Pioneer Valley Young Democrats Member Meeting – Thursday, July 15, 7:00 PM, Paradise City Tavern, Northampton – Learn how you can get involved with PVYD and have a voice in discussions as we plan our bylaw revisions. To RSVP or for more information, email Shawn Robinson.
YDA 2010 National Summer Meeting – July 16-18, Washington, DC – The Young Democrats of America 2010 summer meeting will feature trainings on how to register voters and use social media effectively, a round table discussion on immigration and a panel discussing DC statehood, along with many other great trainings and speakers. We will also be electing a new president and two representatives (one male and one female) to the Democratic National Committee. Please RSVP and find more information on Facebook, or email Jillian Cardillo or Patrick Hart for more information.
YDM Membership & Outreach Committee Meeting – Monday, July 19, 6:30 PM, Conference Call – July’s conference call will focus on new outreach materials at the state and local level, upcoming membership phonebanks, and membership protocols across all of our local chapters. Please RSVP or find more information on Facebook.
YDM GLBT Caucus Meeting – Tuesday, July 20, 6:30 PM, Suffolk University – We will be discussing our mission and priorities both in the long and short terms. The GLBT Caucus places a premium on its diversity and inclusiveness, so please be sure to bring friends and your own ideas as to where LGBT Young Democrats and their allies should be headed. If you have any questions feel free to email Ryan Higginson (Chair) or Omar Gonzalez-Pagan (Secretary). Please RSVP or find more information on Facebook.
YDM Public Policy Meeting – Wednesday, July 21, 8:30 PM, location TBD – Join the YDM Public Policy Committee to discuss issues on Beacon Hill and Capital Hill that affect young people, and help set the agenda for YDM. Join the YDM Fan Page for call-in information and location details and contact Public Policy Director Devin Sheehan with any questions you might have.
MetroWest Young Democrats Kick-Off – Thursday July 22, 6:30 PM, O’Connell’s Pub, Framingham – The kick-off event will be an opportunity for Young Democrats in the MetroWest region to meet each other and members of the state executive board. During the event we’ll discuss the issues important to youth in the region, explain the chartering process for a new local chapter, and set a time line for chartering the MetroWest Young Democrats. Please RSVP & find more information on Facebook or email YDM Membership & Outreach Director John H Kleschinsky at with any questions.
YDM Diversity Committee Presents Diversity in Democracy: The Future of Electoral Politics in Massachusetts – Wednesday, July 28, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Suffolk University, Donahue Building 4th Room 403 – Join elected officials, community leaders and young people from all backgrounds for an interactive Town Hall forum to discuss the barriers and opportunities for young people in Massachusetts to engage in electoral politics. Together, we can identify the problems and generate the solutions to engaging the diverse young people of this commonwealth in electoral politics. Please RSVP or find more information on Facebook, and email questions to YDM Diversity Director Amaad Rivera or call 617-840-1592.
YDM Political Committee Meeting – Thursday, July 29, 2010, location TBD (Call in: 1-219-509-8222, Passocde: 196532#) – Join us to review candidate questionnaires and recommend candidates for YDM’s endorsement. Please RSVP & find more information on Facebook.
YDM August Board Meeting – Tuesday, August 3, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, location TBD – Join the Board of YDM for our monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts. On the agenda will be candidate endorsements, as well as elections for open positions for YDM Secretary and Fundraising Committee Chair. Please RSVP & find more information on Facebook.
- Greater Boston Young Democrats: www.gbyd.org
- Pioneer Valley Young Democrats: www.pvyd.org
- Worcester County Young Democrats
- Merrimack Valley Young Democrats
- Bristol County Young Democrats
For more information about YDM or to get involved, please email YDM Membership & Outreach Chair John Kleschinsky.
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The Young Democrats of Massachusetts