Cumberland Caucus Information February, 2024

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Baldwin4-Feb 1:00 PMCassie D/Doris P Windham Gymnasium8 School Rd. Windham ME
Bridgton4-Feb 1:00 PMCassie D/Doris P Windham Gymnasium8 School Rd. Windham ME
Brunswick2/3/2411:00 AMDan AnkelesBrunswick Junior High School65 Columbia Ave Brunswick, ME 04011
Cape Elizabeth3-Feb1:30 PMKaren HesselSouth Portland Community Center21 Nelson Road, South Portland, ME 04106
Casco4-Feb11:00 AMBrian TuckerCasco Community Center940 Meadow Rd, Casco, ME 04015
ChebeagueFeb. 42:00 PMMary HoltIsland Hall247 S Rd, Chebeague Island, ME 04017
Cumberland4-Feb11:00 AMMike WilliamsCumberland Town Hall290 Tuttle Rd, Cumberland Center, ME 04021
Falmouth4-Feb1:00 PMKaren FarberLunt Auditorium74 Lunt Road
Freeport3-Feb1:00 PMTom BullFreeport High School30 Holbrook St, Freeport, ME 04032
Frye Island4-Feb 1:00 PMCassie D/Doris PWindham Gymnasium8 School Rd. Windham ME
GorhamFeb. 33:00 PMMaureen TerryGorham Rec Center75 South St. Gorham, ME 04038
Gray3-Feb1:00 PMTed MacdonaldGray Town Office24 Main St, Gray, ME 04039
Harpswell4-Feb1:00 PMMary BrennanSchool Gym308 Harpswell Islands Rd, Harpswell, ME 04079
Harrison4-Feb1:00 PMCassie D/Doris PWindham Gymnasium8 School Rd. Windham ME
Long Island3-Feb12:00 PMKatharine StewartLong Island Learning Center33 Fern Ave, Long Island, ME 04050
Naples4-Feb1:00 PMCassie D/Doris PWindham Gymnasium8 School Rd. Windham ME
New Gloucester4-Feb2:00 PMJulie FralichNew Gloucester Community Building385 Intervale Road, New Gloucester, Maine 04260
North Yarmouth3-Feb2:00Kathleen ConradWescustogo Hall & Community CenterMemorial Hwy #120, North Yarmouth, ME 04097
Portland3-Feb10:00 AMMeg HarnedKing Middle School92 Deering Ave. Portland ME 04102
Pownal3-Feb1:00 PMTom BullFreeport High School30 Holbrook St, Freeport, ME 04032
Raymond4-Feb1:00 PMCassie D/Doris PWindham Gymnasium8 School Rd. Windham ME
Scarborough3-Feb9:00 AMRachel HendricksonWentworth School20 Quentin Dr., Scarborough
Sebago4-Feb1:00 PMCassie D/Doris PWindham Gymnasium8 School Rd. Windham ME
South Portland3-Feb1:30 PMMatt BeckSouth Portland Community Center21 Nelson Road, South Portland, ME 04106
Standish4-Feb3-JanMaurie HillStandish Town Hall Chambers175 Northeast Rd, Standish, ME 04084
Westbrook4-Feb4:30 PMDaniel NeuvilleWestbrook Community Center – Elm Room426 Bridge St, Westbrook, ME 04092
Windham4-Feb1:00 PMCassie D/Doris PWindham Gymnasium8 School Rd. Windham ME
Yarmouth4-Feb2-4PMMeghan CaseyHarrison Middle School200 McCartney Street, Yarmouth, ME

Questions About Caucus Locations? Email Us At cumberlandcountydems@gmail.com

Caucus and Convention Information: https://www.mainedems.org/caucus-convention

Important Dates: February 3 & 4, 2024 – Municipal and Regional Caucuses

February 10 & 11, 2024 – Municipal and Regional Caucuses Snow Date

March 5, 2024 – Maine Presidential Primary

May 31 & June 1, 2024 – Maine Democratic State Convention in Bangor

Reminder – Meeting Next Week!

Greetings friends-

Please join us for the first Cumberland County Democratic Committee meeting of 2024!  On Sunday, January 28th, from 3:00 – 4:00 PM via Zoom, we will talk about the upcoming caucuses on February 3 & 4 this year, where to attend, and what to expect. Shenna Bellows will be our featured speaker!
Please note, this meeting is being scheduled for one (1) hour via Zoom. 



