Information Tabling / Voter Registration

WHEN: Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

WHERE:
Bible Park, 6802 E. Yale Avenue, Denver, CO 80224


We’ll be tabling from our tent (think shade) - 10AM - 6PM. We’ll be talking a little politics, encouraging people to be more engaged, generally providing information about HD9 Democrats activities, and perhaps recruiting a Precinct Committee Person or a block captain (or 2 or 3). AND we’ll be directing voters as to how to register to vote - and where they can check and / or update their voter registrations if they've changes addresses, names or ? since the last election.
 
This will be a great opportunity for those of you who are PCP's - and also engaged / interested Democrats - to talk to your neighbors about the topics of the day and the upcoming 2019 and 2020 elections. And you can take in a FUN Festival!!
 
The festival - hosted by Denver District 4 City Councilwoman Kendra Black - features lots of entertainment, fun and games for families, food and beverages, and City and County of Denver displays and equipment.
 
Stop by to chat with our tabling troops – or come by to lend a hand!
 


HD9 Democrats - July 27 Meeting Scoop

WHEN: Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

WHERE:
Calvary Baptist Church - 6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver, CO 80222 (NE Corner S. Monaco Parkway @ E. Hampden Ave.)


The AGENDA:

  • Updates from the Officers - Announcements and Thank-You's - Including Newly Appointed 9A Co-Captain Larry Gallegos
  • Highlighting PCP's and GOTV. 9A Co-Captain Larry Gallegos described prospective GOTV activities as DPOD finalizes the Fall GOTV plan. 9B Co-Captain Nick Assaf described the "Highlighting PCP's" process - to introduce New and Old PCP's at our monthly meetings.
  • State Senator Julie Gonzales' (SD34) presented an information packed discussion on immigration issues, the Aurora ICE facility and more.   
  • U.S. Senate Candidates Mike Johnston and Dan Baer described their campaigns and responded to questions posed by HD9 members. Excellent discussion!
  • Denver Dems Public Policy Committee representatives Tim Lopez and Ben Ellwood described the committee - Who They Are / What Do They Do / When They Meet - and invited interested persons to attend thier meetings and to get involved.
  • Our Denver Young Dems liaison representative described the DYD - Who they Are and What Do They Do.
  • At-Large and District 1 Denver School Board candidates made brief comments introducing themselves and their campaigns. More to come at our September Monthly Meeting.

 

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Dates to Remember - Mark Your Calendar / Sign Ups!

  • Sunday, August 4 - DPOD Annual Picnic - 12:00 NOON - 4:00PM - Denver Ruby Hill Park. Family oriented, with lots of games for kids! Lemonade, beer, burgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers will be provided. Bring a side dish to share. Tickets - $10 (children 10 and under are free) - at the door or online https://act.myngp.com/Forms/-2408298801224744960
  • Sunday, August 4 -  Arapahoe Dems County-Wide Annual Picnic - 10:00AM - 2:00PM - Westland Park, 5701 S Quebec St, Greenwood Village. Family-oriented. Details at: https://www.arapahoedems.org/
  • Saturday, August 17 - South by Southeast Community Festival - "Beers, Bikes and Bands" - 11:00AM - 7:00PM - Denver Bible Park. We need 8 VOLUNTEERS to help staff our HD9 / Denver Dems Information Booth. 2 Hour shifts - 12PM - 2PM / 2PM - 4PM / 4PM - 6PM. Be the face of HD9 and Denver Dems to your neighbors and the community – we’ll have a variety of election and other information. TO VOLUNTEER, CONTACT JAN TYLER - CLICK HERE    
  • Saturday, August 24 - HD9 Annual Picnic - Picnic’n, Potluck’n and  Politic’n - 12:00 NOON - 3:00PM -South Dahlia Lane Community Green - 2430 S. Dahlia Lane, Denver. Visit with your fellow HD9 friends and neighbors, enjoy Griller Larry’s burgers and dogs, and schmooze with a candidate – or 2 – or 3. “Tis the Season!” No Charge. Bring a side dish to share. More details to follow. NOTE: "Picnic’n" takes the place of our August Saturday morning meeting.


JUNE 22 MONTHLY MEETING AGENDA / SCOOP

WHEN: Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

WHERE:
Calvary Baptist Church - 6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver, CO 80222 (NE Corner S. Monaco Parkway @ E. Hampden Ave.)


Come Early - Bring A Friend / Neighbor!  Visit with HD9 Officers, PCPs, Elected Officials, Other Grassroots Activists, Candidates - And Your Neighbors... And If You’d Like… Bring A Snack to Share! Our Meetings are Family Friendly - and Open to the Public. BE GREEN! Bring Your Own Coffee / Beverage Container!  Doors Open: 9:00AM / Social: 9:15AM / Program Starts: 9:30AM / Wrap-Up: 11:00AM. (The 9A Co-Captain election will follow the Regular Meeting.)   

