DemDaily: Celebrate the Convention and a Decade of DMO!

August 15, 2020

For convention goers, a spotlight on the Party's Farm Team and their events this week!

Democratic Municipal Officials (DMO) is a part of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) family, representing mayors, council members, and all local elected officials who personally identify as Democrats.

Connect, Engage & Empower

Like you, we will be celebrating the 2020 Democratic National Convention all next week. This year is also very special for DMO, as it is our tenth anniversary as an active organization.

It is an exciting time of year for Democrats, and in that spirit we will be hosting a series of events to showcase local elected officials, our Party, and what comes next for Democratic Municipal Officials.

We encourage you to register for a few events next week, spread the word, and join us in celebrating our achievements as Democrats. The best is yet to come.

"DMOs Across America"
A Decade of the Democratic Municipal Officials

Registration Link: One Zoom passcode for all events!

When:   August 17th, Monday
Event:   The Free and Just City After COVID
Time:    12noon ET/11:00am CT
Host:     Strong Cities Alliance, A DMO Supported Organization
Urban Planning after COVID, and what our Party should be focusing on today to ensure our cities remain strong and become more vibrant, equitable and safe places to live, work, and play.

Speakers: former Gary, Indiana Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson, former Milwaukee, Wisconsin Mayor John Noquist, Nowak Finance Lab Director Bruce Katz, and Jarrett Walker, International Consultant in Public Transit Planning & Policy

When:   August 17th, Monday
Event:   Welcome to the Party!
Time:    1:00pm ET/12noon CT
Host:     DMO Delegates
Join the DMO delegates and special guests for a kickoff of our Party's Convention, celebrating the week ahead, the ten-year anniversary of DMO, and how local Democrats are going to secure victory in November!

Speakers: House Majority Whip and South Carolina Congressman Jim Clyburn and Biden Campaign Special Advisor Addisu Demissie

Joined by: DMO Chair and Detroit, Michigan City Council Member Scott Benson, Spokane, Washington Council Member Candace Mumm, Los Angeles, California City Controller Ron Galperin, Savannah, Georgia Mayor Van Johnson and Rome, Georgia Commissioner Wendy Davis.

When:   August 17th, Monday
Event:   Democrats and the 2020 Workers
Time:    4:00pm ET/3:00pm CTA discussion of the current Labor landscape, including the HEROES Act, PPE, and infrastructure projects.

Speakers: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania City Council Member Derek Green, AFSCME District Council 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido, Ironworkers Legislative Representative Michelle Frisk

When:  August 19th, Wednesday
Event:  Convention Spotlight-A More Perfect Union
Time:  1:00pm ET/12noon CT
How can Democrats govern to truly create "A More Perfect Union"? We hear from some of our visionary leaders in politics and organizing about building cities that work for all residents.

Speakers: Wisconsin's Fourth District Congresswoman Gween Moore, Glendale, Wisconsin Mayor Brian Kennedy, Spokane, Washington Council Member Candace Mumm

When:  August 18th, Tuesday
Event:  Securing Water Security
Time:   2:00pm ET/1:00pm CT

DMO President and champion of municipal water security Scott Benson (Detroit, MI) speaks with policy experts about the need for federal support for low-income water

Speakers: Maryland Senator Ben Cardin, DMO Chair and Detroit Council Member Scott Benson, Signal Group's Mae Stevens

When:  August 19th, Wednesday
Event:  Convention Spotlight-A More Perfect Union
Time:  1:00pm ET/12noon CT
How can Democrats govern to truly create "A More Perfect Union"? We hear from some of our visionary leaders in politics and organizing about building cities that work for all residents.

Speakers: International Association of Ironworkers President Eric Dean, former HUD Secretary and former Mayor of San Antonio, Texas Henry Cisneros, Chicago, Illinois Alderman Gil Villegas

When:  August 29th, Thursday 20th
Event:  Working with Professional Political Consultants 
& Political Marketplace Showcase
Time:   3:00pm ET/2:00pm CT
Your next election might depend on this panel! Learn how working effectively with campaign consultants and resource providers can seriously boost your chances of winning. You'll also have a chance to hear more about these experts with a showcase of our new Political Marketplace.

Speakers: Rome, Georgia Commissioner Wendy Davis, Ampersand Strategies' Josh Nanberg, NGP VAN's Ashley Wilson and Mosaic Strategies Group's Francesca Larson.

Celebrate a Decade of DMO and The Convention that will kickoff our Party's race to the White House.

Register:  DMO Week of Events
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