Please register in advance:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArd-qrrjgjHdI3okml_Vnm1SabBWdyuyUT
 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the gathering.
Welcome
Approval of Chair’s Agenda – Chair Joe Z.
Featured Guest Speaker – Shenna Bellows
Approval of the April Minutes – Secretary Angel B. 
Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Marcia S.
Program Committee Chair – Jay P.
Communications Chair – Chad J.

Anti-Racism and Inclusion Committee Chair – Dick F. 
Fundraising Chair – Olivia V.
Municipal Committee Check Ins 
2024 Caucus Discussion
New CCDC Membership (At-Large Members)
New Business

Upcoming January 28, 2024 General Meeting

Greetings friends – Please join us for the first Cumberland County Democratic Committee of 2024!  We will talk about the upcoming democratic caucuses on February 3 & 4 this year. Please note, this meeting is being scheduled for one (1) hour via zoom. 



Register in advance:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArd-qrrjgjHdI3okml_Vnm1SabBWdyuyUT

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the gathering.

Welcome
Approval of Chair’s Agenda – Chair Joe Z.
Featured Guest Speaker
Approval of the April Minutes – Secretary Angel B. 
Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Marcia S.
Program Committee Chair – Jay P.
Communications Chair – Chad J.

Anti-Racism and Inclusion Committee Chair – Dick F. 
Fundraising Chair – Olivia V.
Municipal Committee Check Ins 

2024 Caucus Discussion
New CCDC Membership (At-Large Members)
New Business

October Meeting!

Here is our Agenda – and some important information – for the upcoming Cumberland County Democratic Committee General Membership Meeting scheduled for Sunday, October 29th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM (virtually by Zoom).

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkf-CgrD8sE9AydCueTN9HkdFXFx5iTwhl

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Agenda
3:00 – 3:30 PM (30 minutes)
Chair’s Welcome 
MDP Guest Speaker  
Approval of Chair’s Agenda for Today – Chair Joe Z.
Approval of the June Minutes – Secretary Angel B. 
Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Marcia S.

Updates
Program Committee Chair – Jay P.
Anti-Racism and Inclusion Committee Chair – Dick F. 
Fundraising Chair – Olivia V.
Communications Chair – Chad J. 
Elections
Cumberland has 1 open Platform Committee seats and 1 open State Committee seat
New CCDC Membership (At-Large Members)

3:30 – (90 minutes) 
Featured Guest Speaker – Djenne-amal Morris

Djenne is going to work with us on becoming more aware of the subtle ways we respond to issues that have potential for bias and about which we are not aware because it is such an ingrained part of our culture. 

New Business

Upcoming Meeting!

Here is our Agenda – and some important information – for the upcoming Cumberland County Democratic Committee General Membership Meeting scheduled for Sunday, August 27th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM (virtually by Zoom).

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMlf–spjguHdD_4YICctX8mXQk8_gZzKYe

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Agenda
3:00 – 3:30 PM (30 minutes)
Chair’s Welcome 
MDP Guest Speaker  
Approval of Chair’s Agenda for Today – Chair Joe Z.
Approval of the June Minutes – Secretary Angel B. 
Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Marcia S.

Updates
Program Committee Chair – Jay P.
Anti-Racism and Inclusion Committee Chair – Dick F. 
Fundraising Chair – Olivia V.
Communications Chair – Chad J. 
Elections
Cumberland has open Platform Committee seats (13 seats – 10 vacant)
New CCDC Membership (At-Large Members)

3:30 – (90 minutes) 
Featured Guest Speaker – Djenne-amal Morris

Djenne is going to work with us on becoming more aware of the subtle ways we respond to issues that have potential for bias and about which we are not aware because it is such an ingrained part of our culture. 

New Business

Upcoming CCDC General Meeting

Here is our Agenda – and some important information – for the upcoming Cumberland County Democratic Committee General Membership Meeting scheduled for Sunday, June 11th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM (virtually by Zoom).

You should register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rceisqDguE9bmXkAZJ0beqSq08ej9LZDQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Agenda

  1. Welcome
  2. Approval of Chair’s Agenda – Chair Joe Z.
  3. Approval of the April Minutes – Secretary Angel B.
  4. Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Marcia S.
  5. Program Committee Chair – Jay P.
  6. Anti-Racism and Inclusion Committee Chair – Dick F.
    • CCDC Needs A Fundraising Chair!
  7. Municipal Committee Check-Ins
  8. June Featured Guest Speaker – TBD
    • A review of the Legislative Session
  9. Municipal Committee Check Ins
  10. Summer Events
    • Pride Event June 17th
    • A Summer CCDC Event?
  11. Elections
    • Platform (13 seats)
    • New CCDC Membership (At-Large Members)
  12. New Business

Reminder!

