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Mole's Progressive Democrat

The Progressive Democrat Newsletter grew out of the frustration of the 2004 election. Originally intended for New York City progressives, its readership is now national. For anyone who wants to be alerted by email whenever this newsletter is updated (usually weekly), please send your email address and let me know what state you live in (so I can keep track of my readership).

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    Orange County, FL Focus

    Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans.

    Here is a local Orlando area branch of the NAACP:

    Orange County (Orlando) NAACP
    PO BOX 618285
    Orlando, FL 32861

    Get involved with the Orange County Democratic Party:

    Attend our monthly meetings held on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7 pm. Check our calendar for the meeting location.

    Young Democrats "Speak Easy" Social - Monthly series of casual socials featuring a short speech by a prominent Democrat followed by a social hour--a different speaker every month. Held on the second Friday of each month at a location to be announced. Check the calendar for further details.

    Attend our occasional social events, held at various establishments around the County. It's a great opportunity to socialize with like-minded folks, make new friends, and reconnect with old friends. Check the calendar for further details.

    Donate to the party by contributing online or by sending a check by mail:
    Payable to: OCDEC
    P. O. Box 1648
    Orlando, FL 32802-1648

    Come enjoy good company, good discussions and some solidly liberal politics over pints of beer.
    * Every Wednesday, 6:00 pm onward
    * Johnny's Fillin' Station, 2706 S Ferncreek Ave (NE corner of Michigan and Fern Creek)
    * Hosted by Dan Hill, orlando (at) drinkingliberally.or

    Central Florida for Democracy
    An exceptional group of activists. Enjoy lively, intelligent, sometimes provocative discussions.

    Central Florida for Democracy (CFFD) is a Democracy for America (DFA) Coalition Group working to restore and protect a robust democracy on the local, state, and national level. We support socially progressive, fiscally responsible candidates who will uphold the progressive principles of social and economic justice for all.

    We have been meeting, first as Central Florida for Dean and now as Central Florida for Democracy, since April 2003. We have members in Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Lake Counties.



    As the official arm of the Democratic Party, we strive to further Democratic ideals and principles while encouraging the involvement of young people in civic and political affairs.In the coming year, the Orange County Young Democrats will be participating in community volunteer events and performing acts of philanthropy right here in Central Florida. At the same time, we will be creating social functions and activities, like our monthly Speakeasies. These events provide our members the opportunity to meet and mingle with Democratic candidates, elected officials, as well as Labor and community leaders. Through these events, we look to energize our membership and promote the involvement of young Democrats, shaping our members into the leaders of tomorrow.

    Please sign up for our email updates or join us on Facebook and Twitter, as we continue to build our online social network. We cannot achieve any of our goals without your support and involvement. Whether you are 18 to 40 years of age, or a "Young at Heart" Democrat, we encourage you to sign up, attend our events, and get involved. As we build on our successes, it is our wish that our membership swells with Young Democrats who believe that together we can truly make a difference in shaping our world.

    To find out more about how you can get involved please explore this website, or feel free to contact me at (407) 760-7021.

    Find local events from the Orange County, FL Democrats here.

    Orange County Democratic Black Caucus
    The Democratic Black Caucus of Florida was established in 1983, to unite and increase the political power for Black Democrats who went unnoticed. The Caucus is an integral part of the Florida Democratic Party’s infrastructure, which unites talent with opportunity to facilitate voter building through educational forums effecting voter registration drives (EVRD), get out the vote (GOTV), voter action network (VAN), vote by mail (VBM), and support qualified candidates approved by the Black Caucus. The Orange County Chapter was founded, by , in and its current President is Christopher Johnson.

    For news and events, click here.

    Click here to volunteer.


    The mission of the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee is to officially represent Orange County Democrats, uphold Democratic values, educate the community, improve the qualify of life, and build voting strength by electing Democrats to office.

    We, the representatives of the Democratic Party in Orange County, Florida, believing in the principles of the Democratic Party, pledge ourselves to continue our Party's tradition for all the people; to work for effective government, and to develop strong leadership for responsible political action.

    We advocate for values consistent with our Party's traditions, among which are inclusion, justice, empowerment, patriotism, equality, freedom, fairness, shared prosperity, compassion and hope.

    To find local Democratic events, check out this calender.

    Go here to volunteer...we need your help to win!

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