Save the Date: H Street/NoMa Civic Association - Tuesday, Feb. 11

The H Street/NoMa Civic Association (HNCA) January meeting is cancelled. The next meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 11, 7:00-8:00 p.m., at 2 M Street NE in the Club Room. The concierge in the lobby will direct you when you enter the building. 


Save the Date: #DemDebate8 - Friday, Feb. 7

The Ward 6 Democrats will be partnering with the DC DSC to host a debate watch party for the 8th Democratic debate Friday, Feb. 7 at Busboys & Poets (450 K Street NW). Details to follow.


Indivisible Waterfront 2020 Kick-Off Meeting - Sunday, Jan. 26

Indivisible Waterfront has won some tremendous victories in the past two years. In 2018, IW's time, energy, and money contributed significantly to flipping three seats in the US House of Representatives, won by Abigail Spanberger, Elaine Luria, and Jenifer Wexton. In 2019, IW's focus on three Virginia House of Delegates races helped defeat one Republican and re-elect two Democratic incumbents who had flipped their districts in 2017.  

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DC DSC Statehood Planning Meeting - Tuesday, Jan. 14

The next meeting of the DC Democratic State Committee's Statehood subcommittee will take place Tuesday, Jan. 14, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at 1776 K Street NW, in the 7th floor conference room. The focus of the meeting will be planning our 2020 statehood efforts. All statehood allies are invited to attend.


Women of Ward 6: Alva Vanderbilt Belmont (1853-1933), A Major Figure in the Women’s Suffrage Movement

January’s Woman of Ward 6 is Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, a prominent multi-millionaire American socialite and a major figure in the American women’s suffrage movement. She was one of the founders of the National Woman’s Party (NWP) and helped gain support for the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. The Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument in Ward 6 is named for Belmont and Alice Paul, another key figure in the fight for women’s voting rights.

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Ward 6 Dems Holiday Party

Ward 6 Democrats share the holiday spirit - and spirits.

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DC Statehood Moves Forward in the Courts

It has been an eventful fall for advocates of democratic representation in the District. In September, Congress held the first hearing on statehood in 25 years. Last month, the DC Appleseed Center for Law and Justice argued in favor of voting representation before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

You can learn more about the DC voting rights lawsuit here as well as an amicus brief in favor of the plaintiffs.


Run for Delegate to the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee

The DC Democratic Party has posted the 2020 Delegate Selection Plan as well as a list of frequently asked questions and a statement of candidacy form on their website: https://www.dcdemocraticparty.org/run-for-delegate

Check out those resources if you are interested in representing Ward 6 as the party officially selects its nominee and approves a platform for the next four years. Contact Claudette David at executivedirector@dcdemocraticparty.org with any questions.


Community Action Group Toy Drive

One our most prominent Ward 6 Dems Tommy Wells (Past Councilmember and current Director of the DD Dept of Energy and Environment) is calling on Ward 6 Dems for help.

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Ward 6 Dems Holiday Party - Tuesday, Dec. 3