Now), Mike Town (VCLV), Mary Rafferty (VCN), and Peninsula residents to denounce President Trump’s extreme proposal to virtually eliminate funding for Chesapeake Bay cleanup.

Mar
14
6:00 pm18:00

Williamsburg Town Hall - Tom Perriello

  • Sadler Center

Tom knows that listening to constituents is the core of holding public office. That's why he's been on the road since he announced this campaign for Governor, hosting town halls and listening to folks across our Commonwealth. He's hosting a town hall in Williamsburg. Can you make it?