monday morning news October 1, 2017

Please plan to join us for breakfast on Friday, October 6th at 7:30am at the Village Deli.
So You Want to Run for Office?

Whether you are interested for yourself, or for a friend that you think would make a great public servant, there are several things you need to consider before running (or persuading your friend to run). We'll cover these things from what motivates women to run for office, to initial steps, to protocol, things to NOT do, things TO do, with some things you absolutely MUST do.  

In 2018 there will be more slots on the local ballot than other election years. There will be 84 slots for Democratic Precinct Committeeperson and 44 slots for township governments (one trustee and three board members for each of 11 townships in Monroe County).  And that doesn't consider the county council seats, county commissioner seat, judgeships, prosecutor, clerk, recorder, and sheriff positions that are up for Monroe County. There are also some school board positions that will be elected, although remember those people do not run by political party.

We also plan to have the same program at a Women In Politics Cocktail Hour that evening at 5:30 pm at Truffles in Jackson Creek Shopping Center.
So that we will have enough materials for everyone, please send a note to dwcannouncements@gmail.com to let us know you are coming to breakfast or cocktails and if you'll be bringing that potential candidate friend with you! 

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On Thursday the DWC’s Amanda Barge and Shelli Yoder will join other Monroe County Government officials and health experts in a summit to address the growing crisis of opioid dependence in our community and throughout South Central Indiana. Addiction to opioid pain medications and heroin destroys lives, tears apart families, blights communities, and places tremendous strains on the criminal justice and public health systems. Intravenous opioid use lies at the root of the tragic HIV outbreak in Scott County.

Infuriatingly, as Monroe County comes together to discuss how we as a community can help our fellow Hoosiers suffering from the disease of addiction, the president and his Republican enablers in the Senate are determined to ram through Graham-Cassidy. This bill threatens drastic cuts to Medicaid—a major source of funding for addiction treatment. Denied access to Medicaid-funded anti-addiction drugs and counseling, many low-income patients and their families would face a hopeless future.  

As we look forward to learning from the summit how best to prevent and treat opioid dependence, we must fight NOW to protect the ACA. See this week’s action item below. Call Senators Donnelly and Young and demand that they vote no on Graham-Cassidy.

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A recent snapshot of local government—your DWC-endorsed county councilors at work. From left: Cheryl Munson, Shelli Yoder, Lee Jones.


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monday morning news September 18, 2017

Stop Cassidy-Graham, Help Stabilize the Insurance Markets and Save CHIP!

by DWC member Nancy Hutchens

Medicare for All is getting a lot of the attention from activists this week, but right now, today, we have to mobilize to not let Senate Republicans push through the Cassidy-Graham Bill.  This is the last repeal and replace Obamacare bill standing and is actually worse than either the House or Senate repeal bills.  
     The Center for Budget Policy and Priorities estimates more people would lose coverage than a straight repeal (and that's 32 million!).  McConnell has asked the Congressional Budget Office to rush a markup so they can get it up for a vote.  
     It has to pass by September 30th to qualify under reconciliation (which only requires 50 senate votes--Pence would be the tie breaker).  
It is estimated that 48 senators are on board.  (We can't count on McCain who is BFF with Lindsay Graham!)
This bill would make the ACA a block grant administered by the states and has no provision for pre-existing conditions.   
We can't take our eye off of this! 
Here's a link to contact GOP Senators: https://trumpcaretoolkit.org/.  
In addition, phone both Senator Donnelly ( 202-224-4814) and Senator Young (202-224-5623) and tell them this is unacceptable.  
     Also, ask them to support: the bills coming out of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension (HELP Committee) to stabilize the insurance markets and the Senate Finance Committee to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) more than one year. CHIP has given low-income kids heath care for decades and it is due to expire. 

RISE TO RUN brings scores to City Hall

Mayor John Hamilton welcomed young women to the Kickoff Event of Rise to Run. He noted that the future would be bright as young persons used their creativity to work on local issues. He encouraged women to rise to their potential. Young, Local, Female.

Kentucky State Representative Attica Woodson Scott addressed the gathering and encouraged them to run for office. Her story was one of support from other women who helped her campaign with on-the-ground work, urging her and buoying her up all the way. Representative Scott was in the very first class of Emerge Kentucky, a training program for pro-choice Democratic women, and hasn't looked back since!

