Join us in New Bern September 19 – 21 and ignite your passion to ensure Democratic success in November! We will meet and mingle with candidates Friday and Saturday nights and throughout the weekend. We will hear from our Court of Appeals and Supreme Court candidates during a panel session on Saturday. We will be inspired by Atima Omara, President of Young Democrats of America, and by Kara Hollingsworth, Political Leadership Principal at Wellstone Action. We will elect our leaders for the next two years. >>more
We have booked The Doubletree by Hilton for Friday, Sept. 19 and Sat., Sept. 20. They are at 100 Middle St, New Bern (252) 638-3585.
Rooms are $129/per night. The hotel is right next door, within walking distance, to the Convention Center where all of the meals and activities will take place. However, I've attached info regarding other hotels in the area which might be a little less expensive but not nearly as convenient.
Take Action! Contact your legislators NOW - Tell them to stop costly tax cuts
Contact your state Senator and Representative today and tell them to stop the tax cuts that are scheduled to take place due to the tax plan passed last year. Tell them no more cuts that put our state’s critical investments, families and communities at risk! State policymakers are in the final days of budget negotiations. They have gone long past the start of the fiscal year on July 1 and have been at an impasse on the budget for over 3 weeks. Due to the costly tax plan passed in 2013, lawmakers are deciding which critical investments will be cut to keep a balanced budget. The tax plan that created this crisis includes huge tax cuts thatprimarily benefit wealthy taxpayers and profitable corporations.
This costly and misguided plan reduces available revenue for vital public investments by $1 billion each fiscal year, almost the entire budget for NC's Community College system! Addressing a revenue shortfall in the coming years means continued cuts to public schools, higher education, and investments that ensure the safety and well-being of our state’s >>Read more
Democratic Women of North Carolina held their 53rd Annual State Conventionin Shelby September 20-22.Democratic Women of Cleveland County were hostsforthe event.Davidson County was represented by KittyCraver, Jane Hill, Faye Powell, Loretta Martin, and Voncile Moser. (more)
DEMOCRATIC WOMEN OF NORTH CAROLINA - Turn Passion Into Action: Imagine, Inspire, Ignite September 9, 2014
Dear Democratic Women,
For our community outreach project at this year's convention, we have adopted Coastal Women's Shelter ("CWS"), the sole provider of no-cost comprehensive domestic violence services in Craven, Jones, and Pamlico counties. CWS services include a safe house, a 24/7 crisis line, court advocacy, a displaced homemakers program, and crisis counseling. more