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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

Day of the Democrats in Lake Charles, Tuesday, August 7

BATON ROUGE — Fresh off of the most successful Jefferson Jackson Dinner in decades, the Louisiana Democratic Party will convene the Southwest Louisiana edition of its Day of the Democrats series on Tuesday, August 7, in Lake Charles.

KCP-Head-wNameTitleLDP Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson will lead the delegation of state party officers, legislators and party leaders when it arrives on Tuesday morning.

A 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 the grand opening of the Calcasieu Democratic Parish Executive Committee (DPEC) headquarters at 5:00 p.m. The new party headquarters is located at 1200 Martin Luther King Highway, Suite 450, in Lake Charles. Take the US 171 exit off I-10 and head north. It’s in a small shopping center on the right a little more than a half-mile from the Interstate.

The reception will be followed at 6:00 p.m. with the Southwest Louisiana edition of the Democratic Exchange.  This event will also be held in the Calcasieu DPEC Headquarters.

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.

There are two more Day of the Democrats on the Summer 2012 schedule:

  • Northshore, August 15
  • Houma/Thibodaux, August 16

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

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Originally published: Aug 3, 2012

Day of the Democrats in Monroe on Wednesday, July 18

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BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Democratic Party will spend the day in Monroe all day on Wednesday, July 18, the next visit on the party’s Days of the Democrats summer swing across the state.

LDP Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson will lead the delegation of state party officers, legislators and party leaders when it arrives on 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 begin with Monroe media interviews with LDP Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson.

After rounds of private meetings with various constituent groups, the day will culminate with a 5:30 p.m. public reception in the Clarion Inn & Suites Conference Center, located at 1051 US 165 in Monroe.

At 6:15 p.m., the Northeast Louisiana edition of the Democratic Exchange will take place.  This event will also be held in the Clarion Inn & Suites Conference Center.

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.

Tomorrow (Tuesday, July 17) will be the Shreveport Day of the Democrats. To learn more about those events, click here.

Day of the Democrats are scheduled to be held on the following regions and dates:

Previous Day of the Democrats events have been held in Acadiana, Central Louisiana, and Baton Rouge. Check the party’s calendar on our website for new dates and visit information.

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

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Originally published: July 18, 2012

Shreveport Day of the Democrats — Tuesday, July 17

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BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Democratic Party will be in Shreveport all day on Tuesday, July 17, the next visit on the party’s Days of the Democrats summer swing through the state.

LDP Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson will lead the delegation of state party officers, legislators and party leaders when it arrives on Tuesday morning.

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

The first event of the day is a 7:30 a.m. Young Professionals Breakfast at Another Broken Egg Cafe (click for map). That event will conclude at 9:30 a.m.

KCP-Head-wNameTitleAfter meetings with various constituent groups and officials, there will be a reception and social beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Highland Center.

That will be followed at 6:30 p.m. with the Shreveport Democratic Exchange, during which legislators, elected officials and constituents will discuss the recently concluded Regular Session of the Legislature and the impact that five years of privatization and budget cuts have had on the citizens and communities in the region.

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

The Days of the Democrats brings the leadership of the state party into each major population area of the state. The goals are to reconnect the party with its core constituents and to begin the work of building effective local and regional political operations based on DPECs and other state party structures.

The Days of the Democrats project will also include 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.

Day of the Democrats have been scheduled for the following regions and dates:

  • Monroe, July 18;
  • New Orleans, July 25;
  • Lake Charles, August 7;
  • Northshore, August 15
  • Houma/Thibodaux, August 16

Previous Day of the Democrats events have been held in Acadiana, Central Louisiana, and Baton Rouge. Check the party’s calendar on our website for new dates and visit information.

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

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Originally published: July 11, 2012

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BATON ROUGE — Fresh on the heels of a productive series of meetings and gatherings in Central Louisiana, the Louisiana Democratic Party’s “Day of the Democrats” project will focus on the Capitol Region on Wednesday.

The day will begin with a radio interview with LDP Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson on Max 94.1, the Capitol Region’s hot urban station that is the top-ranked station in the 18-44 age demographic in the market. The interview will begin at 7:30 a.m.

KCP-Head-wNameTitleThe events of the day start with a meeting of Democratic elected officials (including DSCC and DPEC members) at the McKinley Alumni Center, 1374 Thomas H. Delpit Drive, at 8 a.m.

LDP Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson and other members of the party leadership who will be in attendance. Here’s a link to a map showing the location of the McKinley Alumni Center.

That meeting will be followed by a series of meetings with key stakeholders and constituent groups across the city.

At 5 p.m., the East Baton Rouge Democratic Parish Executive Committee (DPEC) will host a reception for Democrats from across the region, to provide an opportunity to get to know each other better. The reception will be held at the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 198 Hall, located at 5588 Airline Hwy in Baton Rouge. Here’s a link to a map showing the location of the Local 198 Hall.

