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Talk to the

EPiC Candidates

Thursday, June 1st, 6:00-7:30

JMRL Library (201 E. Market Street)

EPiC is hosting an opportunity to have one-on-one conversations with endorsed candidates Bob Fenwick for City Council and Jeff Fogel for Commonwealth's Attorney.
Facebook Event

Volunteer for the

EPiC Candidates

Saturday, June 3rd, 10:30-2:00

808 Altavista Avenue

Walk list, phone list, practice your elevator speech.  Every little bit helps.  Hope to see you there!!!

Facebook Event

Hang out with

Jeff Fogel

Sunday, June 4th, 6:00-7:30

Southern Crescent, 814 Hinton

Come hear Jeff's ideas for reforming the criminal justice system and learn how you can support his campaign for Commonwealth Attorney.   Light refreshments.
Facebook Event.

E.P.I.C. Endorsement:

JEFF FOGEL for Commonwealth's Attorney


Volunteer Outreach Meeting
Thursday, May 18th, 6:30 pm
JMRL Library, 201 E. Market

There are a lot of ways to help with volunteer opportunities for every person and commitment level.  Want to show your support? Stop by to pick up a yard sign, button, or more information on Jeff Fogel’s platform to share. Most of what we need are people talking to neighbors about the June 13th Democratic primary election and our agent for change, Jeff Fogel.

Jeff Fogel is the progressive change Charlottesville’s criminal justice system needs and he needs your help to get there! Bring friends and share this event!

http://fogelforcca.us/

https://www.facebook.com/JeffFogelforCCA/

Why Fogel?

As a civil rights attorney, Jeff has tried cases in both criminal and civil courts for nearly 50 years. Jeff Fogel has a proven track record of fearlessly fighting for progressive reform of our criminal justice system. As Charlottesville’s Commonwealth Attorney, he will fight to end mass incarceration by keeping as many non-violent people out of the criminal justice system as possible. He will refuse to prosecute mere possession of marijuana, reject racial-profiling and unaccountable use of stop-and-frisk, reform our broken cash bail system, and reform or disband JADE.

The War on Drugs, accompanied by use of mandatory minimum sentencing and over-prosecution, is counterproductive, a waste of time and resources, and damaging our communities. By re-focusing the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office on prosecuting serious crimes, Fogel will seek alternatives to incarceration — dramatically reducing mass incarceration, saving millions of tax dollars, and allowing our community to thrive by providing Justice for All. 

City Council Forum - Independents

Nancy Carpenter, Kenny Jackson, Paul Long, Nikuyah Walker and Dale Woodson
Wed, May 17th, 6:00-7:30
The Haven on Market Street

City Council Forum - Democrats

Bob Fenwick, Heather Hill and Amy Laufer
Tuesday, May 9th, 6:00-7:30
The Haven on Market Street

Commonwealth's Attorney Candidate Forum

Jeff Fogel and Joe Platania
Thursday, May 4th, 7:00-8:30
First Baptist Church on West Main

Participatory Budgeting:

BeCville has invited Maria Hadden, the Project Manager from the Participatory Budgeting Project in the Midwest and South, to talk with the Charlottesville community about the impact that their work is making throughout the country by putting public funds in the hands of residents. She is going to share a host of information about how participatory budgeting works to build community leadership and civic participation.

It would be great to have you join us as we continue to push for ways that the community can have a greater say in the future of our cities.

Participatory Budgeting Talk - 2pm Friday April 14 @ Tom Tom Home Town Summit
http://sched.co/A5AA

Participatory Budgeting Workshop 10am -12  April 15, Water Street Center

https://becville.org/2017/03/08/participatory-budgeting-workshop-april-15th/

CIVIC PARTICIPATION - INFLUENCING DECISIONS FOR PUBLIC GOOD

Thursday, March 16th

6:00 pm, JMRL Library

To have a voice in local government, members of this community recognize that we must look for new and innovative ways to get involved. So, where do we start? And how can you participate?

At our March meeting, EPiC Members Lena Seville, Matthew Slaats and Walter Heinecke will briefly present their experiences in finding answers to these questions. Whether writing a letter, participating in City meetings or organizing an event, there are many ways to get involved in making our City a better place. This will be followed by a group discussion of how we can better organize for greater impact.


POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

in Elections for Candidates and Volunteers

Monday, Feb 27

6-7 pm, JMRL Library

GENTRIFICATION WORKSHOP

Zoning and Form Based Code

Tuesday, Feb 21st, 5:30 pm, Jefferson School


Thank you for coming to our first public meeting!!!
January 31st, 2017
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