We're delighted to host Connie Harshaw as our speaker for our monthly meeting. Connie is president of the Let Freedom Ring Foundation, which is leading the efforts to preserve, conserve and protect the First Baptist Church historic sites, buildings, and historic artifacts and to educate the community about the history of Williamsburg’s first black church and the country’s oldest and continuously active black congregation. She retired from Federal government service after 30 years, serving as chief operating officer of the National Capital Planning Commission and negotiating site parameters for the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. Register here for a link to join us via Zoom or phone.
Attacks on reproductive rights are increasing, and we are only one State Senate seat away from passage of anti-abortion bills here in Virginia. Join us this Thursday night to hear more from ReproRising Virginia's executive director Tarina Keene about what's happening and how we can help. We'll also get campaign updates from our candidates and their staffs. Don't miss our April meeting! Register here.
What can we do about gun violence? Lori Haas, who got involved in gun violence issues after her daughter was wounded in the Virginia Tech mass shooting, will speak to us about solutions to gun violence. She is advocacy manager for the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions. Join us! Register here!
Persons wishing to file for the Democratic nomination for local offices in the Historic Triangle or for the House of Delegates 69th District seat MUST FILE BY 5 PM ON FRIDAY, JUNE 9. Historic Triangle Democrats call to caucus for local constitutional and board of supervisors seats has details and links to the nomination form. You can read it here. The House of Delegates 69th District call to caucus has details and links to its nomination form. You can read it here. If there is only one applicant for an office at the close of filing and the person meets the requirements for filing, the caucus for the office will be cancelled. For further information, please contact Jen Tierney, Chair, Historic Triangle Democrats, at email@example.com or (619) 851-5462.