Latest News from the YDMA

Congratulations to the new 2018-2019 YDMA Officers and Board!

At the YDMA Annual Convention on Saturday, May 12, young Democrats from cross MA convened to listen to inspiring speakers, learn about ways to take action in the coming months, and vote for new officers and board members. Get to know the new (and returning) officers: Executive Committee President: Rebecca Pinn     Rebecca Pinn…
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YDMA Endorses Jeremy Comeau for Open Gay Add-On Seat on Massachusetts Democratic State Committee

The YDMA is proud to endorse Jeremy Comeau for the open Gay Add-On on the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee. “Over the last year, Jeremy has built a strong relationship between the MassDems Youth Services Subcommittee and YDMA, ensuring youth voices are heard strongly within the Democratic Party. Jeremy is a fierce advocate of LGBTQ+ rights…
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Candidate Statements for the 2018 YDMA Convention

President Rebecca Pinn I am Rebecca Pinn and I am humbled to be running for President of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts   Over the last year as the YDMA Secretary, I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with my YDMA colleagues on various initiatives that have built a stronger foundation for our organization to…
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YDMA endorses and participates in second annual March for Science

The YDMA was proud to endorse the second annual March for Science and become one of the Friends of the March sponsors. At our table we handed out voter registration cards and had a display on the power of young voters.  We will continue to use the momentum of last year’s march this year while…
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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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