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Friday, February 10, 2017

For chapter leaders, this is a crucial time to grow your group. Here are a few tips that will help you create a welcoming environment for first-time attendees and keep them coming back.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Young Democrats of America (YDA) tonight condemned illegitimate minority President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court and encouraged Senate Democrats to use every tool at their disposal to prevent his appointment to the court.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Attend a Muslim ban protest near you.  Click here for the updated list.  Also, click on the title to learn about more ways you can fight back.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Like you, I am already counting down the days until President Trump’s time in the White House comes to an end. 1,460 days is a very long time. In order to hold the President accountable, we will need to find a way to stay engaged and ensure our voices are heard.

The first 100 days of every presidency sets the pace. It’s a time when public support is (usually) strong, and citizens give their new president the benefit of the doubt. 

With President Trump, the first 100 days is the time when the most damage can happen.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

While you slept last night, Senate Republicans took the first major vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 

The Republican-led Senate started paving the way to repeal ACA by employing procedural tactics. Key components of ACA are under attack with this repeal tactic including Medicaid expansion, subsidies for premiums, and contraception coverage.    

Friday, July 1, 2016

In cities across the country, people have just concluded celebrating Pride Month for the LGBTQ community. Members and allies alike have taken to the streets for parades and parties-- laughing, loving, and this year, mourning. 

But we know it's not enough to just celebrate. We need to act. 

We need to ensure safe spaces exist for LGBTQ Americans, by strengthening non-discrimination laws in the workplace. 

We need to get rid of the unscientific ban on sexually active gay men donating blood so they can help others during tragedy.