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NDCC General Meeting: Next Steps after the Election

  • Women's Workshop 72 Columbus Street Newton, MA, 02461 United States (map)

Fourth quarterly general meeting of the Newton Democratic City Committee. All are welcome to attend and join a discussion of Campaign 2016. We will process and discuss what happened and most importantly share ideas for next steps in an era where Trump and the GOP have strong control of the government.

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

Women’s Club, 72 Columbus Street, Newton Highlands MA

Call of the roll/Sign in (7:00)

Approval of minutes of the previous meeting (7:05 pm)

Reports of officers, ward and standing committees (7:10 pm)

  • Treasurer’s report

  • Full Review and Discussion of 2016 Election Results (7:15 pm to 8:15 pm)

  • Thoughts and responses to Hillary’s loss (7:15 to 7:45)

    • A facilitated group discussion - remarks welcome by all up to two minutes

    • Please be kind

  • What can be done now (7:45 to 8:15 pm)

    • National level - march on Washington

    • Massachusetts and MA Democratic Party

    • Local response - policy and elections

  • State and Ward Committee updates

Announcements (8:15 pm)

Welcome new members (8:20 pm)

  • How to join

Unfinished business (8:20 pm)

New business (8:20 pm)

  • Protecting immigrants in Massachusetts and Newton (Paul Glickman)

  • Committee to study NDCC bylaws relative to endorsing in municipal elections

  • Committee to make recommendations to state and national party (Priscilla Leith)

Next general meeting: Thursday, March. 1, 7:30pm, 72 Columbus St, Newton

Earlier Event: November 8
Newton Election Day GOTV Activities
Later Event: December 7
Ward 3 Dems Meeting