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Congressman Johnson announces 2014 winners of CBCF scholarships

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the winners of the 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Spouses Education Scholarships. The five winners hail from across the Fourth Congressional Dis


“Super Volunteer” training series offered in Conyers



Rockdale Democratic Party is offering a three-part series for “super volunteers” ready to organize and work for both, statewide and the local, Democratic Party on Election Day, on Tuesday, Nov. 4.


Volunteer classes will meet on June 16, 17 and 19, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., at the Rockdale Democratic Party’s headquarters, 1264 Parker Road, Conyers.

Class instructors are Rockdale County Tax Commissioner RJ Hadley and Georgia Victory 2014 Regional Field Director Sandyhya Anantharaman.


The first class,“Strategy and Overview of Victory Plan,” on Monday, June 16. Attendees will receive an overview on how Democrats can win statewide and how Rockdale fits into regional plans for the Democratic Party. The class will review organizational structure, targets, and milestones.

Classes continue with “Organizing Tactics 101,” on Tuesday,June 17. Instructors say this will be a fast-paced look at best practices for volunteer recruitment, phone banking, neighborhood canvassing and voter engagement.


Classes conclude with “Voter ID and Data Entry with VoteBuilder Database” on Thursday, June 19. Attendees will learn how to create and organize lists of Democratic voters in the region with the VoterBuilder database voter file system. Attendees will create phone lists and walk packs for door knocking in neighborhoods. Various methods of entering and updating Voter ID data in VoteBuilder will be discussed.

Registration is required due to limited seating. To register, text message your name and email address to 770-648-4859.

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