PDOC Annual Meeting June 20

Please join us on Thursday June 20 for Strategies, Spirits and Snacks – we need to hear from YOU! Based on input from our members, we will be setting our goals for the coming elections, expanding our community involvement and spreading the Progressive message. We will also elect a Secretary and 2 Members-At-Large to join the PDOC X-Team (Executive Committee).

In order to be an officer or vote you need to be a registered Democrat in Orange County and be a paid member of both the State Progressive Caucus and PDOC. You can pay at the meeting or pay your dues online to both HERE.

Thursday June 20
6:30-8:30
OWASA Community Room
400 Jones Ferry Rd., Carrboro

State Progressive Caucus Meeting

The State Progressive Caucus will meet this Saturday June 8 at 10 a.m. before the Democratic Party’s State Executive Council meeting in Raleigh, Enloe High School, 128 Clarendon Crescent, Raleigh. The caucus will meet in Room 1202.

We need to elect a new 2nd Vice President and did not have the required notice time to do so at the May meeting. This person will be responsible for growing the caucus’ membership and increasing our rate of member retention. If you would like to run for this position, you can be nominated/self-nominate from the floor. If you cannot attend, email us to request a proxy: progressivedemsoc@gmail.com.

Healthcare Action Alerts!



ACTION ALERT #2

NC lawmakers need to hear the stories of people impacted by the opioid crisis who are unable to access care. Chase Holleman is a social worker in Guilford County who visits people after they have survived an overdose. Hear what he has to say about how closing the coverage gap would dramatically impact the people he works with everyday. Then take two minutes to email Chase’s video to your NC representative.
Here is the link: Close the Gap
Closing the coverage gap can keep families together.

What Comes Next?

Representative Verla InskoRepresentative Verla Insko will be our guest at our next general meeting. As the current NC House Democrat with the longest tenure of services, she will serve as NC House Democratic Caucus Chair and is responsible for organization the caucus for the biennium. She will give us her thoughts on the path forward post-election and will also answer our questions.

What We’re About

Progressive Democrats are fighting for economic, environmental, racial, and social justice.

Everyone deserves:

  • Food and shelter
  • Health care
  • Meaningful work that pays a living wage
  • A clean environment
  • Equal protection under the law
  • Having their vote count