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…

John Lewis-Absentee Voting-Diversity

I hope all of you and your loved ones are healthy and safe during this difficult period. I write after the recent death of the extraordinary activist, elected official, and human being John Lewis – a man who truly changed the world for the better. Congressmember Lewis dedicated his life to racial and social justice.…

Absentee Ballot Voting – a Progressive’s Dream? Not so Fast!

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Absentee Ballot Voting and Vote By Mail Are Not Always the Same As Dutchess Democratic County leader and Vice Chair of the New York Democratic Party’s Progressive Caucus, I have long fought for more accessible ballot access, believing that it will result in greater voter participation and a fairer election result. So I should be thrilled…