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Be Part of #ResistanceSummer

Ready to join the resistance? Then make time to participate in the Broward Democratic Party's training on effective door-to-door campaigning and on the VAN computer system. Classes have been scheduled in 2-hour blocks on multiple days and at multiple locations to fit any schedule. Also check out the party's new smartphone app.

In addition, if you are planning to be a candidate (or part of a winning campaign) in an upcoming election, make sure you take advantage of the candidate and campaign staff training on July 8.

BlueBroward.org offers a community calendarcommunity blog, and campaign listings for Democrats. Any member can post items to the website (instructions).
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“Resistance” Summer Training Schedule By David F. Carr

The Broward Democratic party is organizing training on effective door-to-door campaigning and the use of the Voter Activation Network (VAN) software used to organize campaigns. This information is adapted from a handout distributed at the June meeting of the Broward Democratic Party. To register, contact the party office at (954) 423-2200 or info@browarddemocrats.org. Register to volunteer as … Continue reading "“Resistance” Summer Training Schedule"

An App for Activists from the Broward Democratic Party By David F. Carr

The Broward Democrats are excited to announce a new tool to increase our collective impact. You can now access our team’s calls to action via Amplify, a free app that makes it easy to act in concert with all of our members. We all want to be in the habit of taking political action, but … Continue reading "An App for Activists from the Broward Democratic Party"

Can You Help on Monday or Wednesday? By Alan Ehrlich

    Hi, everybody!     I will be back registering voters and collecting rights restoration petitions at the West Regional Courthouse from 10 AM to 2 PM next Monday and Wednesday, June 26th and 28th, and still need the help of some volunteers!  You can come from 10 to Noon or from Noon to 2 PM.  … Continue reading "Can You Help on Monday or Wednesday?"

Make that phone call By Roy Trachtenberg

Instead of a March or Rally, we need you to make phone calls. The vote is coming up in the Senate for the Healthcare bill ACA. Our Senator, Bill Nelson, is fighting hard for us. Call him to say thank you and most important CALL, TEXT, FAX the GOP Senators on this list even if … Continue reading "Make that phone call"

We Only Have Until the End of the Year! By Alan Ehrlich

    Good afternoon, Rights Restoration Campaign Supporters!     That’s right!  We only have until the end of this year to collect enough petitions to get the Rights Restoration Amendment on the 2018 Ballot to help turn Florida reliably blue in the 2020 Presidential Election.  So if you agree that it’s time for the 1.6 million … Continue reading "We Only Have Until the End of the Year!"

Joe Biden’s Message of Optimism By David F. Carr (1 comments)

As the headliner at last night’s Leadership Blue Gala in Hollywood, former Vice President Joe Biden articulated a refreshing, positive vision for getting the party and the nation back on track. He said it was understandable for Democrats to be disoriented and discouraged following a November election that “churned up some of the ugliest realities that persist in … Continue reading "Joe Biden’s Message of Optimism"

BlueBroward Calendar of Events

Saturday June 24, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM


Join Dr. Robert Ben Mitchell, Osteopathic Physician,  at the Imperial Point Library for a free presentation on the Socialized Medicine.  This 22 slide, 40 minute talk will cover both pros and cons of transitioning to a universal, single-payer, government healthcare system.  There will be time for Q&A after the presentation.

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Where: Imperial Point Branch Library, 5985 N Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, 954-357-6530

Dr. Mitchell is available to give this free presentation to any interested group or organization.  For more information, you may contact him at 786-262-5750, or at trafn@yahoo.com

Sunday June 25, 2017 11:30 AM

Because of the collapse of the ceiling at Rudy's Pub, the Hills Democratic Club meeting will be at Piccadilly Cafeteria, 4500 Hollywood Blvd.  While we will each purchase whatever food we want in the Cafeteria line , we'd still like to know if you are coming..

Hear the Behind the scenes story of a Legislative Update by our hardworking, hard fighting Reps. Joe Geller and Evan Jenne.

Please join us for more information on Resistance Summer.

Call Muriel Kirschner at 954-963-6891.

Monday June 26, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Weston Democratic Club

Monday June 26th, 2017@ 6:30 p.m.

Wings Plus in Weston, 1352 S.W. 160th Avenue.

Speaker: Stacey Boegem, Recording Secretary of Broward Democratic Party. Slide show of the Structure of the Democratic Party.

