“Blue Wave” Grassroots Social & Action Fair (Media Advisory)

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DC/MD/VA Grassroots Committee mobilizes the local “Resistance” for “Blue Wave” Social & Action Fair to flip 4 regional House seats and a Gubernatorial election.

Over 100+ Activists registered to meet DNC, Virginia, DC and Maryland campaign and community group leaders as part of nationwide movement to push back Trumpism

“Blue Wave” Grassroots Social & Action Fair
6:00pm-8:30pm Wednesday, August 8th
WeWork-White House
1440 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
(8th Floor)

WASHINGTON, DC - The DMV Grassroots Coordinating Committee, sponsored by the Woman’s National Democratic Club and RISE District (formerly Pantsuit District), are hosting a “Blue Wave” Grassroots Social & Action Fair on August 8th to help progressives who live “inside the beltway” fight Trumpism where it counts to build a "Blue Wave" in 2018 and beyond. Over 100 Activists have signed up to get connected with DNC and Campaign Leaders as well as community groups like local Democratic Party and Swing Left chapters as well as original programs like Congressman Jamie Raskin’s “Democracy Summer” Student Fellowship Program.


  • James Conway
  • Northern Virginia Political Coordinator
  • Tim Kaine for Senate
  •  Noah Stewart, Regional Field Director (Maryland Democratic Party)
  • Yasmine Taeb, DNC Committeewoman (Democratic Party of Virginia)
  • Morgan Jameson, DNC Commiteeman (Young Democrats of America)



Speakers, Organizers and Attendees are available to discuss how their work can help build a “Blue Wave” in November and become a model for the future of the Democratic Party’s fight to stop Trumpism in 2020 and beyond. The Action Fair will include a large projector that will include event and partner logos as well as over 20 tables for organizations at the scenic WeWork event location just footsteps from the home of the President of the United States.

The GCC’s National Messaging & Policy Task Force also recently submitted six resolutions that were successfully passed at the March DNC Meeting in DC.

About the DMV Grassroots Coordinating Committee & RISE District

Founded in 2017 after the Women’s March, the Grassroots Coordinating Committee serves a coalition of grassroots communities in the DC/MD/VA to connect with the DNC and Democratic party organizations, campaigns, and other progressive causes. The GCC is affiliated with the Woman's National Democratic Club.

GCC Co-Sponsor RISE District seeks to build a strategic movement of politically engaged communities that demand a responsible and accountable government which serves the interests of the people. Formerly known as Pantsuit District, we became the DC-MD-VA (DMV) regional chapter of RISE Stronger in mid-2017.