Caren Anton, a member of the Hunter Mill District Democratic Committee, was appointed to the Reston Association Board of Directors to represent the Hunters Wood/Dogwood District. Caren will serve out the last year of a three-year term.
WE NEED YOUR HELP TOMORROW, THURSDAY MAY 24 AND THURSDAY, JUNE 14!
The Fairfax County School Board is considering changes to the Family Life Education (FLE) curriculum that will make it more LGBTQ-inclusive and help protect the health of ALL students. As a result, powerful anti-equality forces are mobilizing to stop this from happening. They will be showing up at the School Board meetings on Thursday, May 24 and Thursday, June 14. We can’t let them succeed!
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The Democratic Asian Americans of Virginia (DAAV) honored former Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) Chair Sue Langley and President of the Korean American Society of Virginia Tae Chang Woo at its Fourth Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Awards Dinner on Sunday May 20, 2018 at the Pakistani restaurant Sapphire in Tysons. Elected officials including Gov. Ralph Northam spoke at the award ceremony.
Sue Langley and Tae Chang Woo were presented with the 2018 Joe Montano Community Engagement Awards. Joe Montano was a prominent Virginian community organizer and activist who served as Northern Virginia Regional Director of Constituent Services for Senator Tim Kaine, and worked on a number of campaigns for the Democratic Party of Virginia.
Sue Langley was FCDC Chair for two terms, from 2014 to 2017. She started in politics as a volunteer with the Wesley Clark campaign in the 2004 primary and then worked for John Kerry in the general campaign. She was active with the Hunter Mill Democrats and served as FCDC Vice Chair for Precinct Operations. Sue has hosted numerous canvasses, phone banks, picnics, and fundraisers at her home in Flint Hill precinct. Sue Langley grew up in Thailand, received her Ph.D. in economics from Iowa State University and was a senior economist and branch chief at the Department of Agriculture.
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Come join the Hunter Mill Democrats’ Voter Registration and Education team on Sunday May 27 or Monday May 28 at Viva Vienna! We will be working out of Del. Keam and Sen. Petersen’s booth, #92, which is located near Bard’s Alley on Church St. in the heart of Vienna.
You can find more details and sign up for a shift here!
Contact Christine Rohrer if you have any questions – email@example.com.
By Karen Kirk:
After spending 34 days living in trees to block the Mountain Valley Pipeline from being built on their property in Roanoke County, Red Terry and her daughter Minor are taking their fight around Virginia this week. They were joined by Virginia Delegate Mark Keam, 35th District, Delegate Sam Rasoul, 11th District and attorney and activist Jonathan Sokolow at a briefing to the public in Fairfax County on Wednesday.
“Today we want you all to understand a major environmental crisis is happening and it is becoming more of a threat every single day and we want you to understand what you can do about it,” said Keam at the event at Northern Virginia Community College.
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Hunter Mill Democrats are proud to support FCDC Chair Dan Lagana’s statement opposing construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline through some of Virginia’s most pristine landscapes. Read Chairman Lagana’s full statement here.
Theresa “Red” Terry, and her daughter, Theresa Minor Terry, the courageous women who spent over 30 days camped out in a tree on their own property to protest the Pipeline, will be touring Virginia to raise awareness and stop the pipeline. They will be in Annandale and Sterling this Wednesday, May 9. Please come out, show your support and #StandWithRed:
Press Conference with Delegate Mark Keam, the Terrys, and other elected officials
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Northern Virginia Community College
Ernst Community Cultural Center
8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003
Click here to read the press release
StandWithRed – Red & Minor Rally in NOVA!
Wednesday May 9th, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Twinpanzee Brewing Co
101 Executive Dr, Suite D, Sterling, Virginia 20166
Click here for the facebook event