April 24, 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 24, 2017

ACCDC Regular Monthly Meeting
Thursday, April 27
6:00 pm
ACC Public Library
Baxter Street
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UPCOMING DemocraticParty Sponsored EVENTS

Wednesday, April 26
Progressive Spring Fling
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Terrapin Beer Co
Sponsored by Athens-Clarke County Democrats and the Young Democrats of UGAThursday, 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 24
Keep Guns Off Campus Rally
5:00 – 6:00 pm
UGA Arch

“Resiliance – The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope”
Film Screening and Panel Discussion
6:30 – 8:30 pm
ACC Public Library
Sponsored by ACC Library, Family Connection, Communities in Schools, UGA School of Social Work

Tuesday, April 25
Congress Week, Lunch & Learn Program – “Use of the Executive Order”
12:30 – 1:30 pm
UGA Special Collections Libraries, Room 277, 300 S Hull St
Speaker: Dr. Michael Lynch

Wednesday, April 26
Coffee with a Cop
9:00 – 10:00 am
Waffle House, 1255 S. Milledge Ave, Athens

AIRC Planning Meeting: “Where do we go from here?”
5:45 – 8:00 pm
Oconee Street Methodist Church, Athens
Sponsored Athens Immigrant Rights Coalition

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

Negative Impact of Mass Incarceration & How to Regain your Civil Rights
5:30 – 7:30 pm
ACC Library, Baxter St
Sponsored by Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement

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 – April 21

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

Resist Donald Trump and the NRA
11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Woodruff Park, Atlanta

“45” Caliber Unarmed Rally at the NRA Convention
3:00 – 6:00 pm
Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta
(Trump is expected to attend.)
Sponsored by Democracy Spring Georgia

Hyphenated American Art Show
7:00 – 9:30 pm
Cine Theater, Athens
Sponsored by Hyphenated American

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

Un Dia Sin Imigrantes
National Campaign sponsored by Movimiento Cosecha

Deadline to apply for Camp Wellstone – Progressive Political Action Training to be held in Greensboro, NC June 2-4Tuesday, May 2
ACC Mayor and Commission Meeting
6:00 pm
City Hall, Athens

Thursday, May 4
Honoring the Ancestors
Slave Remains Vigil and Rally
5:30 – 6:30 pm
UGA Arch and Baldwin Hall
Sponsored by Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement

Saturday & Sunday, May 6-7
Athens Human Rights Festival
College Square, Athens

Saturday, May 6
May Day & Alumni Celebration
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
West Broad Farmers Market & Garden
Sponsored by West Broad Farmers Market and Garden (Athens Land Trust)

Monday, May 8
ACC Federation of Neighborhoods Monthly Forum
7:30 pm
Cine, Athens
Sponsored by ACC Federation of Neighborhoods

Tuesday, May 9
ACC Mayor and Commission Work Session
5:30 pm
120 Dougherty St, Athens

Wednesday, May 10
Public Forum on Potential TSPLOST  2018 Projects
5:30 pm
ACC Public Library, Baxter St

Thursday, May 11
CCSD Board of Education Meeting
6:00 pm
HT Edwards Athens Community Career Academy, Dearing Extension, Athens

Saturday & Sunday,
May 13-14

Progressive Change Campaign Committee Candidate Training
Raleigh, NC
Application required