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Black Lives Matter Resolution

Progressive Caucus Resolution in Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement And the Principles of Equity, Justice, Inclusion and Change that It Embodies   WHEREAS, the NYSDC recognizes that people of color or those experiencing poverty have not always been treated with the fairness and insight they deserve; and WHEREAS, as Democrats our goal must be to…

Addressing Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harrassment Hearing

The Progressive Caucus’ newly formed subcommittee Addressing Sexual Harassment, chaired by State Committeewoman Lauren Trapanotto and Erica Vladimer, has been working with the Sexual Harassment Working Group to demand that New York lead on combating gender-based discrimination and harassment. The SHWG was formed by a group of seven former New York State Legislative staffers, all…

Interim Progressive Caucus Meeting Update

Feb2 Meeting

The Interim Progressive Caucus Meeting is this Saturday February 2nd, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the law firm of Kaplan, Hecker & Fink located in the Empire State Building at 350 Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan. RSVP here. The major topics to be covered at the Interim Progressive Caucus Meeting are: The Sexual Harassment Working Group, a group of seven…

Moving the Progressive Agenda

Progressive Agenda_Albany

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 –…