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Democrat Winnie Brinks Standing Up for Women

MI Progressive Women's CaucusWomen are an essential cornerstone of families and community. While many strides for women’s equality continue to be made progress on even the most common-sense issues are often met with Republican opposition. Kent County Democrat and State Representative Winnie Brinks knows the value of standing up for basic women’s rights, and in spite of the odds she does this every day in Lansing.

 

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Kent Dems Monthly Meetings

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Join the Kent County Democratic Party for our monthly meetings every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Meetings begin at 7pm at the American Postal Workers Union, located at 2554 Burlingame Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509. Learn about opportunities to volunteer and what we’re working on for 2016. We hope to see you there!

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Volunteer Meeting In Grand Rapids!

Join local Democrats to learn about Bernie and opportunities to volunteer. Enjoy great food and a great discussion about the campaign, the possibility of a future visit from Senator Sanders and how you can get involved. Sponsored by Michiganders for Bernie Sanders. The event will be held on Tuesday June 23rd beginning at 5pm, located at Yesterdog’s 1505 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids 49506. For more information RSVP on Fabebook here.

Michigan Progressive Women’s Caucus launches new online tool to help women engage in state policy

MI Progressive Women's CaucusThe Michigan Progressive Women’s Caucus is very pleased to announce the launch of their new website at: http://MIProgressiveWomen.com. This website was designed as a tool to help women get more engaged in the legislative process and to provide the tools and resources to make your voice heard on the issues that matter most to you and your family.

Please take a few minutes to check it out, share it with your friends, and subscribe to receive our E-News updates.

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Take the $15 for 15 Challenge

 

$15 for 15

In 2014, we spent our political PAC funds down to practically nothing in order to give our candidates the resources that they needed to be successful.  We left it all of the field and didn’t hold back.  But now we need to begin to rebuild for 2016.  Let’s face it… elections are becoming more and more competitive and more and more expensive.

We are challenging each of our members to pitch-in $15 in 2015 to get the ball rolling on 2016.  […]

GOP’s Voter Suppression Plan

As you can see from Senator Stabenow’s message below, the Republicans have a campaign to prevent us from voting. PLEASE ATTEND OUR UPCOMING PARTY MEETING on October 10, 2012: the Kent County Clerk will be teaching a session on pollwatching at 8:15 pm following our party meeting. WE NEED AS MANY QUALIFIED POLLWATCHERS AS POSSIBLE.

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Republicans can’t win over Michigan voters with their plans to cut Medicare and turn it into a voucher system. They can’t win voters with their plans to take away birth control, mammograms, and maternity care from women.

So instead of trying to win on the merits, Republicans […]

Kent County Democrats Remember Dorothy Scott

Dorothy Scott, longtime Democratic Party member and one of the most dedicated of volunteers, died on September 3, 2012. That she died on Labor Day is both highly symbolic and appropriate in light of her long and distinguished history with the union movement and with our party. She will be greatly missed.

A memorial celebration will be held tomorrow, Monday, September 10, 2012, at 10 AM at Ivy K. Gillespie-Moody Memorial Chapel.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked for contributions to be made to the American Cancer Society.