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"On April 4, 1968, Dr. King was senselessly and cowardly assassinated. His murder silenced a man but gave new life and voice to the civil rights movement." – Colmon Eldridge, Young Democrats of America On this day in 1968 tragedy struck our country as the great civil rights leader was struck down in a senseless…
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Deadline for the Massachusetts Democratic Party’s Convention Youth Add-on Delegates: April 1

April 1st is the deadline to apply to be a Youth Add-On Delegate to the Massachusetts Democratic Party State Convention in June. Registered Democrats 35 and under may apply to be delegates, and as an active member of YDM you will receive preference in the application process. We’ve made it very easy to apply, it…
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YDM 2011 Annual Convention

The Young Democrats of Massachusetts invite you to attend our 2011 Annual Convention on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 9 a.m.  Complimentary breakfast and registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Greater Boston Young Democrats will host a Post-Convention Reception in Harvard Square following the convention. Join fellow YDMers for informative workshops, professional networking,…
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Ladies in Blue with Special Guest Rep. Niki Tsongas

The Young Democrats of Massachusetts Women’s Caucus and Merrimack Valley Young Democrats will present Rep. Niki Tsongas with the True Blue Women’s Advocate of the Year Award at their upcoming Women’s History Month event, Ladies in Blue.  The event will take place on March 22, 2011 from 6-8 PM at the Lowell BeerWorks in Lowell.…
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Young Democrats stand with Wisconsin Workers

The Young Democrats of Massachusetts are proud to stand in solidarity with our partners at the Young Democrats of America and supporters of workers’ rights across the country in condemning the efforts of Governor Walker and extreme right-wing Republicans to bust public employee unions. Please read the message below from YDA Labor Caucus Chair Michael…
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Merrimack Valley Young Democrats Profiled in Lowell Sun

"They are the future of the Democratic Party. The future mayors, city councilors, school committee members and activists of the Merrimack Valley and beyond." – In political game, they’re the farm team: Merrimack Valley Young Democrats out to bring new energy, new faces (Lowell Sun) YDM’s newest chapter, the Merrimack Valley Young Democrats made the front page…
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TONIGHT: State of the Union Watch Parties

Join YDM friends tonight to hear President Barack Obama deliver his State of the Union address.  Local chapters around Massachusetts are hosting Watch Parties, so be sure to come out and connect with members near you for tomorrow’s historic speech. Find a Watch Party Near You: Greater Boston Young Democrats State of the Union Watch…
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Save the Date: State of the Union Watch Party – Tuesday 1/25

On Tuesday, January 25, President Barack Obama will address both chambers of Congress, the Supreme Court, other leaders from the administration, and millions of Americans to deliver his State of the Union Address. Where have we come over the last year?  What does the shift of power in the House mean?  How can we restore…
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Greater Boston Young Democrats Holiday Social

 Six days ago, Scott Brown vowed to finally do something that reflects our values in Massachusetts by agreeing to support the repeal of Don’t Ask; Don’t Tell.  Today he reversed his position and put Republican politics and tax cuts for the richest 2% of Americans ahead of respect and equality for all of the brave…
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Gov. Patrick’s Rally to Move Massachusetts Forward with President Obama

This Saturday Governor Deval Patrick was joined by President Barack Obama and a diverse, energized crowd of 15,000 voters – young Democrats and old – to move Massachusetts forward with an incredible GOTV effort.   Check out the video clips from the rally below, learn about the Governor’s GOTV effort, sign-up to help on November…
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