The AGENDA:

  • Updates from the Officers - Including Margarita Mixer Results and Thank-You's 
  • Highlighting PCP's. 9B Co-Captain Nick Assaf Will Be Highlighting Two of Our Hard-Working PCP's
  • Colorado Ceasefire Presentation - By Eileen McCarron, President of Colorado Ceasefire Legislative Action, and a Leading Proponent of Common Sense Gun Safety Regulations for Nearly 20 Years   
  • U.S. Senate Candidates - The Get-to-Know-The Cory Gardner Challengers - The Process Continues
  • Resilient Denver - A Percolating Denver Sustainability Ballot Initiative - An Overview
  • OPEN MIC - What Are You Thinking?

 

FOLLOWING THE REGULAR MEETING - at about 11:00AM, The HD9 Central Committee Will Meet to Fill the Recently Vacated SubDistrict 9A Co-Captain Position

If you've considered becoming an active, engaged Democratic leader... To be elected Co-Captain and join the HD9 leadership team, you must be a registered Democrat in living in SubDistrict 9A - which includes Denver County Precincts 901 - 919 and 939. (9A boundaries are approximately Colorado Blvd. on the west, Hampden Avenue on the south, Yosemite Street on the east and Cherry Creek South Drive - more or less - on the north.) The new Co-Captain will be elected by the current 9A Denver County Precinct Committee Persons. Our quorum requirement to conduct the election is 40% of 9A PCP's.  HD9 Central Committee members - including PCP's, Subdistrict officers, and HD9 Democrati elected officials have been notified of the election by a separate "CALL" notice.
 
For more information, contact 9A Captain Lydia Guzman at 720-480-0739.   
 
 


HD9 8th Annual Margarita Mixer

WHEN: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

WHERE:
5598 E, Mansfield Ave., Denver, CO 80237


Join Us for Our 8th Annual Spring Party
We'll Wrap Up the 2019 General Assembly Session with SPECIAL GUEST COLORADO GENERAL ASSEMBLY HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER ALEC GARNETT with a VIEW FROM THE LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVE!
Special Guests - Possibly Including "Cardboard Cory" - and FUN! 
Enjoy Larry’s Famous Margarita Punch with Optional Tequila, Guacamole / Salsa Bar, Desserts and Soft Drinks
Tickets: $25 each
Tickets at our HD9 Meetings, at the Door, by Mail to HD9, c/o Jan Tyler, 5598 E. Mansfield Ave., Denver, 80237, 


HD9 Monthly Meeting - May 25 - Agenda / Scoop

WHEN: Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

WHERE:
Calvary Baptist Church - 6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver, CO 80222 (NE Corner S. Monaco Parkway @ E. Hampden Ave.)


Excellent Meeting! Great turn-out - even with an early start on a holiday weekend! Thanks to all who attended!

Mayor Hancock and challenger Jamie Gieliis spent about 30 minutes each commenting and responding to our questions. Thanks to them for spending time with us! Senator Court and Representive Sirota provided updates from the just completed legislative session. (Senator Rodriguez was at home battling a bug!) Our officer team covered announcements - including details of our upcoming June 15 - 8th Annual Margarita Mixer.

AND Special Guest HD37 Representative - and now GOP / Rocky Mountain Gun Owners recall targeted - Tom Sullivan provided a GREAT personal history - and described his journey to the legislature, including details of his 2018 ELECTION campaign - and resounding VICTORY in a long Republican dominated House district. AND then he described the recall effort targeting him!

THEN - HD9 members signed up and headed off to canvass in Sullivan's HD37 - to inform voters - and to URGE them to RESIST THE RECALL! WE'RE WITH YOU TOM!

THANKS HD9 for keeping the BLUE WAVE Moving!!

 


HD9 Monthly Meeting - April 27 - Agenda / Scoop

WHEN: Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

WHERE:
Calvary Baptist Church - 6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver, CO 80222 (NE Corner S. Monaco Parkway @ E. Hampden Ave.)


9:00AM Doors Open / 9:15AM Social / 9:30AM Meeting Starts
Come Early - Bring A Friend / Neighbor!  Visit with HD9 Officers, PCPs, Elected Officials, Other Grassroots Activists, Candidates - And Your Neighbors... And If You’d Like… Bring A Snack to Share!  Our Meetings are Family Friendly - and Open the Public.
 
Included: Legislative Updates as the Session Revs Up and Winds Down / Election Updates

AND 2020 Cory Gardner challengers have been invited to provide brief introductions as their campaigns get rolling.

AND: Results of our April HD9 Interests Survey, Open Mic and More on PCP Openings.


HD9 Monthly Meeting - March 23 - Featuring More Candidates

WHEN: Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

WHERE:
Calvary Baptist Church - 6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver, CO 80222 (NE Corner S. Monaco Parkway @ E. Hampden Ave.)


9:00AM Doors Open / 9:15AM Social / 9:30AM Meeting Starts

Come Early - Bring A Friend / Neighbor!  Visit with HD9 Officers, PCPs, Elected Officials, Other Grassroots Activists, Candidates - And Your Neighbors... And If You’d Like… Bring A Snack to Share! 

