Volunteers are asked to provide as many or as few as possible of the following donations to United Housing Connections residents whose homes will be inspected. Donations can be dropped off at the GCDP Headquarters, 1300 J East Washington St., Greenville, from April 5 until COB on April 22nd. The office is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. - disinfectant wipes - toilet bowl cleaner - de-greaser - laundry detergent - window cleaner - trash bags - soap…
Leaders from seven Upstate advocacy organizations will speak at the next DWGC about their organization's efforts to increase awareness, support diversity, and fight hate and inequality. Democratic Women of Greenville County meet every month on the 2nd Monday at noon. Guests and speakers TBA. Currently all meetings are virtual on Zoom. Register online to receive the Zoom link by email.
The Greenville County Legislative Delegation will hold their quarterly public meeting on April 12th at 5:30 PM, in the ballroom at the Greenville Convention Center. The meeting is open to the public and you can also stream the meeting live https://www.greenvillecounty.org/livestreamlegdel.aspx For the agenda and more information go to https://www.greenvillecounty.org/legdel/
Citizens wishing to address Council are requested to contact the City Clerk by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting to provide their name, address, and agenda item they wish to speak on. Names will be added to a sign-In list and individuals will be acknowledged one at a time to provide public comments for no more than three (3) minutes. Contact 864-467-4431 or email@example.com to sign up.
Good Governance Symposium sponsored by League of Women Voters chapters across the state, the third session will explore institutional reform options to the Electoral College and U.S. Senate, including the "Popular Vote Pact" and filibuster reform. The virtual event is free but registration is required. Register here. https://my.lwv.org/south-carolina/charleston-area/event/good-governance-symposium-series-voting-rights
Voter suppression has been a pervasive issue in the South for decades. With recent news of such efforts in Georgia, it is more important now than ever for our elected officials to stand up for voter rights and fight Republican efforts to suppress the votes of their own constituents. Our next #LeadersMatter virtual salon will highlight how our Emerge alums are doing just that -- and we want you to join us for this important conversation! Hear from Congresswoman Lucy…
Public, general membership meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. At this time, all meetings are virtual and invitation links are sent via email, prior. For an invitation link or a meeting agenda, email Secretary Whitney Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org. Join us to discuss key issues each month.
Live stream the Greenville County Councils meeting by going to this link https://www.greenvillecounty.org/livestream.aspx
The huddle will keep volunteers up to date on events that will need volunteers and will provide monthly training on phone banking, text banking, and lit drops/canvassing. Register on Zoom.
We'll be assembling period packs for Title I middle and high school students who attend Greenville County schools. Volunteers are asked to host small Homeless Period Project Packing Parties in their own homes, wearing blue (for photos to be submitted to Huddle Coordinator Whitney Wright) and gloves. The goal each Party is to put together as many period packs as possible, and for one party attendee to notify Whitney of how many period packs are added to a trashbag, before…