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EW Persists, Events and More

Dear Democrats,

"May you live in interesting times," we are told is an ancient curse. And we are living in interesting times for sure.

"She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted." Those are my new favorite words.

I urge all of you to read Coretta Scott King's letter about Jeff Sessions. Free speech is a cornerstone of our society. It is important that we know about the members of the cabinet and what they have done.

Keep yourself informed about what is happening. Persist in activism and resistance. Seek out like minded people; we will find strength in numbers. Be positive. Focus criticism on policies and actions, not on personalities.

Think about how you can contribute meaningfully in a way that fits you. You can choose to prioritize citizen activism through contacting your legislators and influencing legislation. Campaign activism in municipal races is an opportunity to work to elect people who share your values, while learning or practicing campaign skills. Party activism helps build the infrastructure that we will need as we move forward.

LINKS: 
EW reading letter on facebook: http://bit.ly/2kkvyQ0 
NY Times article with transcript: http://nyti.ms/2ll5mck 

Amidst all of this have some fun. Jimmy Tingle's comedy show last week was very well attended. The Holliston Dems comedy night is listed below.

Democratically yours, 

Kate Donaghue 

PS Events and schedules change rapidly. Matt and I work hard to get the most up to date information, but sometimes we don't receive notices of changes. Weather can cause cancellations and postponements as well. If in doubt, watch MassDems calendar and check with the organizers. 
 

Information for Committees - Caucus Questions
Caucuses are happening throughout the Commonwealth.

There have been some questions around this year's rules since "same day" registration is allowed.

First, obtain a copy of the most recent official registration of Democrats from your town or city clerk or elections official. Note that pre-registered voters will not appear on the list. The list should be obtained as close to the date of the caucus as is practical for the town clerk and the chair.

Any eligible resident of the town or ward may register to vote as a Democrat and participate in the caucus. Any person not shown on the party registration list must either provide proof of Democratic Party registration or preregistration or register/pre-register prior to the close of the caucus registration period. People can either register online or with paper registration forms.

Proof of Democratic Party registration can be a receipt from the Clerk's office. Alternatively, the voter can provide proof of registration by utilizing the Elections Division website: 
https://www.sec.state.ma.us/VoterRegistrationSearch/MyVoterRegStatus.aspx 
Some places are planning on having a laptop available; alternatively a smartphone can be used. 
NOTE: This webpage is intended for use by the individual voter to determine his or her voter registration status and other information related to voting.

If a voter does not have proof of registration and is not showing on the list, then the person can register to vote at that time. The person should register to vote prior to the close of the caucus registration. If the person is planning to register as a Democrat, it should be done as soon as is practical, after it is determined that there is no proof that he or she is currently a registered Democrat.

Pre-registered Democrats need to born on or prior to September 11, 2000. Those who are pre-registered and will be 18 on or before primary day in 2018 are eligible to take part in the caucus and run for delegate.

Online registration can be done at: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr/ 

LINK: http://massdems.org/caucuses/info-for-chairs 
This page has links to the schedule, the preliminary call and more. 
Note: please read the Method of Selecting Democrats in full. This is not a substitute for the complete document. 
 

DNC Officers Election Information
If you are interested in the the election of DNC officers here is some information: 
Visit: https://www.democrats.org/page/dnc-2016-officer-elections 
Use it as your go-to resource to get up-to-date information on the elections process, our Regional Future Forums, and links to live streams of our past Forums. It will continue to evolve as we get closer to the Elections for national office in February. 
For an overview of the process go here: 
https://medium.com/to-the-left/how-dnc-officers-are-elected-183fe269ecbc#.xjivc0luy 
I hope that you find the information helpful. 
 

Mass Senate Community Conversations
COMMONWEALTH COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS 2017 
https://malegislature.gov/CC/News 
Locations and Hosts: 
02/28 SOUTH SHORE: Senators John Keenan, Michael Rush, Richard Ross, Patrick O'Connor, and Walter Timilty. 
03/07 SOUTHEAST: Senators Vinny deMacedo, Julian Cyr, and Michael Brady. 
03/14 CENTRAL MASS: Senators Harriette Chandler, Anne Gobi, Jen Flanagan, Ryan Fattman, and Michael Moore. 
03/21 NORTHEAST: Senators Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Bruce Tarr, Eileen Donoghue, and Barbara L'Italien. 
03/28 WMASS: Senators Don Humason, Adam Hinds, Eric Lesser, Jim Welch, and Senate President Stan Rosenberg. 
04/04 METROWEST: Senators Jamie Eldridge, Karen Spilka, Cynthia Creem and Mike Barrett. 
04/11 NORTH SHORE: Senators Joan Lovely, Sal DiDomenico, Jason Lewis, Ken Donnelly and Thomas McGee. 
 

Recurring Sections and Dispatch Information
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How to Send an Event to the Dispatch - click here for info 
 

You Have to Laugh Occasionally - Edited by Matt Shear

from the "Bowling Green Massacre Memorial" Facebook page: 
Republicans have already voted against healthcare for first responders of the Bowling Green Massacre. 

