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**NEXT MEETING INFORMATION**

PLEASE NOTE THIS UPDATED INFORMATION. 

Our next Quarterly Membership Meeting will be in conjunction with the Nebraska Democratic Party’s State Central Committee in Norfolk on January 17 – 19, 2020.  

Our Date, Time and Location to be announced.

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Congratulations to our 2019 “Inspiring Women” Scholarship recipients:

1st CD recipient, Christine Trinh, graduating from Lincoln North Star High School is planning to study Communications and Political Science at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.  She is pictured with her mother and sister and the newly elected Mayor of Lincoln, Nebraska, Leirion Gaylor Baird, who was the inspiration for her essay.

2nd CD recipient, Kenna Barnes, is a graduate assistant and research coordinator at the University of Nebraska at Omaha‚Äôs School of Health and Kinesiology.  The inspiration for her essay was UNO Associate Professor Dr. Sofia Jawed-Wessel, a social justice advocate and Associate Director of the Midlands Sexual Health Research Collaborative.  NDWC State Officers were excited to meet these two academic role models, pictured here with Chair Janet Stewart.

3rd CD recipient, Haley Mazour, a University of Nebraska at Kearney student, wrote her essay on progressive activist Robin Vodehnal, who inspired and mentored the planning of a 2018 March to Save Lives in Hastings, Nebraska.  Haley was elected President of the Buffalo County Young Democrats and attended the 2019 Young Democrats of America convention this year.

 

 

TAKE ACTION

  • Monitor issues in federal, state and local government.
  • Influence elected officials and other decision-makers through lobbying and grassroots activities.
  • Volunteer and support State and County Democratic Parties and endorsed Democratic candidates seeking office.
  • Work with other constituency groups that share and support our NDWC Mission and Philosophy.   

 

 

The mission of our organization is to inspire, recruit, support, train and help fund progressive women in the Democratic party to increase the numbers of women in the electoral process and in elected and appointed positionsThe mission of our organization is to inspire, recruit, support, train and help fund progressive women in the Democratic party to increase the numbers of women in the electoral process and in elected and appointed positions