Contact: Barry Butin, Club President, 954-463-7669 for information. bbcrimdef@aol.com

Tuesday June 27, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

When: Tuesday June 27, 2017
Location: Pizza Loft, 3514 S Univ Dr, Davie, FL 33324
Time: 6:30pm meet and greet; 7:00pm Call to Order
Gust Speakers:
Rep Rick Stark, Florida District 104: Legislative Update;
Ryan Torrens DEMOCRAT for Attorney General (time to say bye-bye Bondi) and
Susan Kanoff - Coalition for Human Traffiking for Palm Beach County
Florida is third in the nation in human/sex traffiking. Please join us to hear Guest Speaker Susan Kanoff, share what is being done and what we can do to stop traffiking in our own backyard.

Wednesday June 28, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Monthly Meeting at Total Wine: CANCELLED.

We will resume our monthly club meeting in July.

Speaker: TBA

LIKE us on Facebook! The Democratic Club of Pembroke Pines

Wednesday June 28, 2017 7:30 PM

Location:
Sunrise Soccer Park
10200 Sunset Strip, just west of Nob Hill

Organizer:
Barbara Effman, bsedem@aol.com, (954) 846-8865 OR
Shirley Sumner, slsumner@aol.com, (954)741-1266

Wednesday June 28, 2017 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

​​Learn how you can help save our planet
Please join us for our monthly meeting on June 28th when our guest speakers will be

Barbara Ruge, Vice-Chair, Broward Sierra Club Executive Committee, along with Stanley Pannaman, Broward Sierra Conservation Chairman, and member, Everglades Coalition
Ms. Ruge and Mr. Pannaman will give a revealing Legislative update on fracking in Big Cypress; the Everglades Restoration Plan; the polluted discharge from Lake Okeechobee; and the state of the Florida Water & Land Legacy Fund.
​Meeting  June 28th
7:30 PM

Emma Lou Olson Center, 18021 NE 6th St Pompano Beach 33060

Please bring a friend

Sunday July 2, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Join Dr. Robert Ben Mitchell, Osteopathic Physician,  at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Boca Raton for a free presentation on the Socialized Medicine.  This 22 slide, 40 minute talk will cover both pros and cons of transitioning to a universal, single-payer, government healthcare system.  There will be time for Q&A after the presentation.

When: Sunday, July 2, 2017, noon to 1:30pm

Where: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Boca Raton, 2601 St Andrews Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33434,  561-482-2001

Dr. Mitchell is available to give this free presentation to any interested group or organization.  For more information, you may contact him at 786-262-5750, or at trafn@yahoo.com

Thursday July 6, 2017

No meeting in July 2017

Thursday July 6, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This is part of the #ResistanceSummer training program (overview).

Herb Skolnick Center, Pompano (map)

Saturday July 8, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

If you're contemplating running for office or becoming part of a campaign, please join us for Broward Democratic Party Candidate and Campaign Staff Training with Professor Kevin Winchell.

Broward Teachers Union
6000 N. University Drive
Tamarac, FL 33321

Registration www.browarddemocrats.org/candidate2017

Are you thinking about running for political office but don't know how to get started?

Are you interested in learning more about campaign strategy, fundraising and messaging tactics?

Do you have a candidate you want to support and need to learn ways you can get  involved?

This is the training for you!

ADMISSION: $50 • includes snack, lunch, and all materials

This is a comprehensive one-day program for candidates who have not received formal training previously and for anyone interested in becoming a campaign staffer. Professor Winchell will cover strategy, messaging, base-building, voter outreach, GOTV, fundraising, budgeting, calendar planning, advanced data, and volunteer management.

Saturday July 8, 2017 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

This is part of the #ResistanceSummer training program (overview).

Stirling Road Library, Hollywood (map)

Saturday July 8, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Socialized Medicine 101

An Introduction to the Pros, Cons and Costs of Universal, Single-Payer, Government Healthcare presented by Dr. Robert Ben Mitchell, D.O., an osteopath with over 20 years experience as a practicing physician.  Dr. Mitchell will outline and discuss this often mislabeled and misunderstood form of healthcare in a 32 slide, 50  minute discussion, followed by Q&A.

A Free Presentation - Open To The Public
For more information, call Dr. Mitchell at 786-262-5750

Saturday, July 8th, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Grind Coffee Project
599 SW 2nd Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
954-774-0555

Follow us on Facebook at: “Socialized Medicine Now”

Sunday July 9, 2017 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

This is part of the #ResistanceSummer training program (overview).

The Pride Center, Wilton Manors (map)

Monday July 10, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This is part of the #ResistanceSummer training program (overview).

Deicke Auditorium, Pompano (map)

Tuesday July 11, 2017 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 discuss issues that affect our community and nation.

Our guest speaker will be Alex Johnson, president of ACLU Broward. This will be an informative meeting.

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

Sunday July 16, 2017 7:00 PM

We will not be meeting in July

Monday July 17, 2017 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

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