What Fresh Hell Is This?

August 31, 2006

Time to defeat the bastards!

Only 68 days until Election Day!


Phonebank for Rendell/Casey on Mondays/Tuesdays
Phonebank for Rendell on Wednesdays/Thursdays
6:00-8:30 at 225 Ross St Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Labor Day is fast approaching! The Governor will be here for the Labor Day Parade (10:00am) and we need help passing out balloons and signs to parade-goers. (This should be a fun event!) Please call Lauren at 412-201-9024 if you would like to join us.

Canvassing continues: Contact Andrew Adams at (412) 201-9024 or aadams@rendellforgovernor.com for more info.

Sierra Club Election Action Nights
at the Sierra Club every Tuesday and Wednesday Night
(Targeting voters who rarely vote in off-year elections and who care about envirnmental issues) 6:00 - 8:30 PM
3109 Forbes Aves in Oakland
rebecca.glenn@sierraclub.org or call 412-802-6161

Democracy for Pittsburgh September Meetup
Event Title: Democracy for Pittsburgh Monthly Meetup
Event Type: DFA-Link Meeting
Event Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2006
Event Time: 7:00 PM
Venue Name: Mario’s South Side Saloon (upstairs)
Address: 1514 E Carson St
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Zip Code: 15203

There’s only 68 days till ELECTION DAY!

While we’re all campaigning for Nov. 2006, we’re also planning for 2007.

Come and help us shape the future.



Evening Reception for Lois Murphy,
Dem. Candidate for Congress in PA's 6th District
Date: Wednesday, September 6th
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: United Steelworkers , 60 Boulevard of the Allies, 5
Gateway Center, 13th Floor
Contribution Levels: Benefactor $2100; Sponsor $1000; Friend $250;
Supporter $500 Patron $100
RSVP& Information: Stephanie at (610) 667-5061 or

Honorary host: Congressman John Murtha
Host Committee: Georgia Berner, Russ Burton, Robert Creo, Mark Cummings, Ellen Doyle, Congressman Mike Doyle, Deanna Dellavedova, Gloria Forouzan, Carrie Leana,Betsy Magley, Honorable Dan Onorato, Lazar Palnick, Jon Pushinsky, Chuck Rocha

PAYD Quarterly Meeting (Harrisburg)
September 9, 2006

Join the Pa Young Democrats at the Harriburg Radisson located at 1150 Camp Hill Byp, Camp Hill, PA at 1:30pm for their Quarterly Meeting. Young Democrats are also welcome to attend the State Committee meeting at noon in the same hotel. The location of the Friday night party will be announced soon.

If you plan on attending, please drop them an email, or call. We are planning car-pooling and room-sharing now.

The Pennsylvania Federation of College Democrats leadership will be in attendance to discuss cooperative action including their planned Campaign Invasions. Other topics to be discussed will be the Young Voter Alliance program, Action Days with Governor Rendell and the Coordinated Campaign, our prospects for taking back the State House and what we can do about it.

Pennsylvania Young Democrats
Pennsylvania Federation of College Democrats
PAYD Phone: 412.853.0613
Personal/Sprint: 412.901.3412
Office: Democratic Headquarters
810 River Avenue, Suite 210
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
AIM: PaulMcKrell
E-mail: Paulmckrell@aol.com
Website: www.payd.org

Donna Brazile in Pgh. Sept. 12
Date: September 12, 2006
Location: Eddy Theater, Chatham College
Time: Registration 6:45 p.m.
Program 7:15 p. m. (Dessert reception follows the program)
Cost: $10 per person. Space is limited. Advance registration's
advised, go to:
www.pittsburgh.planitjewish.com , and go to:
September 12 Rachel Porter Social Action/Opening Program
Info: (412) 421-6118

Donna Brazile, the CNN pundit, Washington power broker and Gore's Presidential Campaign Manager, will be in Pittsburgh to kick off the Rachel Porter Social Action Fund Program.

She'll be speaking about her experience in politics and the future of women in political life.

Pennsylvania Governor's Conference for Women
Date: September 14, 2006
David L Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh
Keynote Speakers:
Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President, Children’s Defense Fund
Linda Ellerbee, Journalist, award-winning television producer, best-selling author
Mia Farrow, Actress, Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF
Farkhonda Hassan, Secretary-General of the National Council for Women in Egypt
Teresa Heinz, Chairman of the Heinz Family Philanthropies and The Heinz Endowments

Attendee Registration: $100
Group Registration: $1,000
Student Registration: $50

Register at: https://www.expotexllc.com/conferences/pcw/2006/index.php

Save Darfur Now - New York City

On Sunday, September 17, PDEC will travel to New York City to take part in a march and rally as the UN General Assembly meets. They will be calling on world leaders to deploy a United Nations force into Darfur to end the genocide.

In April, nearly 300 Pittsburghers traveled to Washington, DC, to deliver this message to President Bush and Congress. And our message was heard. Immediately following this rally, the Bush Administration made protecting the people of Darfur a priority. America is united and believes that a United Nations peacekeeping force is needed to end this genocide. Now they are taking our message to the international community.

PDEC is planning a bus trip so Pittsburghers can take part in this once in a lifetime event. Reservations are $50 for the first 55 seats, $55 thereafter. Please make out your check to "Thomas Merton Center" with "PDEC NYC Bus Tickets" on the memo and send to Thomas Merton Center, 5125 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224.


1 comment:

Sierra Club said...

Thanks for the plug Maria, also look for info coming soon about a major canvass on the 16th of September. We want to get at least 50 people knocking on doors that day. We'll be running staging areas in Mt. Lebanon and Oakland.