Our Incredible Canvassing Progress Continues

Over the past week, Eugene and the D.C. for the People team hit the streets in Ward 4 and canvassed a few hundred homes. Our one-of-a-kind candidate and uniquely progressive program are making big waves.

You can join the team, too, and help us get a new voice—a people's voice—on the D.C. Council!

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A Weekend of Action: Climate Justice Now!

The D.C. for the People campaign stands with all progressive issues; we oppose anything that is anti-people, oppressive or exploitative. This is why we stand firmly with climate justice. The last week was filled actions and organizers’ meetings to show support for clean energy production, safe fuel transport and green jobs.

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Eugene Speaks at the National Black United Front

From July 10-13, the National Black United Front had its 35th National Convention.

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Response to the D.C. Council Legislative Session

On July 14, the DC Council passed and entertained a number of important bills.

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Volunteers poster all around the District!

To keep D.C. for the People visible on the streets, on July 12 and 13, teams of volunteers put up campaign posters all over the District! 

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Meeting Neighbors in Bloomingdale and Capitol Hill

Bloomingdale and Capitol Hill community members and supporters stopped by an open house meet-and-greets on July 12 to talk with Eugene and campaign volunteers. The D.C. for the People campaign gives its sincere thanks to the two hosts for opening their homes!

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A 4th of July Filled with Outreach

D.C. for the People took every opportunity over the holiday to reach out to voters about Eugene’s campaign. We started July 4 with a strong contingent in the Capitol Hill parade, then hurried over to Palisades to meet up with even more volunteers. The crowds along the parade routes were eager to take brochures with the campaign’s ten-point platform.

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Free Her Rally, no war on Iraq and community events!

D.C. for the People had a very busy and successful day Saturday, June 21 getting the word out about Eugene Puryear’s campaign for Council At-Large! Eugene and volunteers talked with hundreds of voters, many of whom signed up to become volunteers themselves.

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D.C. for the People attends TENAC meeting

The D.C. for the People campaign went to a town hall meeting organized by tenants’ rights organization TENAC to spread the word about D.C. for the People on June 26. Eugene’s platform calls for a freeze on rents, the construction of affordable housing and a moratorium on foreclosures.

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Support Urban Farming!

On June 26th, Eugene submitted testimony in support of the Urban Farming and Food Security Act of 2014 on behalf of the D.C. for the People campaign. The written testimony is posted below.

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