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Have You Seen Thomas Friedman’s Op-Ed Yet? By Alan Ehrlich

    Good afternoon, everybody!     There is so much going on that I almost don’t know where to begin.     1.  I will be back at the West Regional Courthouse and Library (Pine Island & Broward) tomorrow (Wednesday) from 10 AM to 2 PM, registering voters and collecting requests to vote-by-mail.  How about joining me … Continue reading "Have You Seen Thomas Friedman’s Op-Ed Yet?"

Here’s an Op-Ed You Should Read By Alan Ehrlich

    Andrew Dolberg is a board member of the Broward Young Democrats and a member of the Plantation Democratic Club.  He is Broward County native and President of Champion Briefs, an education resources company helping students with public speaking and debate skills.  Last Friday, the Sun-Sentinel published Andrew’s Op-Ed on how to curb gun violence … Continue reading "Here’s an Op-Ed You Should Read"

One More Event Tomorrow By Alan Ehrlich

    Hi again!     Just wanted to let you know about the Rally which is also taking place tomorrow at the Federal Courthouse from 1 to 3 PM.  Cynthia Busch, Chair of the Broward Democratic Party, has sent out the following notice:     Dear Broward Democrats,     Of course, we’re all devastated here in Broward … Continue reading "One More Event Tomorrow"

Are You Horrified? Join Us on Saturday! By Alan Ehrlich

    In response to the horrific shooting in Parkland this week, a professional basketball player said this:  “It doesn’t seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death day after day in schools!”  Isn’t it past time for common sense action on our gun problem?     Everytown for Gun Safety and … Continue reading "Are You Horrified? Join Us on Saturday!"

BlueBroward Calendar of Events

Friday February 23, 2018 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

The Dolphin Democrats Invite You To

February Membership Mixer

Friday, February 23, 2018

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Matty's - Wilton Park
2100 Wilton Dr
WILTON MANORS, FL 33305 (Map)

Join us to meet other members for Happy Hour

All active members get a free drink.

Sunday February 25, 2018 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Join us for Brunch & Bottomless Mimosas, at a unique opportunity to meet some of the 2018 candidates as they share what motivated them to run for office.

Confirmed Speakers (Schedules Permitting):

- R. David Walker - for Commissioner of Agriculture
- Emma Collum - for State House Representative - District 93
- Justin Flippen - for Mayor of Wilton Manors
- Stephanie Myers - for State House Representative - District 93
- Chad Maxey - Co-Director - New Leaders Council-Broward
- Jane Bolin - for Commissioner of Oakland Park

Ticket Price: $45/person
https://www.dolphindems.org/active-engaged-brunch/
Limited Seating

Proceeds will benefit GOTV (Get Out The Vote) efforts

 

Monday February 26, 2018 7:00 PM to 6:41 AM

Our meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month with the exception of December. Please join us at the                            Tamarac Community Center, 8601 West Commercial Blvd.
For more information about our Club please contact:
Julie Fishman                                                                                                          Club President
Phone: 954-461-1311                                      info@tamaracsawgrassdems.org

Monday February 26, 2018 6:30 PM

Date:           Monday February 26, 2018                                                 Location:   Wings Plus in Weston at 6:30 p.m.

Speaker:     R. David Walker, Candidate for Commissioner of                                              Agriculture

Organizer:
Barry Butin
16701 Hemingway Drive
Weston, FL. 33326
954-801-4247-Cell
bbcrimdef@aol.com

Monday February 26, 2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

This month, along with co-hosts the Coconut Creek, Deerfield Beach, Wynmoor, and Palm Aire Cypress Bend Democratic Clubs, we are honored to have Democratic candidate for Governor of Florida, Chris King!

Leonard Weisinger Community Center
6199 NW 10th Street
Margate, FL 33063 (Map)

Wednesday February 28, 2018 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Please join us for our monthly meeting on Feb 28th

Our guest speaker will be Congressman Ron Klein. Ron will give us insight on  behind the scenes between trump and Congress, as well as what we see for the  2018 midterms

Please bring a friend

Light refreshments will be served

Please note our new meeting time of 7 pm

Emma Lou Olson Center
1801 NE 6th St
Pompano Beach, FL 33060 (Map)

Joanne Goodwin, President

 

Thursday March 1, 2018 1:30 PM

Location:
New Century Pines Jewish Center - On Century Village Premises!

President:
Sophie Bock
301 SW 135th Ave # 205
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
(H) (954)437-6613
(C) (954)257-3105
sophiekb@aol.com

Thursday March 1, 2018 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM

Location:
Hollywood Beach Culture and Community Center - 1301 South Ocean Drive (SR A1A), Hollywood, FL 33019

Organizer:
Stacey Kotzen, President
Voice: 954.347.6633
E-mail: StaceyKotzen@aol.com
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Saturday March 3, 2018 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

at Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE 6 ST., POMPANO 33060.

This demonstration has limited seating and has developed from the “Me to #” movement. Mission: With so many sexual assault and harassment survivors finally stepping forward and finding their voices, we feel that it is the appropriate time to host another event that will empower our community. Last year, we organized and executed the Women's Rally in South Florida so that the South Florida community could stand in solidarity with the March in Washington. 25,000 South Floridians came to the South Florida rally, making it the largest sister event in the state! The Wonder Women RISE! event is being held so that we can learn how to find our inner Wonder Woman! The agenda will include what got us to this tipping point historically, what we can do when confronted with abusive and harassing situations, how to deescalate these situations, and how to best cope after the fact. We also will address where we go from here. This is our day to RISE and empower each other by embracing our beauty, compassion, intelligence, sexuality, and STRENGTH!