Several DWC members, Julie Thomas, Shelli Yoder, Amanda Barge, and Nicole Browne joined by Dana Black from Indianapolis, Diana O'Brien, professor of political science at IUB, and Representative Scott in a discussion of problems women encounter in running, overcoming those obstacles, and talked about mentoring and support during campaigns. Young women had a chance to chat with these women over snacks afterwards.

Joining the Rise to Run Bloomington Hub was Eileen Soffer of the national R2R board. She came all the way from CA for this kickoff event, one of only four at this time in the US.  More hubs will develop soon, and the goal of the national group is to have a hub in every state by 2020, the 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment.  

To connect a young woman, high school, college or graduate student with Rise to Run Bloomington, email Rachel Guglielmo at rguglielmo.indiana@gmail.com or Regina Moore at regina.moore@gmail.com

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Above: Kentucky State Representative and Rise to Run Trailblazer Attica Woodson Scott addressed young women to encourage them to seriously consider careers in public service as elected officials. Below: Panel members (l to r) Representative Attica Scott, County Clerk Nicole Browne, Professor Diana O'Brien, IDP Deputy Chair Dana Black, Commissioner Amanda Barge, County Council member Shelli Yoder, Commissioner Julie Thomas moderator.


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Monday Morning News - September 11, 2017

We know it's on everyone's minds. So many of us have friends and relatives in Texas, Florida, the burning west, and affected nearby states. Creatures in part of global warming, voracious fires and monster storms are a problem our country must take steps to address IMMEDIATELY because they are only going to get worse and more frequent. And they are affecting so many of our citizens--especially the most vulnerable, our economy, and our future survival. Please take a few moments to think about how we can change the path we are on as a country and a society. How about advocating for changing our development and zoning practices where nature continues to defy us. How about spreading the message and electing officials who believe global warming is partly human caused and are willing to DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT! 
Remember--change starts locally!

Images below of the Oroville fire, Irma (yesterday), and the aftermath of Harvey:

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Monday Morning News Sept 4, 2017

In honor of Labor Day, we usually revisit stories of Frances Perkins, Mother Jones, Lilly Ledbetter and the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire -- all major contributors to the history of women in the labor movement. But how many other women labor leaders do you know?
This page from the Zinn Education Project should give you a whole day of reading! Enjoy, discover some new names and stories!
https://zinnedproject.org/materials/women-in-labor-history/

Breakfast Meeting Re-cap

    
At our breakfast meeting on Friday, one of the updates we received was from Moms Demand Action State Coordinator and DWC member Rachel Guglielmo. She and other Moms members had attended the summer study committee on Permitless Carry, AKA Constitutional Carry.
    
Rachel noted that Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) and a few other very pro-NRA representatives have proposed bills on permitless carry for the past several years, so far without success; this year the proposal was referred to summer study committee for consideration and possible referral to the full legislature during the 2018 session. If enacted into law, permitless carry would eliminate the existing requirement that an individual apply for a permit to carry a loaded handgun in public. Without the permitting requirement, law enforcement would be unable to vet individuals based on age, felony convictions, record of domestic abuse, serious mental illness, or history of drug or alcohol abuse.
    
At the first meeting of the summer study committee on August 22nd, representatives of the Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police, Indiana’s Fraternal Order of Police, and the Indiana Sheriff’s Association testified AGAINST this proposal. They stated that the current permitting requirement works, citing 3,000 denials of permits to prohibited purchasers last year.  Representatives of these organizations unanimously asserted that handgun permitting protects Hoosiers by preventing dangerous people from carrying guns in public.
    
Following the meeting, Rep. Lucas used social media to accuse Indiana law enforcement organizations of being against ‘returning to the Constitution’ on the basis of their testimony in support of the state permitting system.  He claimed that the permitting requirement places an undue burden on citizens who have to take a day off work to apply for a permit and get fingerprinted to “prove their innocence”; he also objected to the cost of the permit (currently $125 for a lifetime permit).
     
You may remember that in 2014 the state passed a law that allowed guns in locked vehicles in school parking lots and then in 2015 the state legalized sawed off shotguns. Repealing the permitting requirement would constitute a further step toward dangerous deregulation of gun ownership in our state.
    
