A Call to Action on Voting Rights

By Mary Wright President, DWGC The right to vote is an American right. Kamala Harris recently stated, “When we cast a ballot, we not only decide our leaders. We determine our future.” After a historic turnout at the 2020 elections, we now face a real threat to our democracy – we are witnessing

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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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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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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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Breaking down voting bills in state legislature

By Jeanmarie TankersleyGCDP, Voter Protection Chair Voting laws across the nation have been a topic of great public interest and debate since the November 2020 election.  In South Carolina, a number of bills relating to voting were introduced this past session.  None of the proposed laws

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What’s in the For The People Act?

By Steve Evered The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed H.R 1, For the People Act of 2019. Here are the major provisions. Protecting and expanding voting rights and election security: Automatic voter registration – eligible voters are automatically registered when they have contact

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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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