Next DFO Action Meeting: June 26

All are invited to our next DFO Action meeting on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 6:45 pm at North Regional Library in Durham. We will send more details about speakers and agenda items as the date gets closer! If you missed the 5/22 meeting, you can download the notes from the guest speakers as a PDF.

Indivisible: FLIPNC Hosts Beer and Politics –
with Special Guest Graig Meyer

Today, from 7 to 9 pm at the Beer Study in Durham, all are invited to grab a beer and listen as North Carolina House Representative Graig Meyer explains why focusing on the NC House to break the supermajority in the NCGA is the way forward. Then we will tell you how we can do it!

DFO Action’s Gunther Peck will also speak as part of a training for people who would like to do the June 11 canvass

Margaret Flowers talk on Medicare For All, Durham

Today, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Stanford Warren Regional Library, all are invited to a talk by Margaret Flowers on Medicare for All. This event is sponsored by DFO Action partners HealthCare for All.

Indivisibles NC Video

On May 12, DFO Action’s Lori Tyson spoke at the Indivisibles NC press conference. Lori speaks at 2:19!

We Need to Talk Holds Second Dinner

DFO Action’s Lori Tyson held her second We Need To Talk: In-depth Conversations For Black And White Women on May 4th. There were eight women in attendance at the round table at Neo China restaurant in Durham. DFO Action members Marilyn, Rae, Kathleen and Sally where among the participants in this group. All of the women had a lot to share. There was never a dull moment during the 3-hour long conversation. Everyone enjoyed it immensely and appreciated the opportunity to learn some surprising and new things. Thus far, every participant has expressed an interest in doing more sessions. To learn more, please contact Lori Tyson at

Durham for All: 10k Strong Pledge

You are invited to sign the pledge and become a part of the 10K Strong Campaign! Mark your calendar for Durham for All’s next 10K Strong mass meeting on June 17th from 2pm-4pm.

Join the March For Truth in Raleigh

On June 3, join thousands of people in dozens of cities across the nation will gather and march to call for:

  • special counsel and independent investigation of Trump’s ties to Russia and Russia’s role in the 2016 election
  • release of Trump’s tax returns
  • full investigation of Trump’s foreign ties
  • prosecution of any wrongdoing that is or has been revealed.

In Raleigh, we will gather at Bicentennial Plaza, next to the State Capitol, NC Museum of Natural Science and NC Museum of History, 1 E. Edenton St, 12pm – 4pm. Bring your signs, spirit and voices, wear red, white & blue, and be ready to stand up for democracy!

Activist Academy – Tools to Win Power for a More Progressive Durham

People’s Alliance and Durham 4 All are excited to co-host their third Activist Academy – Tools to Win Power for a More Progressive Durham on Saturday, June 10th from 10am-4pm in downtown Durham. This year, their Activist Academy training is geared toward candidates running for local office in Durham for the first time, their campaign teams and leaders of issue-oriented organizing (such as affordable housing).