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Our SCPD Candidate Development Sub-committee needs volunteers to help us compile resources for our manual for candidates.  Many of you have the expertise, time, and energy to help SCPD in electing our endorsed candidates.  We are looking for SCPD members who are willing to research and compile Summit County specific information (contact names, addresses,, phone numbers, and email addresses) for the following:

Campaign Donor Lists (creating & locating)
Faith Based Groups
Media Contacts
Business Groups
Community and Demographic Groups ( African American, Hispanic, Women, LGBT)
Issue Based Organizations (Environmental, Gun Control, Social Justice)
Community Events Calendar

Contact Tom Schmida at



August 9, 2016
5:30 pm for candidate presentations
6:30 pm for the main meeting

Akron Summit Main Library Branch, Rooms 2A & B
60 S High St., Akron

Jacob Nash

Our guest speaker will be Jacob Nash, adjunct professor at Case Western Reserve, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. The title of his talk will be “Continuing the conversation on LGBTQ equality after marriage.”


For a Limited Time You Can See

for free at > Password: bernie2016 > 

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich makes an eloquent and impassioned argument about how the devastating effects of America’s widening income inequality not only threaten the middle class but also the very foundation of democracy itself.

90 minutes

Note:This free offer is provided through the Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign, but this notice does not constitute an endorsement for his campaign by Summit County Progressive Democrats PAC.


Our June/July 2016 newsletter is out!

This issue includes, among other things, commentary on Orlando, a report on our fundraiser, and our preparations for the upcoming Republican National Convention in Cleveland and the fall elections.

Click here to read the newsletter.

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