Prospective freshmen visiting campus for Bulldog Days had the chance to meet Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy at a an event, sponsored by the Yale College Democrats, on Tuesday, April 17. The talk drew over 120 prefrosh to hear Gov. Malloy discuss political activism on campus, the upcoming Presidential election, education reform and a host of other [...]
Last week the Dems held a very interesting and informative panel on Libya and the Middle East featuring panelists Charles Hill, Stuart Gottlieb, and Adel Allouche. The panel was very informative not only about the current events in Libya and the Middle East but also the history of the conflict. Each panelists had a unique [...]
Last week was a very busy week for the Dems! It started Monday night with a panel at the Law School talking about repealing the death penalty here in CT. Last year, legislation that would have repealed the death penalty was passed by both the CT House and Senate only to be vetoed by Governor [...]
Hey Dems! Check out these awesome YDN op-eds written by your fellow Dems about some of the issues Lobbying Committee is working on this semester: Keegan: Decriminalize Marijuana Now Rubin, Hobbs, and Lykken: It Was All a DREAM
Thanks to everyone who joined us on Valentine’s Day for Progressive Speed Dating and helped make it such a great event! It was a great way to spend Valentine’s Day getting to know other progressives over candy and progressive trivia!
This past Monday, Ryan O’Donnell, the National Organizer of the National Popular Vote, came to speak to the Dems about his campaign to reform the electoral college and about the future of voting rights and policies. The National Popular Vote is a campaign at the state level to guarantee that the candidate who receives the [...]
Dear Democrats and Friends of Progressive Causes, The Yale College Democrats are thrilled to continue our Progressive Ideas Grant program in 2011 and beyond. Each semester we will be awarding a number of grants, in amounts ranging between 50 to 100 dollars, to Yale College students who are interested in forming groups or creating projects [...]
Last week the Dems hosted an internship panel, hearing from Yale upperclassmen about what they had done in summers past. The Dems were able to hear about everything from interning in the White House to working on a campaign to studying abroad and conducting research abroad. Looking for ideas about what to do this summer? [...]