MYD | Statement on NYS Voting Reforms

Last year’s election season demonstrated, beyond a doubt, that New York’s voting laws are in need of an overhaul.  That is why MYD is proud to support the voting reforms put forth by Governor Andrew Cuomo this weekend, in the lead-up to his State of the State address.  His proposal is not enough, however.  There […]

Take action: This bill could prevent 130,000 New Yorkers from being evicted.

What is the “Right to Counsel” and why do we support it? Members of the Manhattan Young Democrats’ Affordable Living Task Force urge you to support Intro 214 – The Right to Counsel. This proposed New York City Council bill would ensure low-income New York tenants, who are subject to eviction, ejectment, or foreclosure proceedings, […]

MYD | Statement on the 2016 Election Results

Almost one week has passed since Donald Trump was elected President of these United States. While both candidates were polarizing, there is no denying that this was a serious blow for millions of Americans across the country. This was not the result that most of us had hoped for. We won’t try and sugarcoat it. The […]

2017 Director Applications – Now Open!

Applications are officially open for 2017 MYD Directorships! 2017 is going to be a challenging and complex year, and we’re looking for some great people to join our team. If you’re interested in getting more involved with MYD and our regular operations next year, take a look at the first round of open positions below! Applications […]

2017 Officer Candidates

At our next general meeting MYD will hold our annual officer elections!  This meeting will be held Tuesday, November 15th at 7pm. In order to vote in this election you must be a voting member in good standing.  That means you must be up to date on your dues and have attended at least one meeting […]

2017 Officer Applications!

This November may be the Presidential Election, but more importantly it’s also election time for MYD! Every year, prior to the start of the next year, the members of the club vote for our top leadership.  These positions are the President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary (descriptions in Article III).  The officer positions listed will […]

MYD’s 2016 Presidential Endorsement

The Manhattan Young Democrats are proud to announce our official endorsement of Hillary Rodham Clinton for President of the United States. For more information, please see our full statement, copied below. For months, we’ve listened to the plethora of presidential candidates explain to the country why they deserve to be our next Commander in Chief.  It has […]

MYD’s Statement On Sterling, Castile and Dallas

We all watched in horror last week as Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and 5 Dallas police officers lost their lives.  These incidents have become an all too familiar part of American, and particularly African American, life in the last few years.  They are a symptom of a system where underlying prejudices are far too easily […]

New Director Positions – Now Open!

2016 might be half over, but MYD is just getting started!  That’s why we’re looking for some more great people to join our team. If you’re interested in getting more involved with MYD this year, take a look at our open positions below! Applications for the positions listed will be filled on a rolling basis.  So […]