The following is based on a 2007-2008 work plan; however, it still reflects the overall goals of the CCDC.
GOAL 1: PROMOTE THE DEMOCRATIC MESSAGE AND VALUES.
1a. Publish the Cumberland County Democrat.
1b. Operate the web as the go-to place for connecting with/mobilizing members and expanding the base of people who vote Democratic.
GOAL 2: RECRUIT AND ELECT DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES.
2a. Develop and implement a regionally-based strategy to recruit and support candidates.
2b. Work with the Maine Democratic Party to insure that the CCDC has an easily accessible, user-friendly, and accurate voter file to use as a campaign tool.
2c. Develop and execute Field/ GOTV (Get Out The Vote) plans in coordination with the Coordinated Campaign.
GOAL 3: STRENGTHEN THE ORGANIZATION AND LEADERSHIP.
3a. Maintain a strong, viable CCDC.
3b. Establish a Marketing/Outreach Sub-committee to focus on increasing our visibility in parades, holiday events, and at other events.
3c. Launch focus on the environment (e.g. global warming, climate change) to focus attention on Â the work of the Democratic Party/Legislature.
3d. Support Municipal Chairs/Vice Chairs and promote the development of local capacity.
3e. Recruit a Volunteer Coordinator to recruit volunteers (e.g. events, campaigns) and create and manage a volunteer database.
3f. Maintain a strong relationship with the Cumberland County Legislative Delegation.
GOAL 4: FUND THE MISSION
1a. Conduct an annual appeal with members and non-members.
2b. Conduct events.
GOAL 5: BUILD THE MAINE DEMOCRATIC PARTY
1a. Promote the success of our Democratic Caucuses.
2b. Promote the success of our Convention.