Category: Press

Help the GLBT Caucus kick off an amazing 2014!

Dear YDM Members: Please join the Young Democrats of Massachusetts’ GLBT Caucus for an evening of food, drinks, and planning, getting ready for a busy 2014 in Massachusetts politics! All Democrats young and young-at-heart, LGBTQ+ and allied, are welcome! February 11th, 2014 6:30-8:30pm The Globe Bar, Copley Sq, Boston   The informal meeting on the…
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MA Young Dems January Update: Events, Opportunities, News

Dear YDM Members, Young Democrats of Massachusetts is proud of the work you did for Democrats in 2013.  The 2014 election season is already in full swing, and we plan to continue to help young (and young at heart) Democrats get engaged in the political process during this important year in Massachusetts. Please kick off…
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Add Your Name to Pass Early voting and Online Registration TODAY!

Dear Members, The Young Democrats of Massachusetts have long advocated that true Democracy comes with the participation of every eligible citizen at the ballot box. We have been calling for updates and reforms in the Massachusetts election laws that would improve the ease and accessibility in voting. Sign our Petition to update the Massachusetts election…
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YDM offering full Emerge scholarship, apply now!

Dear Young Democrats of Massachusetts: We are excited to announce that the Young Democrats of Massachusetts is offering a full scholarship for a member of the Emerge Massachusetts Class of 2014! The application deadline to apply for Emerge is this Friday, December 13th.  Start your application now! Emerge Massachusetts is a one-of-a-kind program which trains…
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*RELEASE* YDM Holds 2013 Annual Convention, Elects New Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2013 YOUNG DEMOCRATS OF MASSACHUSETTS HOLD ANNUAL CONVENTION, ELECTS NEW BOARD The Democratic youth in Massachusetts are engaged and readying for coming Election season WORCESTER—The Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) held a well attended Annual Convention Saturday August 17th at the Teamsters Local 170 in Worcester, Massachusetts that included multiple…
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*RELEASE* Young Democrats Name ‘Ladies in Blue’

Senator Elizabeth Warren, Representative Ellen Story, and activist Harmony Wu to be honored at Roosevelt After Dark fundraiser to support Emerge Massachusetts   BOSTON – The Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) will present their 4th annual ‘Ladies in Blue’ awards at the Roosevelt After Dark fundraiser at Storyville on Thursday, May 16th from 8:30-11:00pm. This…
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The Young Democrats of Massachusetts Announce 2012 Endorsements

Boston, Massachusetts – October 17, 2012 – The Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) have announced the endorsement of 22 Democratic candidates who have demonstrated a consistent track record of building a better commonwealth for young people to succeed. YDM chose candidates for their unwavering advocacy of youth issues including jobs and the economy, access to…
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The Young Democrats of Massachusetts Endorse Elizabeth Warren For Senate

Young Democrats Across the Commonwealth Eager to Show Support   July 30, 2012 – Boston, Massachusetts – The Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) is proud to make an official endorsement of Elizabeth Warren, Democratic candidate for US Senate. Warren was endorsed in a unanimous vote that took place during the first board meeting following her…
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YDM Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Highlight advances in employment and education for young Americans, differences from former Gov. Romney BOSTON – In response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, Young Democrats of Massachusetts Chair Elaine Almquist issued the following statement: "President Obama and congressional Democrats have fought to stem the tide of rising unemployment for young people…
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Young Democrats endorse Frank in Chelsea City Council race

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2011 Contact: Kevin Gilnack, Communications Director kgilnack@ydma.org, 617.506.9670   CHELSEA, MA – The Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) and Greater Boston Young Democrats (GBYD) are proud to announce their endorsement of YDM Board Member and former Chelsea City Councilor Matt Frank for the Chelsea City Council district three seats. Frank…
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