02/11/2017 Holliston DTC Meeting
Saturday, February 11, 10 AM
Selectmen's Room, Town Hall

*02/11/2017 Littleton Town Democratic Committee Meeting*
Saturday, February 11, 2 PM
Room 103 of Town Offices Building, 37 Shattuck St., Littleton, MA 01460
Start time is approximately 2:00 pm, immediately following the Littleton Democratic Town caucus, which begins at 1:00 pm. For more info contact LTDC Chair Jane Chrisfield at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*02/11/2017 A Civic Action Discussion with Jim McGovern*
Saturday, February 11, 2 - 3:30 PM
The Deuce (World War II Club), 50 Conz St., Northampton, MA 01007
DOORS OPEN: 1:45pm 
Many of you have asked: "What's next? What do we do now?" It's been less than a month since Donald Trump was inaugurated. In that short amount of time we have already seen the devastating toll his presidency will take on the values we all share. So what do we do? We are going to build a great big wall of resistance -- nothing like this country has seen before. It starts with you. It starts now. It starts right here at home. Join Congressman Jim McGovern for a Civic Action Discussion about what we can do moving forward. RSVP: bit.ly/2kDDo8n 

02/12/2017 Jeremy Comeau for Canton Selectman Campaign Kick Off
Sunday, February 12, 2 - 4 PM
Waterfall Bar Grille, 643 Washington St., Canton, MA 02021
Come and support Jeremy's campaign to become Canton's next Selectman. Donations may also be sent to the Committee to Elect Jeremy Comeau, Steve MacPherson, Treasurer 578B Chapman Street, Canton, MA 02021 

*02/12/2017 Acton Dems Caucus and Meeting*
Sunday, February 12, 4 PM
Congregation Beth Elohim, 133 Prospect Street, Acton
Caucus followed by meeting. 

02/13/2017 Leominster Love & Kindness Student Standout
Monday, February 13, 3:30 PM
Downtown Leominster (Monument Square)
A Celebration of Community Promoting Kindness and Acceptance of All. Feel free to bring: a flag from your country of origin . . . a large red heart made out of poster boar with a slogan, such as "Love" "Peace," or an image. We will also have a singalong of patriotic songs. organized by Leominster School Committee members Wendy Anderson, Heather Poirier Mazzaferro, State Representative Natalie Higgins, Leominster 8th grader Josh Anderson, and Fitchburg School Committee member Sally Cragin. 

02/13/2017 Celebrate Maura Healey's Birthday
Monday, February 13, 5:30 - 7 PM
Central Wharf Company, 160 Milk St., Boston, MA
Tix: $46 to commemorate 46 years. Please RSVP to Tara Healey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Purchase tickets at https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/celebrate46 

02/13/2017 Wayland Democratic Town Committee Meeting
Monday, February 13, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
110 Grill, 171 Commonwealth Rd. (Rt. 30 at 27), Wayland
Gather at 6:30 for socializing. Meeting begins at 7:00. Advance RSVP required. Email WDTC Chair Michael Gilbreath at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*02/14/2017 Medway Dems Meeting*
Tuesday, February 14, 7 PM
T. C. Scoops, Medway

*02/15/2017 Mobilizing the Democratic Party from the Bottom Up - Northampton*
Wednesday, February 15, 6 - 9 PM
Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School Cafeteria, 80 Locust St., Northampton, MA 01060
This is a meeting of the Northampton Democratic City Committee for Democrats and allies to energize the Party at the grassroots level. Community Discussion at 6:00-7:30 pm followed by the City Caucus to elect delegates to the 2017 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, June 3 in Lowell. Discussion topic: Mobilizing the Democratic Party from the Bottom Up: Using our most strategic political tool to resist Trump and reclaim our democracy. Open to all Democrats and others interested in the Democratic party. For more information contact NDCC Chair Elizabeth Silver at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (413) 570-0087

*02/15/2017 Greater Boston Young Democrats February Social*
Wednesday, February 15, 6 - 8 PM
Brothers Restaurant, 404 Harvard St., Brookline, MA 02446
Come Join the Greater Boston Young Democrats for our February Social as we discuss how to be active in our community and fight for social justice over food and drinks. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or comments. 

*02/15/2017 Cape Ann Young Dems Inaugural Meeting*
Wednesday, February 15, 7 - 10 PM
The Pub at Cape Ann Brewing Company, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester, MA 01930
The Cape Ann Young Democrats are pleased to announce their first organization meeting. The Cape Ann Young Dems are dedicated to engaging young voters and enriching our communities through public service. Democrats on the North Shore, both young and old, are welcome to come and learn more about our organization. In this meeting we will discuss: Individual goals and passions you bring to the table, The Goals and Mission of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts, Measurable Action Goals we can get started on. Also, pub trivia! As always, bring your enthusiasm and please feel free to bring your friends young and old. For more info see https://www.facebook.com/CapeAnnYoungDemocrats/ or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

02/15/2017 Beverly Democratic City Committee Meeting
Wednesday, February 15, 7:30 PM
Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex Street, Beverly
For information, contact Chairman Duane Anderson at 978-922-2368

02/15/2017 Reading Democratic Town Committee Meeting 
Wednesday, February 15, 7:30 PM
Reading Library, downstairs in Community Room A

02/16/2017 Hopkinton DTC Meeting and Caucus
Thursday, February 16, 6:30 PM
Hopkinton Town Hall, 18 Main St., Hopkinton, MA 01748Business 
Business meeting, immediately following caucus. 

