MYD’s Statement On CUNY Funding

MYD Itself // News // Policy

The Manhattan Young Democrats stand with the CUNY University Student Senate, and call for the Governor to rescind his proposal to cut CUNY’s state funding. For further information, please see our official statement, copied below.   Dear Governor Cuomo: The Manhattan Young Democrats strongly oppose your proposal to cut state funding for the City University […]

MYD’s Statement on the SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling


Today’s historic Supreme Court decision on the rights of same-sex couples to marry marks a significant and important chapter in our nation’s history. By officially granting everyone, regardless of who they love, the same rights under the law, the Supreme Court has upheld the Constitution and has solidified equal rights for all. The Manhattan Young […]

The shrinking middle class

For Your Reading // News

The Luxemburg Income Study Database (LIS), a data center in Luxemburg, recently published a study that announced that the middle class in the U.S. is shrinking and led to stunned headlines in a vast amount of media outlets. The complaints over the growing income disparity aren’t new. But the LIS study is disquieting because of […]

MYD’s 5th Annual Engendering Progress

News // Only in NY

Please join the Manhattan Young Democrats at Engendering Progress, our fifth annual event to honor women thought-leaders, activists and trailblazers. Honorees include: Katrina vanden Heuvel (Editor of The Nation) Christina M. Greer (Fordham Professor of Political Science) L. Joy Williams (Political Strategist) Lady Parts Justice (a Sarah Silverman & Lizz Winstead Collaborative Project) When: Wednesday, […]

MYD March General Meeting

MYD Itself // News

Join us for the March General Meeting where we will be voting on amendments to the MYD Constitution mixed with happy hour specials. At the General Meeting, we’ll be voting on a few amendments to MYD’s Charter & Bylaws. Pursuant to Article X of the MYD Constitution, the Executive Board will present the following amendments […]