Category Archives: Young Gets It Done

The Lawsuit Against Obama

July 30th didn’t simply mark a new low for the 113th congress, but a new height in political irony. Going on a month now, House Speaker John Boehner has sought a new way to impede the policy goals of our President, while simultaneously aiding GOP House and Senate campaigns throughout the Nation. The solution finally came in the form of a lawsuit against the President for not strictly enforcing the Affordable Care Act, the very law the GOP has been trying to undermine since it was first proposed six years ago. By calling attention to those parts of the Act not currently being actively enforced, specifically the mandate on employers who do not wish to provide health care coverage, House Republicans believe … More >>

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Young Gets It Done 2014

It’s that time of year, our 6th Annual Young Gets It Done! On WEDNESDAY August 13th join us at NYC’s hottest spot, Up & Down to celebrate fellow young progressives with 500 of your friends and elected officials! Talk to our Finance Director Alex, finance(at)gomyd(dot)com, about joining our host committee starting at $125! Tickets starting at $20 can be purchased here Let us know your’re coming here And don’t forget to get dressed up because Guest of a Guest is coming to take your photos! See you there!

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William Smith- July Member of the Month

Aside from having a fantastic name, William has been an active member of MYD for the last year. Last year, William became an elected member of the New York County Democratic Committee after petitioning on his own and collecting over 100 signatures in his election district! This past May, he represented MYD at the New York State Young Democrats (NYSYD) Convention in Yonkers. William’s love for politics began at an early age. A lifelong resident of East Harlem, William wrote his Congressman (Charlie Rangel) every year since he was 6 years old. After majoring in political science at the City College of New York, William yearned to further his knowledge and experience in public service. He decided to serve as … More >>

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The event of the year: The 5th Annual Young Gets It Done Awards

Mingle with electeds from all over the city and honor the accomplishments of 5 of New York’s most active under-35ers.  If there’s one party to make this summer, this is it.  Check it out and buy your ticket today.

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The 6th Annual Young Gets It Done

Mark your calendars.  Call your friends.  Email Alex Leopold (finance[AT]gomyd.com) to join the Host Committee.  The biggest event of the year is just around the corner- buy your tickets today.

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Volunteer with Respond and Rebuild this Saturday for the National Day of Service

President Obama has declared this Saturday 1/19/2013 a National Day of Service.  What will you be doing to serve your community? Join Respond and Rebuild in the Rockaways!  Get down and dirty–demo and mold abatement is fun! For more information and to sign up for the event: http://action.2013pic.org/page/event/detail/nationaldayofservicecommunityresilience/4jvdg There are 3 options for transportation: 1. Simply show up at the staging location: 9:30am Arverne Pilgrim Church, 74-16 Beach Channel Drive, Arverne, NY 11692 2. Carpool–if you are interested in carpooling please email Women4ObamaNY@gmail.com and information will be provided for available carpools. 3. Bus–departing 8:45am 41st Avenue between 24th Street and Crescent Ave (In front of the gas station) Google Street View: http://goo.gl/maps/Z7AGy 2 blocks north of Queensboro Plaza (7,N,Q trains, … More >>

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