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June 2020

Tues, Jun 2 – Meet DC’s Newest Museum: Planet Word

June 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Meet DC's Newest Museum: Planet Word; Rebecca Roberts When we emerge from the #StayHome lifestyle, hungry for diversion and activities, downtown Washington DC will have a new option for a museum visit! Rebecca Roberts, Curator of Programming at Planet Word will share the story of DC’s newest museum, bringing its mission to renew and inspire a love of words and language. The world’s first voice-activated museum, Planet Word's opening has been pushed out due to the pandemic's closures to later…

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Thurs, Jun 4 – Members’ June Zoom Happy Hour

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

June Zoom Happy Hour The Membership Committee invites you to continue our recent tradition of holding twice-monthly Happy Hours on Zoom. At our most recent event, several people talked about how much the Club has been like family and that this virtual get-together has been especially important in these tough times. Bring a glass of your favorite beverage, be ready to socialize with your WNDC family, and Zoom into June. New program format — online program via Zoom. For everyone's…

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Tues, Jun 9 – We are One Country

June 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

We are One Country; Senator Heidi Heitkamp The first female senator elected in North Dakota, Senator Heidi Heitkamp will share her One Country Project, particularly looking at strengthening connection with rural Americans. Her insights include the real effects of Trump's tariff gamesmanship and the US-Mexico-Canada-Agreement. New program format — online program via Zoom. For everyone's security, instructions on joining will be shared after you have registered. Register

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Wed, Jun 10 – Winning Wednesday on the Web

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for another Winning Wednesday on the web, to register more voters and to text-bank to explore issues that move Dems in battleground states. Register    

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Tues, Jun 16 – Adults in the Room? Examining the Presidency of a Toddler-in-Chief

June 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Adults in the Room? Examining the Presidency of a Toddler-in-Chief; Daniel Drezner Daniel Drezner will walk us through the history of Donald Trump's tweets as evidence of instances of the childish behavior of the man in the highest office in the US. Mr. Drezner then helps us look at the powers of the presidency and how we should think about the people to whom those are given. All this can also be found in his newest book, Toddler in Chief.…

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Thurs, Jun 18 – Members’ June Zoom Happy Hour

June 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

June Zoom Happy Hour The Membership Committee invites you to continue our recent tradition of holding twice-monthly happy hours on Zoom. At our most recent event, several people talked about how much the Club has been like family, and that this has been especially important in these tough times. Bring a glass of your favorite beverage, be ready to socialize with your WNDC family, and Zoom into June. New program format — online program via Zoom. For everyone's security, instructions…

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Wed, Jun 24 – Winning Wednesday on the Web

June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for another Winning Wednesday on the web, to register more voters and to text-bank to explore issues that move Dems in battleground states. Register    

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Tues, Jun 30 – How to Reopen American Commerce, Social Life, Education, and Democracy: The Democratic Alternative to Chaos and Magical Thinking

June 30 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am

How to Reopen American Commerce, Social Life, Education, and Democracy: The Democratic Alternative to Chaos and Magical Thinking ; Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD-8) America needs a national plan to reopen commerce, social life, and education based on aggressive federal leadership. This plan must mobilize science, industry, federal funding, and a public health campaign to help the states get back on their feet. That’s why Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) introduced the Reopen America Act with Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-27), who served…

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July 2020

Tues, Jul 7 – The Secrets of Nancy Pelosi’s Success

July 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

The Secrets of Nancy Pelosi's Success; Molly Ball The House Speaker shattered the "marble ceiling" to become the first woman Speaker—twice. She's been a crucial part of liberal legislative victories from the Affordable Care Act to allowing gay people to serve openly in the military. She's repeatedly confronted President Trump, from calling him a liar to his face to leading the impeachment process to ripping up his State of the Union, and she seems to get under his skin in…

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