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AFRICAN AMERICAN CAUCUS
The goal of the Pima County African American Caucus is to increase engagement of African Americans and people of African descent in the political process through avenues including organizing neighborhoods and running for office. It also serves as a voice within the Democratic Party to ensure the party remains active in our communities on local and state levels.
Contact: Chair: Connie DeLarge – email@example.com
The Latino Caucus of the Pima County Democratic Party is focused on outreach, inclusion, and political training. The mission of the Latino Caucus will be to engage and organize the Latino community in local, state, and National elections by ensuring full Latino representation in the Democratic Party and all levels of government. The goals of the Latino Caucus are to:
- Establish a mechanism in the Democratic Party for Latinos to get involved and participate in politics
- Engage in outreach and register Latino Democratic voters
- Establish an annual Democratic Party Latino Leadership Institute to identify, train, and support Latino Candidates. These programs will ensure a long-term commitment to the Latino community.
DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF THE SANTA RITA AREA
The community of the Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area’s (DCSRA) goals are to influence, foster, encourage and promote the aims and objectives of the Democratic Party and aid in the election of Democratic candidates for public office.
DCSRA hosts political/topical programs on the second Saturday on each month from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. in Room 203 of the Continental Shopping Plaza in Green Valley. Additionally, we have a weekly newsletter, The Blast, which you can subscribe to by sending your name and e-mail address to MyraAnn@cox.net.
DCSRA is located in the Continental Shopping Plaza, Suite 208, 210 W. Continental Road, Green Valley, AZ 85614
DEMOCRATS OF GREATER TUCSON
The Democrats of Greater Tucson (DGT) is Arizona’s only weekly forum for Democrats. DGT meetings are held each Monday (except holidays) at 12 noon in a luncheon setting at Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N Bonita Ave). Every meeting has speakers addressing subjects of political interest. Frequently, especially during campaign season, Democratic candidates announce their candidacies and present their platforms at DGT meetings.
DEMOCRATS OF ORO VALLEY
Democrats of Oro Valley (DOV) is a force for progressive leadership. We support enthusiastic participation in the democratic process and encourage our fellow citizens to join us in preserving our unique and historic Arizona environment. We meet on the 2nd Monday of each month at OV Public Library, 7pm.
The mission of the Pima County Democratic Party Disability Caucus is to strengthen the party by advocating for full access, integration, and participation of people with disabilities in the activities of the Democratic Party; and by increasing awareness of disability and its intersections with policies, practices, and campaigns. Priorities include:
- Raising awareness of disability and removing barriers to participation in party activities
- Recruiting people with disabilities to become active in the Democratic Party
- Educating candidates about event accessibility
- Providing information about the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and current threats to its provisions
- Tracking and providing information about national, state, and local policy issues
- Providing disability-related information to elected officials
The caucus meets the second Thursday of the month at DIRECT Center for Independent Living
1001 N Alvernon Way
Contact: Chair, Carol Brown, firstname.lastname@example.org
We meet the third Monday of the month at 4:30pm. We meet at the Democratic HQ (4639 E 1st St) or at the TEA office (5447 E 5th St, #100). The Caucus has several goals that we strive to achieve in order to make public education a priority. They are as follows:
- Elect pro public education candidates
- Inform voters regarding public education candidates
- Inform voters regarding forums, debates, events, etc.
- Inform voters regarding public education issues
- Lobby the legislature on behalf of public education
We invite all democrats to join us in this effort. Become a member of the Caucus today for only $10. Contact Luci Messing for more information. Email email@example.com.
The mission of the LGBTQ+ Caucus is to advocate for the LGBTQ+ community & bring queer voices into conversations about candidates, policy, and practices at the Pima County Democratic Party. The Caucus works through and with the Pima County Democratic Party, the Arizona Democratic Party, unions, and LGBTQ advocacy groups to elect Democratic candidates and enact legislation that promotes equality, equity, and opportunity for LGBTQ+ Arizonans. We want to ensure that PCDP spaces are inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all.
Welcome to the Nucleus Club of Pima County, your monthly stop for smart and engaging politics. Our monthly forums feature a wide range of local, state, and national topics from our region’s top speakers.
We invite you to join us on the second Thursday of the month (January – October)
Viscount Suite Hotel
4855 E Broadway
5:30pm – Cocktails and Appetizers
6:00pm – Program
Receptions are free of charge for all current members of the Nucleus Club and Catalina Democrats.
Non-members will be asked to make a contribution of $20 at the door or in advance.
Becoming a member is easy!
Click here to find out more.
The Nucleus Club is the backbone of Pima County’s Democratic Party, ensuring that we can focus on our core mission: supporting working families and electing Democrats in Southern Arizona.
Proceeds from membership dues go to the Pima County Democratic Party to maintain the top-notch resource center our candidates and volunteers depend upon.
Join our monthly newsletter by emailing: Nucleus@PimaDems.org
Your Nucleus Club Board of Directors:
Chair: Supervisor Richard Elias
Officers: Carmen Prezelski, Ash Silverburg, Chesney Richter, Paul Felix
Members: Adam Ragan, Shasta McManus
Democratic Nucleus Club of Pima County
PO Box 13432
Tucson, AZ 85732
(520) 326-3716 (leave a message for Ash Silverburg)
Dues may be paid or renewed online at:
PIMA COUNTY YOUNG DEMOCRATS
The Pima County Young Democrats (PCYD) is an official chapter of the Young Democrats of Arizona. We provide a gathering place for young adults who share an interest in building a vibrant Democratic Party and electing Democrats to local, state, and national office.
The Young Democrats of Arizona is one of the oldest youth political organizations in the Western United States, and is also one of the largest in the country. Founded in 1933 as one of the early chapters of the Young Democrats of America, YDAZ is the official youth arm of the Arizona Democratic Party and is the best place for Democratic activists between 14 and 35 years old.
PCYD meets the last Wednesday of every month atvarious locally owned venues and restaurants. Please check our Facebook page for this month’s location.
Visit our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter for up to date information:
Pima County Young Democrats Officers
President – Ciara Carnes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Vice President – Joy Noriega
SUN CITY ORO VALLEY DEMOCRATIC CLUB
Contact: Maureen Salz, email@example.com, 520-240-0049.
TANQUE VERDE VALLEY DEMOCRATIC CLUB
Our club is a grass roots organization for Democrats and independents who live, work, or have substantial interest in the Tanque Verde area, or the adjacent Sabino Canyon/Kolb corridor, and north of Speedway.
The club holds periodic meetings with prominent speakers. There are lots of ways for you to become involved and make a difference! We invite you to join us! For more information, go to our website.
Contact: Pat Wiedhopf (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/tanqueverdedems/
Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/139744176042125/