The next meeting of the permitless carry summer study committee will be held at the Statehouse on September 7th at 10am. Testimony from any responsible gun owners/NRA members in this group in favor of retaining our permitting process would be extremely useful, but everyone's presence is encouraged.
    
If you can't make it to Indy on the 7th, please call or email the chair of this committee, Senator Bray (317-232-9400; Senator.Bray@iga.in.gov) and let him know that it's just common sense to require people who want to carry a loaded handgun in public to obtain a permit first.
    
If you need more information, or would be interested in carpooling to the committee meeting on the 7th, please contact Rachel at: rguglielmo.indiana@gmail.com

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Constitution 101.  Held on 6 Thursday evenings starting October 5th
    
Sounds elemental, right? Well, actually not. The League of Women Voters and the Monroe County Public Library are combining to present a 6 week program studying the Constitution as a founding document. This program has limited seating to allow for the dialogue between participants and instructor, Robert Lemming, National Director of the We the People Program for the Center for Civic Education, Civic Education Consultant for the Indiana Bar Foundation, and Professor of Graduate Studies at Kansas State University.
Information and registration is at the link below.
If you know you can't be present for all 6 weeks, it would be better to allow someone else to take that place.
http://mcpl.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=56813

Hoosier Women Forward 
Senator Vi Simpson
and former Lt. Gov Kathy Davis took the opportunity of a women's caucus meeting at IDEA at French Lick to announce the Hoosier Women Forward political and civic leadership program for Democratic women. The mission is to increase the number and influence of Democratic women in elected and appointed governmental positions, and in positions of influence in their communities and the private sector. 
     The goals were stated to empower Democratic women to become more active, confident, and value participants in politics and community leadership; to grow a powerful network of engaged Democratic women across Indiana; to develop Democratic women to run for office at the local, state and federal levels; and to increase the number of Hoosier Democratic women of influence in every level of government and in seats at the tables where decisions are made. There will be a group of about 20 outstanding Democratic women who will be selected to participate in this nine month leadership program. The initial application process will begin next spring in June 2018 and the first class will be seated in August of 2018. Look for a website coming soon, and we'll keep you as informed on this program as more news develops. 

Applicant needed!
     The Monroe County Board of Commissioners is seeking an applicant to serve on the Board of Zoning Appeals. This is a quasi-judicial board which hears requests on variances and conditional uses in the application of planning ordinances on particular properties or developments. This is a fabulous way to learn about County Planning and Zoning and to have a lasting impact on our community.
     Applicants cannot hold an elected or appointed position in City/Town, County or State government. They must reside in the jurisdiction of Monroe County Planning (residence in Monroe County, but outside town and city boundaries).
     If you have any questions, please contact Julie Thomas (drjuliethomas@gmail.com).
The Board of Commissioners is also seeking applicants to the Environmental Commission and the Cemetery Commission.
     To apply for the Board of Zoning Appeals or the Environmental or Cemetery Commissions please complete the appropriate application - they are available through "Link to Board Application" at http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Government/Commissioners/MonroeCountyBoardsandCommissions.aspx

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Monday Morning News August 28, 2017

We Were Honored        

Thinking about this title in two ways! The Democratic Women’s Caucus was honored at the kick off event of the IDEA French Lick weekend on Thursday night last week. The traditional women’s reception featured Jill Donnelly bringing encouragement and news of Joe’s campaign. Also Karlee Macer, State Representative District 92, spoke to the crowd about the status of women in government.

Regina Moore gave a little history of the beginnings of the DWC and Amy Swain told about our programs and invited anyone to come to breakfasts and our other programs. We gave encouragement for other areas of the 9th District and beyond to support women candidates.

Women seeking the Democratic nomination for Congress, Liz Watson (9th), Tobi Beck (4th), and Courtney Tritch (3rd), each gave some information about their campaigns. It’s encouraging to have THREE women (possibly more) running at this level. Anna Murray (state senator district 46 candidate) and our own Penny Githens (state representative district 60 candidate) also introduced themselves and told a little about their efforts in 2018. 

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day weekend with this kickoff was a great way to be with some amazing women across southern Indiana, and we thank our host committee: Martha Nice, Joanie Kanizer, Rita Long, Patty Yount, and Sandy Blanton for this honor. WE were honored to share our story and share the honors with so many others.

