31 Days of Women’s History

Readers, please note: This is work in progress and will be changing hopefully daily. Every March, we celebrate Women’s History Month with local, state, and national events. This year, we are expanding our vision with Women’s History activities that can be part of an ongoing

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Honoring Black History and looking forward

An inspirational and activating breakfast featuring powerful remarks by the Rev. Stacey Mills and the Rev. J.M. Flemming, president of the Greenville NAACP. Also Dr. Dawn Bingham addressed a number of questions and concerns about COVID, the vaccine distribution and access. Watch on YouTube or

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January 2021 Donors

We want to thank all our donors for January for their commitment to strengthening our Party. Be part of turning SC Blue. Recurring Donors Leila Aziz, Phil Beckwith, Christina Belge, Kathleen Bitsura, Ruth Burley, David Cross, Cynthia Gibson, Cindy Henry, John Hester, Woodrow Hill, Kinard

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Representation Matters: If you can see it, you can be it

By Elias ‘Eli’  Valentin IIChair, GCDP One of the beautiful things about celebrating Black History Month is acknowledging the multitude of ways African-Americans have contributed to America’s progress and the larger global community. As we celebrate the history, we must also look to the future

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Getting it done in ’21; turning SC blue in ’22

By Stacey Mars Volunteer Coordinator, GCDP Stacey Abrams once said, “We can use our words to fight back against oppression and hate. But we must also channel our words into action.” The last four years have proven that, as a country, we still have a long way to go fighting hate and oppression.

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Why child care workers need to be first in line

This article is excerpted from Amanda’s doctoral thesis and appeared on the online site for moms: Mother.ly.  By Amanda McDougald Scott As a PhD candidate researching child care in the US, I have found that child care workers have continued to make sure parents can get to work during COVID, but

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Being a Black Man Today

A panel of four community advocates, activists, organizers, and businessmen discuss the challenges of trying to advocate for their communities, for social and racial justice, education and more while Being a Black Man Today. Panelists are Kwadjo Campbell, Je’Varus Howard, Derrick

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Dem Women kicks off new year with unity

The Democratic Women of Greenville County’s February virtual meeting brought together the diversity of the Democratic Party with a call for working together toward our common goal: Getting Democrats elected. Among the speakers were the five Greenville women admitted to the Emerge 2021

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United we stand in the dawn of a new day

This post first appeared in the DWGC’s monthly publication, The Donkey’s Tale, in February 2021. By Mary WrightPresident, DWGC On a cool, breezy January morning, filled with sunshine and promise, we were witness to a treasured and honored tradition: The constitutional demonstration

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