Archive / 2017

Get Up! Get Out! Get Busy!

Mark your calendars! A lot is happening in Wichita to resist and persist, to stay informed and supportive of legislative issues, and to support those who represent us. We can all make a difference while also having fun with like-minded individuals! The following are some events over the next three weeks that are recommended by […]

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Kansas Democrat Party Platform. Add your voice.

Every four years, the Kansas Democratic Party revises the state party platform. In order to ensure that all interested Democratic voices are heard during this process, the state platform committee will hold public comment sessions in each of our four congressional districts on the below listed dates. As a fellow registered Kansas Democrat, we would […]

Women in Blue Legislative Guide

This legislative guide, “Women in Blue: A Blueprint on Effective Advocacy,” was published in 2011 as part of the National Federation of Democratic Women’s (NFDW) 40th anniversary. The handbook shares strategies and ideas to become an effective advocate for progressive policies. “Women in Blue” refers to NFDW’s colors, blue and white, which members wear on […]


After a tight loss in Kansas, what’s a Democrat to do? Take on Koch and Trump, one garage sale at a time.

Source: – The Washington Post, By Jessica Contrera Jan Manlove, left, and Sherry Livingston organize items for a garage sale. (Craig Hacker for The Washington Post) WICHITA — Jan Manlove had posted advertisements on Craigslist and planted signs on street corners. “GARAGE SALE,” they read, which was true, just not the full truth, because she […]

Jobs, jobs, jobs. May 11 Meeting.

Jobs, jobs, jobs, the topic is jobs! Jobs and the economy have been topics of importance to all of us since the economic collapse of 2008. Even though President Obama saved us from complete destruction due to the inept policies that came before, our economy never completely recovered from all the jobs lost because companies […]

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Women Empowering Women! May 1 at WSU CAC

A coalition of groups in Wichita, including Sedgwick County Democratic Women, will present a program on May 1 called “Women Empowering Women” from 7 to 9 p.m. at the CAC Theatre at WSU. Organizers hope the event will inspire young women and men to become more active in the politics that shape their lives. Panelists […]

Don’t Lose Sight of the Important Stuff

Don’t get sidetracked by the Russian spy drama. Keep track of the following bills: 1. HR 861 Terminate the Environmental Protection Agency 2. HR 610 Vouchers for Public Education 3. HR 899 Terminate the Department of Education 4. HJR 69 Repeal Rule Protecting Wildlife 5. HR 370 Repeal Affordable Care Act 6. HR 354 Defund […]

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