Votes & Vets on 11/11
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About the Event
The informal Veterans Day social with appetizers and live music will help fund the local party caucus and county assembly early next year, and El Paso County Democrats are donating all proceeds from sales at the event of “swag” like t-shirts, mugs, and other items to a local veteran-serving nonprofit.
Democratic State Party Chair Morgan Carroll will be the speaker. She served as a Colorado State House Representative and is the author of the grassroots book, "Take Back Your Government: A Citizen's Guide to Grassroots Change " In an interview after her election as chair she states, we need to "...take this moment in history to look at what we're doing and see if there's an opportunity to learn, listen and do it better..."
El Paso County Democrats are donating all proceeds from sales at the event of “swag” like t-shirts, mugs, and other items to a local veteran-serving nonprofit.
“Care for our veterans is not a partisan issue, it’s a societal issue. The right to health care is a democratic ideal,” said Electra Johnson, chair of the El Paso County Democratic Party. “That right should include mental healthcare and suicide prevention, and the struggles of too many of our veterans illustrate this shortcoming in our society too well. Compassion and care for those in need begins locally, in our communities, which is why it’s important to support local nonprofits and caregivers, and to elect candidates who share those beliefs, and who demonstrate their support of veterans with real policies.”