We hope our rally is the first step towards unifying our communities, forging new relationships, and creating change from the bottom up. Speakers who are national experts in different fields will be addressing what actions can be taken and empowerment and inspiration will be created by poets and musicians gracing our stage. We will host our event at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater on March 3rd to commemorate both International Woman’s Day, March 8th and the month of March being Woman’s History Month.

Since the seating is limited, it is important that you Go to Eventbrite to register https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wonder-women-rise-tickets-40760326233. Parking is limited and we urge you to use Motor Coach bus transportation at https://www.facebook.com/events/146103572727326/?active_tab=discussion.

Monday March 5, 2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Nora Rupert, Chair of the Broward County School Board

Nora is the current Chair of the Broward County School Board. She is a former high school reading teacher and the mom of three children, all of whom attend public school. She has been married to Eric for over twenty years and is a community and children's advocate. She graduated from Florida Southern College with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications and is a proud graduate of the Star Program at FAU for alternative education certification. Her professional certifications include State of Florida certification in English 5-9, 6-12. Her State of Florida Endorsements include reading, ESOL, and working with gifted children.

She was employed for four years as a Language Arts/Reading teacher at Piper High School and was a substitute teacher for three years prior to becoming a full-time teacher. Her past business experience includes, but is not limited to, Account Executive for Sun-Sentinel and Corporate Account Executive for Holiday Inn Corporation. Her invaluable life and educational experiences include adopting three children and advocating on their behalf through the maze of issues in the public schools. She was elected to The School Board of Broward County, Florida in 2010 to serve as District 7 Board Member. We are proud that she is the School Board representative for Palm Aire and Cypress Bend.


 

 

Tuesday March 6, 2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Join The Broward Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida at the Pine Island Multi-Purpose Center
3801 S Pine Island Rd
Davie, Florida 33328
Speakers:
Houston Cypress, President of Love the Everglades Movement. Houston is from the Otter Clan and member of the Miccosukee Tribe, a federally recognized Indian Tribe residing in the region of the Greater Everglades referred to as a “River of Grass” by legendary environmental and social activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas. A short film "Of Sparrows and Men" produced for Univision's "Project Earth" will be shown with question & answers from Houston Cypress. This film shows Miccosukee tribal members describing the current water situation on their land and how that connects to the Circle of Life.

Robin Haines Merrill, Artist
Robin Haines Merrill who holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from California College of Arts & Crafts with high distinction and a focus in painting, film and video will present the Aquifer Intersections she is painting along the beach with the City of Fort Lauderdale. Robin will show and discuss examples of her Art projects that involve Water.

Open to the Public, free admission, free parking.
Meet & Greet, refreshments from 7:00-7:15pm

Saturday March 10, 2018 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Plese join us at The Grind Coffee Project
599 SW 2nd Ave, Ft Lauderdale,


, FL  (Map)

The Democratic Women's Club of East Broward is to be rejuvenated with our March meeting on the 10th at 11 a.m.
We are aiming to bring creative women, femmes, and feminists together to develop a cohesive network of active leaders that will better address the needs of our community and Florida through equitable solutions.

Tuesday March 13, 2018 7:30 PM

The Coconut Creek Democratic Club will meet at the Coconut Creek Community Center (1100 Lyons Road, Map). Join us for fellowship with other Democrats and to discuss issues that affect our community and nation. At this meeting, we will be conducting our annual elections.

Contact: Club President Gregory Gayle, M.S., Ed.S (954) 608-3254
www.coconutcreekdemocraticclub.org

Wednesday March 14, 2018 6:00 PM

Happy hour at 6 pm; formal meeting starts at 7 pm

Serving neighboring areas including West Park and Pembroke Park, as well as Hallandale Beach.

Location: American Legion Post 310 225 SE 1st Ave. Hallandale, FL 33009

See also our Facebook page.

Sunday March 18, 2018 1:00 PM to 7:11 AM

Sunday February 18, 2018 1:00pm-3:00pm

Unitarian Universalist Church of Ft Lauderdale
3970 NW 21st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

Join like-minded Broward Interfaith Plarners for a Win/Win meet up... saving the environment while crocketing sleeping matts for the Homeless.

We meet the 3rd Sunday of the month to PLARN (plastic yarn) and crochet recycled grocery bags into sleeping matts for the Homeless. You don't need to know how to crocket - 5 minutes to learn- and we also need folks to help cut and tie the plastic into Plarn. Bring size Q crocket hook and grocery bags to add to the stash.

Monday March 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Oakland Park Democrats meet again Monday, January 18th, 2016 at 7PM, at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 3970 NW 21st Ave, Oakland Park.

7 PM:     Social gathering with food provided courtesy of the Garlic Knot restaurant in Oakland Park (http://www.garlicknotpizzafl.com).

7:30 PM Program Starts

Tuesday March 20, 2018

Networking 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Formal Meeting 7:30 PM-9:00 PM

All Democrats are welcome to join in helping organize more effective Democratic outreach and campaigns on a county level.

Deicke Auditorium
5701 Cypress Rd, Plantation, FL 33317
(Map)

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