Category Archives: Activism

Compassionate Care Act Call to Action

The sponsor of the Compassionate Care Act bill, Sen. Tom Davis, is seeking input from his stakeholders prior to the bill being moved into the Medical Affairs full committee. The next hearing is scheduled for March 13. Sen. Davis needs … Continue reading

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Dr. Benjamin E. Mays: Teacher, Preacher, Mentor, Scholar, Author, Civil Rights Activist

In honor of Black History Month, the Greenwood County Democratic Party pays tribute to Dr. Benjamin E. Mays.   “Remembering Dr. Benjamin E. Mays’s Legacy” by Marian Wright Edelman (Founder and President of Children’s Defense Fund) “’It started here in … Continue reading

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Important Legislative Information- TAKE ACTION

Two positive developments from this last week are: 1) SC Election Commission Executive Director Marci Andino told a Senate judiciary subcommittee that all the voting systems available for the state to purchase have a paper trail (see the article on … Continue reading

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Monthly Breakfast Meeting Turned Get Out The Vote Rally!

James Smith and Mandy Powers Norrell will be our speakers at this Saturday’s breakfast meeting, which will be held @ 9:00 @ The Hut (1310 Cambridge Ave behind Jerry’s Flowers)! Workman’s is catering. This is going to be a Get … Continue reading

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Evvie Harmon: Women’s March co-founder & James Smith campaign staffer

At the GWCDP Breakfast Meeting on Saturday, Aug 4, the main guest speaker was Evvie Harmon, a lifelong resident of South Carolina with an impressive resume of activism in a traditionally conservative state. Evvie was one of the original co-founders … Continue reading

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