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A New Day is On the Horizon: Governor Cuomo’s Women’s Opportunity and Rights Agenda for 2018

New York, NY: On January 11, 2018, the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo  officially announced the Women’s Opportunity and Rights Agenda for 2018. The Manhattan Young Democrats’ Gender Equity Taskforce commends the Governor’s office, and notably the New York State Council on Women and Girls, for its commitment to advance and protect the rights of … Continued

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MYD 2017 Elections!

Thank you to those that applied for the 2018 Executive Board positions. Below are the applications received with information about their visions and their candidacy. Candidate For President Malik Wright Candidate For Vice President Henri Metivier Candidate For Treasurer Jamie Kazi Candidate For Secretary Kyra Littlejohn Election Date Tuesday, November 28, 7:00 PM Location: TBD … Continued

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38 Women

As we write this statement, 38 women have come forward and accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and assault. As this story unfolds, we are reminded of the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and assault across nearly every industry, be it Hollywood, tech, advertising, finance, or education, and that for every person who is … Continued

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Member of the Month

MoM July 2017: Julianne Simson

Julianne Simson is one of Manhattan Young Democrats’ active members working tirelessly to promote democratic ideals in New York City. Here is her story. Julianne made her move to New York City on September 17,...

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