College Democrats Preparing for the Blue Wave by Ridgley Knapp, Director of Communications – College Democrats of America, @CollegeDemsIL The College Democrats of Illinois has had an incredibly strong and effective summer. With dozens of chapters across the state – from Evanston to Edwardsville – we have hundreds of members working on or volunteering for campaigns up and down the ballot, all while making ends meet: working the late shift, working the early shift, working part-time to make ends meet while we fight to make the change that our communities deserve. On August 3rd and 4th, our chapter at the [...]
Update from the College Democrats of Illinois by Jack McNeil, President, College Democrats of Illinois, @CollegeDemsIL Last week, the Illinois College Democrats PAC was officially launched, and in first 24 hours we raised nearly $500.Thanks to the help of the ILDCCA, Zach Koutsky and Tom Bowen, our executive board and finance director Victoria Koffsky, and our newly appointed finance council that features party leaders and College Dem alumni alike (Ben Head, Annie Kehler, Magen Ryan, Jen McMillen, and Craig Colbrook), we're off to the races. Now, here’s why it matters that College Democrats have a well-funded operation. The Democratic Party [...]
Chicago College Democrats are coming together on October 8th to make calls at the Coordinated Campaign's office at 701 West Armitage from 1PM-4:30. Then Representative Jan Schakowsky(CDIL's Honorary Chair for the year), and Rep. Lou Lang will stop by to speak to us, as well as State's Attorney nominee Kim Foxx! There will be food and refreshments made available. Must RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/QvBNwbF1Waw22OkJ3 Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
The College Democrats of Illinois met a few weeks ago and elected a new Executive Board for the upcoming year. Joe Gorski(Illinois State) President Jack McNeil(DePaul) Vice President Nick Albano(DePaul) Political Director Scarlett Winters(Loyola) Communications Director David Evers(Loyola) Finance Director Zachary Braun(Illinois State) Legislative Director Calvin Anderson(Northwestern) Membership Director Message from CDIL Executive Board: "There's never been an election with more distinct and crucial differences between the candidates as this one is set to be. With key races at the top, as well as targeted local races, we are beginning to mobilize to make sure our local chapters are equipped and connected [...]
Brew Wave Fundraiser Join College Democrats of Illinois at the Vice District Taproom on Monday, September 24th from 6-8PM. We are fundraising to support College Democrats across the state as they organize for the 2018 election. This is the most important election of our lifetimes, and college students will be instrumental in the Democratic Party's grassroots efforts. The Vice District Taproom is located at 1454 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605. This event was generously sponsored by future State Representative Curtis Tarver II. Student - $20 Supporter - $50 Delegate - $100 Sponsor - $250 Chair - $500 Host - $1,000