2 Greenville Dems head to DC protest

On Monday, August 2, Rev. Susie Smith and Jalen Elrod will join hundreds of activists in a March on Washington, D.C. This march is part of the Poor People’s Campaign’s Moral Monday’s protests that are taking place around the country and will culminate next March in a massive

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Greenville Dems come together at our BBQ Cookoff

Several hundred Democrats joined together on Saturday, June 24, for fun, fellowship, games, and camaraderie. Our chefs provided diverse and delicious BBQ, there were games to entertain the kids and adults alike. And, of course, what summer BBQ is complete with a dunk tank! We hope this will

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Education and empowerment top GCDBC agenda

By Whitney Wright Vice Chair, Greenville County Democratic Black Caucus In March 2021, the Greenville County Democratic Black Caucus hosted a virtual forum entitled, ‘Black Girl Magic: Greenville.’ During this event, Moderator and then-GCDBC Secretary Whitney Wright interviewed

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Young Dems build foundations for an active election season

By Kirsten PruittChair, Young Democrats of Greenville County The past few months have been a crazy blur for the Young Democrats of Greenville County. I was appointed Interim Chair back in February, and officially elected on April 7. We’ve been busy since then. At the April 7 election Derrick

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Advocacy organizations in the Upstate

Now that we are out of the house – at least for the moment – you might be looking for some things to do. Lots of activist and advocacy groups in Greenville need your help from donating, to subscribing, to volunteering. This is just a partial list and we will keep adding to it.

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Showing us who they are in 280 characters or less

Every two weeks, the GCDP publishes an update on activities in the Upstate, Columbia and Washington that are of interest to Greenville Democrats. Each briefing leads off with an opening salvo that sets the tone. This is from the July 19 edition. Read the full Briefing | subscribe and never miss

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4th of July: Honor their service with our actions

Every two weeks, the GCDP publishes an update on activities in the Upstate, Columbia and Washington that are of interest to Greenville Democrats. Each briefing leads off with an opening salvo that sets the tone. This is from the July 5 edition. Read the full Briefing | subscribe and never miss

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Veterans and Politics: A Second Thursday Conversation

Upstate veterans – Hao Wu and Shantell Smith – share their stories on post-military life, the support structure for vets in Greenville, and how they turned transitioned their military service into community service. Watch the replay or listen to the audiocast.

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Thank you, May and June donors

Looks like we messed up last month and did not publish the May donor list. Our bad. Thank you to all our donors who make GCDP’s work possible. May Donors RECURRING Leila Aziz, Phil Beckwith, Christina Belge, Kathleen Bitsura, Ruth Burley, David Cross, Cynthia Gibson, Cindy Henry, John

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Advocating for LGBTQ+ Rights

Phil Ford of the Alliance for Full Acceptance has been advocating for LGBTQ+ rights for years, taking on the SC Legislature head on. He is a frequent speaker offer testimony on legislation. Watch the replay or listen to the audiocast.

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