Remember to check our MEDIA PAGE for various articles of interest from print and electronic media.
“Some say we can’t afford to take this money. The truth is, we can’t afford NOT to.”
Confused or concerned about the direction Oklahoma is headed regarding health care reform?
Let “A Plan for Oklahoma” help you sort it out.
Click Here to visit their web site!
Help the Crossroads Youth and Family Shelter!!
This week Norman citizens became aware of the Cleveland County Budget Board’s decision to cut funding for the Crossroads Youth and Family Shelter. Concerned citizens then contacted the commissioners to ask why the funding will be cut. The most conclusive answer we received is Commissioner Rod Cleveland’s response that the county shouldn’t be in the business of charity.
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SIGN A PETITION asking Cleveland County to Continue Funding Crossroads
and ask your friends to sign, too!
<new> THE BATTLE CONTINUES: Click here for the an article describing the Monday, May 13 Council Meeting discussion.
Biennial Meeting of Organizing For Oklahoma [OFA-OK],
an associate of Organizing For Action [OFA],
at the biennial convention of the Oklahoma Democratic Party [ODP]
Friday, May 17th ♦ 5:00-6:00 pm
3233 N.W. Expressway, Oklahoma City
Organizing for America [OFA] was announced by then President-elect Obama on January 17, 2009;
rganizing For Oklahoma [OFA Oklahoma] and Organizing For Tulsa [OFA-Tulsa] were both formed that same day and are both now in our 5th year of operation.
Any and all supporters of President Barack Obama, his administration, and his agenda are invited and welcome to attend.
One does not need to be a delegate to the ODP state convention to participate in this free event.
Meeting room at the hotel will be added here when assigned.
AGENDA: self-introductions; 2013 candidates for ODP statewide office; program on OFA nationwide and in Oklahoma.
The “Guns in Classrooms” bill is BACK as an amendment to Senate Bill 408!!
SB 408 is a bill modifying training requirements for law enforcement officers. This bill is now back in the State Senate. We need to contact our senators first. The contact information for the senators representing Cleveland County is below. PLEASE pick up the phone, write a letter, or send an email telling them to “KEEP GUNS OUT OF OUR CLASSROOMS” and to vote NO on the amendment to SB 408.
|Senate District 15
Rob Standridge (R)
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd. Room 429
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
|Senate District 16
John Sparks (D)
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd. Room 529B
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Dear Fellow Democrat!
Welcome to the Cleveland County Democratic Party! We encourage you to get to know our active community of Democrats and get involved in our many activities, some of which are listed below:
Cornbread and Beans Luncheon meets the First Three Fridays of each month at 11:15 a.m. at Catering Creations, 3750 W. Main, Suite C so that we can eat lunch together, share news and hear a speaker.
The Democratic Steering Committee meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at our headquarters at 300 W. Gray St. It is the governing body of the party and all are welcome to bring their ideas and spirit of volunteerism to help elect Democrats to National, State and local offices. Come early for refreshments and socializing with like–minded people!
Our Gray Street Headquarters is open from 11:30 to 1:00 Monday through Friday; Thursday from 4:30 to 6:00 and Saturday from 10:00 to noon. Please come by to visit and check our Obama and other democratic merchandise.
We also have a weekly e-mail newsletter to keep you informed of all the regular activities and special events that are happening. Add your name to the list right now using the “Join Our Email List” tool in the margin of this page. Volunteer to help in the office or for other party activities by clicking on the “Get Involved” link at the top of this page and filling out the form.
This web site will also keep you updated on current and future events. Check it often for updates as we track state legislative bills as they progress through the House and Senate and other timely information.
Please call our Headquarters at 447-3366 if you have any questions or need any additional information. If outside our regular office hours, please leave a message, and we’ll get back with you as soon as possible.
Your County Officers,
Suzette McDowell, Chair
Chadwick Cox, Vice-Chair
Cassi Peters, Secretary