Be deliberate and afraid of nothing

On Sunday, March 17, a hastily organized community event to express solidarity with New Zealand and with our own Muslim community following the massacre of in a Christchurch mosque was held in Falls Park. There were several speakers including Courtney Thomas, a community activist, a warrior for

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Sometimes showing up is enough

By Lee Turner President, DWGC With all the events of the last week, to get my brain still enough to focus and write was a challenge. We live in a world where we’re subjected to a relentless battery of divisive language and tactics coming from our elected local, state and national officials.

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Moms Demand Action shows up to prevent gun violence

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is an activist organization that advocates to prevent gun violence. That includes fighting laws to loosen restrictions, while lobbying for common sense controls. This is one of an occasional series to spotlight the work of activist organizations in

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Presidential authors

It’s come to our attention that there are quite a few Democratic-leaning/leading book clubs in the Upstate. And we can also see from social media interactions that there is, as expected, a huge interest in presidential candidates. As it turns out every currently declared presidential

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Crunching the numbers

By Lee Turner President, Democratic Women of Greenville County I love math! Numbers tell a story and lead to informed solutions. (Gosh, you think we can convince our lawmakers of this??) Naturally one of my early thoughts was: “How are we doing?”, financially that is. For starters, I wanted to

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Tina Belge is on a mission to do good

Tina Belge is running for Senate District 6 – for the seat vacated by now Congressman William Timmons. What makes Tina tick? Public service. What makes Tina run? The desire to do better for the entire community. 

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