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25 May
0

Pioneering Change Comes to Gifford

Pioneering Change Comes to Gifford Community organizer Merchon Green has come home to the Town of Gifford with Pioneering Change, Inc. It is a new not-for-profit community organization dedicated to the belief that every citizen can contribute positively to their ...

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25 May
0

Rights Restoration Ballot Initiative Workshop

Rights Restoration Ballot Initiative Workshop Speaker: Desmond Meade Location: Gifford Community Center Date: May 22, 2017 By Heather Mitts A few of the Young Dems, including myself, attended a workshop on a Voters Rights Restoration this past Monday evening at the ...

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17 May
0

Restoration of Voting Rights in Florida

Two Events to support Voter Restoration Rights Rights Restoration Workshop May 22 from 6-8 pm at the Gifford Community Center there will be a “Rights Restoration Ballot Initiative Next Step” workshop with Desmond Meade. Desmond and his campaign to restore ...

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13th Amendment Movie- Ava DuVernay
16 May
0

The 13th Amendment continues to impact our lives today!

The Young Democrats of Indian River recently hosted a screening of Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13th”, which explains how the passing of the historic 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution continues to impact our lives today. As one of the ...

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Public Service Week 2018
10 May
0

Public Service Recognition Week 2017

Public Service Recognition Week is May 7-13, 2017 The week honors those career public servants that keep our local, county, state, and federal services running year in and year out. The Democrats of Indian River join our nation in saluting ...

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Memorial Island Vero Beach Florida
08 May
0

Threats to the Indian River Lagoon

An Environmental Situation in Indian River County Could Threaten the Indian River Lagoon The Indian River County Board of Commissioners acted to cease all out of county-septic haulers from using the West Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility at their May 2nd ...

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07 May
0

May is Mental Health Month

Recognizing Mental Health Month in Indian River County The Indian River County Board of Commissioners declared May as Mental Health Awareness Month.  According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or ...

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Young Dems at the Pride Festival Port St Lucie
06 May
0

Young Dems rocked the Port St. Lucie Pride Festival

Reflections by Caitlin Ollinger Last weekend I had the privilege of attending the Port St. Lucie Pride Festival with the Young Democrats of Indian River County. As the Young Democrats, we strongly prioritize tackling the issues that threaten the LBGTQ ...

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05 May
0

Health Care in Indian River

Indian River County- Health Care Florida is the home to many elderly Americans, with about 20 percent of its population 65 and older. It is also the state with the nation’s highest enrollment in the Affordable Care Act plans at ...

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