We’re excited to let you know that we’ll be hosting our almost-annual Equality Breakfast on June 17, 2017! The breakfast will take place before the Democratic Party of Virginia’s Central Committee meeting. As you probably know, this is the same weekend as the DPVA’s Jefferson Jackson Dinner, so we expect tickets to the breakfast to go fast! Our last breakfast sold out quickly. Don’t miss out, get your tickets today.
LGBT Democrats of Virginia elect officers to the organization’s board in March of odd-numbered years. Participation in the election is open to any person with an active membership on January 1st. This year, thirteen board members were either re-elected or elected. One Board member was elected to a new position. There is one new addition to the Board.
We need to bring real change to all levels of government across the country if we are going to fight back against the agenda of President Trump and his minions. We need strong Democrats at every level that will fight for a truly diverse society where all are equal and treated with respect. LGBT Democrats of Virginia is committed to electing Democrats!
To do all we can, we are working with the Democratic Party of Virginia and the Democratic National Committee to help elect Democrats in two special elections being held April 18th. We want to spread the word about these two big special elections and want to ask you to get involved today to help both of these great candidates.
We’re using SignUp.com to organize our upcoming shifts for volunteering at the DPVA booth at the State Fair of Virginia. Don’t forget everyone that volunteers gets a free ticket to enter the fair. Plan your day so that you will have time to take in the sounds, food, and events at the State Fair either before or after your shift.
I read an opinion piece yesterday and I agree with one point but not with all… Local elections do matter, but Presidential elections aren’t futile. We must get involved, educate ourselves, and vote in every election if we want a better county, city, state, and country!