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Greater Royal Oak Democratic Club

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Democratic Party organization for residents of Royal Oak and nearby communities. Our meetings are always free and open to the public.

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Future Events

Saturday
Mar
2
2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
Lainey Frydrych, Founder of GrowYourAdvocacy.com, will give a slide presentation about the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. The NPVIC is an interim step endorsed by the League of Women Voters, with the ultimate goal of eliminating the Electoral College. Come learn more about why the LWV has proposed eliminating the Electoral College since 1970, and how you can help get MI join 12 others states that have already enacted the NPVIC into law.

Past Events

Saturday
Feb
9
2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
The Greater Royal Oak Democratic Club hosts guest speaker Denzel McCampbell, newly-appointed communications director for Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib. Mr. McCampbell is a community organizer and social justice activist who was named one of Detroit's Angelic Troublemakers by Colorlines. Mr. McCampbell previously worked with Engage Michigan and Black Youth Project 100 and was active in Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ advocacy. Please note that we have moved our regular meeting date back one week to avoid a conflict with the MDP state convention on February 2nd.
Saturday
Jan
5
2019
Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
Join us as we discuss our victories and lessons learned from the 2018 elections, choose our club's 2019 officers and board, and consider changes to our club's bylaws. The meeting is free and open to the public. If you are interested in volunteering for our 2019 board and cannot make this meeting please call Tom at 248-291-9054.
Saturday
Dec
1
2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, Royal Oak native and internationally-renowned hero of the Flint water disaster, is special guest at the December meeting of the Greater Royal Oak Democratic Club. She will be talking about her (excellent) new book, "What the Eyes Don't See." If you have already purchased the book bring it with you to get it signed. We will also have copies for sale:
Saturday
Oct
6
2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
Join us for our October monthly meeting. Our guest speakers will be the two Democratic nominees for the Michigan Supreme Court: Sam Bagenstos and Megan Cavenaugh. Like all of our meetings this meeting is free and open to the public. For more information visit http://roadc.com, democrat@roadc.com, or call Tom at 248-291-9054.
Saturday
Jun
2
2018
Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
Our guest speakers will be Abdul El-Sayed and Shri Thanedar, candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor.
Saturday
May
5
2018
Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
Our guest speaker will be Kristopher Banks, an expert in using social media to win elections. We learned during the last city election how important social media is in combatting untruths. Join us at this meeting so we can learn how we can use social media to help voters get complete and accurate information.
Saturday
Apr
7
2018
Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
Join us for a special event: a candidate forum featuring all four candidates for the Democratic nomination for 9th congressional district (Steve Bieda, Martin Brook, Andy Levin, and Ellen Lipton). Are you having trouble deciding which of these excellent candidates should get your vote? This forum might help you decide. Come hear which progressive policies these candidates support.
Saturday
Jan
6
2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
Our guest speaker will be Ken Whittaker of Michigan United. Ken will speak on the Earned Paid Sick Time ballot initiative, and give information about the Michigan People's Campaign Movement Politics Leadership Academy, a 33-hour course on how to run a political campaign. Join the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/655583824831577/ to help publicize our meeting on social media.
Saturday
Nov
4
2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
Our guest speaker will be Erik Tungate, city manager of Oak Park. Mr. Tungate will share his opinion on the new downtown Royal Oak civic center development. Mr. Tungate will also address the challenges and successes of inner-ring suburbs like Royal Oak and Oak Park.
Saturday
Aug
5
2017
Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
Our guest speaker will be Charles Gaba. Mr. Gaba, a nationally-known expert on the Affordable Care Act, runs the web site http://acasignups.net. Mr. Gaba will explain the wide and deep damage that will occur to the nation's health if and when Republicans live up to their promise to destroy Obamacare.