All are welcome to watch the upcoming Democratic presidential debates on Wednesday June 26 and Thursday June 27, beginning 8:45 each evening at Doyle’s, 3484 Washington Street. JP Progressives has arranged the events. For more information:
The following neighbors and friends will attend the 2019 Democratic State Convention in Springfield on September 14.
David Ofsevit and Karen Payne, Committee co-chairs, will also attend.
Thanks to all who helped at the caucus on May 18.
Registered Democrats in the Boston Ward 19 Jamaica Plain/Roslindale) will hold a caucus on Saturday May 18, 2019 to elect delegates and alternates to the 2019 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention. All Democrats who are registered or pre-registered in Ward 19 are invited to participate.
The Boston Ward 19 Democratic Committee caucus will be held at the Farnsworth House Community Room, 90 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. Doors will open at 9:30 am and will close at 10:00 am. Ward 19 Democrats must be inside by 10:00 a.m. to participate in electing delegates and alternates.
This year’s Massachusetts Democratic convention will be held September 14, 2019 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, where thousands of Democrats from across the state will come together to discuss Party business and celebrate our successes as we prepare for upcoming elections.
The caucus is open to all registered and pre-registered Democrats in Ward 19 (Jamaica Plain/Roslindale). Pre-registered Democrats who will be 16 years old by May 11, 2019 will be allowed to participate and run as a delegate or alternate. Ward 19 can elect 26 delegates and 5 alternates.
Youth, minorities, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals who are not elected as a delegate or alternate may apply to be an add-on delegate at the caucus or at http://www.massdems.org.
Our panel is aiming to educate Ward 19 (includes parts of JP and Roslindale) residents about what the city is doing to improve road conditions, transportation, and pedestrian/bicyclist safety. It will occur during our monthly Ward 19 Democratic committee meeting on April 1st at the Roslindale House. The regular meeting will start at 7pm, and this panel will take place at 7:30 and last about 45 minutes. The invited speakers will collectively talk for about 20-30 minutes with time remaining for questions from the audience.
Confirmed speakers include At-Large City Councilor Michelle Wu, Boston Director of Planning Vineet Gupta, the Executive Director of Boston Cyclist Union Becca Wolfson, and Ari Ofsevit from Transit Matters.
Each of the speakers will field specific questions concerning their area of expertise and how it relates to residents of Jamaica Plain and Roslindale.
The full newsletter, in English and Spanish, is at this link. It consists of an introduction and a list of Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation.
Greetings from Boston’s Ward19 democratic committee!
- Pam Wilmot, Executive Director of Common Cause Massachusetts
- Martha Karchere, Speaker for Voter Choice Massachusetts
The Boston Ward 19 Democratic Committee is now planning its activities for the upcoming City Council Election. We will make time available at our May, June, and July meetings for candidates who have obtained nomination papers and who which to introduce themselves. Our Issues Committee is planning a full forum for candidates.
The full 2019 Boston election calendar is found at this link. The key dates are the Preliminary Municipal Election on Tuesday, September 24, and the Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 5.