*02/16/2017 AG Maura Healey Town Hall Meeting in Brookline*
Thursday, February 16, 7 PM
Temple Israel, Boston, 477 Longwood Avenue, Brookline
Please join Attorney General Maura Healey and organizers for a post-election Town Hall meeting. So much is at stake and we need to act to build on and protect the progress we've made in our communities, throughout Massachusetts and across the nation. Come hear what the Attorney General intends to do and how you can get involved. Note: This event is free an open to the public. Guests are asked to register in advance because seating is limited. 
RSVP Here: https://goo.gl/forms/3mPNLbJw51o7AjGF3 

*02/16/2017 Gloucester Democratic City Committee Meeting - RESCHEDULED*
Thursday, February 16, 7 PM
the Gloucester House Restaurant, 63 Rogers St., Gloucester, MA 01930
Matthew Murray and Dru Tarr will be co-chairing the meeting. Program information TBA. All Democrats and friends are welcome. Admission is free. Come at 7 p.m. for informal conversation, free refreshments and cash bar. The business meeting begins at 7:30. For more info see http://www.gloucesterdemocrats.org 

*02/16/2017 Rowley Democratic Town Committee Meetup*
Thursday, February 16, 7 - 8:30 PM
Rowley Free Public Library, 141 Main St., Rowley, MA 01969
A meetup for Rowley Democrats and/or progressives who want to resurrect our town committee and get involved in making our town, district and state a safe place for progressive values. 

*02/16/2017 Waltham Democratic City Committee meeting with MA Dems Chair Gus Bickford*
Thursday, February 16, 7 - 8:30 PM
the Auditorium at Waltham Government Center, 119 School Street (Corner of Lexington Street)
For more info see http://watchcitydemocrats.tripod.com 

02/16/2017 Wellesley Dems Meeting
Thursday, February 16, 7:30 PM
Wellesley Community Center, 
Monthly meeting of the Wellesley Democratic Town Committee. 
For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Futures meeting dates: 3/14, 4/13, 5/9, 6/15. 

02/17/2017 Wayland Dems 3rd Friday Breakfast
Friday, February 17, 7 - 9 AM
Mel's Commonwealth Cafe, 310 Commonwealth Rd., Wayland, MA 01778 (Rt. 30 at East Plain St.)
Join us for eggs and conversation over easy. Stop in when you can and stay as long as you like. Candidates who wish to speak please contact WDTC Chair Michael Gilbreath at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Address questions to same or for more info visit https://www.facebook.com/waylanddems 

02/18/2017 Greater Lowell Area Democrats (GLAD) Monthly Breakfast Meeting
Saturday, February 18, 8 - 10 AM
Independence Bar & Grill/Radisson, 10 Independence Dr., Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
$7 requested donation to cover room and breakfast. GLAD member communities: Bedford, Billerica, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Dracut, Groton, Lowell, Pepperell, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro and Westford. For more info email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

02/18/2017 Yarmouth Dems Meeting
Saturday, February 18, 1 PM
Selectmen's Room, Town Hall, Yarmouth
Monthly meeting of the Yarmouth Democratic Town Committee. All Yarmouth Democrats are invited to attend. Entrance will be from the side door. Questions: contact Bob Isadore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Meeting dates: 3/4, 4/15, 5/20, 6/17, 8/19, 9/16, 10/21, 11/18. 

02/18/2017 A Conversation with MA Dems Chair Gus Bickford - Outer Cape
Saturday, February 18, 1 - 3 PM
Preservation Hall 355 Main Street, Wellfleet
Organized by the Outer Cape Democratic Coalition. Democratic State Party Chair Gus Bickford will highlight the role of Massachusetts grassroots organizations in preserving and protecting our democracy. For more information please contact Lydia Vivante at 508-237-3133 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

02/18/2017 Holliston Dems Comedy Night
Saturday, February 18, 7:30 PM
Anthony's on the Green, 212 Prentice St, Holliston, MA 01746
Laughter is the best medicine. Join the Holliston Demcoratic Town Committee and Graig Murphy, rising star on the Boston comedy scene. You get a great night out and support local grassroots candidate. Tickets are $35 and include admission, coffee and light refreshments. Cash bar. To purchase tickets contact Megan O'Brien at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Lee DeSorgher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

02/20/2017 Shrewsbury DTC Caucus and Meeting
Monday, February 20, 7 PM
Community Room at Southgate, 30 Julio Drive, Shrewsbury.
Our meetings are open to any interested Democrat, not just members! For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

02/21/2017 YDMA Event with Former US Senator Mo Cowan
Tuesday, February 21, 5:30 PM
Mintz Levin One Financial Center, 38th Floor Boston
Young Democrats of Massachusetts Black Caucus Kickoff with special guest, former US Senator Mo Cowan. 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1802208350044984/ 

