Merrimack Valley Young Democrats

The Merrimack Valley Young Democrats was founded in January, 2011. MVYD serves Young Democrats living across the Merrimack River Valley from cities like Lowell and Lawrence to the oceanside community of Newburyport. Its purpose is to support Democratic Party principles while representing the young voters within the Party.


While all are invited to participate in our events, our membership consists of Democrats under the age 36. To become a voting member, attend at least two Merrimack Valley Young Democrats events in a 12 months period. You can learn more about how we work in the Merrimack Valley Young Democrats charter.


Chair: Eunice Delice
Vice-Chair: Jessica L. Finocchiaro
Treasurer: Elaine Almquist
Secretary: Katrina Rapa
Membership Director, Gary Mannion Jr.
Public Policy: Matt Hanson

Our programming includes social, networking, advocacy, campaign, educational, and other events to help members connect with each other, learn about the issues that affect them, and change the shape of politics around the Merrimack Valley and the Commonwealth. We’re here to put on the events, programming, and political activity that you are interested in, so be sure get involved to help shape the organization and share any ideas you may have. Our monthly membership meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month.

Be sure to sign-up for email alerts to hear about upcoming events and useful information for young progressives in the area – and let us know what events you’d like to see next!

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