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Road Clean-up

Floyd County High School 721 Baker St SW, Floyd, VA

Pitch in and help us remove trash along Woods Gap Road, working up the hill from Floyd County High School. Bring gloves if you have 'em. This is the first of a series of public service events by Floyd Dems. You can raise your hand for other activity by visiting our Volunteer Page.

Ice Cream Social

Warren G. Lineberry Park 284 S. Locust St., Floyd, VA

Bring a friend and enjoy some ice cream, music, and games on this Floyd Market Day afternoon.

Civil Rights Act

On this day in 1963, President John Kennedy called upon Congress to adopt comprehensive civil rights legislation. The measure was stalled for months, but Kennedy's successor, Lyndon Johnson, got to sign it into law in 1964 -- signaling an end the long Jim Crow era. The law was weak at first but was strengthened over the years. The amendments, and ... Read More

Juneteenth

Warren G. Lineberry Park 284 S. Locust St., Floyd, VA

Celebrate emancipation from slavery in the United States, with a focus this year on black achievement in Floyd County and the New River Valley. Music by Jerome Claytor and Touch of Class.

June Membership Meeting

Jessie Peterman Memorial Library 321 W Main St, Floyd, VA

Floyd Dems Monthly Meeting: 9th CD Candidate Taysha DeVaughan with organizer/leader Roberta Thacker-Oliver Executive Committee Reports Membership, Campaigns, Fundraising Committee Reports School Board, Board of Supervisors, Town Council Updates COVID safety recommendation: vaccines, masking, and/or testing.

Voting Rights Act

On this day in 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act -- finally creating a means to enforce the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. Because of low voter registration or participation in the 1964 presidential election, seven states (including Virginia) were made subject to review of any change in voting laws that might unfairly limit participation in elections. ... Read More

Civil Rights Act

On this day in 1963, President John Kennedy called upon Congress to adopt comprehensive civil rights legislation. The measure was stalled for months, but Kennedy's successor, Lyndon Johnson, got to sign it into law in 1964 -- signaling an end the long Jim Crow era. The law was weak at first but was strengthened over the years. The amendments, and ... Read More

Voting Rights Act

On this day in 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act -- finally creating a means to enforce the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. Because of low voter registration or participation in the 1964 presidential election, seven states (including Virginia) were made subject to review of any change in voting laws that might unfairly limit participation in elections. ... Read More

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