January 1  Request your absentee ballots for 2023. All overseas U.S. citizens must do this each year. Go to www.VoteFromAbroad.org today!

January 3 – The new Congress begins at noon January 3 of each odd-numbered year following a general election unless a different day is designated.

January 11National Human Trafficking Awareness Day


January 14 - VMF Caucus Meeting 07:00 EST WebEx link

January 15, 1870 - The first use of a donkey to symbolize the Democratic        

Party in America appeared in a cartoon in Harper's Weekly.


January 16   Martin Luther King Jr. Day

MLK Day of Service



January 17Climate Smart: Humanities Organizations 

(Application deadline: January 17, 2023)   


January 19 – Creative Forces Community Engagement Grants

 (Application deadline: January 19, 2023)


January 22, 1973 - Abortion became legal in the U.S. when the Supreme Court announced its decision in the case of Roe vs. Wade striking down local state laws restricting abortions in the first six months of pregnancy. 

June 28, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade decision (6-3 vote).


"Believe in the power of your own voice. The more noise you make, the more accountability you demand from your leaders, the more our world will change for the better." –Al Gore

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Join the VMF caucus! https://www.democratsabroad.org/vmf