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Political Calendar: Week of January 21, 2018

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Political Calendar for the Week of January 21, 2018:

Sunday, January 21, 10:oo a.m.: Women’s March sister march in Phoenix, March to The Polls at the Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington Street, Phoenix.

Monday, January 22, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. Featured speaker is David Gibbs on “Kochs off campus.” Next Week: CD2 congressional candidate Billy Kovacs.

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Political Calendar: Week of January 14, 2018

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Political Calendar for the Week of January 14, 2018:

Sunday, January 14, 3:00 p.m.: Beyond Tucson: A Time to Break Silence, at the University of Arizona Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd., Tucson. Adapted from the title of his famous speech of April 4th, 1967, in which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. officially spoke out against the Vietnam war, the words ring just as true today fifty years after they were first spoken. This free and open community event is a grassroots effort by dozens of individuals from a plethora of Tucson arts organizations.  This multiplicity of voices joins in concord to honor and respect the vision and integrity of Dr. King through dance, music, poetry and song. Among the community collaborators are Artifact Dance Project, Words on the Avenue, UA Dance, the UA School of Theatre, Film, and Television, and the Fred Fox School of Music.

Monday, January 15: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

Monday, January 15, 8:00 a.m.: Annual Martin Luther King Day March in Tucson. Begins at MLK Way at The Bridges in the UofA Tech Park (S. Kino Parkway and 36th Street), march to Reid Park, Demeester Outdoor Performance Center, 900 S. Alvernon Way. Celebration in the park 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Monday, January 15, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. Featured speaker is Dylan Smith of the Tucson Sentinel on “Modern journalism in the age of Trump.”Next Week: David Gibbs on “Kochs off campus.”

Monday, January 15, 4:oo p.m.: MLK Celebration After Party, at the Dunbar Auditorium, 325 W. 2nd Street, Tucson.

Monday, January 15, 7:30 p.m.: Free screening of “Hidden Figures” at the Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson.

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Political Calendar: Week of January 7, 2018

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Political Calendar for the Week of January 7, 2018:

Sunday, January 7, 4:00 p.m.: Marana Democrats host a meet & greet with Congresman Tom O’Halleran, at the Continental Ranch Community Center, 8881 N Coachline Blvd, Marana. An opportunity to hear from Congressman O’Halleran as well as Democratic candidates for LD 11, Ralph Atchue, and Holly Lyon. This event is free (and NOT a fundraiser) and open to the public.

Monday, January 8: Opening Day of the 53rd Arizona Legislature (Second Regular Session) — Governor Doug Ducey’s State of the State address. The legislature gets to work on Tuesday.  “No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” – Mark Twain.

Together We Rise: Opening Day Rally of the Resistance

Monday, January 8, 9:00 a.m.: Together We Rise: Opening Day Rally of the Resistance, on the Arizona Capitol lawn, 1700 W. Washington Street, Phoenix. Rise with us as we tell our Arizona State Legislature that social justice and progressive advocates are united, organized, and loud. We will not sit idly by while our legislature attacks women’s reproductive rights, public education, science, the environment, human rights, equality, and so much more.”Hosted by Fortitude AZ. Contact Tory Roberg at tory@fortitudeaz.com or (623) 570-6396. For more information see https://www.facebook.com/events/537388449946360/.

January 8 Memorial Dedication – Tucson

Monday, January 8, 9:30 a.m.: January 8 Memorial dedication and bell ringing, at 160 W. Alameda Street (El Presidio Park), Tucson. Dedication of a permanent Memorial to the January 8, 2011 tragedy, an unforgettable day in the history of our community, our state, and our nation. The shooting that occurred at Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ Congress on your Corner event in Tucson that wounded 13 and killed six individuals who were participating in a fundamental act of democracy. The community came together in the days that followed to provide comfort and support to one another.

Monday, January 8, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. No DGT – participating in the January 8 Memorial dedication and bell ringing. Next Week: Dylan Smith of the Tucson Sentinel on “Modern journalism in the age of Trump.”

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Political Calendar: Week of December 31, 2017

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Political Calendar for the Week of December 31, 2017:

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Monday, January 1: New Year’s Day. Happy New Year!

Monday, January 1, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. No DGT in observance of New Year’s Day. Next Week: No DGT – participating in the January 8 Memorial dedication and bell ringing.
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Political Calendar: Week of December 24, 2017

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Political Calendar for the Week of December 24, 2017:

Sunday, December 24, 3:00 p.m.: [No meeting] Marana Democrats meeting, at the Continental Reserve Urgent Care, 8333 N. Silverbell Road, Tucson. For more information please contact Buddy Gill at
maranadems@gmail.com or (408) 806-2036.

Monday, December 25: Merry Christmas.

Monday, December 25, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. No DGT in observance of Christmas Day. Next Week: No DGT in observance of New Year’s Day.

Monday, December 25, 6:00 p.m.: [No meeting] Legislative District 3 meeting, at the Pima County Housing Center, 801 W. Congress Street. Meet the fourth Monday of each month. For more information please contact Andrés Cano at andres@canoagroup.com or (520) 304-5778.

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Political Calendar: Week of December 17, 2017

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Political Calendar for the Week of December 17, 2017:

Monday, December 18, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. Featured speaker is Mark Gordon, candidate for AZ Secretary of State. Next Week: No DGT in observance of Christmas Day.

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