— Regina Moore


SEPTEMBER BREAKFAST: As this issue of the Monday Morning News went to press, the program for the breakfast was still TBA, but you can be sure it will be an interesting one. Be there or wish you had been!
Friday, September 1, 7:30 am
Village Deli

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monday morning news August 21, 2017

Eat Sheet Cake??
Hey, Tina Fey.
Maybe,
but there's a better way!

Nicole Byer and her friends!
There's a special link below just for our shows.
Get your friends to come with you, because this is a total girl celebration with giggles and guffaws, and great fun!

DWC COMEDY FUNDRAISER - Sunday, Sept. 3
TWO SHOWS: 5:30pm and 8:00pm
The Comedy Attic, corner of 4th and Walnut

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Join us as we welcome Nicole Byer to The Comedy Attic for a fun night to help raise funds for the Democratic Women’s Caucus.  A fan favorite on MTV’s Girl Code, Nicole is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. As producer and star of the scripted MTV comedy series "Loosely Exactly Nicole," she will make history when the show becomes the first ever content exclusive to Facebook.

To purchase tickets, go HERE. 100% of the ticket price benefits the DWC! Contact Amy Swain if you'd like to be a sponsor for this event! amyswain1@gmail.com.

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monday morning news August 7, 2017

In December 2007 the Kernan-Shepard Commission came out and as part of their recommendations on local government reform, proposed that Indiana’s township governments be eliminated and that all township government- responsibilities, including assessment, poor relief, fire, EMS and cemeteries, be transferred to the county executive and county council. In a Nuvo article the following February, Perry Township (Marion County) trustee Gary Coons stated “If you eliminate the redundant layers it means you’re going to eliminate politicians’ jobs. It doesn’t mean that you’re going to eliminate those services … The way I see it, you can act locally, but manage regionally.” A former firefighter, Coons went on to suggest that most of his township trustee colleagues were unhappy about the recommendation. “They want to keep their jobs.” he stated in the article, “I grew up in a conservative family. As a conservative I was always taught that entitlements weren’t a good thing. No one is ‘entitled’ to their position.”

Our Breakfast Meeting last Friday showed why these statements should be taken with a large grain of salt. Lillian Henegar, Michelle Bright, Mary McInery, Pam Cook, Amy Swain, Vicky Sorenson, and Susie Hamilton showed that they are passionate, dedicated public servants who are best situated to provide the many services with which the Township Boards and Trustees are entrusted. None of these women are getting rich in the position (in fact one Township Board member stated that she was surprised to find out - after she’d won election - that she would be paid!). Moving township responsibilities to the County Commissioners and Councils would likely mean that additional staff would need to be hired and services would still need to be paid for. Each township has it’s own unique populations and needs, and trustees and board members, who must live in their districts, are in the best position to know their neighbors, know their options and to respond quickly and flexibly to the situations that arise.

This doesn’t mean that there aren’t issues with township government. Fire and Emergency services create one major headache for our Trustees and options to streamline these services should continue to be explored. And there have been instances where, to quote Nuvo again, “individuals (were) able to live outside expected standards of accountability, or even law-abiding behavior.” Here in Monroe County we’ve had a few of those… but we’ve also seen that politicians who act badly aren’t restricted to Township Trustees and Board Members. Proper rules and regulations and oversight (yes citizens, that means us) would go far towards solving those issues.
Monroe County has eleven townships… there are one trustee and three board members for each township. That means there are forty-four slots on the ballot up for election or re-election in 2018 and looking for dedicated and compassionate people looking to serve their communities. Maybe one of them is you….

WHAT’S UP WITH THE DWC: we have a lot of things coming up!

DWC To Host Candidate Forum for City Council At-Large Seat
Sunday, Aug. 13 3:30 - 5:30pm
Democratic Headquarters, 116 S. Madison St.
Here is your chance to ask the candidates the questions you'd like answered....
Jean Capler, Sierra Reed, Gabe Coleman, Jim Simms, Darryl Neher and Sean Starowitz have declared their candidacies to fill the City Council At-Large seat left vacant by the retirement of Tim Mayer.
Even if you can’t vote in the caucus, you can learn more about the people who might be representing you on the city council (or in another future position) and talk to your precinct chair (who will be voting)
Note: if you can’t be there, this event will be live streamed and archived by the Monroe County Democratic Party on their website and Facebook pages (as are the previous events).