02/21/2017 Westborough DTC Meeting with Jay Gonzalez
Tuesday, February 21, 7 PM
Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman Street, Westborough
Jay Gonzalez, candidate for Governor, will be addressing the group. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*02/22/2017 Merrimack Valley Young Dems Annual Meeting and Elections*
Wednesday, February 22, 6:30 PM
Salvatore's Restaurant at 354 Merrimack Street in Lawrence
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 

02/22/2017 Natick Democratic Town Committee Meeting
Wednesday, February 22, 7 PM
Natick Town Hall, 13 E. Central Street, Natick MA 01760 3rd Floor Training Room
For more information visit http://www.natickdems.org/ 

02/22/2017 Stow DTC Meeting
Wednesday, February 22, 7:15 PM
Stow Library

02/23/2017 Watertown Dems Meeting with Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim
Thursday, February 23, 7:30 PM
Lower Hearing Room of the Watertown Town Hall, 149 Main Street, Watertown.
Monthly meeting of Watertwon Democratic Town Committee. 
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

02/25/2017 Worcester County Democratic Organizing Breakfast
Saturday, February 25, 9 - 11 AM
The Manor Banquet Facility, 42 W. Boylston St., West Boylston, MA 01583
Join Congressman McGovern for a Worcester County Organizing Breakfast. Join Democratic leaders and activists from around Worcester County for breakfast and breakout sessions to help build on our strong Democratic base in Central Massachusetts. Breakfast: 9:00 -10:00 AM; Breakout Sessions: 10:00 -11:00 AM. Tickets: $25/Students: $10/Table: $150 (Limited space. Open to City/Town Committees or interested groups.) Donations can be made online at https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/dembkfast2017 or by mail. Checks payable to: Re-Elect McGovern Committee, PO Box 60405, Worcester, MA 01606. Kindly RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For questions or more information please call Seth Nadeau at 508-795-1998

*02/25/2017 Shutesbury Town Democratic Committee Caucus and Annual Meeting*
Saturday, February 25, 10 AM
Shutesbury Town Hall, 1 Cooleyville Road
For more info contact Chair, Penelope Kim, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

02/27/2017 Ludlow Democratic Town Committee Meeting
Monday, February 27, 7 PM
Ludlow High School, 500 Chapin Street
For more info contact LDTC Chair Jake Oliveira at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

02/27/2017 Marblehead Democratic Town Committee 
Monday, February 27, 7 - 9 PM
Marblehead Community Center, 10 Humphrey Street, Marblehead, MA

*02/28/2017 Matt O'Malley's Fundraiser with Special Guest Gov. Martin O'Malley*
Tuesday, February 28, 5:30 - 7 PM
Carrie Nation, 11 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108
Please join Boston City Councilor Matt O'Malley at his Winter Fundraising Reception with special guest Gov. Martin O'Malley (former Mayor of Baltimore, Governor of Maryland, and 2016 Presidential Candidate). We hope you'll come by for a fun evening with friends as we get ready to kick off our re-election campaign. Suggested Contribution: $50/$100/$200/$500/$1,000. To donate online, please visit https://secure.actblue.com/entity/fundraisers/27415 

*02/28/2017 Join Sheriff Steve Tompkins for a Winter Reception*
Tuesday, February 28, 5:30 - 7 PM
Doyle's Cafe, 3484 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
A reception in honor of Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins. Suggested Contribution: $50, $100, $250, $500. You may donate online at https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/steven-w--tompkins-1#rl1 and for more info visit http://www.votestevetompkins.com 

*02/28/2017 Governor Councillor's Eileen Duff's Annual Mardi Party*
Tuesday, February 28, 6 - 9 PM
Napoleon Room at Club Cafe, 209 Columbus Ave., Boston, MA 02116
Please Join Senators Stan Rosenberg & Julian Cyr, Representatives Sarah Peake, Kate Hogan, Liz Malia, & Jack Lewis, and others for a Great Night of Mardi Gras Festive Fun in support of Governor's Councillor Eileen Duff's Re-Election. Beads and Masks for All. Suggested Donation: $35/$50/$100/$250/$500/$1000 or donate online at http://www.voteduff.com/ 

02/28/2017 Salem Democratic City Committee Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, February 28, 7 - 8:30 PM
135 Lafayette St., Salem, MA 01970-4828
Monthly Meeting of the Salem Democratic City Committee. We will be devoting a good portion of this meeting to our platform discussion. All members, Salem Democrats and Democratic friends welcome. For more info see http://www.facebook.com/salemdemocrats 

03/04/2017 Ludlow Democratic Town Committee Annual Breakfast
Saturday, March 4, 9:30 AM
Villa Rose Restaurant 1428 Center St, Ludlow, MA 01056
For more info contact LDTC Chair Jake Oliveira at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

03/04/2017 Policy Summit with State Senator Julian Cyr
Saturday, March 4, 1 - 5 PM
Cape Cod Community College, 2240 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable, MA 02668
This is the rescheduled date for this event. More info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/policy-summit-with-state-senator-julian-cyr-tickets-30530092328 

03/04/2017 Yarmouth Dems Meeting
Saturday, March 4, 1 PM
Selectmen's Room, Town Hall, Yarmouth
Monthly meeting of the Yarmouth Democratic Town Committee. All Yarmouth Democrats are invited to attend. Entrance will be from the side door. Questions: contact Bob Isadore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Meeting dates:4/15, 5/20, 6/17, 8/19, 9/16, 10/21, 11/18. 

