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Celebrating Black History Month in Arkansas

The true story of Arkansas is one of perseverance, and coming together to overcome tremendous obstacles. That’s why Black History Month is a celebration of the human spirit and the resolve to march toward justice, no matter how long the journey or how steep the hill. Throughout our state’s great moments, and crisis, time and time again we have seen …

Arkansas Representative & Candidate Threatened With Gunfire, Police Draw Weapons

Democratic Party of Arkansas Calls Out Racial Targeting & Harassment State Rep.Vivian Flowers (Pine Bluff) and Arkansas House candidate Ryan Davis (Little Rock) were harassed and threatened with gunfire on Monday, February 3 after leaving a fundraiser in a Little Rock neighborhood. They were targeted and denied fair treatment because of their race. The incident involved aggressive members of the …

EMERGENGY: Plan Building To Ration Healthcare In Arkansas

Life is about to get harder for Arkansas families. The state is crafting plans to limit access to medications and to cap healthcare services for working people on Medicaid. No other state does this, but some of the Republicans in the Arkansas Legislature want to impose what they call a “block grant.” A “block grant” is a slick way of …

Arkansans Should Vote On Recreational Marijuana

There’s an effort to put recreational marijuana on the November ballot. And there’s also an effort by some to not even let the people of Arkansas vote on what the law should be. Arkansans should get a chance to participate in the national conversation, and vote. Arkansans aren’t interested in having the government tell them what they can’t do in their own …

January 29 – How To Get Elected to the Special State Convention, pt 1

This email was sent on January 29, 2020. To sign up for this email newsletter, please click here. Fellow Democrat! The 2020 Election is just around the corner, and you can be part of the Presidential Election process here in Arkansas. Our state and our party need your help to ensure we send our best slate of delegates to the …

Make Phone Calls For Democrats!

It’s 2020, and it’s time to do something. Join us (online or in person) EVERY WEDNESDAY, 5-8 p.m. as we make phone calls to support Democrats in your area. If we want to win, we have to do the work. The DPA has set up four weekly regional Phone Banks: South Arkansas, East Arkansas, Central Arkansas, and Northwest Arkansas.   Volunteers will need …

2020: French Hill & Steve Womack Still Hate Gay People, Why?

Many people have moved on from stale old debates, but French Hill is still stubbornly committed to denying rights for gay people.  Maybe this is the year that our Congressmen will finally support equality and basic rights for all people — even for people who are part of the LGBTQ community. In Arkansas you can still be fired, denied housing …