Nov 17 2013 7:30 pm
Democracy and the Local Media
Sunday, November 17, 7:30 pm at the Suzanne Patterson Center
(behind the old Borough Hall)
Panel Moderator: Paul Starr, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, and Stuart Professor of Communications and Public Affairs, Princeton University.
Panelist: Brad Koltz, General Manager, Packet Media Group
Panelist: Krystal Knapp Planet Princeton.
Panelist: Patience Haggin, Daily Princetonian.
Paul Starr is a Pulitzer Prize-winning professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University. He holds the Stuart Chair in Communications and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School. He is also the co-editor and co-founder of The American Prospect. His book, The Creation of the Media, received the 2005 Goldsmith Book Prize.
Relevant works of interest:
A Future for Public Media in New Jersey (2010) By Paul Starr, Scott Weingart and Micah Joselow
Less News is Bad News: The Media Crisis and New Jersey’s News Deficit (2009) By Scott Weingart
Help Princeton Democrats get out the vote! You don't need any campaign experience... just a little enthusiasm and an hour or two to spare.
Princeton turnout is key to putting Marie Corfield over the top this year for the LD-16 NJ Assembly. She only lost by only about 500 votes last fall. Let's catapult her to victory and knock out Tea Party Republican Donna Simon. We need a Democratic voice from our legislative district in Trenton!
There are also important Princeton Council races, 3 school board seats, and ballot questions including #2 which would override the Christie veto and raise the NJ minimum wage.
Join your fellow Democrats:
Sue Nemeth is hosting a day of coordinated campaign GOTV activities this Saturday in Princeton:
* Lit drops * Phone banking * Button making * Lawn sign assembling and distribution
196 Bayard Lane is located off Mountain Avenue.
We will continue Sunday and Monday at 5 Evelyn Pl., located off Nassau St.
* Lit drops * Phone banking * Lawn sign distribution
You can also take a list to make calls from home and bring it back when you're done.
This video features small business owners who believe raising the minimum wage will boost the economy and benefit workers and business owners alike. Produced by former PCDO president Dan Preston pro-bono for the NJ Main Street Alliance.
Oct 20 2013 7:30 pm
PCDO Monthly Meeting
2013 Candidates and Campaigns Night
Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 7:30 to 9:00 PM
Suzanne Patterson Center
45 Stockton Street
behind Monument Hall (former Borough Hall)
Come hear the latest about our Democratic candidates and the PCDO’s and Municipal Committee’s GOTV efforts for the November election.
The slate of Democratic candidates, some of whom (or their representatives) will address the meeting:
Princeton Council Mercer County Freeholders
Jenny Crumiller Anthony Carabelli
Patrick Simon Andrew Koontz
16th District State Senate
16th District State Assembly Governor and Lt. Governor
Marie Corfield Barbara Buono
Ida Ochoteco Milly Silva
Minimum Wage Ballot Question - We hope to have a representative of Working Families United for New Jersey and their “Raise the Wage” campaign.
RESOLVED, on this 20th Day of October 2013, the PCDO urges all voters to vote "Yes" on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 on Ballot Question #2, to raise New Jersey's minimum wage from the current $7.25 to $8.25 per hour and to provide annual cost-of-living adjustments.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the PCDO urges all voters to vote for Democratic candidates whose strong support for increasing the minimum wage is a key issue that distinguishes them from their Republican opponents.
Tuition Equality Bills – The full text of the whereas section of the resolution will be available at the meeting and is available online
Supporting Legislation for Resident Immigrant Tuition Equity
A4225, S2479, and A3162
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED:
That the Princeton Community Democratic Organization (PCDO) supports the provision of in-state tuition to students who have attended high school in New Jersey for at least three years, and graduated, and who file to legalize their immigration status, regardless of the status of their parents, as well as access by these students to financial aid for which they otherwise qualify; and
That the PCDO supports the passage of A4225, S2479, and A3162 as amended; and
That the PCDO is very aware of the social, cultural and economic contributions of immigrants and the importance of integrating them into the social and economic fabric of our community; and
That the PCDO has concluded that it is important to the economy to provide equitable access to higher education to young immigrants raised and educated in the U.S; and
That the PCDO believes that an educated population is better prepared to be a productive population rather than a burden to society; and
That copies of this resolution are to be distributed to state and local leaders and agencies, including the Governor, State Legislative Officials, the Mayor of Princeton and Princeton Council, and the Princeton Public Schools Board, as listed below.
Oct 6 2013 4:00 pm
You are cordially invited to join Council Candidates
for a concert featuring
Sunday, October 6, 4-6pm, at 187 Library Place, Princeton
in support of the Princeton Democratic Campaign
We hope you can join us!
Suggested donation is $25 but any amount is appreciated.
Walter Bliss, Campaign Chair, Helen Heintz, treasurer, and Peter Wolanin, Chair,
Princeton Municipal Democratic Committee
Rebecca Haviland is a petite, polite, pixie-haired 20-something singer who, when she opens her mouth, channels a furious, beat-up, fed-up blues diva standing in a snowstorm at a bus station at 4 in the morning two dollars short of a ticket to nowhere. For more information and sampling of her music, visit www.rebeccahaviland.com .
For more information or to RSVP, contact Helen Heintz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sep 15 2013 7:30 pm
September PCDO Membership Meeting
"A Report Card on Governor Christie”
“Why We Need Democrats Representing Us in Trenton and Washington D.C.!!!”
Special Guests Will Make The Case
For Our Fall Campaigns
Sunday, September 15th 7:30-9:00 PM
at the Suzanne Patterson Center
(located behind the former Borough Municipal Hall)
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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