Abigail Spanberger Announces Civic Engagement Student Essay Contest on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

High School Students from Virginia’s Seventh District will have the Opportunity to Win a Trip to Washington, D.C. to spend the day with their Congresswoman.

Deadline: Monday, February 4, 2019 at 5:00pm ET

Essays Will Explore the Topic of Engagement in Public Life

Essays should be submitted to Spanberger’s office by Monday, February 4, 2019 at 5:00pm ET. The winner will be announced on Spanberger’s official Facebook and Twitter accounts on Saturday, February 15, 2019. After the announcement, the winner will be invited to spend a day in Washington, D.C. to experience a firsthand view of the workings of Congress

To submit an essay, please use this form on Spanberger’s website.

Wear Orange Weekend – Honoring Lives of Victims and Survivors of Gun Violence

National Gun Violence Awareness Day is June 1st and begins Wear Orange Weekend. At hundreds of events this weekend many Americans  will honor the lives of victims and survivors of gun violence.  Dress in orange and join Everytown for Gun Safety at the following Wear Orange Meet-up and Mixer!

  • Saturday; June 2, 12:00 PM
  • Wilderness Vineyards and 1781 Brewery
  • 11109 Plank Rd (near intersection of Routes 20 and 3)
  • Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Additional information:

Orange County Democratic Committee Picnic

Date and Time: Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Location: Lion’s Pavilion at Veteran’s Park on Newton Street in Orange

Dan Ward and Abigail Spanberger, Democratic candidates for the 7th Congressional District nomination, will attend.

Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.  Hot dogs and chicken will be provided.

For more information, please contact Henry Lee Carter at 540-672-3200 or Terry Anderson at 954-218-8083.

March for Science Washington, DC – 14 Apr. 2018

The March for Science in Washington, DC kicks off Saturday 14 April, 2018, at 9 am on 15th Street NW between Constitution and Independence Avenues with teach-in tents hosted by The Nature Conservancy, AAAS, the American Chemical Society, the Optical Society, and the Government Accountability Project.

Expo booths will also be open all day on the National Mall, along with letter writing tables and voter registration.

Location:  National Mall, 15th Street, NW between Constitution & Independence Aves

Schedule:

  • At 9 am the Teach-in and Expo tents open.
  • At 12:30 pm the Rally with speakers and musical performances starts
  • At 2:30 pm take to the streets and March for Science!

Sign-up at: RSVP