6.3.20 “I can’t breathe”

We are facing an unprecedented period of uncertainty in our community and across the country. When I wrote to members last month, the pandemic felt like our country’s most urgent and anxiety-producing situation.  As I write to you today, Minneapolis and other cities are burning. The cities of Kalamazoo and…

3.3.20 Be part of our busiest March ever!

Wow! Long-time members are saying they can’t remember an election cycle when KCDP was so busy so early! (See “Coming Soon” for a rundown of upcoming events.) With enthusiasm at an all-time high, we’re ready for the work ahead!  Neighborhood Captain initiative launched! KCDP’s first cohort of Neighborhood Captains at…

1.10.20 Campaign HQ Reopens…2020 is finally here!

The big one—2020—is finally here!  To get ready for the fall election, KCDP will hire field staff and campaign coordinators. We will keep recruiting strong, committed candidates for local positions. And, we’ll mobilize our dedicated volunteers, who are beyond ready to get Democrats elected up and down the ticket!  We’ll…

12.3.19 A packed calendar, friendly faces & voter news

Dems don’t take time off over the holidays! In fact, our December calendar is packed full. Read on for event details and voting rights news. But first, an update....  15 years later, the office is opening—again!  Kalamazoo County Democratic Party headquarters opened at its current location in 2004, when Jennifer…

11.7.19 News about local Dems and coming events

Well, we’re now less than a year from the 2020 election. It’s easy to get caught up in the drama at the national level. And yes, it’s important to stay informed as it unfolds.  But it’s just as important—maybe more important—to tune into what’s happening closer to home and to…

8.22.19 A Dozen Ways We Help Local Candidates

You can feel it: Excitement is already building for the 2020 election.  Unless you’re running for office yourself, you may not know all the ways KCDP supports local Democratic candidates. For the next 14 months, we’re focusing on this with more intensity than ever before.  Count ‘em!A dozen ways we…