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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How often do you get to hobnob with celebs and New York’s biggest movers and shakers? While at an open bar reception, where you receive goody bags of up to $100? And listen to Tony Bennet, live? …For $30? Monday night is going to be quite an affair. The Demmy Awards will honor individuals and … Continued
In the upcoming week, the New York State Legislature will decide the fate of the Women’s Equality Act (officially known as “Governor’s Program Bill #9”). Opponents are zeroing in on the Reproductive Rights element of the bill, deeming it “an abortion expansion.” In reality the Women’s Equality Act simply brings New York State Abortion law … Continued
Max Miller joined MYD over two years ago, when he was looking to become more involved in politics. Since then, he’s become a Super-MYD member. He’s an active member of both the Economics Committee and the Environmental and Animal Issues Committee. Earlier this spring, Max moderated the Minimum Wage Panel, a very successful and … Continued
On July 15th, MYD’s big sister, the Manhattan Democratic Party, is holding the First Annual Demmy’s – a huge gala on Broadway with celebrities and performances by some of the hottest talents in NYC. They’ll also be presenting the first annual Young Democrat of the Year Award. Know someone under the age of 36 (maybe even you?) who has exhibited … Continued
By Sherrie Deans and Nadia Owusu, contributors to the Living Cities blog. There is a lot in the news these days about the U.S. criminal justice system, from protests of ‘stop and frisk’ policies to a much discussed new study from The American Civil Liberties Union that found that while marijuana use between blacks and … Continued
By: Ashley Emerole, Transportation Issues Committee Co-Chair Last Saturday was a scorcher as we met by the Abraham Lincoln status in Union Square promptly at 1PM. As teams were divided up and given instructions, team MYD began to strategize. There were 35 clues which had to be deciphered, 3 hours to roam through the city via … Continued
On Wednesday evening, Governor Patterson gave a speech endorsing Ken Biberaj for City Council. Mr. Biberaj, in turn, gave a shout out to MYD for introducing the two – check out the clip below. Furthermore, he later said, “I participated in Open Seat as well because of the leadership of MYD, and it helped make … Continued
By: Stephanie Schweitzer We are in the middle of a marathon. First, we rode the roller coaster that was the 2012 election cycle. Now, we are swimming in a sea of municipal campaign gossip, candidate endorsements and mayoral forums, Albany-based political scandals, and state and federally focused issue campaigns. Next year we look forward … Continued