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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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March 2019

March Meeting: Seeking Shelter – Exploring the Affordable Housing Crisis, DPCTB elections

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 N Central Ave
Tampa, FL 33603 United States
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Students, young professionals, families, and seniors alike are increasingly facing the same reality that finding an affordable place to live is becoming harder and harder. Please join us at our next monthly meeting to explore information on affordable housing and how it effects our local communities. The meeting will feature a panel discussion with a variety of speakers who are experts, community leaders, and individuals impacted by the growing affordable housing crisis in Tampa Bay. There are many contributing factors to the affordable housing issue occurring in our neighborhoods that we will discuss with our speakers through question and answer…

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April 2019

April Meeting: Energy and the Environment

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 N Central Ave
Tampa, FL 33603 United States
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We’ve got 12 YEARS to prevent global climate catastrophe…what are YOU going to do about it? Join us at the next Democratic Progressive Caucus of Tampa Bay meeting on energy and the environment to learn more about what WE ALL can do to save our planet! A panel of experts from organizations such as the Sierra Club and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy will discuss the pertinent issues that we as citizens and progressives can address with our elected representatives to ensure we lessen the negative impacts on our environment and start fostering clean energy and environmental sustenance. Be…

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May 2019

Puerto Rico Pa’lante: Moving Forward after Hurricane Maria

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Tampa Library, 2312 W Union St
Tampa, FL 33607 United States
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Our May meeting will be focused on the diaspora that occurred from Puerto Rico following the devastation that occurred after Hurricane Maria. This meeting is centered around education of our membership to allow for more engagement of the Puerto Rican community, understanding their issues, and the larger context of inclusion within the Democratic party and our caucus. We are very excited to have Director Kristian Mercado Figueroa, whose narrative music video "Hurray for the Riff Raff - Pa'lante" was winner of the Jury Award (music video) at the 2019 South by Southwest (SXSW) film festival and details life in Puerto…

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June 2019

Democratic Presidential Debate Watch Party/ DPCTB June Meeting

June 27 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Glory Days Grill Florida (Brandon, FL), 11310 Causeway Boulevard
Brandon, FL 33511 United States
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Please come to the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Tampa Bay June meeting which will be a DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE WATCH PARTY!!! The first Democratic Presidential Debate of 2020 is set to span two nights. June 26 and June 27th. Each debate will feature 10 Democratic presidential candidates. Our June meeting date falls on the second night of the two-night Democratic Presidential Debates, so please join us for a night of lively discussion, enthusiastic cheering, adult beverages, tasty snacks, a few hearty belly laughs and the comradery of fellow progressives intent on changing the world for the better! Please come out…

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