At 6 p.m., Chairwoman Peterson will lead the Capital Area Democratic Exchange, during which legislators, elected officials and constituents will discuss the recently concluded Regular Session of the Legislature and the impact that five years of privatization and budget cuts have had on the citizens and communities in the region.

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

The Days of the Democrats brings the leadership of the state party into each major population area of the state. The goals are to reconnect the party with its core constituents and to begin the work of building effective local and regional political operations based on DPECs and other state party structures.

The Days of the Democrats project will also include 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.

Day of the Democrats have been scheduled for the following regions and dates:

  • New Orleans Metro Region, July 2;

Day of the Democrats activities are now being scheduled for Monroe/Northeast Louisiana, Houma/Thibodaux, Shreveport/Bossier, the Northshore/Florida Parishes, and Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana.

Check the party’s calendar on our website for new dates and visit information.

If you’d like to get involved in the planning of a Day of the Democrats in your region, email us here

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Originally published: June 19, 2012

Louisiana Democratic Party’s Day of the Democrats Project Heads to CENLA on Monday

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BATON ROUGE — Central Louisiana is the destination for the Louisiana Democratic Party’s Day of the Democrats on Monday, June 18.

The starts with a breakfast for area Democratic elected officials (including DSCC and DPEC members) at the Keys Park Community Center in Pineville at 8:30 a.m. LDP Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson and other members of the party leadership who will be in attendance. Here’s a link to a map showing the location of Keys Park Community Center.

KCP-Head-wNameTitleChairwoman Peterson and other members of the leadership team will then fan out across the city for meetings with various constituent groups.

At 5 p.m., the Rapides DPEC will host a reception for Democrats from across the region, to provide an opportunity to get to know each other a bit. The reception will be held at the Main Street Community Center in Pineville. The community center is located at 708 Main Street. Here’s the link to a map.

At 6 p.m., Chairwoman Peterson will lead the CENLA Democratic Exchange, during which legislators, elected officials and constituents will discuss the recently concluded Regular Session of the Legislature and the impact that five years of privatization and budget cuts have had on the citizens and communities in the region.

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

The Days of the Democrats brings the leadership of the state party into each major population area of the state. The goals are to reconnect the party with its core constituents and to begin the work of building effective local and regional political operations based on DPECs and other state party structures.

The Days of the Democrats project will also include 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.

Day of the Democrats have been scheduled for the following regions and dates:

  • Baton Rouge/Capitol Region, June 20
  • New Orleans Metro Region, July 2;

Day of the Democrats activities are now being scheduled for Monroe/Northeast Louisiana, Houma/Thibodaux, Shreveport/Bossier, the Northshore/Florida Parishes, and Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana.

Check the party’s calendar on our website for new dates and visit information.

If you’d like to get involved in the planning of a Day of the Democrats in your region, email us here.

To see videos from the Acadiana Democratic Exchange, visit our YouTube Channel here.

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Originally published: June 15, 2012

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BATON ROUGE — The Democratic Parish Executive Committees (DPECs) in Lafayette and St. Landry parishes will team up to host a visit by the leadership of the Louisiana Democratic Party (LDP) on Tuesday, June 12. Two public meetings will bracket a day of private meetings with party constituents in Acadiana.

The Lafayette DPEC will host a continental breakfast for LDP Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson and other members of the party leadership who will be in attendance. The breakfast will be held at the Holiday Inn on NE Evangeline Thruway in Lafayette, just south of I-10. The informal gathering will begin at 7:30 a.m. and run until 9 a.m.

Chairwoman Peterson and other members of the leadership team will then fan out across the city for meetings with various constituent groups.

At 5 p.m., the St. Landry DPEC will host a reception for Democratic State Central Committee members, DPEC members, Democratic elected officials and members of the Democratic legislative delegation from the area. The reception will be held at the Opelousas Civic Center, which is located just east of I-49 on Creswell Lane Extension.

At 6 p.m., Chairwoman Peterson will lead the Acadiana Democratic Exchange, during which legislators, elected officials and constituents will discuss the recently concluded Regular Session of the Legislature and the impact that five years of privatization and budget cuts focused on health care and higher education on the citizens and communities in the region.

The Democratic Exchanges will be a standard piece of the Days of the Democrat project which will run through July.

The Days of the Democrats will bring the leadership of the state party into each major population area of the state. The goals are to reconnect the party with its core constituents and to begin the work of building effective local and regional political operations based on DPECs and other state party structures.

The Days of the Democrats project will also include 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.

Day of the Democrats have been scheduled for the following regions and dates:

* Alexandria/CENLA, June 18;
* Baton Rouge/Capitol Region, June 20;
* New Orleans Metro Region, July 2;
* Northshore/Florida Parishes, July 3.

Day of the Democrats activities are now being scheduled for Monroe/Northeast Louisiana, Houma/Thibodaux, Shreveport/Bossier, and Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana.

Check the party’s calendar on our website for new dates and visit information.

If you’d like to get involved in the planning of a Day of the Democrats in your region, email us at info@lademo.org.

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Originally published: June 11, 2012