Our Meetings are Family Friendly - and Open the Public.

AGENDA

•  Updates from the Officers
•  HD9 / SD31 February 23 MultiCounty ReOrg - Officer Election Results
•  News from the Capitol - The Session is Approaching the 2/3 Mark - Rep. Sirota / Sen. Court / Sen. Rodriguez Will Report.
•  More Conversations with Denver Municipal Election Candidates. Ballots Go In The Mail April 15!
       Clerk and Recorder Candidates - Paul Lopez, Peg Perl and Sarah McCarthy
       City Council Candidates - District 4 - Kendra Black and Colleen Zahradnicek
       City Council Candidates - District 6 - Paul Kashmann - Unopposed
       City Auditor Candidates - Tim O'Brien - Unopposed
       Bring Your Questions for the Candidates!!
•   Future Meeting Planning - What Do You Want to Hear?
    More If Time Permits...


Colorado Democratic Party Annual Obama Dinner

WHEN: Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

WHERE:
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202


It's the Colorado Democratic Party's biggest fundraiser of the year,! Join us in celebrating our 2018 Election accomplishments! We've successfully turned Colorado BLUE, and need to continue the work we started to ensure we remain BLUE! Join old friends and meet new allies from across our state to kick off the work needed to elect Democrats across Colorado in 2020. 
Exciting news! Congresswoman Deb Haaland of New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District will be our keynote speaker!
Elected in 2018, Congresswoman Haaland made history this November by being one of the first Native American women to ever be elected to Congress. As a first-year lawmaker, the Congresswoman has already been elected by her colleagues to serve as the “Freshman Class Representative” to the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, the House Democratic Region VI Whip (which covers Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona), was appointed as Deputy Whip for the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and is one of three co-Chairs for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s (DCCC) 2020 Women LEAD initiative.
AND
Congressman Adam Schiff of California’s 28th Congressional District will be the Special Guest!
As Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Congressman Schiff has gained national notoriety for his expertise on foreign affairs and national security. Congressman Schiff was elected in 2000, and in addition to serving as Chairman of the Intelligence Committee, co-founded the bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Freedom of the Press, and co-chairs a bipartisan study group on nuclear security.
 
Tickets - WHILE THEY LAST! Click Here:      2019 Obama Dinner Tickets
BE THERE!


HD9 February 23 Monthly Meeting - Meet Mayor Candidates

WHEN: Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

WHERE:
Calvary Baptist Church - 6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver, CO 80222 (NE Corner S. Monaco Parkway @ E. Hampden Ave.)


9:00AM Doors Open / 9:15AM Social / 9:30AM Meeting Starts
Come Early - Bring A Friend / Neighbor!  Visit with HD9 Officers, PCPs, Elected Officials, Other Grassroots Activists, Candidates - And Your Neighbors... And If You’d Like… Bring A Snack to Share!
 
The AGENDA
- Meet Our Newly Elected (ReOrg) HD9 SubDistrict Captains / Co-Captains / Finance Chairs 
- News from the Capitol - Rep. Sirota / Sen. Court / Sen. Rodriguez
- A Look Back at the November Blue Wave Election Results – The Denver Elections Division
- Denver Mayor Candidates – Listen / Learn and ASK. Bring YOUR Questions for the Candidates!
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HD9 and SD31 MULTI-COUNTY OFFICER ELECTIONS
Following the Regular Meeting – approx. 11:00AM and 11:30AM respectively - HD9 and SD31 Central Committee Members Will Meet to Elect Officers – Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary - and to Establish Vacancy Committees. Any Registered HD9 / SD31 Democrat is Eligible to be a Candidate. Voting is by HD9 and SD31 Central Committee members and Bonus Members elected at ReOrg.


HD9 Democrats - January 26

WHEN: Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

WHERE:
Calvary Baptist Church - 6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver, CO 80222 (NE Corner S. Monaco Parkway @ E. Hampden Ave.)


9:00AM Doors Open / 9:15AM Social / 9:30AM Meeting Starts
 
Come Early - Bring A Friend / Neighbor!  Visit with HD9 Officers, PCPs, Elected Officials, Other Grassroots Activists, Candidates - And Your Neighbors... And If You’d Like… Bring A Snack to Share!
The AGENDA:
  • What Is The Upcoming February 9, 2019 DPOD ReOrganization All About? 
        Electing County Officers / Electing HD, SD and Sub-District Officers, LOTS of OPPORTUNITIES to PARTICIPATE - Platform / Public Policy / Rules /
        Credentials / Tech / Get-Out-The-Vote / Diversity and Outreach / MORE 
  • Our Elected Representatives - Rep. Emily Sirota / Sen. Robert Rodriguez / Sen. Lois Court - WITH The Latest from the Capitol
  • DENVER CITY COUNCIL-AT-LARGE Candidates - Debbie Ortega / Robin Kniech / Tony Pigford
  • Open Mike – Your Views and Opinions as We Look to 2019 (and 2020)!!