03/05/2017 North Andover Democratic Town Committee Breakfast
Sunday, March 5, 9 AM
North Andover Country Club, 500 Great Pond Road, North Andover
Doors open at 9am. Buffet begins at 9:30am. 
After breakfast, guests will hear from many of our local and state Democratic officials and candidates. Alocal Democrat will be recognized as the 2017 North Andover Democrat of the Year. For tickets, please email or call Chris Allen: 978-886-4846 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tickets are $30 each; Tables (10 people) are $300. 
https://www.facebook.com/events/646683942186106/ 

*03/06/2017 AG Maura Healey Town Hall Meeting Somerville/Cambridge*
Monday, March 6, 7 PM
Somerville High School, 81 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143
Please join Attorney General Maura Healey and organizers for a post-election Town Hall meeting. So much is at stake and we need to act to build on and protect the progress we've made in our communities, throughout Massachusetts and across the nation. Come hear what the Attorney General intends to do and how you can get involved. Note: This event is free an open to the public. Guests are asked to register in advance because seating is limited. 
RSVP Here: https://goo.gl/forms/dFr9Wx0Y45ienwp12 

03/08/2017 Longmeadow Democratic Town Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 8, 7:30 - 8:30 PM
Greenwood Center dining room, 231 Maple Rd., Longmeadow
Our annual meeting when we meet in groups to discuss important issues submitted by LDTC Members. For more info email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

03/09/2017 Wayland Democratic Town Committee Meeting
Thursday, March 9, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
110 Grill, 171 Commonwealth Rd. (Rt. 30 at 27), Wayland
Gather at 6:30 for socializing. Meeting begins at 7:00. Advance RSVP required. Email WDTC Chair Michael Gilbreath at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

03/09/2017 North Andover Democratic Town Committee Caucus and Meeting
Thursday, March 9, 7 PM
North Andover Town Hall 2nd Floor. 120 Main Street, North Andovver
Meeting will immediately follow the caucus. 

03/11/2017 Marlborough Dems City Committee Meeting
Saturday, March 11, 9:15 AM
Marlborough Library, 35 W. Main Street, Marlborough (Story Hour Room)
After the meeting, at 10:30 am, Carmine Gentile our State Rep covering W1, W2P2, W7P1, will be available to speak to his constituents. For more info see http://www.marlboroughdcc.org 

*03/11/2017 Mass Alliance 2017 Grassroots Campaign Training*
Saturday & Sunday, March 11th & 12th, 9:00AM - 5:30PM both days
Educational Association of Worcester, 397 Grove St., Worcester, MA 01605
This intensive two-day training introduces future campaign leaders, activists, and candidates to the theory and practice behind successful grassroots campaigning. Campaign workers with all levels of experience and potential candidates for any level of government and at any stage in the process (from curious to ready to take the plunge) are welcome. Attendees will learn from some of the best progressive campaign operatives in Massachusetts. Sessions will include field organizing, message development, working with the press, and other time-tested tactics for winning campaigns. The workshop is great training for full-time paid work on campaigns, people wanting to volunteer for campaigns, leaders thinking of running for office, or issue and neighborhood activists who are hoping to enhance their understanding of how to influence the outcome of campaigns. Food and materials for the two-day training are provided. You can register by downloading the signup form at http://www.massalliance.org/training.html and emailing it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information you can call 617-722-4320 or email Jordan Berg Powers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*03/14/2017 Billerica DTC Meeting*
Tuesday, March 14, 7 PM
Billerica Town Hall, Room 110
03/15/2017 Beverly Democratic City Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 15, 7:30 PM
Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex Street, Beverly
For information, contact Chairman Duane Anderson at 978-922-2368

03/16/2017 AG Maura Healey's Post- Election Town Hall - Malden/Melrose
Thursday, March 16, 7 - 8:30 PM
Location TBA
Please join Attorney General Maura Healey and organizers with Metro North Democrats (a joint project of the Malden, Melrose and Wakefield Democratic City/Town Committees) for a post-election Town Hall meeting. So much is at stake and we need to act to build on and protect the progress we've made in our communities, throughout Massachusetts and across the nation. Come hear what the Attorney General intends to do and how you can get involved. Note: This event is free and open to the public. Guests are asked to register in advance because seating is limited. RSVP https://goo.gl/forms/IJAaoyahZ7X5M2zR2 

03/17/2017 Wayland Dems 3rd Friday Breakfast
Friday, March 17, 7 - 9 AM
Mel's Commonwealth Cafe, 310 Commonwealth Rd., Wayland, MA 01778 (Rt. 30 at East Plain St.)
Join us for eggs and conversation over easy. Stop in when you can and stay as long as you like. Candidates who wish to speak please contact WDTC Chair Michael Gilbreath at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Address questions to same or for more info visit https://www.facebook.com/waylanddems 

03/18/2017 Greater Lowell Area Democrats (GLAD) Monthly Breakfast Meeting
Saturday, March 18, 8 - 10 AM
Independence Bar & Grill, 10 Independence Dr., Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
$7 requested donation to cover room and breakfast. GLAD member communities: Bedford, Billerica, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Dracut, Groton, Lowell, Pepperell, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro and Westford. For more info email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

