November Newsletter

The November meeting for JCDW North was held at Lucky Brewgrille. Monthly general meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, except December.

Our guest speaker in November was Taylor Hirth.



Taylor Hirth

Taylor Hirth is a graduate of Political Science from UMKC, a former intern for Planned Parenthood and a MO State Government Intern. She currently works for Smiles Change Lives, volunteers with MOCSA and participates in the MO Sexual Assault Response Team. Taylor is also a survivor of sexual harassment and rape. #metoo

JCDW North meetings will resume in January, 2018. Watch our calendar and newsletter for information about the fabulous upcoming speakers for 2018. See you there!


JOIN US DOWN SOUTH THURSDAY NOVEMBER 16TH 

MONTHLY MEETING

6:30PM *Food and Drinks Available* 
Mi Ranchito 964 S Harrison St, Olathe, Kansas 66061

Guest Speaker: 



Bukeka Bosede Blakemore

Bukeka Bosede Blakemore is a motivating presence. As a skilled orator, Bukeka has worked with government agencies, not-for-profit organizations, educators, and more, promoting authenticity and well-being. She is well versed on topics of diversity, team work, and self-awareness. As a talented singer/songwriter and musician, Bukeka brings life to her presentations with the incorporation of inspirational original compositions. No matter the message or how it’s delivered, Bukeka leaves audiences wanting more. They appreciate her ability to connect on an intimate level by recognizing the unique intrinsic value of everyone she comes in contact with. Her clients include the University of Kansas Medical Center, The Georgia Fatherhood Program, Unity School of Christianity, the American Business Woman’s Association, Avila University, and more.

You may RSVP and see event details on Facebook by clicking here.
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED IN OUR FIRST HALLOWEEN PARTY FUNDRAISER! IT WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!

What now? Post election projects for JCDW.

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We are creating new committees to encourage participation to get politically ACTIVE!
Please send an email to volunteer (CLICK THE NAME).
GET INVOLVED TO EVOLVE OUR DEMOCRACY

Observer/Reporting Corp
Go to ONE local government meeting a month and report back. 
City Councils, School Boards, JCCC Board of Trustees, WaterOne Board, ETC… 
Contact Lynn Ferguson

Legislative and Candidate Support
Political issues (pick one to keep up on and share)
JCDW endorsement policy, support candidates, create work parties, call banks, volunteers for candidates, ETC…
HELP DEMS GET ELECTED!
Contact Anne Prichett

Community Service
Help JCDW find ways to support our community
Community Garden, Safe Home, PROJECT 39, ETC…
Contact Angeliina Lawson
Social Policy
Develop ways to join together socially
Book club, JCDW Open House, Mommy & Me, Super Bowl Party & Holiday Party, ETC…
Contact Michelle Sailler at  saillermichelle01@gmail.com or 913.707.5984.