June 24 Update: "Families Belong Together" and more

June 30 "Families Belong Together" Event at Kohler Park

A gathering will be held at Kohler Park on Horsham Road on Saturday, June 30, 11AM - 1PM, as part of a larger day of nationwide action. The purpose is to oppose the separation of families at the border, the detention in camps without parents of young children and babies, the proposal of indefinite incarceration of families in military camps as a supposed relief, the criminalization of seeking refuge in America, and the demonization of families and children who arrive at the border seeking help.

You can RSVP for the event on our FB page at https://business.facebook.com/events/215107589107341/ or on MoveOn.org at at https://act.moveon.org/event/families-belong-together/20491/signup/. Please RSVP so we can ensure proper coordination on parking and other event logistics.

Speaking of parking: the parking lot at Kohler park is small and will fill up fast. Please consider parking at Kohler Fields and walking through the walking trails to the event location:

Event will include speakers to be announced soon.

Please Wear White: The lead partners of this action are calling upon participants to wear white—as a striking visual symbol that will also connect attendees in solidarity to each-other and channel historic social justice movements unified by one color of clothing.

If you wish to prepare for the event, or learn more about how events like this are organized nation wide:

  • Register for the Host Prep and Briefing Call on Monday, June 25, at 8 p.m. ET (7 CT/6 MT/5 PT), to hear updates and a briefing to help make sense of the latest breaking news. Organizers will also deliver a short training on how you can use our tech tools to reach your event attendees, address some of the issues most commonly raised by event hosts, and get your input and feedback.

    Register for a Know Your Rights training, tonight, Sunday, June 24, at 8 p.m. ET (7 CT/6 MT/5 PT), offered by MoveOn, in partnership with the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Constitution Society. (Note: This is a deeper dive on one specific aspect of events. If you only attend one training call, make it the Host Training and Briefing Call on Monday.) This conversation with First Amendment experts will cover the specific legal issues you are most likely to encounter at a protest, and how you can access legal support before, during, and after your event.

 

Summer Celebration Picnic on July 15

The Summer Celebration picnic is coming up FAST! If you would like to help out by bringing food, helping to organize games, or in any other way, please visit the Signup Genius at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0945ada8283-upper and let the organizers know!

Upcoming Campaign Events

June 30.  Did you know that Montgomery County holds the key to victory in November for Scott Wallace’s bid to flip the 1st Congressional District?  If you can’t wait to canvass in support of Scott Wallace and our local candidates,  join the North Penn Democrats for a canvassing day of action and picnic on Saturday, June 30.  
The picnic runs from 5 to 8pm at 2225 Bustard Rd, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA
Sat. July 14 - Canvassing Maria Collett (SD 12) For more info: https://goo.gl/EAWGst
Sat. July 21 - Canvassing Sara Johnson Rothman (HD 151) For more info: https://goo.gl/ce6fef
Every Wednesday (11:00am-1:00pm): Coffee and Cards at High Point Cafe
Location: High Point Cafe, Allens Lane Station, 7210 Cresheim Road, Philly 19119. Join Indivisible NW Philly and Turn PA Blue for a weekly installment of postcarding, camaraderie, and fun. Please email andrea@turnpablue.org or just show up! If you are interested in postcarding but unable to attend, please sign up here.

Schedule for Horsham Democratic Committee Meetings

Horsham Democratic Committee meetings will be held on the third Tuesday of every month until the General Election: July 17, August 21, September 18, and October 16. All Meetings will be held at the Yuong Sang Presbyterian  Church on Witmer Road beginning at 7PM. 

All of our meetings are now posted on our Facebook Page and on our website. Please RSVP, like, and share them with your friends!

Schedule for HDC Executive Committee Meetings

The executive committee will be meeting through the summer every Sunday am at 8am, at Peggy Leiby's barn, which is located at 524 Cedar Hill Road. Executive Committee meetings are where we plan events, coordinate activities, and set the direction for the committee. We never have enough people to do all that needs to be done, so all are welcome to attend.

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