03/20/2017 Marblehead Democratic Town Committee 
Monday, March 20, 7 PM
Marblehead Community Center, 10 Humphrey Street, Marblehead, MA

03/22/2017 Natick Democratic Town Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 22, 7 PM
Natick Town Hall, 13 E. Central Street, Natick MA 01760 3rd Floor Training Room
For more information visit http://www.natickdems.org/ 

*03/24/2017 Congressman McGovern & Take Back the House Party*
Friday, March 24, 5:30 - 8:30 PM
62 Main Street - Bldg #3, Hatfield, MA 01038
Please join hosts David & Deborah Mager to be inspired by Congressman Jim McGovern (D), partake in dinner and drinks, and be entertained by River Rhapsody Band. By working together and starting now, we can make sure that in 2 years the House of Representatives and/or that the Senate has a Democratic majority. Suggested contribution: $50 per adult (all amounts are welcome). Please RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/239869976460303/ 

03/25/2017 Attleboro Southeastern Mass Unity Brunch
Saturday, March 25, 9 AM
Murray Unitarian Universalist Church, 505 N Main Street, Attleboro
Attleboro 20th Annual Southeastern Massachusetts Democratic Spring Unity Brunch. 
$20 per person, $15 for students. 
CONFIRMED GUESTS: Secretary of State Bill Galvin; Former State Treasurer and Former DNC Chair: Steve Grossman; District Attorney: Tom Quinn; State Representative: Paul Heroux; Governors Councilor: Robert Jubinville; Candidate for Governor, Jay Gonzalez; Mass Dems State Party Chair: Gus Bickford. Tickets will be available at the door. Tickets can be also purchased in advance by mailing a check payable to Attleboro Democratic City Committee Treasurer, Jackie Romaniecki, 120 Augsburg Drive Attleboro MA 
Further Details This event is hosted annually by the Attleboro Democratic City Committee. For further information Ellen Parker at 508-222-3062 or e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

04/15/2017 Yarmouth Dems Meeting
Saturday, April 15, 1 PM
Selectmen's Room, Town Hall, Yarmouth
Monthly meeting of the Yarmouth Democratic Town Committee. All Yarmouth Democrats are invited to attend. Entrance will be from the side door. Questions: contact Bob Isadore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Meeting dates: 5/20, 6/17, 8/19, 9/16, 10/21, 11/18. 

04/15/2017 Tax Day March Boston
Saturday, April 15, 1 PM
City Hall Plaza, Boston
http://taxmarch.org/marches/ 
https://www.facebook.com/taxmarch/ 
ALL ARE WELCOME. We encourage anybody and everybody who demands to see Trump's tax returns to join us. 

04/20/2017 AG Maura Healey's Post- Election Town Hall - Worcester
Thursday, April 20, 7 - 8:30 PM
Worcester location TBA
Please join Attorney General Maura Healey and organizers for a post-election Town Hall meeting. So much is at stake and we need to act to build on and protect the progress we've made in our communities, throughout Massachusetts and across the nation. Come hear what the Attorney General intends to do and how you can get involved. Note: This event is free an open to the public. Guests are asked to register in advance because seating is limited. RSVP https://goo.gl/forms/x72ONgj1fIFxvlB42 

04/29/2017 DSC Meeting
Saturday, April 29
Barnstable County
Watch massdems.org for details. 

04/30/2017 Longmeadow Democratic Town Committee Democrat of the Year Award Breakfast
Sunday, April 30, 9:30 AM
Twin Hills Country Club, 700 Wolf Swamp Road, Longmeadow, MA 01106
Annual LDTC gala award event. Democrat of the Year: Senate President Stanley Rosenberg. Also to be recognized and congratulated: Congressman Richard E. Neal--Ranking Democratic Member of the House Ways and Means Committee. For more info see https://www.facebook.com/longmeadowdems or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*05/02/2017 AG Maura Healey's Post- Election Town Hall - Mid-Cape*
Tuesday, May 2, 7 - 8:30 PM
Location TBA
SAVE THE DATE! 
Please join Attorney General Maura Healey and organizers for a post-election Town Hall meeting. So much is at stake and we need to act to build on and protect the progress we've made in our communities, throughout Massachusetts and across the nation. Come hear what the Attorney General intends to do and how you can get involved. Note: This event is free an open to the public. Guests are asked to register in advance because seating is limited. 

05/06/2017 Jefferson Jackson Dinner
Saturday, May 6
Doubletree Hilton, Rt 28, Hyannis
SAVE THE DATE! 

05/13/2017 3rd Middlesex Area Democrats Annual Spring Breakfast
Saturday, May 13, 9 AM - Noon 
Hilton Garden Inn, 450 Totten Pond Road, Waltham
Themes: Recognizing volunteer success in Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Motivation and Means of Moving Forward and Fighting Back in the Trump era. Elected officials serving the Middlesex area have been invited to speak. For information or to purchase tickets contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

05/20/2017 Greater Lowell Area Democrats (GLAD) Monthly Breakfast Meeting
Saturday, May 20, 8 - 10 AM
Independence Bar & Grill/Radisson, 10 Independence Dr., Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
$7 requested donation to cover room and breakfast. GLAD member communities: Bedford, Billerica, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Dracut, Groton, Lowell, Pepperell, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro and Westford. For more info email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

06/03/2017 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention
Saturday, June 3, 10 AM
Tsongas Arena, Lowell
Watch www.massdems.org for details. 

