Applications open for Clyburn Fellowships

The SCDP is excited to announce that applications are open for the 2021 James E. Clyburn Fellowship! The James E. Clyburn Fellowship is essential to building the future for South Carolina Democrats. We are excited to welcome another class of Clyburn Fellows and invest in the rising stars

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Convention Recap: Energy + engagement = electoral success

By Elias ‘Eli’ ValentinChair, GCDP The South Carolina Democratic Party held the 2021 Convention between May 19 and May 22. During the biannual meeting of the Party, we added planks to our platform, amended Rules to our State Bylaws, and elected the Leadership of our State Party. This crucial

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The power of our precincts

By Elias ‘Eli’ ValentinGCDP. Chair We often talk about the power of precincts and the need for Democrats to organize in their own communities. As we continue to build the necessary infrastructure we know we need as a Democratic party, we need YOUR support in this critical effort.

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New state party chair to be elected at SCDP Convention

By Elias “Eli” ValantinChair, GCDP The South Carolina Democratic Party Convention is taking place May 19th through May 22nd. Due to the coronavirus and the implications of a large crowd gathering indoors, this year’s convention is again virtual. This process is an essential element

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Spotlight on elections at April breakfast

What’s on every Democrat’s mind right now? Voting rights protection and getting more candidate’s elected. Election Director Conway Belangia answered questions about legislation currently under consideration in the Legislature. And Brett Bursey, exec director of the SC

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More precinct leadership needed

By Leigh LearingPrecinct Development Building connections with like-minded voters, and potential voters, throughout Greenville County is a year-round process for the Greenville County Democratic Party.  We should be continually identifying and reaching out to the neighbors in our precinct

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Getting it done in ’21; turning SC blue in ’22

By Stacey Mars Volunteer Coordinator, GCDP Stacey Abrams once said, “We can use our words to fight back against oppression and hate. But we must also channel our words into action.” The last four years have proven that, as a country, we still have a long way to go fighting hate and oppression.

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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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January 2021 GCDP Breakfast

Clay Middleton, Democratic strategist and member of the Biden Transition Team, joined us for breakfast and discussed turning SC blue, building the Democratic base, and working in our communities. Watch now.

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Finding a new kind of motivation to move our mission forward

By Elias “Eli” Valentin IIChair, GCDP Happy New Year and I hope you all are looking forward to a happy, healthy, and successful 2021. This past year has tested us in so many ways. We are living through our country dealing with a world-wide pandemic, reacting to an economic crisis

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