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“Loading the Political Candidate Bases” Workshop March 21, 2015 9:30am to 11:30am


Press Release

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For Immediate Release

 “Loading the Political Candidate Bases” Workshop

March 21, 2015 9:30am to 11:30am 

 Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Douglasville, GA.  On Saturday, March 21, 2015, the Democratic Women’s Council of Douglas County (DWCDC) and Douglas County Democratic Party (DCDP) will host a new community workshop to encourage people to run and serve in elected and appointed office.  This two hour event is entitled “Loading the Political Candidate Bases” and will begin 9:30am and conclude at 11:30am at Hunter Park located at 8830 Gurley Road Douglasville, GA 30134.

“We are excited to offer this first in a line of training to get more people involved in the Democratic process,” said DWCDC President Lynita Mitchell-Blackwell.  “Attendees will have an action-packed morning of engaging presentations that will help them identify offices in which to serve, and methods to prepare to be great servant leaders.”

“It’s time to train the future leaders in our community so that they will be ready and encourage to seek political office, serve on boards and sit on judicial benches,” said DCDP Chair, David Good. “Participants will find out what it takes to be a good leader and how to get there.”

As of the date of this release, confirmed presenters include Douglas County Commissioner Kelly Robinson and business woman Tarenia Carthan, CEO of Elohim Consultants, a healthcare and technology training company.  Sessions will include

  •  The Relationship Between Political Involvement & Community Empowerment
  • Appointed and Elected Positions within Douglas County (City, County, and Corporate Boards)
  • Preparing for Service – Creating a Strong Professional Image
  • The Importance of Technology Savvy in Politics

The Democratic Women’s Council of Douglas County is an affiliate of the Georgia Federation of Democratic Women.  Its mission is to help Democratic women win elections, advocate for a fair electoral process in Douglas County, and encourage and mentor young women as our future leaders.  To learn more about DWCDW, visit the website at

The Douglas County Democratic Party of Georgia works to support the election and appointment of Democratic candidates to local and national office.  To learn more about the party and its work, visit the website at


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