A Quick Reminder!

Here is our Agenda – and some important information – for the General Membership Meeting scheduled for this Sunday, April 16th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM (virtually by Zoom).
 
You can register in advance for this meeting here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtcuisrDojG9dqhbg7AkJ8sc6l6UNXhR_U

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Agenda

Welcome
Approval of Chair’s Agenda – Chair Joe Z.
Approval of the December Minutes – Secretary Angel B. 
Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Marcia S.
Program Committee Chair – Jay P.
Municipal Committee Check Ins 
Anti-Racism and Inclusion Committee Chair – Dick F. 
Featured Guest Speaker – Djenne-amal Morris 
(Read More Below)
Municipal Committee Check Ins 
Elections
Credentials Committee: 1 person elected per county
Platform (13 seats)
MDP Representative & New CCDC Membership (At-Large Members)

New Business


Introducing Our Featured Speaker:
Djenne-amal N. Morris, BA.

Djenne-amal N. Morris brings passion, humor, and real-life experience to her role as a national and international parent/professional trainer, facilitator, and motivational speaker whose view of the world is not as it is, but as it could be. As a mother of an amazing son with CHARGE Syndrome, she strives to build an atmosphere of support and empowerment for families of children with special needs and the professionals who serve them. This has led to her career working with families of children with special needs in various roles as Women’s Ministry Leader, and Family Specialist for the New England and North Carolina Deaf-Blind Projects, Parent Educator. She currently is the Family Faculty Advisor for the NC-LEND program at UNC-Chapel Hill and President of the Board of Directors for Hands & Voices Headquarters. Djenne is committed to creating an atmosphere of diversity wherever she. goes. She received her certification in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion from Cornell University and does consulting and training for professionals. Djenne and her husband Michael of 31 years have 3 children. Malik, 27 a graduate of the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf. He is independent and living his best life in a group home for Deaf young men. Imani, 28, is a future MPH focusing on Maternal and Child Health.

Her youngest Zakiya, 22, is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and a future Audiologist. Djenne and Michael are enjoying their empty nest by traveling, growing their consulting business, and enjoying evening wine on the porch!
Please visit her website: (www.todaywithdjenne.com)
 

Upcoming CCDC General Meeting

Here is our Agenda – and some important information – for the upcoming General Membership Meeting scheduled for Sunday, April 16th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM (virtually by Zoom).

You can register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtcuisrDojG9dqhbg7AkJ8sc6l6UNXhR_U

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Agenda

  1. Welcome
  2. Approval of Chair’s Agenda – Chair Joe Z.
  3. Approval of the December Minutes – Secretary Angel B. 
  4. Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Marcia S.
  5. Program Committee Chair – Jay P.
    1. Discussion Topic – TBD
  6. Municipal Committee Check Ins 
  7. Anti-Racism and Inclusion Committee Chair – Dick F.
    1. Featured Guest Speaker – Djenne-amal Morris
  8. Municipal Committee Check Ins 
  9. Elections
    1. Credentials Committee: 1 person elected per county
    1. Platform: We have the same number of platform committee members as we have State Committee Delegates (13)
    1. MDP Representative & New CCDC Membership (At-Large Members)
  10. 11. New Business

Upcoming Meeting – Feb. 5

Here is our Agenda – and some important information – for the upcoming General Membership Meeting scheduled for Sunday, February 5th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM (virtually by Zoom).

You can register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sfuqsqD0jGdDEnboVCR29fW9mjB2eXWJR 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Agenda

1. Welcome

2. Approval of Chair’s Agenda – Chair Joe Z.
3. Approval of the December Minutes – Secretary Angel B. 
4. Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Marcia S.

5. Welcome to the New MDP Chair – Bev Uhlenhake

6. Guest Speaker – TBD
7. Anti-Racism and Inclusion Committee Chair – Robert D.
8. Program Committee Chair – Jay P.
9. Municipal Committee Check Ins & Review of the 2022 Election
10. Election of MDP Representative & New CCDC Membership (At-Large Members)
11. New Business

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