Why child care workers need to be first in line

This article is excerpted from Amanda’s doctoral thesis and appeared on the online site for moms: Mother.ly.  By Amanda McDougald Scott As a PhD candidate researching child care in the US, I have found that child care workers have continued to make sure parents can get to work during COVID, but

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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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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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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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28 Days of Black History

Readers, please note: This is an ongoing project and will be changing hopefully daily. Every February, we celebrate Black History Month with local, state, and national events. This year, we are expanding our vision with Black History activities that can be part of an ongoing educational effort.

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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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GCDP’s Unsung Heroes of 2020

2020 was a difficult year in many ways. And certainly a tough election cycle with normal methods of campaigning and supporting candidates largely unavailable due to the pandemic. So many people stepped up to help – not only in our elections, but in the campaign for Georgia just recently

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Expansion would improve health, economy in SC

Democrats in the state legislature have introduced resolutions that, if enacted, would put Medicaid Expansion on the ballot in 2022. We asked Dr. Dawn Bingham, a physician, health policy advocate, and former candidate for State Senate for her view. By Dr. Dawn Bingham As a physician, I support

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