Latest News from the YDMA

YDA Statement on the Ames Straw Poll

As Iowans consider the Republican presidential candidates this weekend at the Ames Straw Poll, it has become increasingly clear that this field has little or nothing to offer for young Americans.  The GOP candidates continue to lurch to the right, embracing extreme Tea Party views that are out of step with voters under the age…
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From the White House Blog: Myths and Facts About the Debt-Ceiling Compromise

The White House Blog has a new post with an informative infographic on how the debt-ceiling compromise will work, as well as an interesting Myths and Facts breakdown to set the record straight. Check out the infographic below and press "Read More" to find out what’s actually a myth and what’s a fact on the…
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Jim Messina, Barack Obama 2012: Here’s the deal

Students, young professionals, and people of all ages have watched the ongoing debt ceiling negotiation with great interest and concern, so we wanted to share with members a message from Barack Obama’s Campaign Manager Jim Messina, which includes a video message from President Obama. Please click "Read More" to see more details on the compromise shared…
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Young Democrats celebrate 20 years of activism

BOSTON – Members and supporters of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts will celebrate the organization’s 20 years of empowering young people to participate in the Democratic party and advocacy on Beacon Hill. The Young Democrats of Massachusetts 20th anniversary celebration will take place on Thursday, August 11, at 6:30 p.m. in Boston. Event details and registration…
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Know anyone looking to organize this fall?

We thought this might be of interest to YDM members interested in getting involved in President Obama’s re-election campaign. This message comes from Sara El-Amine the National Training Director for Obama for America and is not affiliated with YDM. I’m the national training director at Obama for America. My job is to develop the programs and…
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Rep. McGovern headlines Ashland DTC, MWYD summer social

Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) headlined an assortment of federal, state and municipal elected officials who attended Ashland’s annual Democratic Summer Social at Stone Park in Ashland this weekend. This year, the Committee teamed up with the MetroWest Young Democrats to host the event. More than 40 people gathered at Stone Park Saturday for the Ashland…
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2012 Democratic Senate Candidates

We’re already more than half way through 2011, and 2012 is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start learning about the Democratic challengers to Scott Brown to find out where you want to get involved. Lear more about the candidates by visiting their websites, and give them a call or an email…
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President Obama’s Boston 50th Birthday Reception With Special Guests Robert Gibbs & Deputy Campaign Manager Jen O’Malley Dillon

Obama for America invites you to join special guests Robert Gibbs & Jen O’Malley Dillion at a reception that will bring Boston area supporters together for President Obama’s 50th birthday. What: Obama Victory Fund 2012 – Birthday Reception Where: Towne 900 Boylston Street Boston, Massachusetts When: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 6:30 PM To attend, please…
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White House youth call with President Obama

YDM is excited to share a great opportunity for members to have a voice in national politics thanks to a conference call with President Obama and other administration officials that was forwarded along from our parent organization, the Young Democrats of America!   Dear Young Democrats, I’m passing along an exciting announcement from the White…
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Share Your Idea for Improving MBTA Service in Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan

Quality public transportation is a critical issue for students, young professionals, and all residents in Greater Boston, so the Greater Boston Young Democrats and YDM wish to encourage members to have a voice in improving the system. Please see the notice from MassDOT below and be sure to share your thoughts! How would you improve…
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