Miami-Dade Young Democrats

Nov. 6 event:

November 3, 2011
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Nov. 6 event:

  The Obama Victory Fund 2012 invites you to join Katherine Archuleta, National Political Director, Obama for America and David Simas, Director of Opinion Research, Obama for America And a very special musical performance by Grammy Award nominee, Ledisi For a reception to mark “One Year Out” from the 2012 Elections!! WHEN: Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 12:30PM WHERE: Circle of One Marketing, 2400 NE 2nd, Avenue, Studio C, Miami, FL 33137 (in parking lot of venue)       RSVP or for Additional Information please go to http://my.barackobama.com/wecantwaitmiami Paid for by Obama Victory Fund 2012, a joint fundraising committee...

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Nov. 5: GOTV training with OFA!!

November 3, 2011
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Nov. 5: GOTV training with OFA!!

One Year Out Event This event is a coming together of all the Democratic Youth in Miami who are involved to make a change in their country. The event is to get trained on voter registration. Groups who are attending are the UM college Democrats, FIU College Democrats, Young Democrats, We the Students for Barack Obama, and Barry University College Democrats. All volunteers will participate in a thorough training and then have an opportunity to go out and register voters in their community. Time: Time: Saturday, November 5, 2011 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Host: Host: Javier Peraza Location:...

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Teachers: a target of the new GOP-backed voter law

November 2, 2011
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Teachers: a target of the new GOP-backed voter law

A new voter law, backed by Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican-led Legislature, is stopping the worst kind of atrocity a Republican controlled state government can imagine: young people registering to vote. And who might you ask is undertaking the outrageous, egregious act of registering students? Florida schoolteachers, merely hoping to relay the importance of student’s doing their civic duty. The horror. Folks, nobody is fooled by the real goal of Republicans in passing this voter suppression law. They know that when young people go to the polls in large numbers Democrats win. They know one of the reasons President...

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BREAKING NEWS: Sandra Ruiz decides to run for City of Doral Council

November 2, 2011
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BREAKING NEWS: Sandra Ruiz decides to run for City of Doral Council

Sandra Ruiz (and strong supporter of the MDYDs) for Doral City Council, Seat 1. If you are interesting in volunteering, please contact lmurr001@bellsouth.net.

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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on the Passing of Dorothy Rodham

November 1, 2011
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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on the Passing of Dorothy Rodham

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued the following statement today on the passing of Dorothy Rodham, the mother of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton: “With the passing of Dorothy Rodham earlier today at the age of 92, our country has lost a truly remarkable woman. Dorothy was known for her kind and generous spirit – a spirit that so many Americans had the opportunity to experience firsthand during Secretary Clinton’s time in the White House as First Lady and then on the campaign trail in 2008. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother...

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Oct. 31 Rep. Garcia Letter Re Senator Hays’ Comments During Redistricting Committee Meeting

November 1, 2011
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Luis R. Garcia, Jr., Florida House of Representatives, District 107 Ranking Member, Federal Affairs Subcommittee; Education Committee; Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee October 31, 2011 Dear President Haridopolos and Speaker Cannon: Last week, I sent you a letter concerning the shameful remarks made by Sen. Alan Hays against Central Florida’s Hispanic residents during a Senate Redistricting Committee. Your silence has been deafening. Your desire to leave my letter unanswered is of little concern to me. However, turning a blind eye to the disrespectful remarks made by Sen. Hays is troubling. I am deeply...

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Nov. 5th GOTV event: 3rd Annual BBQ Cook-Off Feast

October 31, 2011
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Join us at the 3rd Annual “King of Ribs” BBQ Cook-off & Fest on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Calder Casino and Race Course, 21001 NW 27 Avenue, Miami Gardens, from 10:00am to 1:00pm. We will be providing the community the chance to fill out absentee ballot forms, REGISTER TO VOTE and receive information about voting because EVERY ELECTION MATTERS!! If you would like help out with our GOTV effort, please email our President Cedric McMinn at cedric.mcminn@gmail.com and don’t forget to wear your YD shirts or BLUE!! FIRED UP!!

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November 1st: Miami’s 99% Take on Bank of America

October 30, 2011
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November 1st: Miami’s 99% Take on Bank of America

Banks Got Bailed Out…We Got Sold Out! BoA is the poster child of Big Banks protecting the wealth of the 1% at the expense of the 99%. With hundreds of thousands of mortgages underwater in or in foreclosure we are seeing the reorganization of wealth back into the hands of the wealthy, and corporations. To top it off BoA is going to start nickel and diming us with $5 fees for ATM card holders on November 5. It’s time to show them we’ve had enough! WHEN: We are going to march together to Bank of America on Tuesday, November...

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Early Voting Schedule

October 26, 2011
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EVERY ELECTION MATTERS     Homestead General Election – November 1, 2011 Early Voting Schedule Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat. Sun.       10/27 11am- 7pm 10/28 11am- 7pm 10/29 8am- 4pm       Early Voting Locations Homestead City Hall 790 North Homestead Blvd Commissioners Chambers Homestead, Fl 33030   Hialeah Primary and Special Elections – November 1, 2011 Early Voting Schedule Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat. Sun.           10/22 9am- 5pm 10/23 10am- 4pm 10/24 11am- 7pm 10/25 11am- 7pm 10/26 11am- 7pm 10/27 11am- 7pm 10/28 9am- 5pm 10/29 9am-...

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Florida Democrats Launch Rickpublicans.com

October 26, 2011
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Florida Democrats Launch Rickpublicans.com

Highlighting How Rick Scott and the Republicans are Leading Florida in the Wrong Direction Ask After Over a Decade in Charge, What Have the Rickpublicans Done for Florida? Tallahassee, FL – In advance of the Florida Democratic State Convention, the Florida Democratic Party is launching www.Rickpublicans.com to highlight how Rick Scott and the Republicans are moving our state in thewrong direction on the issues that matter to Florida’s families and small businesses. “After over a decade in charge, what has the Republican Party done for the people of Florida,” asked Scott Arceneaux, Florida Democratic Party Executive Director. “If you...

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