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Hell’s Kitchen Democrats was established in 2017 to create an open, diverse and inclusive Democratic political club in New York City.

 

  HKDems:

  • provides a resource to stay informed and become politically empowered;

  • promote progressive policies and principles at the local, state and federal levels of government;

  • support and elect Democratic candidates to public and party office who demonstrate ability, integrity and a commitment to public service;

  • build enrollment and encourage participation in the work of the Democratic Party; and

  • further the interest and participation in civic matters to improve the quality of life in the neighborhood, city, state, and country.

 
 

UPCOMING CLUB EVENTS

 
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Phone Bank for Jaime Harrison for U.S. Senate In South Carolina

Wednesday Sept. 30th

5pm* - 7pm Eastern Time
*If you would like training on HubDialer, show up at 4:30

The son of a single teenage mom, and raised by his grandparents in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Jaime overcame the challenges of grinding poverty with the help of teachers and mentors who believed in him.  From a mobile home to Yale University and Georgetown Law, Jaime never forgot who he was or where he came from.

Jaime served as an aide to legendary South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn, and then worked for some of the biggest employers in South Carolina, such as the Port of Charleston and the University of South Carolina.  In 2013, Jaime was elected the first African American chair of the South Carolina Democratic Party, a position he held until 2017.  Jaime and his wife Marie live in Columbia, South Carolina, where they raise their two young children.

 

Watch a brief clip of Jaime speaking!

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Phone Bank for Cal Cunningham for U.S. Senate in North Carolina!

Saturday October 3rd • 1pm - 3pm Eastern Time

North Carolina is a critical battleground state.  Trump won NC by just 3% in 2016.  The state also faces a critical Senate race in 2020 which could dethrone Mitch McConnell and take control of the upper chamber.

Democratic Senate candidate Cal Cunningham was elected to the NC State Senate at the age of 27.  His efforts and accolades include:

  • fighting for higher teacher pay and investments in early childhood education

  • advocating for landmark clean air legislation, land preservation, and campaign finance reform

  • joining the U.S. Army Reserve and serving three tours

  • receiving the Bronze Star and the prestigious General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award, in part for groundbreaking work prosecuting contractors for criminal misconduct  

  • leading efforts to address school gun violence, curb the opioid addiction crisis, and fund services for women and families affected by domestic violence and sexual assault


Watch a brief clip of Cal speaking!


All you need to take part is a phone and a computer or tablet: sorry, an IPad or Safari won’t work.  We'll give you training, a script, and everything else you need to be successful.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7TH

JOIN OUR VP DEBATE WATCH PARTY

You’re invited to our outdoor, socially-distanced, Vice-Presidential Debate Watch Party on Wednesday, October 7th!  More details to come, so stay tuned!

EVERY MONDAY 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

TALK TO VOTERS

Wanna chat with friendly people about Joe Biden?  Try phone banking from your home, organized by our fellow New Yorker Erik Bottcher every Monday!  Sign Up Here!

To enhance your conversations about Joe:

  • 1972 - Biden is first elected to the Senate at age 29, defeating Republican Senator J. Caleb Boggs, and wins re-election in 1978, 1984, 1990, 1996, and 2002.

  • 1972, Dec 18 - While Christmas shopping, Biden's first wife, Neilia Hunter Biden, and daughter, Naomi Biden, are killed in a car accident.  His sons are badly injured, but survive.

  • 1973, Jan 5 - Biden is sworn in as U.S. Senator of Delaware at his eldest son Beau Biden's bedside in the hospital.

  • 2015, May 30 - Biden's son Beau passes away from brain cancer at age 46.

  • 2020 Jan - Biden identifies Covid-19 as a global pandemic

  • 2020 Aug - Biden chooses Kamala Harris as the first woman of color to be a Vice Presidential teammate
     

Unlike our current president, Joe Biden has the empathy gene and expresses it for us everyday folks.

KAMALA HARRIS:
VICE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE

The first woman of color to join a major party ticket, Harris has been trailblazing for many years now.  Read MentalFloss.com’s 13 Trailblazing Facts about Kamala Harris.

And to no one’s surprise, “President Trump’s use of the word 'angry' to describe Joe Biden’s vice-presidential pick, Kamala Harris, plays off a hurtful stereotype with a decades-long history,” reports this NY Times article.  This November, let us send this racist bag of human waste to the dustbin of history.

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