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YDMA endorses the Great Neighborhoods Call to Action and Endorsement of Principles

The YDMA voted to endorse the Great Neighborhoods Call to Action and Endorsement of Principles. Great Neighborhoods urges the Legislature to pass a bill this session that will strengthen “Great Neighborhoods” across the state by reforming the Commonwealth’s planning, zoning and permitting laws. We call for state leaders to make this legislation a top priority…
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YDMA-endorsed candidate Jim Hawkins wins State Rep race

YDMA-endorsed candidate Jim Hawkins has won the State Rep race for the 2nd Bristol district, including Attleboro. Hawkins has been a vocal advocate for local businesses and public education and has previously served as a district coordinator for the Massachusetts Teachers Association. You can learn more about Jim over on his website. Mike Dooley, the Chair…
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March For Our Lives events being held throughout MA

The Young Democrats of Massachusetts proudly voted to unanimously endorse the March For Our Lives events being held throughout the state on Saturday March 24th. There are 15 marches being held in Massachusetts. Click here to find one close to you on the March For Our Lives website. To help out the folks organizing the…
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YDMA Endorses Jim Hawkins for State Rep 2nd Bristol District

    The Young Democrats of Massachusetts voted to endorse Jim Hawkins for State Representative in the 2nd Bristol District, including Attleboro. The Special Election is being held on Tuesday, April 3.   Jim is ready to fight for:   Education – As MTA Senate District Coordinator, Jim has been a vocal critic of state underfunding…
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March Board Meeting

Date: Monday Mar. 12, 2018 Time: 6:30pm – 8pm Meeting Location: MassDems HQ, 11 Beacon Street, 4th Floor Conference Call #: (641) 715-3580 – Access Code: 256632 Roll Call Attendance Rebecca (Secretary), Matt (President), Melissa (Membership & Outreach), Chris A (At-Large), Caesar (Communications), Helena (Diversity and Inclusion), Chris S (Western Mass), Brittany (YDA Committee Rep…
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YDMA Endorses The Safe Communities Act

The Young Democrats of Massachusetts voted unanimously to endorse H.3269/S.1305 – An Act to Protect the Civil Rights and Safety of All Massachusetts Residents, also known as ‘The Safe Communities Act’, filed by Representative Juana Matias and Senator Jamie Eldridge. “I am excited that the Young Democrats of Massachusetts are joining the rapidly growing coalition…
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February Board Meeting

Date: Monday Feb. 12, 2018 Time: 6:30pm – 8pm Meeting Location: MassDems HQ, 11 Beacon Street, 4th Floor Conference Call #: (641) 715-3580 – Access Code: 256632 Roll Call Attendance Phone: Hannah (At-large), Melissa (Membership Outreach), Frank (Treasurer), Michael K (South Shore Chair), Sarah (Fundraising Director), Kevin G (At-large), Jonathan Goldman (Western Mass Interim Chair), James (Central Mass Chair), Yaniv (MetroWest Chair), Jessica (DSC), Ed (Black…
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YDMA is standing with Freedom for All Massachusetts

This November discrimination will be on the ballot in Massachusetts. In 2016 Massachusetts passed an important law protecting our transgender neighbors and friends from discrimination in public spaces like restaurants, retail shops and doctor’s offices. But now, anti-LGBT extremists have succeeded in placing an initiative on the 2018 ballot requiring voters to uphold the law—or…
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YDMA Women’s Caucus Participates in 2018 Women’s March

On the anniversary of the historic Women’s March event in 2017, the Young Democrats of Massachusetts Women’s Caucus participated in the 1 year anniversary of the march on January 20, 2018 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Thousands of people gathered in the cold on Cambridge Common with their signs ready in hand. Similar demonstrations were happening across…
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2018 Caucus At A Glance

Massachusetts Democratic Party Endorsing Convention The Massachusetts Democratic Party Endorsing Convention will take place at the DCU Center in Worcester on June 1st and 2nd, 2018. At the convention, the Democratic candidates will be chosen to be on the ballot for the 2018 primary and general elections. Find your local town and ward committee here…
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