UDems Presents: Presidential Debate Watch Party

Join your fellow UDems and watch Hillary Clinton eviscerate Donald Trump on the stage of the first presidential debate watch party of the 2016 election cycle on national television! We’ll be hosting it at a UDems member’s apartment, and there’ll be refreshments.

Bring a friend, some snacks, or just your favorite Donald Trump quote! See you September 26 at 8 PM.

You can find the Facebook event here.

UDems Presents: Ann Kitchen

Come learn about Austin politics and city council! We’re excited to have Austin City Council member, Ann Kitchen, speak to us at this Wednesday’s meeting (9/21).

Ann Kitchen currently represents South Austin (District 5). She has served as a Texas State Senator and as the former Texas Assistant Attorney General with the Consumer Protection Division. She received both her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. Her support for stronger environmental protections, quality public education, public health, women’s reproductive rights, and affordable housing has earned her the respect of Democrats throughout the state.

Join us as we learn about Ann’s career in politics and to be up-to-date on city politics! As always, everyone is welcome. Walk over with us to Austin’s Pizza after the meeting.

You can find the Facebook event here.

UDems Candidate Endorsement Meeting

Come help UDems decide who to endorse in the upcoming elections this Sunday (9/15) from 1-5 PM at WEL 1.316!

We’ll be hearing from Austin candidates and learning about local races, discussing issues amongst ourselves and with Central Austin Democrats, and then voting on who we should endorse. Anyone that is endorsed by both UDems and CAD gets an extra special Austin Progressive Coalition endorsement.

If all of this information confused you, and you don’t know anything about local politics, come anyways and we’ll explain it all while feeding you breakfast tacos!

You’ll learn about city council, AISD, and ACC races! See you there!
You can find the Facebook event here.

UDems Presents: VDR Training!

As a Democrat, one of the most effective ways you can contribute to garnering support for candidates like Hillary Clinton and super important local races is by registering people to vote. Help us register as many students as possible by the October 11th deadline!

To register voters, you need to get deputized, which is where this event comes in! If you want to become a deputy voter registrar, this is the event for you! In only an hour you can get trained to register voters, and learn why registering voters is our favorite activity! So, head on over to PHR 2.114 from 6:30-7:30 PM on Thursday (9/15) and we’ll see you there.

You can find the Facebook event here.

UDems Presents: State Director of Hillary for America!

As always, University Democrats tries to bring you speakers that provide topics of interest to campus. We are looking forward to hosting Jaclyn Uresti, Texas State Director of Hillary for America this Wednesday (9/14) at 8PM at PHR 2.110. She’ll be talking to us about what the campaign is doing in Texas and how we can help get Hillary Clinton elected!

Jaclyn graduated from Texas State University and got her start in politics as the legislative director for Representative Joaquin Castro. Over the years she has been a political director, senior advisor, and strategic policy advisor.

Hillary for America is a grasroots campaign of over 2 million donors determined to see Hillary Clinton become our next president. The campaign sells merchandise, provides Clinton’s policy plans, promotes her candidacy, has a presence in every state, and hosts events for supporters to get more invovlved with her campaign.

If you’re a supporter of Hillary Clinton and have a vested interest in Donald Trump not becoming president, this is the meeting for you! After the meeting, we will all go to Austin’s Pizza for good food and conversation.

You can find the Facebook event here.