High Tea

A message from our friends at the Staten Island Young Democrats. (This an interesting read about a group that doesn’t visit us very frequently here in Manhattan – the Tea Party!) Please join SIYD if can. For almost 50 years, Staten Island has celebrated Irish heritage with its annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. While many […]

Rally for Women’s Health

Don’t let the new anti-choice Congress take away our reproductive health care! This is an issue that affects all of us as young people who often take the right to family planning for granted. Organizations such as Planned Parenthood – who are already banned from using government money to provide abortions – are falling victim […]

Fox News: Women get more done… by being irrational?

Check out this video where Dave Briggs of Fox News shamelessly tells his female co-host (and America) that women obtain more “pork” for their districts because they are more “irrational”. See another rendition of the study, which finds that women are more effective lawmakers, HERE. Help combat Fox and Friends’ bigotry! Join the MYD Women’s […]

Crisis Pregnancy Centers In Crisis

In the past months, reproductive health groups like Planned Parenthood and NARAL have been abuzz about a new threat at crisis pregnancy centers – originally designed to provide pregnant women with bias free knowledge about all of their options including abortion – the threat of dishonest and incomplete information. With a new anti-choice Congress, reproductive […]

Fighting for Equality… San Fran Style

Holiday caroling for a purpose with Marriage Equality USA. One of my favorites (to the tune of White Christmas): I’m dreaming of equal justice. Just like the Constitution says! Where we all pay taxes and all have access to civil marriage licenses. I’m dreaming of equal justice, when true equality is in sight. May your […]

The Awesomeness Of A Little Roof Paint… Who Knew?

Looking for that easy fix to prevent climate change? Here’s a no brainer that can make a big difference: white roof paint! What’s that? It’s a special coating with a high thermal mass and solar-reflective properties. In other words, it’s paint that keeps buildings cooler and lowers energy use, prevents roof damage, and traps less […]

Free Movie Tickets: Global Zero

The Manhattan Young Democrats has obtained a limited number of free tickets for the opening night of Countdown to Zero, the new film about the worldwide nuclear threat by the makers of An Inconvenient Truth, co-produced by our friends at Global Zero.  You must RSVP by Thursday to attend! Then, join us at 8:15PM on […]

Desiree Pilgrim-Hunter – It’s official

Earlier today, Desiree Pilgrim-Hunter officially gave notice of her intention to run for the 33rd NYS Senate District.  Via email sent to a Friends of Desiree Hunter list, supporters were invited to an announcement of her candidacy today in the Bronx. According to her campaign: Desiree Pilgrim-Hunter, community organizer and president of Fordham Hill Cooperative […]

Have Cool Videos To Submit?

What does history look like? In the weeks leading up to the election of Barack Obama, filmmaker Jeff Deutchman wondered just that.  He asked friends around the world to grab their video cameras, still cameras, cell phones, whatever, and record their experiences of 11/4/08, a day that had become “historic” before it had even taken […]