This will be an engaging, empowering, important breakfast with fellow Democrats.
The New North Carolina Project’s mission is to make politics represent the needs of North Carolinians by investing in communities of color, expanding the engaged electorate and creating #VotersForever.
Dr. Steele is a former candidate for NC House District 82 both in 2018 and 2020. Utilizing her extensive K-12 public school operation experience, she began The New North Carolina Project in an effort to increase the electorate and turnout in traditionally Black and Brown communities. Aimy has a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish & K-12 Education, a Master’s in School Administration, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction. She resides in Concord, NC with her husband of 22 years, Michael, and their 5 children.
The Rowan County Democratic Party proudly and enthusiastically endorses and supports our fellow Democrats listed below who are running for local town and city councils here in Rowan County. These candidates have shown through their years of tireless work in our communities advocating for our shared community values their commitment to forwarding progressive causes locally, including:
Quality, public education for all children;
Safe and affordable housing;
Sustainable economic development;
Quality, accessible healthcare for everyone; and
The preservation and protection of our environment and atmosphere;
Protection of Voter rights;
Fair election districts;
Responsible, transparent government; and
Economic and social equality.
China Grove Town Council Arthur L. Heggins
East Spencer Mayor Barbara Mallett
East Spencer Aldermen Dwayne Holmes Shawn Rush Albert Smith II
Kannapolis City Council Jeanne Dixon
Salisbury Mayor Al Heggins
Salisbury City Council Tamara Sheffield Anthony Smith
Spencer Mayor Jonathon D.Williams
Spencer Aldermen Steve Miller Patricia “Patti” Secreast Pat Sledge
Save the date now for the Rowan Democrats Family Fun Fest on August 14. Fun begins at 3pm. This year’s event will be at Baker’s Creek Park, Kannapolis – Shelters 1 & 2. (1275 W. A St., Kannapolis, NC).
The Rowan County Democratic Party Convention was held on Saturday, April 10 on Zoom! Zoom means “fast” and after welcoming the 64 participants from across the county including 16 organized precincts, we got to work!
We re-elected our Chair and Vice-Chairs, Geoffrey Hoy and Chariel Dye, and Dianne Sartiano as secretary. Shawn Rush was elected 2nd Vice-Chair, Mary Ducksworth 3rd Vice-Chair, and Linda Perdue treasurer.
For delegates to the North Carolina Democratic Party State Executive Committee, George El-Khouri, Shawn Rush, Pat Sledge and Chariel Dye were elected. Chair Hoy is a member ex officio. We also approved sending 72 delegates to the District 13 Convention in May.
Issues were also addressed by passingtwo resolutions brought forward by the Spencer precinct.
Each vaccine impacts not only the person being vaccinated, but each person he or she lives with, works with, or comes in contact with. Just as the vaccine spread was exponential, the vaccine impact is also exponential.
We’ve worked hard learning how to minimize exposure with social distancing, mask wearing, and closures of indoor public spaces. This is the opportunity to move in the opposite direction and give people the freedom to be with each other again.