Join Team FCYDems at KickButt Columbus!

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KickButt Columbus is an annual spring highway ramp clean up event created to remove blighted conditions from our city’s exit and entry ramps after winter thaw and raise awareness about the hazards of cigarette butt litter to the environment.

Our team will meet at Wolfe Park (1911 E. Broad St.) at 9:00 AM. Our clean-up ramp is Team 20—I 70 Exit 95 Hague Ave and Fisher Rd!  We should be wrapped up and done by 2:00 PM.

KickButt Columbus T-shirts will be given to us at the start (they are free!). There will also be breakfast before we head out to our ramp and a pizza party when we we return!

Please dress for the weather since we will be outdoors. Close-toed shoes are a must!

Register here*

*Be sure to enter FCYDems on the team name and select Team 20 from the ramp sites.

SAVE THE DATE: FCYDems March 2017 Meeting

Join the FCYDems for our latest meeting on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the Ohio Democratic Party (340 E. Fulton Street). We’ll be considering endorsements for the May primary, discussing our plans for 2017 and more.

The business portion of the meeting will start promptly at 6pm. Join us starting at 5:30 to check in, mingle and chat with your fellow members.

Only dues paying members will be eligible to vote on endorsements.  If you are interested in becoming a dues paying member please contact our treasurer, Annie Marsico.

Interested in attending?  RSVP on Facebook so we know you’re coming.

Policy Matters: Criminal Justice and Civil Rights

Join the Franklin County Young Democrats for a Policy Matters Panel discussion on criminal justice and civil rights. Our panelists will discuss the progress that has been made and what’s to come in 2017 and beyond.

Panelists include:
Nikki Baszynski – the president of the Columbus Chapter of American Constitution Society and an attorney in the Ohio Public Defender’s office.

Jack Guttenberg – a criminal law professor at Capital University Law School and the board president for ACLU – Ohio.

Kyle Strickland – a senior legal analyst at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity and an active FCYDems member.

When: Monday, February 20, 2017

  • @ 5:30pm – Networking
  • 6:00pm – Panel discussion begins

Where:

  • Ohio Democratic Party (340 E. Fulton Street)

This event is free. As with all policy matters panels, the speakers will have some prepared remarks and then take questions from FCYDems members and interested Democrats in attendance.

RSVP Here.

Policy Matters Panel: How Things Happen at the Statehouse

So you want to understand Ohio government? Want to impact your state legislators? You’re in luck. Come to our latest “Policy Matters” panel and hear from staffers from the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus describe how things work at the Statehouse, explain how you can affect state policy, and answer your questions.

When:
Thursday, February 9, 2017

Where:
400 W Rich Event Space (400 W. Rich Street Columbus, Ohio)

Schedule:
Networking at 5:30pm
Discussion begins at 6:00pm
After the event, attendees are invited to walk over to Strongwater for food/drinks.

This event is free.

March YDA National Conference

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March National Conference

Hosted by, Ohio Young Democrats 

The Ohio Young Democrats are excited to host young Democrats from around the country in the Buckeye state. The Young Democrats of America, the largest youth-led partisan political organization in the United States, announced Monday morning that their next conference would be held in Columbus the weekend of March 18-20.

If you you would like to help, please contact Jen at housejr@gmail.com. There will be plenty of opportunities for you to get in engaged with Young Dems from across the state and the country.

You can read the full release here.

$55 Advance Registration: March 11th deadline

$65 On-Site Registration 

Contact housejr@gmail.com for more information.

VOLUNTEER EARLY VOTE CENTER

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FCYDems Early Vote Day 

March 12th, 2016

1700 Morse Rd. Columbus, OH 43229

FCYD will be coordinating shifts for the entire day at the Early Vote Center.  Shifts will consist of passing out the Unity Ticket Sample Ballot. 

Shifts times include: 

8AM-11AM
11AM-1PM
1PM-4PM

RSVP HERE

Volunteer March 15th Primary

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Unity Ticket Weekly Phone Bank

There are also phone banks Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday of each week from 5pm-8pm at Andy Ginther Campaign HQ-1108 City Park Ave, Columbus, OH 43206 if anyone would like to help out for a few hours. We can always use more volunteers. 

Phone banking will continue through the primary election support unity ticket candidates and our endorsed candidates for central committee.