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Author: New York State Young Democrats

Statement on Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

“No matter the who, no matter when, no matter what we should believe people who come forward with their experiences of sexual assault or misconduct. No one is above the law especially those who are supposed to enforce it. NYSYD supports the Governor Andrew Cuomo and Speaker Johnson’s ask of the Attorney General to resign. The Executive Board is unanimous in asking Schniederman to resign immediately.”

Update: Eric Schneiderman has resigned as the Attorney General of New York State.

President Patrick Jordan speaking to the New York State Democratic State Committee

NYSYD President Patrick Jordan at NYSDC 2017 Summer Meeting

Check out New York State Young Democrats President Patrick Jordan, alongside Council of Presidents Chair and state committeeman John Midwood and Rural Caucus Chair Paolo Cremidis, speaking on a young democrats panel at the New York State Democrat State Committee meeting in Albany, NY on July 26, 2017 discussing the planned growth of the organization over the next 2 years.

Young Democrats Forward

Endorsement of Young Democrats Forward Slate

The Executive Board of the New York State Young Democrats is proud to endorse the Young Democrats Forward Slate of candidates for the upcoming Young Democrats of America Convention in Dallas. The YD Forward candidates are strong, passionate, and experienced leaders that will continue to embolden young progressives into taking action wherever they are from. From promoting young candidates running for office, to strengthening relationships between the caucuses and their DNC counterparts for continued issue advocacy, the slate will empower state chapters with the resources and training to ensure progressive values are the future of this country. We look forward to working with them in the years to come.

For more information on the YD Forward platform, please visit: https://www.ydforward.com/

Statement on Recent News

In light of recent events the New York State Young Democrats are taking the necessary actions to remove the person from all levels of the organization. NYSYD unequivocally condemns any such heinous crimes and/or actions. NYSYD believes that those charged with these crimes are entitled to their day in court, but that those convicted should be punished to the fullest extent of the law.