By Forbes Contributor Rick Ungar – on www.Forbes.com Every now and again, a political pundit is required to stand up and admit to the world that he or she got it wrong. For me, this would be one of those moments. For quite some time, I have been predicting that Obamacare would likely mean higher … Continued
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Okay, so that wasn’t quite what Romney said. And while websites aren’t exactly people either, they do require love and attention, challenging and adapting, all in order to become better, more cooperative and helpful mechanisms. (And, like people, no matter how hard you try, the sad fact is that you can’t make them do things … Continued
There’s a lot going on in Dems world tonight. Beat the gloomy, rainy day – make it out to one of the following great events! 1. Econ Committee Meeting: 7:30 pm at the usual location (108 West 39th Street, 12th floor). Topics including NYCHA, unions and young people, internships, and our community service (particularly Sandy-related and financial … Continued
The following is the continuation of a piece written by Tamir Novotny, an MYD member and Senior Policy Associate at Living Cities. Living Cities is an organization that harnesses the collective power of philanthropy and financial institutions to improve the lives of low-income people and the cities where they live. Read the full post here. We recently kicked off … Continued
For anyone who hasn’t been receiving Maki’s e-blasts, you need to know that tomorrow, May 18th, you’re invited to join us on a bus trip to Allentown, PA to help our friends at People for the American Way stop the Pennsylvania Republicans’ efforts to change the way the state allocates its Electoral College votes in presidential elections. We have … Continued
This Sunday, join the MYD and NYSYD team for a walk to fight AIDS! Beneficiaries include more than 40 organizations, including education initiatives, community partnership teams, and awareness and prevention campaigns. RSVP by email to our team captain Nick at LGBT@gomyd.com For more info, please visit the AIDS Walk New York website.
From Marriage Equality USA: Marriage Equality passed the Minnesota House and now goes to the Senate. We’re making calls this Saturday from 2-5pm. If you can make calls from home or our Times Square call center, please sign up at www.marriageequality.org/neat – we will provide pizza for lunch!
Interested in joining the MYD team for this fun event? Email Ashley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dear YPT-NYC & APA Metro Chapter Members and Friends, Please join us for the first joint Young Professionals in Transportation & American Planning Association Transportation Scavenger Hunt! Teams will be required to solve a list a clues, lay out the most efficient route, and … Continued
Since Election Day, the Obama campaign has transitioned into a grassroots organization that mobilizes citizens of all parties and diverse points to speak out for speedy passage and effective implementation of the national agenda Americans voted for in November. Issues include gun control, sensible environmental policies to address climate change, and immigration reform. Organizing for Action, as … Continued
The message below is from Glenn Oldhoff, President of the New York State Young Democrats. Supporting them is supporting MYD – so hope to see you Tuesday night! Friends, A quick reminder: if you’re in or around New York City, please come by our NYSYD fundraiser this Tuesday, April 30! This event is specifically to offset the cost of NationBuilder, … Continued