NYDLC Steering Committee with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman At Our 2011 Spring Fundraiser
Upcoming Events Government Ethics CLE
Join the NYDLC for our CLE Course entitled Ethics and Lobbying in New York State. This class is worth 1.0 hours of Ethics CLE credit.
When: May 14th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: The Law Firm of Patton Boggs, 1185 Avenue of the Americas (47th st).
To Register and for more information, please visit: https://secure.actblue.com/page/ethicsnydlc
The cost of the course is $100, however NYDLC offers a liberal scholarship policy to those who are unemployed or underemployed. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Voting Rights Democratic Mayoral Forum
NYDLC and its Minority Voting Rights Committee are proud to invite you to:
New York City Democratic
Mayoral Candidates Forum:
“Voting Rights, Election Reform &
the Future of New York”
When: Monday, May 13, 2013, 7pm-9:30pm
Where: Cardozo School of Law,
55 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10003
RSVP required to email@example.com
Living Liberally, Harlem4Obama, The Manhattan Young Democrats, The Queens County Young Democrats, The Pan-Hellenic Council of Greater New York, Inc., The New York Democratic Law Students Council,
The New Latino Movement
Co-Chair John Nonna Speaks About Service and JusticeLast Thursday, NYDLC Co-Chair John Nonna was honored by the Westchester County Democratic Committee. He spoke about being committed to public service and justice. Click below to read his full speech which is both inspiring for all who believe in democracy and is a call to action this fall.
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3rd Circuit upholds continuance of RNC Consent DecreeArticle by David Kogelman - On Thursday, March 8th, the 3rd Circuit upheld a consent decree first entered into by the RNC in 1982, which bars it from engaging in “ballot security measures” designed to keep minority members from voting. It is worth reviewing as a reminder of the Republican party’s historical and continuing voter suppression efforts, both on the national and state level, which NYDLC works to prevent.
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Amicus Brief Filed to Help End Prison GerrymanderingThe issue of how to count prisoners in the census is critical to protecting the concept of one person one vote. Senator Martin Malave Dilan has submitted an amicus brief (“friend of court”) to the State Supreme Court in Albany supporting the constitutionality of the 2010 law requiring prisoners to be counted at their prior “homes of record” for state legislative redistricting. The brief was filed by Len Kohen and Jeff Wice who were assisted by Paul Evans and Michael McKenna all NYDLC members working in an individual capacity.
You can view the full amicus brief here.
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The NYDLC Steering Committee With Former DNC Chair Governor Howard Dean, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Westchester County Democratic Chair Reginald LaFayette, and City Council Member Dan Garodnick