April 10, 2017

The Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee is dedicated to promoting progressive Democratic values in our county and throughout Georgia!


A Bi-Weekly Publication of the ACCDC  •  APRIL 10, 2017

UPCOMING Democratic Party Sponsored EVENTS

Tuesday, April 11
Meeting of ACCDC District 1 Democrats
7:00 pm; 113 Buttonwood Loop, Athens, GA
For further information, contact Karen and Bruce MenkeWednesday, April 12
Meeting of UGA Young Democrats
5:00 pm in 147 Miller Learning Center
Topic: How to create acceptance for refugees on a local level

Monday, April 17
2017 T3 Training Program Begins
Sponsored by the Association of StateDemocratic Chairs
This 6 week, on-line program is aimed at equipping county parties and local activists for campaign organizing and state-based training. The first session begins at 6;00 pm on Monday, April 16.
Register Here

Thursday, April 20
Georgia Democrats State Dinner
6;00 – 9:00 pm; Tickets Required
Hyatt Regency, Atlanta
Keynote Speaker: Maxine Waters
The ACC Democrats are going to the Democratic Party of Georgia state dinner! To reserve your seat (tickets are $125 each), contact our Treasurer Linda Banks by April 13th.

Thursday, April 27
ACC Democratic Committee
Regular monthly meeting
6:00 pm
ACC Public Library, Baxter St

Oglethorpe Democrats
Monthly Meeting with Guest Speaker Oglethorpe County Economic Development Director, Amy Stone
7:00 pm
Commissioners’ Board Room, Lexington, GA

Other Progressive Events

Dedicated to promoting progressive, Democratic values, the Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee shares the following opportunities hosted and sponsored by other organizations in the Athens-area community.

Monday, April 10
People’s Power Happy Hour
5:00 – 6:00 pm
The World Famous, 351 N Hull St, Athens
Brought to you by Athens Writers Resist, 86 Hate and Hot Corner Hip Hop

Tuesday, April 11
“Purdue Didn’t Invite Us To Lunch” Rally
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Century Center, Atlanta

Wednesday, April 12
Congress and the Media
12:30 pm
Room 277; Russell Special Collections Library at UGA
Presented by “Civic Knowledge =
Civic Power”

Thursday, April 13
Fair and Impartial Policing Workshop
5:30 – 7:30 pm
ACC Public Library
Sponsored by the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement

Networking and Education for Environmentalists and Clean Energy Advocates
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Creature Comforts Brewery
Sponsored by the Sierra Club

Saturday, April 15
Tax March
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Central Park, Atlanta
Sponsored by Atlanta for Social Justice

Tuesday, April 18
ACC Mayor & Commission Agenda Setting Meeting
6:00 pm
City Hall, Athens

Thursday, April 20
Fair Housing
Lunch & Learn
12:30 – 1:30 pm
ACC Government Bldg on Satula Ave
Free. Registration Required
Sponsored by ACC Housing & Community Development

Envision Athens Community Summit
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Classic Center, Athens

Saturday, April 22
March for Science
11:00 am – 12:00 noon
Rally at the Courthouse
115 E. Hancock, Athens

Community Living Wage Cookout
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Memorial Park, Athens
Sponsored by Economic Justice Coalition

West Broad Neighborhood Block Party
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
West Broad Farmer’s Market, Athens
Sponsored by Athens Land Trust

Town Hall with Rep Jody Hice
Rep Hice has been invited but has not yet confirmed he will attend – call or email his office to let him know you would like him to come speak to his Athens constituents.
4:00 pm
ACC Public Library, Baxter St
Sponsored by Athens For Everyone

Sunday, April 23
Workers Coffee Hour
3:00 – 5:00 pm
ACC Public Library
Sponsored by Athens for Everyone

Mentoring Youth, Building the Future
3:00 – 5:00 pm
ACC Public Library, Athens
Sponsored by 100+ Days of Action

Thursday, April 27
Education Campaign Meeting
6:00 pm at A4E Offices
Sponsored by Athens for Everyone

Housing & Community Development: Where are We and Where are We Going?
Lunch & Learn
12:30 – 1:30 pm
ACC Government Bldg on Satula Ave
Free. Registration Required.
Sponsored by ACC Housing & Community Development

Georgia Woman of the Year
Dinner and Celebration honoring State Representative Mary Margaret Oliver
6:30 pm at 103 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA
Reservations Required

Friday & Saturday, April 28 – 29
Georgia NAACP Second Quarterly Meeting
Savannah State University
Savannah, GA
Registration Deadline is April 21

Friday, April 28
Friday Evening Bike Ride
Begins at City Hall, Athens
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Sponsored by Bike Athens

Saturday, April 29
West Broad Farmer’s Market and Garden 2017 Grand Opening
1573 West Broad St
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sponsored by Athens Land Trust

People’s Climate March
Washington, DC
Reserve a seat on the bus from Athens

Sunday, April 30
Worker’s March
Washington, DC

Pulling Together for a Greater Good
3:00 – 5:00 pm
ACC Public Library, Athens
Sponsored by 100+ Day of Action

Monday, May 1
No More Deportations Rally
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Prince and Pulaski Streets, Athens
Sponsored by Dignidad Inmigrante En Athens