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#LetNewYorkVote: Long-Awaited Voting Reform Passes in NY State Senate!

Manhattan Young Democrats (MYD) is thrilled to congratulate the New York State Senate for passing long-awaited voting reforms. For too long, New York has been plagued with low voter turnout and limited access to the ballot box, thanks to some of the most confusing and inconvenient voting laws in the country. Adding 10 days of … Continued

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#NOGAGRULE

On May 22, 2018, the Trump-Pence Administration along with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar officially put forward a new proposed rule that would undermine the ability of healthcare facilities receiving federal funding through Title X to provide full and accurate information on reproductive healthcare to their patients and prevent … Continued

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Celebrating Women’s History Month 2018: The Year of the (Political) Woman

  Article Written By: Morgan Brock-Smith, Gender Equity Taskforce As we celebrate Women’s History Month this year, it is hard to ignore the challenges we have faced throughout the past 12 months. After coming the closest we ever have to seeing a woman elected to the presidency of the United States only to lose out … 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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