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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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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The Puzzle of Politics

Panelists Lawson Wetli of the League of Women Voters, and Rep. Chandra Dillard breakdown the dynamic, the process, and the politics of redistricting. The process that often ends up in gerrymandering takes place every 10 years with new Census data. And this is the year. More Resources Download

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Be bolder, work harder, to turn the red tide to blue

By Eli ValentinChair, GCDP Greenville Democrats,  Our collective strength as Democrats comes from our commitment to others, knowing how each of us can have an impact on someone else in our community. I hope you and your families are staying healthy and safe by practicing social distancing,

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Local or national, politics is not a spectator sport

Candidate development coordinator Amanda McDougald Scott delivered these remarks at the GCDP September breakfast. By Amanda McDougald Scott Given the events this week, and the enormous responsibility we have from now until February 29, 2020, and then until November 2020, I want to briefly talk

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Help Wanted: Fence-Sitters

In her monthly message, Dem Women President Lee Turner praises those who open their minds to differing thoughts before landing on a side. They are the fence sitters.

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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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