Category: Press

Young Dems endorse Stewart for re-election to Brockton City Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2011 Contact: Kevin Gilnack, Communications Director kgilnack@ydma.org, 617.506.9670 Young Democrats endorse Stewart’s re-election bid for Brockton City Council BROCKTON, MA – The Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) are working to re-elect Jass Stewart and reminding residents to get out to the polls next Tuesday. “Jass has been a champion for…
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Pioneer Valley Young Democrats work to protect, add to progressive voices in region’s city halls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2011 Contact: Kevin Gilnack, Communications Director kgilnack@ydma.org, 617.506.9670   BOSTON – With municipal elections around the corner in more than 50 Massachusetts communities, the Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) and Pioneer Valley Young Democrats (PVYD) are working to create more progressive representation at the most local level of government across…
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Young Dems endorse Cheung, Seidel, Simmons and Nelson for Cambridge City Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2011 Contact: Kevin Gilnack, Communications Director kgilnack@ydma.org, 617.506.9670   Young Democrats work to protect, add to progressive voices on Cambridge City Council Endorse Cheung, Seidel, Simmons and Nelson BOSTON – With municipal elections around the corner in more than 50 Massachusetts communities, the Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) and Greater…
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Young Democrats work to protect, add to progressive voices on Boston City Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2011 Contact: Kevin Gilnack, Communications Director kgilnack@ydma.org, 617.506.9670   Young Democrats work to protect, add to progressive voices on Boston City Council Endorse Pressley, Murphy, Connolly, Arroyo and Lee BOSTON – With municipal elections around the corner in more than 50 Massachusetts communities, the Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) and…
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Young Democrats endorse Ballantyne, Barber in Somerville Alderman race

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2011 Contact: Kevin Gilnack, Communications Director kgilnack@ydma.org, 617.506.9670   SOMERVILLE, MA – The Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) and Greater Boston Young Democrats (GBYD) have endorsed Katjana Ballantyne and Christine Barber in their races for Somerville Alderman seats. Ballantyne, a Teele Square resident and business consultant, is challenging incumbent Robert…
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Greater Boston Young Democrats react to police crackdown on Occupy Boston; issue statement of support

BOSTON – In response to the growing Occupy Boston and Occupy Wall Street movements, and an overnight crackdown on Boston protesters, Greater Boston Young Democrats Vice Chair Sarah Betancourt issued the following statement on behalf of the organization’s more than 500 members: "The Greater Boston Young Democrats are proud to stand in support of Occupy…
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Young Democrats Urge Scott Brown to support President Obama’s American Jobs Act

Statement from Young Democrats of Massachusetts Chair Elaine Almquist Calling on Sen. Brown to support President Barack Obama’s American Jobs Act BOSTON – Young Democrats of Massachusetts Chair Elaine Almquist issued the following statement today calling on Senator Scott Brown to put partisanship aside and support President Barack Obama’s American Jobs Act. Previously, Young Democrats…
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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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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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Christine Pelosi, Vanessa Kerry Help Young Dems Get Out The Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2010 Contact: Kevin B. Gilnack, 617.506.9670, kgilnack@ydma.org Christine Pelosi and Dr. Vanessa Bradford Kerry will join with the Young Democrats of Massachusetts and Young Democrats of America to host a Get Out The Youth Vote 2010 fundraising reception this Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Whiskey Park in Boston. Christine…
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