2015 Summer Fellowship

Dallas Democratic Summer Fellows will work closely with our Executive Director to recruit other leaders and organizers, register and contact voters, and build neighborhood volunteer teams that will help keep Dallas blue.

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The DCDP Store's 2016 Collection

Donate $20.16 and receive our 2016 Collection of T-shirt, DCDP logo decal, Turning Texas Blue bumper sticker, and bluebonnet seed packet!

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Thursday Phone banks

We will be having phone banks every Thursday at our office.

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2015 Summer Fellowship

Program Description

Dallas Democratic Summer Fellows will work closely with our Executive Director to recruit other leaders and organizers, register and contact voters, and build neighborhood volunteer teams that will help keep Dallas blue. Fellows will learn the ins and outs of grassroots organizing while building lasting relationships with one another and supporters in the community. They will participate in and help lead phone banks, block walks and voter registration drives for a minimum of 20 hours per week.

What We’re Looking For

Our Fellows are committed to applying their enthusiasm and passion for progressive causes and candidates to community organizing in Dallas County. They are interested in empowering supporters to become volunteers, and non-voters to become civic participants.

Ideal candidates will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a diverse team. They will understand that a sense of humor is a must, as is a willingness to learn new skills as organizers and leaders. We are seeking individuals who enjoy volunteer-driven community organizing and who take initiative. All our Fellows come from different backgrounds and walks of life, but they are all happily committed to engaging people in the Democratic process.

Program Timeline
Application deadline: May 28
Kickoff training in Dallas: May 31
Program end date: August 9

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All Summer Fellowship positions are unpaid. The Dallas County Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

Welcome New Communications
Intern Tessa McGlynn

Her political career began only a few years ago, and she’s progressed from an enthusiastic volunteer to a Party leader. Our new Communications Intern Tessa McGlynn is a precinct chair, Advisory Council member, and president of the UTD College Democrats.

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Club of the Month: The Dallas County Young Democrats

Meet our May Club of the Month: The Dallas County Young Democrats are the the official club for Democrats aged 14-40 in Dallas County, Texas. They seek to establish and maintain a solid foundation of informed and motivated young voters and envision a unified America that offers security, employment, education, affordable healthcare and equal rights to all citizens.

Their monthly meetings are the second Tuesday of each month at Sunset Lounge located at 3030 Ross Ave. Dallas, Texas at 6:30 pm, and coming up on May 30, they will be hosting a voter registration drive.

For more information, like them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DallasYD and follow them on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dcyd. Direct emails to: info AT dallasyoungdemocrats.org.

Meet Our Officials

See who represents Dallas County from the People’s House to the Court House. We’ve compiled elected officials’ websites, Facebook and Twitter accounts, so you don’t have to go looking.