07/08/2017 Yarmouth Dems Annual Barbecue
Saturday, July 8
SAVE THE DATE! 

11/14/2017 DSC Meeting
Tuesday, November 14
Save the date. 
Watch massdems.org for details. 

 

 

Caucus and Convention Information
The method of selecting delegates was approved on November 14 by the DSC. 
Please refer to this document (once is is posted) for information on the process. Some of the key dates are listed here: 
Deadline for notifying MDP of caucus date: January 27, 2017 
Caucus window: February 4 to April 2, 2017 
Convention date: June 3, 2017 in Lowell 
NOTE: The DSC voted to allow sixteen and seventeen year old pre-registered Democrats to take part in the State Convention and vote on the party platform at the 2017 Democratic State Convention, if they become delegates. Preregistered Democrats who will be age 18 by the anticipated date of the 2018 primary will be able to participate in caucuses and run for delegate or to apply to become youth add-on delegates. 
PLATFORM: Since it is a platform convention, caucuses usually go fairly quickly. This makes it easier to have a committee meeting in conjunction with your local caucus. A specific time for a caucus is required. For example it it is not allowed to have the caucus follow the adjournment of a committee meeting. But a committee meeting can immediately following the adjournment of a caucus. With the very long window it is easy to schedule a caucus on the same day as a regular meeting. With the provision to have candidates who are absent be able to run under specified conditions, many committees find this to be a practical way to proceed. 
 

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Thanks! Kate Donaghue (and Matt Shear) 
 

Ideas for Committees - Choosing Your Caucus TIme
The caucus window for 2017 is February 4th - April 2nd. This gives Committees a lot of flexibility. In a platform committee year, the caucus is usually fairly quick. Many committees find that it is helpful to have a committee meeting in conjunction with their caucus. The caucus has to be at a time certain so it is generally best to have the caucus first, immediately followed by a committee meeting. Sometimes committees schedule a meeting first, followed by their caucus an hour later. That is allowed, but has the disadvantage that if your meeting is quick, people are waiting for the caucus to start. Additionally, if non-members come at the published time for the caucus, they may not be aware of a meeting that they might otherwise have attended. 
SUMMARY OF CAUCUS INFORMATION. 
- notify the MDP office of your caucus NO LATER THAN January 27th. 
- eligible young people who PREREGISTER as Democrats may vote at a caucus. 
- Platform Convention is June 3rd in Lowell 
Method of Selecting Delegates: http://bit.ly/2hOPXyq 
Link to post a caucus: http://bit.ly/2hfrWQm 
Town/ward chairs http://www.massdems.org/index.php/your-party/town-and-ward-committees 
If the contact information listed is not accurate, please notify the MDP by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 
 

