Newton Dems General Meeting

  • War Memorial Auditorium at Newton City Hall 1000 Commonwealth Avenue Newton, MA
Shawn Fitzgibbons, Sharon Stout and Holly Ryan; NDCC officers

Shawn Fitzgibbons, Sharon Stout and Holly Ryan; NDCC officers

All are welcome to attend the second quarterly meeting of the Newton Democratic City Committee. At this meeting the fully, citywide Democratic Committee considers agenda items focused on electing democrats and issues at the local, state and federal level. This meeting is open to the public and newcomers are welcome. If you have questions or agenda items to suggest email contact@newtondems.org. Agenda to be posted here closer to the date of the meeting. 

On the agenda: A proposed change to the NDCC by-laws relative to endorsements of candidates in certain elections. Click here to read the proposed change

Thursday, June 1, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

War Memorial Auditorium, Newton City Hall - 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton

Call of the roll/Sign in/networking (7:00 to 7:25 pm)

Approval of minutes of the previous meeting (7:25 pm)

Reports of officers, ward and standing committees (7:30 pm)

  • Treasurer’s report

  • State and Ward Committee updates

  • Democratic State Convention update & draft platform - information for delegates

  • Martina Jackson delegate awardee: Joan McGrath

  • Boston Pride Parade and Kennedy Action Center (Stephanie Noguera)

Announcements (7:50 pm)

  • June 4 event: Civic Engagement and the Asian American Community @ The Social Restaurant, 4:30 pm

  • June 6: Pride Flag Raising at Newton City Hall (6:00 pm)

Welcome new members/associate members (7:55 pm)

  • How to become a member.

Unfinished business (8:00)

New business (8:15 pm)

  • Housing statement - click to view

  • By-laws change - click to view

  • Update about Maine-2 Congressional District efforts

  • Great statewide bills including: Automatic Voter Registration bill endorsement

  • RaiseUp MA Coalition update

  • Next general meeting: Thursday, September 7, 7:00 to 9:00 pm - location TBD