Obama Pride LGBT and Allies Meeting - Durham

Everyone welcome!
Obama Pride LGBT and Allies Organizing Meeting
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
6:30 - 8:30pm . Auditorium, First Floor
Downtown Durham County Library
300 North Roxboro Street @ Downtown Loop
Downtown Durham, NC 27701
Obama Pride Table with Obama T-shirts, Buttons, Bumperstickers, Literature
Ample free parking . Directions: www.mapquest.com

Proposed Meeting Agenda . 6:30 - 8:30pm
1. Welcome, Agenda Review, Mandy Carter, Obama Pride National Co-Chair

2. Reports from the Democratic National Convention
Ian Palmquist . Director, Equality North Carolina . LGBT Delegate at Convention
Betsy Rhodes, Graduate Student, Duke University . LGBT Delegate at Convention
Pam Spaulding, Pam's House Blend, LGBT Blogger at Convention www.pamshouseblend.com
Kevin Farmer, Chair- Durham County Democratic Party . Delegate at Convention

3. Reports from Obama Pride the national LGBT grassroots mobilization for Obama
- Report from Obama Pride North Carolina Wade Boyles, NC State Coordinator glbt@ncforchange.com
Wade is also running as an out gay candidate for NC House District 74, Forsyth County
- Report from Obama Pride Durham, Mandy Carter
- How to set up an Obama Pride effort in your city/county or on your campus

4. Report from Obama Campaign for Change, Alex Cobell, NC Field Organizer acobell@simla.colostate.edu
Report from Durham for Obama, Thao Vo, Events Coordinator teetertotter@nc.rr.com
*Volunteers needed for NC PrideFest, September 27, Duke East Campus
Report from Durham Democratic Women, Risa Foster, Chair durhamdemwomen@aol.com
Report from Durham County Democratic Party, Kevin Farmer durham.democrats@gmail.com

5. Get Out The Vote (GOTV) Game Plan through November 4 Elections
- Calendar of events/activities leading up to and including November 4 Election Day
- Establish LGBT & Allies Volunteer Night(s) at Obama Field Offices
- Voter Registration Drives with October 10 deadline to register to vote
- Early Voting starts on October 16 and ends on November 1
- Join GOTV teams on November 4 Election Day in your communities
- Tuesday, November 4, 2008. Polls open at 6:30am and close at 7:30pm
- Watch for details about Election Night Watch Parties
**Remember! We need folks to vote for the Presidential election AND through the entire slate
of North Carolina races: Governor, US House, US Senate, NC General Assembly, Judges, etc.

6. Set date, time, and place for next meeting(s). Adjourn.

To RSVP and/or or more information contact Mandy Carter, mandycarter@nc.rr.com
Can't make the meeting but are interested in staying involved? Drop me an email to be kept in the info loop.

Democratic Party Victories on November 4th!
Mandy Carter, Obama Pride North Carolina
919-688-7500, Phone/Fax (EST)
Durham, NC
mandycarter@nc.rr.com
Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm

Join Obama Pride North Carolina!
my.barackobama.com/page/group/NCGLBTforObama

Join national Obama Pride!!
http://pride.barackobama.com/page/content/lgbthome