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Governor Cuomo Pressed On Climate Change

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was urged to lead the country on combating climate change by activists at a boisterous Manhattan rally hosted by environmental coalition NY Renews this Thursday. Speakers from several of the 100 climate advocacy groups affiliated [...]

December 9, 2016 Democratic Party, Grassroots, News
Dan Sherrell

Climate Change Activists Urge Democrats to Back Bill

NY Renews, a climate advocacy movement, will call on New York State lawmakers to lead the fight for environmental protections under the Trump presidency at a meeting on Thursday night in Manhattan. The movement, made up of one hundred community groups, climate [...]

December 8, 2016 Democratic Party, Grassroots, News
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Progressives Demand Cuomo Unify New York Democrats

A coalition of progressive groups will rally at New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office today at 13:00 ET to demand he take immediate action to put the State Senate under Democratic majority control. State-wide elections on November 8 yielded the Democrats [...]

December 7, 2016 Democratic Party, Grassroots, News
Bill De Blasio

Mayor De Blasio to Trump: New York Will Not Sacrifice Its Values

Mayor of New York, Bill De Blasio, says that the city will not allow its progressive values to be changed under a Donald Trump presidency. “During this extraordinarily painful political challenge, we all continue to stand by our people and values, and [...]

December 5, 2016 Democratic Party, News

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Endorses Bernie Sanders-Inspired New York Progressive Action Network

Bill De Blasio, mayor of New York City, has endorsed a new progressive political group formed from the ashes of the Bernie Sanders campaign. “It’s an extraordinarily powerful moment to be forming a progressive action network,” De Blasio said, speaking [...]

December 5, 2016 Democratic Party, Grassroots, News
You Matter Nation meeting

#YouMatterNation Urges Takeover Of Democratic Party

Activist community ‘You Matter Nation’ hosted its first organizing meeting on Friday to mobilize anti-Trump New Yorkers for the 2018 midterm elections and encourage them to get involved running the state Democratic Party. An estimated 600 people attended the meeting [...]

November 20, 2016 Democratic Party, News
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Young Democrats Elect Leadership

The Manhattan Young Democrats (MYD) elected new officers to lead their post-election fightback at a bustling meeting in the East Village on Tuesday. Over 60 people from across the island gathered at Pinks bar for the youth group’s November general meeting [...]

November 18, 2016 Democratic Party, News