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1EM Alliance (Gloucester area Democrats) -Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
3rd MAD (Middlesex Area Dems) - http://3rdMAD.org/ or http://www.facebook.com/groups/3rdmad email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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Berkshire area - berkshires4demchange@yahoogroups.com 
Bershire Brigades - email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Cape and Island Democrats - http://www.capeandislandsdemocrats.org/ email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
College Dems of MA - http://macollegedems.org 
GLAD (Greater Lowell Area Democrats) - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Greater Blackstone Valley Dems - http://www.gbvdems.org 
Kids for Democracy - (for kids & teens) contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
List for DTC activists - MassDemsGuide-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 
Merrimack Valley Young Democrats - https://www.facebook.com/YDM.MV 
Middlesex County Democrats listserv - email MiddlesexCountyDems-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 
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North Shore Update - NorthShoreDemocraticUpdate-This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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Plymouth County Democratic League - Facebook "Plymouth County Democratic League" contact: PCDL Chairman, John Bowes This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
South Shore Democratic News - contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
South Shore Democrats - http://www.SouthShoreDemocrats.org contact: newsdesk@southshoredemocrats.org 
South Shore Democratic Caucus - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Acton DTC - http://www.actondems.org/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/ActonDems/ email Acton_Dems-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 
Amesbury DCC - https://www.facebook.com/AmesburyDems/ 
Andover DTC - http://andoverdemocrats.org/ 
Arlington DTC - http://www.arlingtondems.org/ 
Ashland DTC - http://www.ashlanddems.org 
Attleboro DTC - http://www.attleborodems.org email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Auburn DTC - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Ayer DTC - http://www.ayerdems.org/ email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Barnstable DTC - http://barnstable-democrats.com or https://www.facebook.com/BarnstableDemocrats Bedford DTC - http://www.bedforddems.org/ 
Bellingham DTC - http://www.bellinghamdems.org/ 
Belmont DTC - http://www.belmontdemocrats.org/ email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Berlin DTC - https://www.facebook.com/BerlinDems/ 
Beverly DTC - http://www.bevdems.org/ 
Billerica DTC - http://www.billericademocrats.com/ email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Bolton DTC - https://www.facebook.com/Bolton-Democratic-Town-Committee-125548240803071/ 
Boston Ward 5 DC - http://bostonward5dems.org 
Boxborough DTC - http://www.boxboroughdems.org 
Boxford DTC - http://boxforddems.wordpress.com/ 
Brewster DTC - http://www.facebook.com/BrewsterDems 
Bridgewater DTC - http://bridgewaterdems.blogspot.com/ email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Brockton DTC - Www.brocktondems.org 
Brookline DTC - http://brooklinedems.org/ 
Cambridge Democratic City Committee - http://www.cambridgedems.com/ 
Cohasset DTC - https://www.facebook.com/CohassetDemocrats/ 
Concord DTC - ConcordDems-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 
Duxbury DTC - http://duxburydems.com/ 
Easthampton DCC - http://www.easthamptondems.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/Easthamptondemsemail:easthamptondems@gmail.com 
Easton DTC - http://www.EastonDemocraticTownCommittee.org email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Falmouth DTC - http://falmouthdemocratictowncommittee.org/ 
Foxborough DTC - http://www.foxborodems.org/ 
Framingham DTC - http://www.framinghamdems.org/ 
Franklin DTC - http://www.franklindemocrats.com/ 
Gloucester DCC - http://gloucesterdemocrats.org email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Grafton DTC - https://www.facebook.com/Grafton-Democratic-Town-Committee-602223556590785/ 
Great Barrington DTC - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1113291355436911/ 
Groton DTC - http://grotondemocrats.com/ email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Greenfield DTC - http://greenfielddemocrats.org 
Hanson DTC - http://www.hansondemocrats.org/ 
Haverhill DCC - https://www.facebook.com/HaverhillDems 
Holliston DTC - http://www.hollistondems.com/ 
Hopkinton - hopkintondemocrats@googlegroups.com 
Hudson DTC - http://hudsondemocrats.org 
Ipswich DTC - http://www.facebook.com/IpswichDemocraticTownCommittee 
Kingston DTC - http://www.kingstondems.org 
Lawrence DCC - https://www.facebook.com/LawrenceDems email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Lexington DTC - http://www.democratsoflexington.org/ 
Lincoln - lincolndems-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 
Leicester - http://www.leicesterdemocrats.org 
Longmeadow DTC - https://www.facebook.com/longmeadowdems email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Lunenburg DTC - https://www.facebook.com/groups/44675588185/ 
Malden DCC - https://www.facebook.com/groups/361170660112/ 
Manchester DTC - http://www.demsbythesea.org 
Mansfield DTC - http://www.mansfielddems.org 
Marblehead DTC - https://www.facebook.com/2016-Marblehead-Democratic-Town-Committee-556065501236659/ 
Marlborough DCC - http://www.marlboroughdcc.org email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Maynard DTC - https://www.facebook.com/MaynardDemocraticTownCommittee/ 
Medford DCC - https://medforddems.org/ 
Milford DTC - http://www.milforddtc.org 
Millis DTC - https://www.facebook.com/Millis-Democratic-Town-Committee-207551682626693/ email: millisdemocratictowncommittee@googlegroups.com 
Natick - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Needham DTC - https://www.facebook.com/NeedhamDems/ 
Newton DCC - http://www.newtondems.org/ email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Orange DTC - http://www.facebook.com/OrangeDemocraticTownCommittee 
Orleans DTC - email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Peabody DTC - http://www.facebook.com/PeabodyDemocrats 
Pembroke DTC - https://www.facebook.com/Pembrokedemocratictowncommittee 
Plymouth DTC - https://www.facebook.com/plymouthmassdems/ email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Reading DTC - contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Rockport DTC - https://rockportdems.org 
Salem DCC - http://www.facebook.com/salemdemocrats email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Shirley DTC - https://www.facebook.com/ShirleyDTC/ 
Shrewsbury DTC - http://www.ShrewsburyDemocrats.org email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Somerville DCC - http://www.somdems.org/ 
South Hadley DTC - http://southhadleydemocrats.blogspot.com https://www.facebook.com/SouthHadleyDTCemail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Southborough DTC - SbroDems-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 
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Southampton DTC - https://www.facebook.com/SouthamptonMaDemocraticTownCommittee or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Springfield Ward 6 https://www.facebook.com/Ward6SpfldDems email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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Stoughton DTC - http://www.stoughtondems.org or https://www.facebook.com/StoughtonDemocraticTownCommittee 
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Swampscott DTC - https://www.facebook.com/swampscottdems 
Taunton DCC - http://tauntondems.org/ 
Templeton DTC - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Templeton_Democrats/ 
Tewksbury DTC - https://www.facebook.com/TewksburyDemocrats 
Waltham DCC - http://watchcitydemocrats.tripod.com or https://www.facebook.com/Waltham-Democratic-City-Committee-187729917923680/ Tweet@WatchCityDems email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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CONTACT INFORMATION:
PARTY INFORMATION 
Massachusetts Democratic Party: 
11 Beacon St, Suite 410 
Boston, MA 02110 
Tel: 617-939-0800 Fax: 617-426-5126