Special election for Membership Director to be held August 18th

A special election for Membership Director will be held Tuesday, August 18th at 7pm in the Silver Spring Civic Building. The election will fill the position through the remainder of the 2014-2016 Executive Board’s terms. For more information about MCYD’s process for filling vacancies, please visit www.mcyd.org/bylaws. JULY 21 Per bylaws, we’ll accept nominations as…

Press Release: MCYD Responds to the Baltimore Uprising

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 30, 2015 Contact: Katie Mullen – katie.mullen@mcyd.org; Nik Sushka – nik.sushka@mcyd.org Montgomery County Young Democrats Respond to Baltimore Uprisings We, the Montgomery County Young Democrats, stand in solidarity with the people of Baltimore and we hear their protests calling for justice. The death of Freddie Gray and the anguish behind…

Press Release: Hogan’s Transition Team Sets a Disturbing Tone for Maryland’s Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 Contact: Katie Mullen – katie.mullen@mcyd.org; Nik Sushka – nik.sushka@mcyd.org   Hogan’s Transition Team Sets a Disturbing Tone for Maryland’s Future Silver Spring, MD – The Montgomery County Young Democrats (MCYD) are deeply concerned over Governor-elect Larry Hogan’s announcement yesterday of the six newest members of his transition team,…

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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:

Press Release: Montgomery County Young Democrats Urge Passage of SB 364

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 4, 2014 Contact: Katie Mullen – katie.mullen@mcyd.org; Nik Sushka – nik.sushka@mcyd.org   Montgomery County Young Democrats Urge Passage of SB 364 Silver Spring, MD – The Montgomery County Young Democrats (MCYD) are extremely disappointed that leadership in the House Judiciary Committee has failed to take action to decriminalize or legalize…

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…

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…