MCYD Members at WUSA 9

On Thursday, August 30th, MCYD members Aaron Kaufman, Valeria Carranza, Abe Saffer, Laurie-Anne Sayles and Chris Bradbury, visited the WUSA 9 NewsNow studios to watch Governor Romney accept the Republican nomination for President, and provide their reactions to his speech to be shown on the eleven o’clock news. Featured in the video, Aaron Kaufman says…

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Press Release: Young Democrats Testify in Support of County Ballot Issues

The Montgomery County Young Democrats’ (MCYD) testified Wednesday night at the Montgomery County Democratic Party’s Ballot Questions Advisory Committee (BQAC) to weigh in on what issues are most important to them for inclusion on the Party’s sample ballot. MCYD members Abe Saffer, Ben Feshbach and Jay Wilson offered arguments in support of marriage equality, the…

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Paint the County Blue

On Saturday, August 25th, we hosted our annual Paint the County Blue fundraiser. Hosted by Dr. Jean Bailey, a member of President Obama’s national finance committee, the event was a huge success. The MCYD presented Jon Randall of Obama for American with the Dorothy Davidson award, and Karen Britto with the Young Democrat-for-Life award for…

Guest Post: Justice for Students in America and the MD DREAM Act

This is a guest post from Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer. He attended our May Membership Meeting featuring DREAM Act advocates Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez, Flavia Jimenez (National Immigration Forum), Shola Ajayi (CASA de Maryland), Travis Tazelaar (Educating Maryland’s Kids) and students from Justice for Students in America.

May’s Report from the President

President’s Report Thursday, May 24th Legal Status: We’ve completed the first checkpoint to becoming a legal organization. We are now officially registered with the IRS and the State of Maryland, have an official seal and can set up an associated bank account. Finances:  Funds raised: $300 from Aisha Satterwhite, $250 from Ben Kramer, $250 from…

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Want to get more involved? Help MCYD make a difference!

Four important updates for our issue areas! 1. Marylanders for Marriage Equality urgently needs donations/loans for its Baltimore and Silver Spring offices. Email David Turley ASAP: david@mdfme.org and share a picture with us of your donation! -Tables -Chairs -Desks -Phones -Computers -Refrigerators -Trash cans -Printers -Photocopiers -Extension Cords -Power Strips 2. Educating MD Kids (the…

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Send comments for the Bylaws revision by May 17th!

A call to action from Matt Nisenoff, one of MCYD’s co-chairs of the Bylaws Committee: I am involved with the Montgomery County Young Democrats because I believe that action counts. Being involved in the political process is a civic duty which I take pride in. I also find it fun to do. I am quite…