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May 2018

DPCTB’s Endorsement Process Town Hall w/ guest Pat Kemp

May 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602-3704 United States
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*******Please be advised that for the month of May our meeting location has temporarily changed to the John F. Germany Library in downtown Tampa.******* Please join us for our May meeting where the Democratic Progressive Caucus will be hosting a town hall in order to gather information from the progressive community in regards to crafting our local candidate endorsement questionnaire. We want to know what is important to you, our members and the progressive community in regards to our DPCTB candidate endorsement. At this meeting, we will also walk our members (and candidates) through what our endorsement process looks like…

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June 2018

June Monthly Meeting – Effective Voter Engagement

June 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 N Central Ave
Tampa, FL 33603 United States
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This meeting is all about putting the "act" into activism. First we will discuss effectively communicating about the issues through shared values. We could all learn to communicate in a more positive manner. Let's learn how to connect and speak with people on the issues that matter the most to us! Also, We will be hosting a Minivan training ( which you can download this onto your phone from your app store). Next, we will also be hosting a live demonstration of someone doing a phone bank for the first time! Since they were so successful the last time we…

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July 2018

All about the Amendements

July 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Tampa Library, 2312 W Union St
Tampa, FL 33607 United States
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ATTENTION: MEETING LOCATION CHANGE FOR JUNE'S MEETING!!!! OUR JULY MEETING WILL BE AT THE WEST TAMPA LIBRARY! Do you have questions regarding the 13 different Ballot Amendments that will be on the ballot in November? What is a ballot Amendment and why do we have so many this year? Do you want a thorough understanding of each of these complicated amendments? Curious about the logic behind our stances? Then please join us, our state caucus president Susan Smith, and other guest speakers for our July meeting where we will have a presentation and discussion about this year's state constitutional amendments.…

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August 2018

August Monthly Meeting – Primary Aftermath

August 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 N Central Ave
Tampa, FL 33603 United States
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This month's meeting is two days after the primary, so come on by for a little debrief/relief in order for us ALL to discuss the primary election! Let's all dissect it together! We want to focus on what worked, what didn't work and what we need to to win in November!!! Also, we will help the caucus get ready to move forward into the general election by explaining what our committees do and how they help us move the progressive agenda forward. And finally we will be electing our new Vice President!!! Looking forward to seeing you there!

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September 2018

DPCTB Karaoke Fundraiser Party!

September 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Compton Park, 16101 Compton Dr
Tampa, 33647 United States
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  Click here to buy tickets Please join us for a karaoke party to benefit the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Tampa Bay on September 15th at 6:00pm. Funds raised will be used to support progressive candidates and for get out the vote materials like slate cards. There will be a bar, dinner available for purchase, chance drawing, games, a photo booth, and an awesome karaoke dj! Each ticket is $25.00 and includes one free drink ticket.

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September Meeting – Targeting Your Voter Universe

September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Tampa Library, 2312 W Union St
Tampa, FL 33607 United States
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MEETING LOCATION CHANGE: WE WILL NOT BE AT THE SEMINOLE HEIGHTS LIBRARY FOR SEPTEMBER: Please note our meeting will be at the West Tampa Library this month!!! Come join the Democratic Progressive Caucus for our September meeting. This meeting will be solely focused on targeting your voter universe for the midterm elections! We will have two short presentations about the proposed 1/2 cent penny tax referendums which will be on the ballot in November. We want our members to be able to understand and to effectively advocate for both of these tax referendums. In order to be competitive, Tampa must…

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October 2018

October Meeting – Sprint to Victory

October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602-3704 United States
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For the last two years the DPCTB has been preparing our members for November 6, 2018. For the last two years we've all been reminding ourselves that we are running a marathon and not a race; and for the last two years we've running this marathon TOGETHER. The time has come to sprint to VICTORY!! Please join The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Tampa Bay for the last leg of this marathon and help us secure the survival of Democracy. October will be our last meeting before the midterms. At this meeting we will arm you all with materials, knowledge, and…

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November 2018

November Meeting – Food Insecurity

November 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 N Central Ave
Tampa, FL 33603 United States
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January 2019

January Monthly Meeting: Bernienonomics 101

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 N Central Ave
Tampa, FL 33603 United States
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If you’re like me then you’ve had this conversation: you say you want massive government programs like Medicare For All or a Green New deal in order to create a more humane world and some centrist Democrat asks, “How ya gonna pay for it? You’ll have to raise massive taxes to fund that pie in the sky dream. The government is broke and can’t afford it.” You don’t have an answer so you have to walk away and remember back when we were a country that set and achieved ambitious goals. You might wonder why we could afford the New…

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February 2019

DPCTB’s February Meeting – Come Stump Our Endorsed Candidates

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 N Central Ave
Tampa, FL 33603 United States
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Come join the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Tampa Bay for our February meeting and learn about voter suppression and Amendment 4. Also, come get all the information you'll need regarding the eighteen proposed City of Tampa charter amendments. And finally, come and get to know our endorsed candidates and see if you can stump them, before they stump you! In honor of Black History Month Devan Cheaves from ACLU will discussing voter suppression through the lenses of black history, Amendment 4, and intersectionality. Also, Lynn Hurtak will be discussing the eighteen proposed City of Tampa charter amendments coming up on…

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