The Kansas Democratic Party’s update of the biggest things going on in the state party and the state government.

KDP Weekly Newsletter #132

October 22nd, 2021|

Friday, October 22, 2021 Friend, Welcome to the KDP Weekly Newsletter – the Kansas Democratic Party  #KSLEG, Mental Health, LGBTQ+ Rights, Small Businesses, Governor Laura Kelly, COVID-19, Democrats Care, Social Media Updates, KDP Merch and more! Interested in helping the Party get out our messaging to encourage Kansans to vote blue? [...]

The Kansas Democratic Party’s update of the biggest things going on in the state party and the state government.

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KDP Weekly Newsletter #132

October 22nd, 2021|

Friday, October 22, 2021 Friend, Welcome to the KDP Weekly Newsletter – the Kansas Democratic Party  #KSLEG, Mental Health, LGBTQ+ Rights, Small Businesses, Governor Laura Kelly, COVID-19, Democrats Care, Social Media Updates, KDP Merch and more! Interested in helping the Party get out our messaging to encourage Kansans to vote blue? [...]

KDP Weekly Newsletter #130

October 8th, 2021|

Friday, October 8, 2021 Friend, Welcome to the KDP Weekly Newsletter – the Kansas Democratic Party’s update of the biggest things going on in the state party and the state government. What are we focused on this week? Laura Kelly, COVID-19, US Senate Candidate, Cyber Security, Medical Marijiauna, #KSLEG, Democrats Care, [...]

KDP Weekly Newsletter #128

September 24th, 2021|

Friday, September 24, 2021 Friend, Welcome to the KDP Weekly Newsletter – the Kansas Democratic Party’s update of the biggest things going on in the state party and the state government. What are we focused on this week? National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2022 Elections, Sam Brownback, COVID-19, Governor Kelly, #KSLEG, Gun Violence, Medicare Expansion, [...]

KDP Weekly Newsletter #127

September 17th, 2021|

Friday, September 17, 2021 Friend, Welcome to the KDP Weekly Newsletter – the Kansas Democratic Party’s update of the biggest things going on in the state party and the state government. What are we focused on this week? National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2022 Elections, Demofest, Kris Kobach, COVID-19, Voting Rights, Climate Change, [...]

KDP Weekly Newsletter #126

September 10th, 2021|

Friday, September 10, 2021 Welcome to the KDP Weekly Newsletter – the Kansas Democratic Party’s update of the biggest things going on in the state party and the state government. What are we focused on this week? Suicide Prevention Week, 9/11, Value Them Both, 2022 Elections, Demofest, COVID-19, Voting Rights, Republican Obstruction, [...]

KDP Weekly Newsletter #125

September 3rd, 2021|

Friday, September 2, 2021 Friend, Welcome to the KDP Weekly Newsletter – the Kansas Democratic Party’s update of the biggest things going on in the state party and the state government. What are we focused on this week? Abortion Laws, COVID-19, 2022 Elections, Demofest, Kansas Schools, Voting Rights, Child Tax Credit, [...]

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KDP Weekly Newsletter #132

October 22nd, 2021|

Friday, October 22, 2021 Friend, Welcome to the KDP Weekly Newsletter – the Kansas Democratic Party  #KSLEG, Mental Health, LGBTQ+ Rights, Small Businesses, Governor Laura Kelly, COVID-19, Democrats Care, Social Media Updates, KDP Merch and more! Interested in helping the Party get out our messaging to encourage Kansans to vote blue? Sign up for our new Letter to the Editor program here!   KDP TRAININGS AND UPDATES In an effort to ramp up training for upcoming elections in 2021 and beyond, the Kansas Democratic Party, together with the DNC Best Practices Institute, are excited to offer a series of virtual trainings over the course of the next few months. These programs will enhance the skills of progressive activists and volunteers by ensuring comprehensive training is free and accessible for Democrats all over the country. The training and its description are listed below: BPI State Party Leadership and Staff Resources The BPI’s 9-part DEI Training Course is now available for use by County Parties. Learn more about the process for implementing the BPI DEI Training Course in your state HERE. Those interested should email bpi@dnc.org to schedule a call with the BPI team. Democrats Care Projects Are you working on a community service project in your area? KDP and the DNC would like to amplify your work as part of the new Democrats care project. To learn about the program, you can read more here. The DNC Disability Caucus Council The DNC Disability Council is in the process of collecting the signatures needed from members to convert to a Caucus. If you are interested in signing on to support this transition, please use this link. How has the Biden Administration impacted you? Let the DNC know! The DNC is putting together a story bank of real people who have been positively impacted by the Biden agenda. They are looking for people from every state, every identity, every professional, and activist behind every issue! If you are interested, please fill out this form. Looking to support a campaign in 2022? Check out the DNC's Campaign Readiness Project! The Campaign Readiness Project is a train-to-hire bootcamp pipeline at the DNC with the goal of supporting states in their recruitment, training, and hiring of diverse, talented, and local staff for specific roles and skill sets on coordinated campaigns. The application closed on October 6, but the bootcamp will be held virtually October 22-24. To learn more, click here. Get out the Vote Calls with NJ Forward Join NJ Forward for a phone bank on Zoom to talk with people across New Jersey about the stronger and fairer New Jersey that Democrats up and down the ballot are going to continue to work towards. You'll need access to a computer & phone for the phone bank. To learn more, click here. NDTC Staff Academy NDTC Staff Academy is an intensive, 10-week program designed to recruit, train, and connect new staff to paid Democratic career opportunities - no prior paid campaign experience required! Cohort members receive training from campaign experts and Democratic leaders, and by the end they have a network of support to launch them into campaigns across the country. Staff Academy is also free [...]

