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WVDP Schedules Affirmative Action Caucus Meetings

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WVDP Schedules Affirmative Action Caucus Meetings

April 30, 2021

For Immediate Release:

May 2, 2021

Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com

WVDP Schedules Affirmative Action Caucus Meetings

Charleston, WV – The West Virginia Democratic Party released a schedule of Affirmative Action Caucus Meetings for participation by Democrats. The meetings will be held via Zoom and will be starting Monday, May 3rd.

A second round of meetings for nominations will begin Monday, May 17th.

Below please find information regarding the process, times and registration information for each caucus meeting.

The following message was released by the West Virginia Democratic Party regarding the process:

As a result of the current Covid-19 virus public health emergency, it is not possible for the WV Democratic Party Affirmative Action Committee to meet in person. Virtual zoom meetings listed below is an opportunity to take part in the process.  The bylaws recently adopted by the West Virginia State Democratic Executive Committee call for full participation by all Democrats, with particular concern for minority groups, African Americans, Native Americans, Asian /Pacific Islanders, Latinos, women, Youth (under the age of 36), LGBTQ+, seniors, and disabled individuals in the Delegate Selection process and in all Party Affairs, as defined in the DNC charter and bylaws.  

sThe Affirmative Action Committee (“AA Committee”) Committee shall consist of the two (2) Co Chairs of different genders elected by the members from each of the Democratic constituency organizations set forth in the Affirmative Action and Outreach Plan.  The Co-Chairs of each diversity caucus will be chosen by the members of that diversity caucus. The two (2) Co-Chairs of different genders shall be elected by the members of the AA Committee at its first meeting following the organizational meeting, to terms of four (4) years, to expire at the election of their successors.  There are to be no more than one (1) Co-Chair from the same constituency organization.

In addition, the Affirmative Action Committee shall recommend, and the Executive Committee shall appoint six (6) members divided among the Congressional Districts to the Executive Committee as voting members to help the party achieve affirmative action goals.

To participate you must be a registered Democrat, will support the Democratic nominee and will not participate in the nominating process of any other political party.

Click here for this week’s scheduled introductory meetings schedule: https://bit.ly/3ugE32w

Click here for the schedule of Affirmative Action Committee Meetings for Nominations & full committee meeting: https://bit.ly/3xzLkN0

The Affirmative Action Committee Meeting on June 2 is viewable to the public at https://bit.ly/2SPaoz

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