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From the Candidates
CANDIDATES: If you are a Democratic Candidate affecting St. Charles County, we invite you to share some of your thoughts here. Each week we will try to include submissions from candidates at the county, state and federal level. Order of publication is based on order of receipt of the submission. Disclaimer: This is for the benefit of voter engagement, and does not represent an endorsement of any candidate by the St. Charles Co Democratic Central Committee. To participate in this opportunity, please contact Dawn Banks at firstname.lastname@example.org for submission guidelines.
Are you concerned about Covid-19 precautions in your school?
Are you satisfied with your school board’s level of support for curriculum that incorporates diversity, equity and inclusion?
Be involved. Meeting schedule, and attendance opportunities/protocol here:
St. Charles School District - Nov 11 6:30 p.m.
Fort Zumwalt School District - Nov 15 6:00 p.m.
Orchard Farm School District - Nov 16 7:00 p.m.
Francis Howell School District - Nov 18 6:30 p.m.
Wentzville School District - Nov 18 6:30 p.m.
Washington School District - Nov 24 7:00 p.m.
What Else is Going On in & around St. Charles County?
Mon Nov 8 – Building beyond 2022 with the JWJ Ballot Fund– 6-7 p.m.
Virtual event hosted by Missouri Jobs With Justice
JWJ has led the grassroots coalition that delivered health care to thousands of Missourians. For the past three years, JWJ has defeated nearly a hundred bills that have sought to undermine our democracy by destroying the ballot initiative process. The event will feature former Congressman Russ Carnahan and Former Supreme Court Justice Mike Wolff to help explain exactly what is at stake with our democracy, and Brooke Adams, the movement and politics director of People’s Action who will explain how grassroots groups like JWJ do the work needed to connect with voters. Register here: REGISTER HERE
Tue Nov 9 - NARAL Wisconsin Lunch & Learn: Combatting Disinformation –noon
Hosted by NARAL Pro-Choice America
Join NARAL Pro-Choice America for an in-depth training on disinformation surrounding reproductive freedom. Together, we will learn what disinformation is, how to identify it and respond to it in our everyday lives. Register here:
Tue Nov 9 – The Future of Abortion Access – 7 p.m.
Virtual event hosted by the Chesterfield Township Democrats
Yamelsie Rodriguez, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood St Louis who will be speaking to us about The Future of Abortion Access. Her presentation is very timely in light of the current Texas Abortion Law and the upcoming cases regarding abortion rights soon to be argued at the Supreme Court.
We will also be hosting Helena Webb, former candidate for State Representative, District 100 and CTD member. She will describe her exciting new innovative digital initiative, CLAIM YOUR POWER.
Register here for the zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0oceysqjouG9x1cLmIc754tjlGsrFrh-_u
Tue Nov 9 – Regional Candidate Recruitment Meeting, St. Louis Region – 7 p.m.
Zoom event hosted by the Missouri Democratic Legislative Network
This includes HD65 in St. Charles Co.
Register here: REGISTER
Wed Nov 10 – League of Women Voters Unit Meeting – 6 p.m.
Our regular Unit meeting would normally be on November 11th, but due to the conflict with the Voter Sabotage program, we are asking that you attend the Evening/Hybrid Unit meeting on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Join the meeting here: LWV Unit meeting
Wed Nov 10 – Know Your Rights Forum on Equity Education Advocacy – 6 p.m.
We will be discussing your legal rights as they relate to equity education and the charged environment we find ourselves in. Join Hopey Fink and Elizabeth Vandenberg, staff attorneys for the Education Justice Program at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. Click here to register: https://www.missouriequity.com/events/know-your-rights-townhall
Thu Nov 11 - Voter Sabotage: Will YOU be able to Vote? – 7 p.m.
Online event hosted by Indivisible St. Louis, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), League of Women Voters of Metro St. Louis (LWV), Missouri Voter Protection Coalition (MOVPC), and National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis (NCJWSTL)
The right to vote is taken for granted. For too many, however, that right is being suppressed. Voter suppression is a strategy used to influence outcomes of elections by discouraging or preventing specific groups of people from voting. How do we see it today? In laws that restrict voter access.
Denise Lieberman is a nationally recognized voter rights lawyer, director and general counsel for the Missouri Voter Protection Coalition (MOVPC).
Mo Del Villar, the legislative associate for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Missouri. Register here to receive the link for the event: REGISTER HERE
Thu Nov 11 – Moms Demand Action MO Statewide Virtual Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
Join Missouri Moms Demand Action supporters from across the state for our virtual November meeting via Zoom. This month we will learn about City Gun Violence: what it is, how it impacts our state, and the work being done by community partners to reduce it. Please RSVP to receive the Zoom registration via email. Register here: https://act.everytown.org/event/moms-demand-action-event/42703/signup/
Wed Nov 17 – St. Charles County Progressive Democrats – 7-7:30 p.m.
Just regular people who want to learn more about politics in our region, and how they can become involved. Join in the conversation and plans for action with like-minded people.
Wed Nov 17 - National Mobilization Team 1:1 Conversation Training –7 p.m.
Virtual event hosted by NARAL Pro-Choice America
One of our most crucial tools as activists is our ability to have intentional conversations with the people we care about, about issues we care about. The goal of this training is to walk away feeling like you can engage in a 1:1 conversation with coworkers, friends, family, etc. with a purpose. We hope to give you the confidence to build relationships, share personal stories, and generally get people excited about reproductive freedom. Register here:
Thu Nov 18 – Whiskey, Wings and Wild Card Fundraiser – 5:30 p.m.
CWA Local 6300, 2258 Grissom Drive, St. Louis
Hosted by the Committee to Elect Paula Brown
Join Rep Paul Brown MO HD70 and Rep Gretchen Bangert MO HD69 for a fundraiser to kick off the holidays with whiskey tastings, sharing fantastic food, and playing games - including the chance to win a basket of prizes! RSVP here: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/wwandw
Thu Nov 18 – Holiday Mingle and Crafts with Meggie Biesenthal– 7-9 p.m.
1359 Sunburst Drive, O'Fallon
Hosted by Meggie Biesenthal for Judge
Come create a holiday sign for your home or for a gift. Bring a drink, some friends, your creativity and just relax! Please be sure to fill out the registration form, so you get the holiday decoration of your choosing. 21+ event, masks strongly encouraged.
RSVP and register by 8 November HERE
Thu Nov 18 - Public Education listening session – 6-8 p.m.
18 N Central Dr, O'Fallon
Hosted by Missouri Prosper
Missouri Prosper is a pro-privatization, anti-truth-in-teaching parent group. They have been supporting the Republican nationwide campaign to defund public education and to control/eliminate equity education through state legislation, and have given a platform to Republican legislators for their manufactured crisis about Critical Race Theory. If you support public education and our public educators, you will want to attend this “listening session.”
Follow the Face Book event page for meeting and scheduling updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/4701485216552509
Wed Dec 15 - National Mobilization Leadership Development - 7 p.m.
Virtual event hosted by NARAL Pro-Choice America
Our volunteer leaders are essential to our efforts to mobilize members to fight for reproductive freedom. The goal of this training is to give you the tools necessary to train volunteers to take a more active role in NARAL’s work and become leaders in the fight for reproductive freedom in their communities. Register here:
Are you a digital artist, or someone handy with digital graphics?
Would you like to donate some Democratic themed work for display on the St. Charles County Democrats newly redesigned website? If so, please send your contact information to email@example.com, with the subject line “Graphic Art.”