The time has come to act on guns

This post first appeared in the DWGC’s monthly newsletter, The Donkey’s Tale, in April 2021. By Mary WrightPresident, DWGC The recent gun violence in Atlanta and Denver has reignited much needed discussions about how to prevent these all too common tragedies in America. Today, many

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GCDP March 2021 Breakfast

“Our movement is only as strong as the people who show up to take action.” That was Ann Warner, CEO of WREN, tossing down the gauntlet during a powerful and informative presentation on WREN’s (Women’s Rights Empowerment Network) legislative priorities and progress. Ann

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Women in Leadership

Four current and former Greenville City Councilwomen come together to discuss what women’s leadership looks like in one of the country’s most up-and-coming cities. Diane Smock, Jil Littlejohn, Lillian Brock Flemming and Dorothy Dowe talked about collaboration vs. competition, the

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A Greenville Democratic summit will set our 2021 course

By Elias “Eli” Valentin II As a former coach, I am a lover of quotes. One of my favorites is from Henry Ford, and he says, “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, working together is success.” As we look at where we are as a Party here in Greenville, these words must […]

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Shirley Chisholm: Unbought and Unbossed

This post originally appeared in the DWGC monthly newsletter, The Donkey’s Tale, in March 2021. By Mary WrightPresident, DWGC Women’s History Month is observed in March and is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. This commemoration, which began in 1987,

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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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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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5 Greenville County women join Emerge Class of 2021

Five Greenville women join 25 other politically and socially active women from across the state who will make up the 2021 Emerge Class. They are: Amber Galea, of Greenville, a media specialist at the Sara Collins Elementary School. Stacey Mars, of Piedmont, volunteer coordinator of the

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Join Operation Georgia Blue

Just a month remains for us to make a difference in the outcome in Georgia’s Senate runoff races. Join us to work together, or find opportunities to do calls or texts from home. Let’s be part of getting this done.

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