February 2017 General Meeting Round Up

Thanks to everyone who came out to our brand new meeting location at the Event Space at Genius. We moved to a roomier spot to accommodate the ever-growing membership at NKD—and the turnout definitely did justice to the bigger digs.

 Big crowd photo!

This February meeting saw a lot of newbies (who attended a 6:30pm orientation for first-timers) and even more returning members who got to participate in the democratic process by voting on bylaws and new NKD leadership. We also heard about new threats to immigrants in our community, how we’re fighting IDC, and proposed reforms to Brooklyn's County Committee.  

Here are the details of what was covered.

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#NoIDCNY

Have you been hearing lots of talk about the IDC recently, but still not sure what it's all about? Check out our explainer here, and share with your friends! We've been encouraging Brooklynites—particularly those in the 20th NYS senate district—to call State Senator Jesse Hamilton to ask him why he's voting with senate republicans.

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Brooklyn wants the Democrats they voted for to stand united with their fellow Democrats in the fight for progressive reform, not to prop up a republican majority and paralysis in Albany! Call Senator Hamilton at his District office (718-284-4700) or his Albany office (518-455-2431) and tell him to leave the IDC and rejoin mainline Democratic caucus today!

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January 2017 Meeting Recap

President Venkataraman

Thanks to everyone who came out in full force for our NKD kickoff meeting of 2017! For those who couldn’t make it, we heard what all of NKD’s committees have been working on, and discussed next month’s NKD Executive Committee elections—including leadership opportunities that we’ll be developing in order to accommodate all of the exciting new interest in our work. 

Here’s what we covered:

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