DC for Democracy wants a world where every person has a voice and plays an active part in making our community more inclusive, democratic, and just. We organize, educate, advocate, and campaign so that ordinary people are empowered to take meaningful action to build that world.


Check out our Events Calendar for information  about our monthly meetups and upcoming events from our partners!

Recent Updates

July Meetup Preview
Please join us for the July Meetup: Endorsement Vote for Virginia State Elections When: Wednesday, July 12, 6:30 pm – 8:30
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Communications Chair Zach Schalk Testifies before the DC Council for DC4D on 7.10.17
Testimony of Dan Wedderburn Before the DC Council Committee on Judiciary & Public Safety Re: Campaign Finance Reform Bills B22-0008,
Testimony below captured as written. Actual testimony delivered to the Council by Zach Schalk, Communications Chair. Mr. Chairman, and members,
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DC4D members showed up in force to support the Fair Elections Act of 2017 at the June 29 DC Council Hearing.
Celebrating Independence with Fair Elections!
As we celebrate Independence Day, we should also celebrate a milestone in the road to independence from Big Money in
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DC4D Chair Kesh Ladduwhetty testifies at DC Council in support of the Fair Elections Act on June 29
Testimony by Kesh Ladduwahetty on Behalf of DC for Democracy Regarding B22-0192: The Fair Elections Act of 2017
Chairman Allen, other Councilmembers, my name is Kesh Ladduwahetty and I am honored to testify in support of the Fair
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Communications Chair Zach Schalk Testifies in favor of Fair Elections Act at DC Council Hearing on June 29
Testimony by Zach Schalk on behalf of DC for Democracy before the Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety Regarding
Councilmember Allen and other committee members, thank you for the opportunity to testify today. My name is Zach Schalk, and
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DC4D June Meetup
June Meetup Recap
Thank you to everyone who joined us on June 14 for our monthly meetup, and thank you to The Big
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