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We work to elect those whose ideas, policies and mission are to create good jobs and an economy that works for everyone, to provide a quality education from pre-k through college, to protect the civil rights of all people, and to build strong communities across our state where people have access to affordable healthcare and clean air and drinking water. Simply put - we believe in equality, opportunity, and prosperity for all.

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  • February 02, 2018
  • January 29, 2018

    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH – 4PM
    Colonial Heights Precinct Meeting
    @Chapel Hill Public Library, Rm C, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill

    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH – 4PM
    Town Hall Precinct Meeting
    @Chapel Hill Public Library, Rm D, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill

    SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH – 4PM
    Weaver Dairy Precinct Meeting
    @OCDP HQ, 209 Lloyd St, #310, Carrboro

    THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH – 7PM
    UNC-Area and Other Precinct Meetings
    Carrboro, Cedar Falls, Country Club, East Franklin, Greenwood, Lincoln, Mason Farm, Northside, OWASA Precincts
    @Chapel of the Cross, 304 East Franklin St, Chapel Hill

    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH – 9AM
    Battle Park Precinct Meeting
    @109 Rose Lane, Chapel Hill

    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH – 10AM
    Hillsborough and Rural Orange Precinct Meetings
    Caldwell, Cameron Park, Carr, Cedar Grove, Cheeks, Coles Store, Efland, Eno, Grady Brown, Hillsborough, Orange Grove, St Marys, Tolars, West Hillsborough, White Cross Precincts
    @Cedar Ridge High School, 1125 New Grady Brown School Rd, Hillsborough

    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH – 10AM
    Weaver Dairy Satellite Precinct Meeting
    @Building 1 Classroom, Carol Woods

    SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH – 2PM
    Chapel Hill and Carrboro Precinct Meetings
    Booker Creek, Coker Hills, Damascus, Dogwood Acres, Eastside, Estes Hills, Glenwood, Hogan Farms, Kings Mill, Lions Club, North Carrboro, Patterson, Ridgefield, St John, Westwood Precincts
    @Carrboro High School, 201 Rock Haven Rd, Carrboro

     

  • January 09, 2018

    Hear Civil Rights Champion Anita Earls, Now Running for NC Supreme Court, at Jan. 27 OCDP Reception

     

    You can earn about recent gerrymandering and voter rights legal battles on Jan. 27 from Anita Earls, a longtime equal rights champion now running for NC Supreme Court.

    "We cannot allow the independence of our courts to be threatened in order to rig the system in favor of the wealthy and powerful," she said.

    "I’m running for Supreme Court Justice to use my experience to ensure we have a fair and free democracy, to protect our civil rights, and to guarantee that everyone who comes before the court gets a fair hearing."

    Rep. Graig Meyer video with Anita Earls Jan. 2018

     

  • January 01, 2018
  • December 29, 2017

    Save Jan. 27 for OCDP Fundraiser with NC Supreme Court Candidate Anita Earls 

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    Anita Earls has worked passionately for 30 years protecting civil rights, fighting for communities, and advocating fair political processes. Earls founded and is currently the Executive Director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, a North Carolina based civil rights nonprofit that partners with communities of color and economically disadvantaged communities in the south to defend and advance their political, social and economic rights.

    Anita Earls has also served on the Equal Access to Justice Commission and the North Carolina Board of Elections. She has taught at Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the University of Maryland. She litigated North Carolina’s landmark case against racial gerrymandering in legislative districts, Covington v. N.C., was lead counsel for the League of Women Voters against the partisan gerrymandering of North Carolina’s congressional districts, and led the challenge in state court to uphold the right to vote in North Carolina’s constitution even for people without a photo ID.