KDP Weekly Newsletter #130

October 8th, 2021|

Friday, October 8, 2021 Friend, Welcome to the KDP Weekly Newsletter – the Kansas Democratic Party’s update of the biggest things going on in the state party and the state government. What are we focused on this week? Laura Kelly, COVID-19, US Senate Candidate, Cyber Security, Medical Marijiauna, #KSLEG, Democrats Care, Social Media Updates, KDP Merch and more! Interested in helping the Party get out our messaging to encourage Kansans to vote blue? Sign up for our new Letter to the Editor program here!   GOVERNOR LAURA KELLY LEADS 2022 POLLS A recent poll released by EMILY's List shows that Governor Laura Kelly is popular with Kansas voters and starts the 2022 gubernatorial race ahead of her likely opponent, Attorney General Derek Schmidt. Governor Kelly has proven to be a champion for Kansans during an unprecedented economic and health crisis. The numbers show that the majority of Kansans across party lines approve of Governor Kelly's strong leadership throughout her first term. Read more about the poll here.     KDP TRAININGS AND UPDATES In an effort to ramp up training for upcoming elections in 2021 and beyond, the Kansas Democratic Party, together with the DNC Best Practices Institute, are excited to offer a series of virtual trainings over the course of the next few months. These programs will enhance the skills of progressive activists and volunteers by ensuring comprehensive training is free and accessible for Democrats all over the country. The training and its description are listed below: BPI State Party Leadership and Staff Resources  The BPI’s 9-part DEI Training Course is now available for use by County Parties. Learn more about the process for implementing the BPI DEI Training Course in your state HERE. Those interested should email bpi@dnc.org to schedule a call with the BPI team. Democrats Care Projects Are you working on a community service project in your area? KDP and the DNC would like to amplify your work as part of the new Democrats care project. To learn about the program, you can read more here. The DNC Disability Caucus Council The DNC Disability Council is in the process of collecting the signatures needed from members to convert to a Caucus. If you are interested in signing on to support this transition, please use this link. How has the Biden Administration impacted you? Let the DNC know! The DNC is putting together a story bank of real people who have been positively impacted by the Biden agenda. They are looking for people from every state, every identity, every professional, and activist behind every issue! If you are interested, please fill out this form. Looking to support a campaign in 2022? Check out the DNC's Campaign Readiness Project! The Campaign Readiness Project is a train-to-hire bootcamp pipeline at the DNC with the goal of supporting states in their recruitment, training, and hiring of diverse, talented, and local staff for specific roles and skill sets on coordinated campaigns. The application closed on October 6, but the bootcamp will be held virtually October 22-24. To learn more, click here.     Press Releases Kris Kobach Chosen for "Hall of Fame" of Political Implosions  ICYMI: GOP Chair Revises Statement; Schmidt, Adkins Remain [...]

KDP Weekly Newsletter #128

September 24th, 2021|

Friday, September 24, 2021 Friend, Welcome to the KDP Weekly Newsletter – the Kansas Democratic Party’s update of the biggest things going on in the state party and the state government. What are we focused on this week? National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2022 Elections, Sam Brownback, COVID-19, Governor Kelly, #KSLEG, Gun Violence, Medicare Expansion, Democrats Care, Social Media Updates, KDP Merch and more! Interested in helping the Party get out our messaging to encourage Kansans to vote blue? Sign up for our new Letter to the Editor program here!     GOVERNOR LAURA KELLY LEADS 2022 POLLS A recent poll released by EMILY's List shows that Governor Laura Kelly is popular with Kansas voters and starts the 2022 gubernatorial race ahead of her likely opponent, Attorney General Derek Schmidt. Governor Kelly has proven to be a champion for Kansans during an unprecedented economic and health crisis. The numbers show that the majority of Kansans across party lines approve of Governor Kelly's strong leadership throughout her first term. Read more about the poll here.   NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! National Hispanic Heritage Month began September 15th and will run through October 15th, giving the United States an opportunity to recognize and celebrate members of our communities and their ancestors who hail from Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Rather than starting at the beginning of September, Hispanic Heritage Month takes place over 30 days starting on the 15th -- a nod to the anniversaries of national independence for a number of Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, as all recognize September 15 as the date of their independence, while Mexico's independence is celebrated September 16 and Chile celebrates its independence September 18. Read more about Hispanic Heritage Month here.     UPCOMING KDP TRAININGS In an effort to ramp up training for upcoming elections in 2021 and beyond, the Kansas Democratic Party, together with the DNC Best Practices Institute, are excited to offer a series of virtual trainings over the course of the next few months. These programs will enhance the skills of progressive activists and volunteers by ensuring comprehensive training is free and accessible for Democrats all over the country. The training and its description are listed below: Franklin County Democratic Party  The Franklin County Democratic Party is hosting a Virtual Canvassing Traning on September 25. You can find more information here at the top of their page. To sign up, click here. BPI State Party Leadership and Staff Resources  The BPI’s 9-part DEI Training Course is now available for use by County Parties. Learn more about the process for implementing the BPI DEI Training Course in your state HERE. Those interested should email bpi@dnc.org to schedule a call with the BPI team. Democrats Care Projects Are you working on a community service project in your area? KDP and the DNC would like to amplify your work as part of the new Democrats care project. To learn about the program, you can read more here. How has the Biden Administration impacted you? Let the DNC know! The DNC is putting together a story bank of real people who have been positively impacted by the [...]

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