Thursday, June 29, 2017
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Affordable Housing

Navigating New York’s Affordable Housing Crisis

An evening grappling with New York City’s maddening housing laws may not sound like the sort of thing to get millennials’ hearts racing. Yet dozens joined the Manhattan Young Democrats’ Affordable Living Task Force (ALTF) in Midtown on April 5 [...]

April 14, 2017 Democratic Party, Human Rights, News
Black Lives Matter protest

Black Lives Matter Protest Driven to the High Line after Police Harassment

Black Lives Matter demonstrators held a rally outside Macy’s this weekend, to call out NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio, who has publicly given his support to New Yorkers protesting against Donald Trump, but continues to support non-progressive policing policies in [...]

April 3, 2017 Grassroots, Human Rights, News
Mayor Bill de Blasio State of the City speech

Mayor Targets Affordability Crisis in State of the City Speech

Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to tackle the skyrocketing cost of living in New York in his annual State of the City speech on Monday night. “We understand that the affordability crisis is a fundamental and a profound problem. It [...]

February 14, 2017 Democratic Party, News