Moving the Progressive Agenda

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October 2nd Meeting to Move Our Progressive Agenda At the last State Committee meeting we achieved a resounding victory in our long-standing efforts against the so-called IDC!  The Progressive agenda moved forward when we passed our Progressive Caucus resolution  condemning the IDC for caucusing with State Senate Republicans, and demanding that those Senators caucus with…

Important Resolutions for Next NYS Dem Committee Meeting

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Four Time-Sensitive Resolutions to Sign We have time-sensitive resolutions that we need State Committee Members to sign onto if we are to present these resolutions at the upcoming “Spring” NYDSC meeting, which may take place during the third or fourth week of July. Each of these resolutions needs ten signatures as soon as possible –…

Rising Up

Rising Up

Events, horrible and extraordinary, keep overtaking my writing of this post. Suffice it to say that we are clearly engaged in the most important political fight of all of our lives. The good news is that every day Americans are rising up to resist him, many of whom have never been political before. The Women’s…

Power in Unity

Power in Unity

“There is more power in unity than division.” ~ Emanuel Cleaver Dear Fellow Dems, We live in disquieting times. The 2016 election saw our worst nightmares come true. But Democrats do not give up. We stand strongest together – there IS power in unity. So, we will put aside minor differences that could divide us. We…

Childrens March for Kindness – Dec. 11th

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A group of parents is organizing The Childrens March for Kindness + Kids Speak Out on December 11th at 12:30 pm in Central Park in NYC. The purpose of the Childrens March for Kindness is to empower children who have been upset by the recent election by enabling them to experience positive changes they can…

Abolish the IDC

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At our last meeting our august Vice Chair, Elisa Sumner, led the Progressive Caucus in a rousing discussion of what are key steps in actually moving forward real progress in New York State. The Caucus’ conclusion: abolish the IDC. Elisa made it clear how unhappy real Democrats are with the IDC’s continuing relationship with the…