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"State of the Union Address watch party"

eboard Posted January 16, 2012 at 7:37 PM
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"State of the Catoctin District discussion followed by State of the Union Address Watch party" ---- POTLUCK
Starting at 7 PM , ending at 10 PM
an outreach effort in Loudoun presenting President's accomplishments so far and why  one should  get involved in the poltical process.
Delcious Foo

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Remembering Dr. King’s Call to Action

Kenzi Green Posted January 16, 2012 at 2:00 PM
by , Director of Communications, College Democrats of America

A message from Beatrice Peterson, CDA Black Caucus Chair:

On the third Monday of every January, our country recognizes the immeasurable contributions made by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Yet Dr. King’s message of equality and progress deserves more recognition than a single day. The famous “I Have a Dream” speech was more than a message; it was a call to action. Too often, we look at the progress our country has made and assume there is little to be done. Instead we must recognize that Dr. King’s message is just as potent and relevant in our country today. As Dr. King said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but ...

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2012 REMEMBER AFRICA PRESIDENTIAL SUMMIT National Volunteers Steering Committee Conference

eboard Posted January 9, 2012 at 7:14 PM
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Rescheduling the 2009 Remember Africa Presidential Summit in Washington DC next year is our National Volunteers Steering Committee top priority when we meet to appoint our executive management team for the special Summit.
The Special Summit intends to bring 54 African Heads of States and Governments

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CDA Winter Conference Announcement!

Alejandra Salinas Posted January 9, 2012 at 11:35 AM
by , President, College Democrats of America

The College Democrats of America are excited to announce our 2012 CDA Winter Conference to be held on March 10 in Chicago. 2012 will bring exciting new opportunities and challenges that we as youth organizers will face. We believe the first step to this success is forming new partnerships to better prepare our state and national leaders. CDA will be hosting joint trainings and sessions with the Young Democrats of America during our Winter Conference. This is our first time to collaborate with YDA, and we know our partnership will help pave the path to victory for Democrats in 2012. This year, more than ever, we are highlighting the importance of unity, collaboration, and strength.

Chicago is the perfect backdrop for this year’s conference, as we ...

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The Law School Democrats of America join the College Democrats of America

Alejandra Salinas Posted January 9, 2012 at 11:33 AM
by , President, College Democrats of America

Today, the College Democrats of America (CDA) welcome to its membership the Law School Democrats of America (LDA) as they become the College Democrats of America Law School Caucus. CDA is the youth branch of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and works with hundreds of thousands of college students from across the United States every year to ensure that young people maintain an active presence in politics.

“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome such a diverse, enthusiastic organization into our CDA family,” said Alejandra C. Salinas President of the College Democrats of America. “Our collaboration will have an incredible impact on the 2012 Presidential election and beyond.”

Echoing Alejandra, Ted Anastasiou (Brooklyn Law School ’12), President of the Law School Democrats of America, made the following observation, “Joining CDA will provide Democratic law students with excellent opportunities to work with the Democratic National Committee. As ...

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