Party Organizations and Networks

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The Democratic Party of Virginia is growing! Across the commonwealth, Democrats are networking based on common interests and goals. Our constituency organizations and caucuses are expanding and we've added several new groups just recently. Network with Democrats across Virginia and get involved in outreach events, projects and policy initiatives.


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Virginia Association of Democratic Chairs

Chair: Gene Magruder, genemagruder@aol.com

Northern VA: Clarence Tong, clarence.tong@gmail.com
Hampton Roads: Bud Ward, bud4u@nnwifi.com
Central VA: Cheryl Zando, cheryl.zando@gmail.com
Southwest VA: Deb Baum, chair@floydvadems.org

Virginia Democratic Women’s Caucus

Chair: Linda Brooks, lgb293@gmail.com
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The purpose of this organization shall be to unite the women of Virginia in support of the women of the Democratic Party and its candidates, encourage full and equal participation of women in the Party, encourage, educate, and finance Democratic women who aspire to public office, and raise awareness of women’s issues in the Commonwealth and the Virginia Democratic Party.

Democratic Black Caucus of Virginia

Chair: Evelyn Morris-Harris, eve.morharris@hotmail.com
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The Democratic Black Caucus of Virginia (DBCV) is an integral part of the Democratic Party of Virginia and Democratic National Committee. Our mission is to educate members of our communities about the value of the Democratic Party and to educate the members and leadership of the Democratic Party of Virginia about the needs of our community. The DBCV consists of members from all corners of the commonwealth and various economic strata. Our members are committed to advancing Democratic values and electing Democrats from the local grassroots level to the General Assembly, to Congress and to the White House.

The disAbility Caucus

Chair: Cyliene Montgomery, montgoma4@aol.com
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The DPVA disAbility Caucus aims to promote the interest of individuals with disAbilities in the political process and create awareness of their needs to the community and elected officials.  Activities shall include voter registration, education, employment, outreach, recruitment of members of local Democratic committees and endorsement of candidates for political office.

Rural Caucus

Chair: Vee Frye, chair@ruralvadems.com
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The mission of the Rural Caucus is to nurture connections between communities of people who may, or may not yet, vote Democratic in Virginia’s non-urban areas, to engage local people to determine the issues and priorities that matter to them, and to ensure sustainable rural life and progressive values throughout all of Virginia.

Small Business Caucus

Chair: Tom Greeson, tgreeson@reedsmith.com
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The VADSBC mission and goal is to organize and document the Virginia Democratic small business base through local Democratic Party networking. Our goal is to create a Commonwealth-wide directory of Democratic friendly small businesses.

LGBT Democrats of Virginia

Chair: Maggie Sacra, msacra@lgbtvadem.org
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The LGBT Democrats of Virginia present issues and act as an advocate for LGBT persons within the Democratic Party of Virginia; help elect Democratic candidates by providing a centralized repository of expertise and a clearinghouse for all LGBT campaign activities through working with various Democratic campaigns.

Virginia Young Democrats

Chair: Jimmy Lewis, president@vayd.org
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Virginia Young Democrats is the official youth organization for Virginia Democrats under the age of 36. Our goals are to support and elect Democratic candidates for public office, to train and develop Young Democrats for positions of leadership in their community and in the Party, to increase the role of young people in our Party, government, and society, and to serve those in need in our community.

Democratic Asian Americans of Virginia

Chair: Dewita Soeharjono, dewitahs@gmail.com
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The purpose of this organization is to promote the interest of Asian Americans in support of the Democratic Party and encourage participation of Asian Americans at all levels of the Democratic Party. We do voter registration & education, community outreach, recruitment of members of local Democratic committees, fundraising, and endorsements.

Latino Democratic Caucus

Chair: Marvin Figueroa, marvin.b.figueroa@gmail.com
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The Democratic Latino Organization of Virginia (DLOV) is a political committee that fosters participation of Latinos with the Democratic Party and supports candidates who embrace policies that benefit the Latino community in Virginia.

Veterans and Military Family Members Caucus

Chair: Terron Sims, terronsims@gmail.com
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The Democratic Party of Virginia Veterans and Military Family Members Caucus makes it their mission to inform politicians in office about the needs of veterans, service members, and their families.

Labor Caucus

Chair: Julie Hunter, jhunter@va-aflcio.org

The Labor Caucus of the Democratic Party of Virginia is committed to increasing awareness of labor issues and through their actions, support and communications making a positive impact for today’s working class.

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