The DWC at IDEA
Kick Up Our Heels! Annual Women’s Event
French Lick Winery & Vintage Cafe, 8145 W Sinclair St, West Baden Springs, IN 47469
Thursday Aug. 24 5:00pm Featuring: Jill Donnelly, State Representative Karlee Macer, & the Democratic Women’s Caucus of Bloomington

DWC COMEDY FUNDRAISER - Sunday, Sept. 3
TWO SHOWS: 5:30pm and 8:00pm
The Comedy Attic, corner of 4th and Walnut
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Join us as we welcome Nicole Byer to The Comedy Attic for a fun night to help raise funds for the Democratic Women’s Caucus. Other local female comedians will also perform.
A fan favorite on MTV’s Girl Code, Nicole is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. As producer and star of the scripted MTV comedy series "Loosely Exactly Nicole," she will make history when the show becomes the first ever content exclusive to Facebook.
To purchase tickets, go HERE. 100% of the ticket price benefits the DWC!
Contact Amy Swain if you'd like to be a sponsor for this event! amyswain1@gmail.com
More information? Just email dwcannouncements@gmail.com.
For more information check out our Facebook Events Page.

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Monday Morning News - August 14, 2017

DWC Hosted Informative Candidate Forum for City Council At-Large Seat
The DWC hosted the final pre-caucus forum for candidates seeking the City Council at-large seat vacated by Tim Mayer. It took place yesterday afternoon, Sunday, August 13th at the Democratic Headquarters. The event was emceed by Julie Thomas, and moderators included City Council member Isabel Piedmont-Smith, former City Council member Charlotte Zietlow, and County Council member Lee Jones.

Candidates Jean Capler, Sierra Reed, Gabe Coleman, Jim Sims, Darryl Neher (via Skype), Sean Starowitz, and Trent Deckard were all there to provide two minute opening and closing statements and answer questions, including a lightning round with only one word answers allowed! The crowd in attendance was diverse and everyone appreciated one last chance to get to know the people who hope to be our newest local public servant. Pictures below!

If you weren't able to attend, the event was live streamed and archived by the Monroe County Democratic Party on their website and Facebook pages (as are the previous pre-caucus events).

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DWC COMEDY FUNDRAISER - Sunday, Sept. 3 
TWO SHOWS: 5:30pm and 8:00pm
The Comedy Attic, corner of 4th and Walnut
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Join us as we welcome Nicole Byer to The Comedy Attic for a fun night to help raise funds for the Democratic Women’s Caucus. Other local female comedians will also perform. A fan favorite on MTV’s Girl Code, Nicole is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. As producer and star of the scripted MTV comedy series "Loosely Exactly Nicole," she will make history when the show becomes the first ever content exclusive to Facebook.

To purchase tickets, go HERE. 100% of the ticket price benefits the DWC! Contact Amy Swain if you'd like to be a sponsor for this event! amyswain1@gmail.com More information? Just email dwcannouncements@gmail.com and check out our Facebook Events Page.

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monday morning news July 31, 2017

