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BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Democratic Party will convene the Northshore of Lake Pontchartrain edition of its Day of the Democrats series on Wednesday, August 15, in St. Tammany Parish.

LDP Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson will lead the delegation of state party officers, legislators and party leaders that will arrive for meetings starting early Tuesday morning..

KCP-Head-wNameTitleA day-long series of public and private meetings will punctuate the day, as the party works to reconnect with its membership.

The day will culminate with a 5:30 p.m. reception for Democrats from across the region in the Abita Town Hall in Abita Springs..That will be followed at 6:30 p.m. with the Democratic Exchange, which serves as a forum for a discussion of state and local issues, as well as assessing the impact of the recent legislative session and the new state budget on the region.

The Abita Town Hall is located at 22161 Level Street in Abita Springs. Click here for a map.

The Democratic Exchanges are a standard feature of the Days of the Democrats project, giving party leaders, lawmakers and every day Democrats the opportunity to discuss the issues of the day in an informal setting.

The Days of the Democrats brings the leadership of the state party into each region of the state. The project also includes information gathering and fact-finding activities in each region. The party will compile, assess and synthesize the information gathered on these ventures to provide party members a common set of facts, common data and a shared vocabulary with which will serve as the basis for the formulation of future party strategy and platforms.

Previous Day of the Democrats events have been held in Acadiana, Central Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Monroe, New Orleans and Southwest Louisiana. Check the party’s calendar on our website for additional dates and party information.

For more information on the Day of the Democrats events in your region, email us here

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Originally posted: Aug 10, 2012