Congrats to the 2019-2020 YDMA Board!

Congrats to everyone elected at our convention last weekend! President: Rebecca Pinn Vice President: Michael Kaplan Secretary: Ally Blanck Treasurer: Frank Ulip Membership and Outreach Director: Michael Dooley YDA Committee Representative (Male-Identifying): Caesar...
YDMA Statement in Support of Reproductive Rights

YDMA Statement in Support of Reproductive Rights

Across the country, Republican-controlled state legislatures have ramped up their attacks on reproductive rights. In Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, and countless other states, anti-choice legislators have pushed forward draconian, medically inaccurate legislation to deny...

YDMA Statement in Support of Judge Shelley Joseph

The Young Democrats of Massachusetts stand in support of Newton District Judge Shelley Joseph and court officer Wesley MacGregor. The charges brought against them are but the latest effort by an increasingly authoritarian federal government to undermine our...
We Made a Promise to Our Students. We Need to Keep It.

We Made a Promise to Our Students. We Need to Keep It.

Quality public education for all is a central component of the YDMA and Mass Dems platforms, and no bill before the legislature better delivers on this promise than the PROMISE Act (S.238/H.586), filed by Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz and Representatives Mary Keefe and...
Young Dems in the MA State House: Rep. David LeBoeuf

Young Dems in the MA State House: Rep. David LeBoeuf

Rep. David LeBoeuf was elected in November 2018 to represent the 17th Worcester district, which includes Leicester and parts of Worcester. (1) What got you involved in politics in the first place? I first got involved in politics back when I was a junior at South High...
Young Dems in the MA State House: Rep. David Biele

Young Dems in the MA State House: Rep. David Biele

Rep. David Biele was elected in November 2018 to represent South Boston’s 4th Suffolk District.  (1) What got you involved in politics in the first place? Local issues in my immediate neighborhood caused me to first get involved in politics. I worked with...
Young Dems in the MA State House: Rep. Andy Vargas

Young Dems in the MA State House: Rep. Andy Vargas

Rep. Andy Vargas was elected in November 2017 in a special election to represent Haverhill’s 3rd Essex District. He was re-elected this past November to a full term.   (1)   What got you involved in politics in the first place? Two big influences:...
Young Dems in the MA State House: Rep. Maria Robinson

Young Dems in the MA State House: Rep. Maria Robinson

Rep. Maria Robinson was elected in November to represent the Sixth Middlesex District, located in Framingham. (1) What got you involved in politics in the first place? I’ve been a bit of a political nerd (in addition to my other nerdy passions) since elementary...