Tuesday, August 29, 2017
NHDP Mid-Term Convention 2017

NHDP Mid- Term State Convention 2017

Register TODAY for the 2017 NHDP Mid-Term State Convention.

Saturday, September 16th
Registration and Coffee: 8 am
Convention: 9 am
Trainings, Caucuses, & Issue Workshops: 2 pm

Manchester Memorial High School
1 Crusader Way, Manchester, NH 03103

Delegate Registration Cost:
$35 through September 1
$40 from September 2-September 14
$45 from September 16 and Day Of Registration
*Register Now to Save!*
Registration costs cover venue and equipment rental, coffee, lunch, and training costs. 

Information on speakers, trainings and workshops, along with agenda coming soon!
Please check back here for more details as they become available.
Guests can register starting September 8.

Can't attend but want to sponsor a Young Democrat?
Email office@nhdp.org

Can you sponsor the 2017 NHDP Mid-Term Convention?
Sponsorships range from $100 to $5,000. Contact dthompson@nhdp.org for booth, program, and other information.

To RSVP via check, please send to: 
105 North State Street, Concord, NH 03301

Media outlets seeking credentials for this event should contact press@nhdp.org

Questions? Contact us at 603-225-6899 or office@nhdp.org
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@Rochester_MFA Rochester Pride 2017 Photos & Recap

“Last year we had about 1,000 people who came. This year we actually had to turn away some interested vendors because so many wanted to be a part of this day. Given the current political climate, we need this.” Matt Wyatt, one of the Rochester Pride organizers

About three thousand people came to the event this year, tripling the attendance numbers from the previous years.

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36th Annual Farmington Hay Day

Not as many photos this year, as we could not be at 36th Annual Hay Day for most of the day. We did get some photos from early in the day. Also for a recap of activities for the day read the Fosters article

This photo from Friends of Farmington



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Archive Post #Charlottesville, Forward, 2017

From @micahbazant

  Archive of coverage post #Charlottesville, forward. This post covers 2017.

Editorial: How will you respond to hate groups?

Three men charged in Charlottesville attacks on counterprotesters


More People Refuse To Work With Trump Thanks To His Charlottesville Remarks -

A white supremacist from Keene, N.H., is wanted for arrest on charges in Virginia, according to authorities.

Once again, Trump glorifies confederate figures & history-said "sad to see" confederate monuments being taken down

PayPal shuts down access for Richard Spencer, other right-wing extremists

  Squarespace is dropping Richard Spencer’s think tank and other “alt-right” websites

Trump’s entire business advisory council -17 top CEOs -- has resigned in response to his remarks on Charlottesville.

  Two Bush presidents condemn 'racial bigotry' amid Trump backlash

 Survivor of White Supremacist Attack in Charlottesville: There's No Question, This was Terrorism

New realdonaldtrump video names journalists -- not Nazis -- as ‘enemies’ 

‘You will have to shovel our bodies into the oven, too’: Father of Charlottesville neo-Nazi disowns him

Trump glorifies confederate figures & says some people carrying nazi flags and making nazi salutes are not nazis.

  Republicans denounce bigotry after Trump's latest Charlottesville remarks

Trump cut funds to fight anti-right wing violence

Congress' longest serving World War II vet vows to fight Nazis again after Saturday's tragedy

President's first Trump Tower homecoming met with mass protest

Heather Heyer, victim of Charlottesville car attack, was civil rights activist

Trump condemned hate "on many sides." Here are some stats about hate groups: There are 130 active KKK groups in US.

What We Know About James Alex Fields, Driver Charged in Charlottesville Killing

Social media users slam Trump over Charlottesville

 Car crashes into peaceful anti racist protesters in Charlottesville.

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Monday, August 28, 2017
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
2017 SCDC Picnic Photos & Recap

We had a wonderful day at the 2017 Strafford County Democratic Committee picnic. Good food and even better company. It was at Miller Farm, in New Durham, again this year; a perfect setting, and a we were lucky to have the most beautiful summer weather, with a slight breeze all day. Highlights for the speakers were Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter. The grande finale was getting to meet and listen to Congresswoman Maxine Waters, a person known for being outspoken and not one to shy away from unpopular themes. She connected with many in attendance by not towing tired party lines and long failed party ideology and rhetoric. Mirroring some of the same principles, examinations, and reflections that many successful local progressive politicians in NH have adopted, she presented some much needed perspective and outlined a few, focused action items for local activist to pursue. We are already looking forward to next year's picnic!

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Monday, August 7, 2017
Activist Appreciation Cookout-Saturday, August 5th, 1 - 4 PM

Activist Appreciation Cookout
Saturday, August 5 at 1 PM - 4 PM
 415 Coffin Brook Road, Alton (Home of Michelle and Drew Carter Show Map
Hosted by Barnstead, Alton, and Gilmanton Democrats

Calling all Left-leaning Activists: You, your family (including kids), and like-minded friends and neighbors are invited to join us in "Cooking Up Resistance." Come party with us as we enjoy some well-deserved, family-friendly fun and a little bit of levity during these challenging times.


A special prize goes to the most creative “Resistance”-themed potluck dish! IM-PEACH-MINT TEA will be provided!

If your last name begins with A through H, please bring a main dish to pass for each plate. If your last name begins with I through P, please bring a side dish to share with everybody. If your last name begins with Q through Z, please bring a dessert, sweet as can be!

Bring Your Own Beverage

● “Bernie” Badminton ● “Hillary” Horseshoes ● “Electoral College” Egg Toss● “Conway” Corn Hole ● “45” 3-Legged Race ● “Bannon” Basketball ● “Spicer” Scavenger Hunt ● “Alternative Facts” Trivia

Everyone leaves with a parting “Resistance” gift.

RSVP by 7/29 and your name will be entered into a drawing for a special gift basket!

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Rochester NH Pride 2017- Sat, August 26th 1 - 4 PM

Rochester NH Pride 2017

 Saturday, August 26th, 1- 4 PM

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts invites the LGBTQ+ community (and those who love them) to Hanson Street and Central Square, in downtown Rochester, for a free public pride celebration on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 from 1-4pm, with remarks at 3:30pm. Our mission is to promote unity, visibility, inclusivity, equality, and a positive image of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ+) community.

This event is made possible by Rochester Main Street (supported in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council On The Arts ​and the National Endowment for the Arts.) An informal "after party" ​​gathering will take place around 4pm at ​The Garage at the Governor's Inn.

Visit www.rochestermfa.org/pride for more information. Vendor applications are available now. Contact matt@rochestermfa.org with questions.

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Vision. Action. Community.

The Farmington Democrats believe that equality of opportunity can be achieved through community involvement, political action, and a shared vision of social justice.