‘John McCain to the rescue’, ‘it took a veteran’ - these were some of the headlines after the latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed in the Senate last week. But John McCain isn’t the only veteran in government, or even the only Senator who is facing a life threatening illness. Senator Mazie Hirono (D) Hawaii is doing her job with little fanfare from the press while battling stage 4 kidney cancer. Tammy Duckworth (D) Illinois, whose opponent in her Senate race belittled her service record, lost both her legs while flying helicopters for the Army during the Iraq war.
And despite the hyperbole, John McCain didn’t bring down the GOP single handedly. He may have struck the deciding blow, but his vote would have been irrelevant without the votes of every Democratic Senator before him, as well as the “no” votes of Republican Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski who have steadfastly opposed repeal from the start.
As an article in the L.A. Times pointed out it was “hardly their first rodeo in political courage. In 2013, it was Collins who convened a small bipartisan group of senators made up eight men and six women (including Murkowski) to figure out how to keep the government from shutting down. “Leadership, I must fully admit, was provided primarily from women in the Senate,” Sen. John McCain said after the deal was announced….”
The same article pointed out that one “reason many female legislators may compromise well is because they may be less egotistical. According to a 2001 survey that asked American members of Congress why they ran, men responded that they had “always wanted to.” The No. 1 reason for women? The ability to effect change in society. Imagine if 100% of politicians cared about that.”
Unfortunately, 100% of politicians don’t seem to care about that. Many politicians continue to push agendas that benefit the few over the many, often despite overwhelming opposition from their constituents. And they can continue to do so because of the dysfunctionality of our current political system. Politicians don’t have to listen to us anymore.
How do we change that? As citizens we must continue to become engaged, to speak out and participate in our democracy at all levels. We must work to overcome the forces that help to maintain the current system: gerrymandering, money in politics and the suppression of voting rights. And we must level the playing field by electing a government that truly represents the diversity of our nation.
In the words of Sierra Reed, who declared her candidacy for the City Council at large seat this week: “(I)t is one of the hardest, scariest things I've ever chosen to do. But I believe it's important for me to do so to inspire other people my age to also step up and participate in our democracy. I know I have a long way to go to measure up to the expertise of our other candidates, but that's okay. I'm starting now.
To my peers: Now is the time to act. Voting isn't enough anymore, and the current state of our country confirms that. Please reach out to me if you are interested in running for a position or being appointed to a board or commission. I will connect you with the appropriate people to help you do so.
Here's to actively building our future instead of sitting idly by! ”

WHAT’S UP WITH THE DWC: we have a lot of things coming up!

AUGUST BREAKFAST: Your Sister’s (and Brother’s) Keeper…. the most important elected position that most citizens may know nothing about…
Friday, August 4, 7:30am
Village Deli
As we look to the local elections that will take place in 2018 (and there are many slots on the primary ballot!), we’ll feature Township Government this Friday. We have several members who are Township Trustees who can talk about the purpose, structure and duties of that job, and that of the Township Board that assists them with those duties.  There’s one trustee and three board members for each of the eleven townships in Monroe County.  That’s 44 positions in that area of government alone!
Featured speakers will be:
Lillian Henegar, Bloomington Township Trustee
Vicky Sorensen, Indian Creek Township Trustee and Board member Amy Swain
Michelle Bright, Benton Township Trustee and Board member Mary McInerny
Susie Hamilton, Perry Township Board
We’ll also hear from some folks who have run for these positions in the past and perhaps give some clues as to how to campaign on this level of government.
Please join us. Even if you have no intention of running for these positions, you can be invaluable to other women who might be interested.

DWC To Host Candidate Forum for City Council At-Large Seat
Sunday, Aug. 13 4:00 - 6:00pm
Democratic Headquarters, 116 S. Madison St.
This is your chance to ask those questions from a progressive and female perspective…
Jean Capler, Sierra Reed, Gabe Coleman, Jim Simms, Darryl Neher and Sean Starowitz have declared their candidacies to fill the City Council At-Large seat left vacant by the retirement of Tim Mayer.
Even if you can’t vote in the caucus, you can learn more about the people who might be representing you on the city council (or in another future position) and talk to your precinct chair (who will be voting)
Note: if you can’t be there, this event will be live streamed and archived by the Monroe County Democratic Party on their website and Facebook pages (as are the previous events).

The DWC at IDEA
Kick Up Our Heels! Annual Women’s Event
French Lick Winery & Vintage Cafe, 8145 W Sinclair St, West Baden Springs, IN 47469
Thursday Aug. 24 5:00pm Featuring: Jill Donnelly, State Representative Karlee Macer, & the Democratic Women’s Caucus of Bloomington

DWC COMEDY FUNDRAISER - Sunday, Sept. 3
TWO SHOWS: 5:30pm and 8:00pm
The Comedy Attic, corner of 4th and Walnut

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Join us as we welcome Nicole Byer to The Comedy Attic for a fun night to help raise funds for the Democratic Women’s Caucus. Other local female comedians will also perform.
A fan favorite on MTV’s Girl Code, Nicole is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. As producer and star of the scripted MTV comedy series "Loosely Exactly Nicole," she will make history when the show becomes the first ever content exclusive to Facebook.
To purchase tickets, go HERE. 100% of the ticket price benefits the DWC!
Sponsorships are available.  Just email dwcannouncements@gmail.com.
For more information check out our Facebook Events Page.

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