Folks are already knocking on doors to #ExpandMedicaidOK! Join us to support #YesOn802 on our very first Day of Action on August 10th: https://www.mobilize.us/yeson802?utm_source=fb_20190801
by Lindsay Bodman, Co-Chair of Recruit, Train and Select Committee Edmond Democratic Women volunteers have been very busy supporting Democratic candidates in upcoming elections to fulfill the EDW mission which is to make positive change in the community, the state and the country by leveraging our collective strengths. We will do this by: • Providing a positive and unified voice from a group of concerned and caring women, educated on the issues; • Promoting the values … Read More
The primary is upon us—June 26! Several Democrats are facing primary races and all could use the help of volunteers’ time and dollars. Democratic candidates in Oklahoma County with primary races are listed below as posted on the Oklahoma Election Board’s website. Now is the time to step up and get involved! Each of these candidates need volunteers for canvassing and phone banking over the next 10 days, so go to their websites or FB pages … Read More
Edmond Democratic Women has been active in supporting Oklahoma educators (and students) during the teacher walkout. Many members have been at the Capitol, calling legislators, and organizing efforts to provide food for students by assisting Project 66. On Monday, April 9, EDW will have a table with donuts and water as part of the Footsteps for Funding Edmond United to support Edmond teachers in their walk to the Capitol. We will be there at 6:30 a.m. … Read More
This Saturday, March 24, students will gather to march at the capitol for March For Our Lives OKC. Information about the march can be found on their facebook page. EDW will have a table and lots of snacks to pass out at the Oklahoma County Election Board, 4201 N Lincoln and will follow the marchers with trash bags and pick up trash. Latest update from March For Our Lives OKC (3/22/18): On March 24, we will … Read More
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.