Between March and April, residents of all ages turned out to learn about their government and the kind of people who make it work for citizens. Monroe County Young Democrats organized the workshops and Visual Studies Workshop hosted both segments of the two-part series. On March 21, Monroe County Young Democrats (MCYD) hosted a panel of current and former … Continue reading MCYD hosts “how to” series on local government and political campaigns
For local Democrats, President Donald J. Trump's surprise victory brought new enthusiasm to the Democratic Party, especially among young people. Last night, News10NBC's Lynette Adams featured Monroe County Young Democrats in its top story "President Trump sparking renewed interest in politics." The evening newscast featured footage from last weekend's "People's Solidarity Rally" in Washington Square Park as … Continue reading News10NBC: Monroe County Young Democrats see “unprecedented interest” in politics following the election
Yesterday, many of you hit the streets with women, children, men -- even some dogs -- to ignite change amid a new political era. Together, we must take the next step on the road toward justice. Today, the hard work of democracy continues with a renewed commitment to act with intent as citizens. And Monroe County Young Democrats will stand ready to … Continue reading Monroe County Young Democrats to champion local acts of citizenship
"It's more important than ever for young Democrats to connect with and advocate on behalf of our communities," said Heather Neu, president, MCYD. "Progressive change starts with small actions that make a positive impact on people's lives; that's what Second Saturday Service Days are all about."
Monroe County Young Democrats support Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to help bring ride-sharing providers to upstate New York. Demand for ride-sharing is on the rise, especially among young people. If approved, the plan will help create jobs and improve mobility across the region. “Monroe County is among the nation’s fastest-growing regions for Millennials, and Gov. … Continue reading Monroe County Young Democrats back Gov. Cuomo’s proposal to bring ride-sharing services to upstate New York
As the late Ann Richards said, "The here and now is all we have, and if we play it right it's all we'll need." With those words in mind, Democrats will continue to work for progress in Monroe County and beyond. For Young Democrats, the work required to move forward in 2017 begins next week with the first membership meeting of the new year on Monday, Jan. 9 at 6 p.m. Please join us.
MCDC needs volunteers to assist with data entry between Wednesday, Dec. 21 and Friday, Dec. 30. This effort will help to transform the way MCDC coordinates its volunteers for future elections and community outreach. Come to their offices at 1150 University Ave, Bldg. 5 with a laptop. They'll provide training. Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/6Qec6oYvGxSpZ7mu2.
Monroe County Democratic Committee brought together concerned citizens, local members, and volunteers at UA Local 13. Heather Neu, president, Monroe County Young Democrats encouraged young people to advocate for populations and issues at risk with the forthcoming administration of president-elect Donald Trump. The event, themed "Today We Stand," informed people how to make their voice heard as the country prepares … Continue reading Young Democrats help people of all ages engage in the era of Trump
Heather Neu will lead Monroe County Young Democrats in 2017 following decisive wins for local Democratic candidates, including the reelection of U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, New York State Assemblyman Harry Bronson, and County Clerk Adam Bello. In the year ahead, Monroe County Young Democrats (MCYD) will empower its members to advance progressive causes. Ms. Neu was first appointed president in 2016 and previously served as vice president. “Heather's … Continue reading Monroe County Young Democrats build upon local momentum, elect officers for 2017