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**In response to the COVID-19 health crisis, the Orange County Democratic Committee has moved all meetings into the online virtual world using the Zoom. Committee members will be contacted with details of the Zoom meetings.**

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COVID-19

Volumes of information are available with respect to COVID-19. Listed below are just a few sources. Information found in the links includes symptoms, prevention, protection, testing, care-giving, statistics, and much more.

Tri-county Fundraiser for Spanberger

Join us on your computer, smart device, or via phone call. Those without access to Zoom video can still participate by telephone. The phone number will be included with the Zoom link  provided upon RSVP.

SIGNUP ONLINE: HTTPS://BIT.LY/TRICOUNTYRSVP

If you need help with the setup of Zoom contact Joe Freeland beforehand, (703) 801-2654.
If you have questions about the fund raiser or signing up, contact Jasmine Smith.

Congresswoman Spanberger Communications

The following is an excerpt from a recent Congresswoman Spanberger email:

Since COVID-19 began impacting our Commonwealth in March, my team and I have worked hard to provide you with the information and updates you need to make safe choices for you and your family. 

My office is here to assist you with any issues related to federal agencies – the VA, Social Security, Medicare, COVID-19 related programs, and more. Please don’t hesitate to call us at (202) 225-2815 or (804) 401-4110.

*Click here for resource guides, updated reopening information, and more

**Click here to sign up for COVID-19 updates

Sincerely,
Abigail

“Women’s Political Candidacy in the Age of Trump”

Presented by Rosalyn Cooperman, Ph.D. of UMW
Tuesday, July 21 at 7 pm

Please join fellow Orange County Dems for a Zoom program featuring guest speaker Dr. Rosalyn Cooperman, Professor of Political Science at the University of Mary Washington.

Dr. Cooperman will present a talk on “Women’s Political Candidacy in the Age of Trump” on Tuesday, July 21 at 7pm via Zoom video conference. There is no cost to attend, but your registration in advance is required in order to receive the Zoom login information. Those without access to Zoom video can still participate by telephone and should indicate phone-only when registering. Please register here using our online form  by Monday, July 20. 

She will discuss the political candidacy to Congress of women during the Trump era, drawing on examples from the two most recent election cycles, 2018 and 2020. She’ll share her perspective and her research on how women navigate gender and party on the campaign trail. Her talk will be followed by a question and answer period.

Rosalyn Cooperman earned a B.A. in Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington, and a Ph.D. in Political Science at Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses on women’s political participation, campaign finance, and the political behavior of party activists.

The Zoom login information will be sent to all registrants the day before the program. If you have not used Zoom before, no worries! Please indicate that when you register and a time will be scheduled for Zoom training in advance of the program.

This program is sponsored by the Lake of the Woods Democratic Club in concert with the Orange County Democratic Committee and LOWPAN.

Questions may be directed to Jen Heinz, LOW Dems Program Chair, at jenheinz6103@gmail.com. We hope you can join us!