MMCTV Interviews President Nik Sushka

Pat Smith from Montgomery Municipal Community Television interviews President Nik Sushka about community issues, the 2014 primaries, and the impact of MCYD’s advocacy and community building efforts:

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…


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…

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…


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: 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…

MCYD with Fred Evans at Delaney Victory Party

MCYD Looks to Turn the 6th Blue in November

Members of the Montgomery County Young Democrats (and Board of Election Primary Winner Fred Evans) attended John Delaney’s victory party in Potomac, MC Tuesday evening after polls showed he had clearly captured the Democratic vote in the district. The tough primary contest between MD State Senator Rob Garagiola, Jefferson Physician Milad Pooran, and John Delaney…

Meet the 2012-2014 Executive Board

The Montgomery County Young Democrats (MCYD) elected a new executive board on Tuesday as the organization intensifies its work to elect progressive Democrats across the state in 2012. The newly-elected officers – President Dave Kunes, Executive Vice President Laurie-Anne Sayles, Director of Communications Abraham Saffer, Director of Programming John-Ubong Silas, Director of Membership Chris Bradbury, Director of Finance Chris Coppola, Secretary Nik Sushka and President Emeritus Barbara Henderson – represent the diversity of Montgomery County’s youth.