The members of Edmond Democratic Women (EDW) are committed to preventing future violence in America’s schools. EDW supports the “Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence in the United States of America” (in PDF link below). The members join their voices with the authors of this document to recommend policymakers take a public health approach to protecting children and adults from gun violence. This approach includes three levels of prevention: Universal approaches promoting safety and well-being … Read More
Edmond Democratic Women’s Position on Oklahoma’s Education Crisis: EDW Position on Education Crisis.3.15.18 (PDF) Edmond Democratic Women (EDW) is committed to making Oklahoma a dynamic and prosperous state, now and in the future, with opportunity for all. Education is the cornerstone to secure and perpetuate success and prosperity through an informed, independent and self-reliant citizenry. Investment in education is an investment in Oklahoma’s future. EDW believes, at a minimum, Oklahoma must restore the 7% Gross Production … Read More
The Edmond Democratic Women released a 2018 Legislative Agenda focusing on the following areas: Education, Health/Healthcare Coverage, Criminal Justice, Social Justice, and Budget. EDUCATION The Edmond Democratic Women’s Club (EDW) supports legislation that will ensure full funding necessary to ensure all children in Oklahoma have access to a quality public education. This would include state funding of teacher pay raises to bring the pay in line with regional averages and more funding for basic needs in … Read More
At the March business meeting of Edmond Democratic Women,Cassidy Fallik, Communications Coordinator for Smart Justice Campaign Manager from Oklahoma ACLU will speak. Join us at the Edmond Community Center at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 19. For more information about Cassidy, visit https://www.acluok.org/en/biographies/cassidy-fallik.
Edmond Democratic Women encourages members and friends to join us at the 2018 OKC Women’s March on Saturday, January 20. The Women’s March OKC will commence at 11:00 am, followed by speakers and entertainment from noon till 2:00 pm. on the Oklahoma State Capitol lawn. March route: South on the west side of Lincoln from the Capitol to 17th, then loop around to the east side and return to the capitol.
The EDW Board felt the comments made by Kirk Humphreys required a response from EDW based on the stated beliefs of our organization. The letters were sent to Clay Bennett, Chair of the OU Board of Regents and to Wes Milbourn, General Manager of KFOR. An excerpt from the letter to Clay Bennett follows: The Edmond Democratic Women join with men and women from across the state and the nation condemn- ing the comments of the … Read More
As the seventh week of the 2017 Special Session begins, a sustainable solution to Oklahoma’s budget shortfall seems unlikely. With this, the frustration of constituents has reached a point unseen in recent memory. As the search for a solution continues, the Edmond Democratic Women (EDW) would like to address the Governor and our elected Representatives and Senators. EDW is well aware of the efforts made by the House Democratic Caucus to work alongside the Republican Caucus … Read More
Following the Democratic Gubernatorial Debate sponsored by the Edmond Democratic Women and Edmond Blue Coalition, Dana Shadid submitted her perspective of “what local Democrats would like to see” as president of EDW to local media. What follows is an abbreviated version: On behalf of the 200+ members of the Edmond Democratic Women, I share our frustration with the lack of action by our Legislature in completing and passing a budget that adequately funds core services such as … Read More