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Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
July 26, 2021 at 5:35 PM

Endorsement Meeting: Assembly District 18

Join us to hear from the top two candidates and vote on who EBYD should endorse. John, As we did not make an endorsement in the primary election for the 18th Assembly District Special Election, we are holding a second endorsement meeting on Thursday, July 29th from 7:30 – 8:3…
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
June 28, 2021 at 11:30 PM

Wednesday, 6/30: Stop the Recall of Governor Newsom – Endorsement Meeting

Join us to learn how to help stop the Republican recall. John, While Governor Newsom continues the important work of leading California out of a devastating pandemic, Republicans are choosing to embroil our state in a pointless and partisan recall. Unfortunately, this scheme …
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
June 2, 2021 at 5:15 PM

Register Today: Police Oversight Info Session

Learn how you can advocate for accountability and reform. John, We wanted to let you know that our friends at SLATE (San Leandro for Accountability, Transparency, and Equity) are hosting a free, virtual information session on police oversight and advocacy on Thursday, June 3r…
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
May 29, 2021 at 7:08 PM

Transportation, Housing, and Labor: Tentative Endorsements

Please review within seven days. John, At the recommendation of EBYD's Policy and Political Affairs Committee, the Executive Board recently voted to tentatively endorse the following pieces of legislation using the expedited process outlined in our bylaws that allows the bo…
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
May 25, 2021 at 9:40 PM

Don't forget! Candidate Forum: Assembly District 18

Learn more about the candidates on Wednesday, May 26th John, I just wanted to send a friendly reminder to join the East Bay Young Democrats tomorrow from 6:00pm – 8:00pm for a special AD-18 candidate forum. You’ll have the chance to learn more about the candidates running to …
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
May 19, 2021 at 8:17 PM

Candidate Forum: Assembly District 18

Learn more about the candidates on May 26th! John, The Assembly District 18 election is quickly approaching, but first we have the opportunity to hear from the candidates about where they stand on some of the East Bay’s most pressing issues. Join the East Bay Young Democra…
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
April 29, 2021 at 12:30 AM

Justice Reform: Tentative Endorsements

Please review within seven days. John, At the recommendation of EBYD's Policy and Political Affairs Committee, the Executive Board recently voted to tentatively endorse the following pieces of legislation using the expedited process outlined in our bylaws that allows the boar…
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
April 27, 2021 at 3:41 PM

Young Dems Game Night in the East Bay!

This is jeopardy – the young dems version. John, We could all use a little fun right about now, and what could be more fun than hanging out with your fellow young democrats! Join the East Bay Young Democrats and the Latino Young Democrats of the East Bay for a game of "Jeopa…
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
April 13, 2021 at 5:43 PM

Policy & Political Affairs Committee

Monthly meeting this Wednesday at 7pm John, Join the Policy & Political Affairs Committee tomorrow, Wednesday April 14 at 7:00pm for our monthly meeting (every second Wednesday) where we analyze and discuss important topics affecting our communities. This month, we will …
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
March 28, 2021 at 12:15 AM

Ending Exclusionary Zoning + Tentative Endorsements

Join us on March 29th! John, Can eliminating single-family zoning advance equity in California cities? Join us this Monday, March 29 to hear local leaders discuss opportunities and challenges in zoning policy and the housing crisis. Click here to register. Additionally,…
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
March 13, 2021 at 10:47 PM

Tentative Endorsements

Please review within seven days. John, EBYD's Executive Board recently met to discuss the three pressing items below. We voted to tentatively endorse all three using the expedited process outlined in our bylaws that allows the board to do so "provided said position is consist…
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
February 24, 2021 at 9:25 PM

See you tonight!

Kickoff meeting begins at 6:30pm John, Our 2021 kickoff meeting is happening in just a few hours! We'll get started at 6:30pm, and will discuss programming priorities for the year and overview how to get involved. Just click the button below to sign up. Register NowAlso don'…
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
February 22, 2021 at 7:36 PM

Kickoff Meeting & Membership Survey

Join us on Wednesday at 6:30pm! John, I just wanted to send a friendly reminder that the East Bay Young Democrats will be holding our official 2021 kickoff meeting this Wednesday, February 24th from 6:30 – 7:30pm. We'll finalize policy and programming priorities for the year,…
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
February 17, 2021 at 12:29 AM

2021 Kickoff Meeting

Join us for our first meeting of the year! John, We're excited to convene members of the East Bay Young Democrats for our official 2021 kickoff meeting! The meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 24th from 6:30 – 7:30pm. We'll finalize policy and programming priorities f…
Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
January 6, 2021 at 7:54 PM

Vote in the ADEM Elections!

Help shape the California Democratic Party – Register by Jan. 11th John, Assembly District Delegates are responsible for working with other delegates throughout California to represent their community within the California Democratic Party. New delegates will be elected this …
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
December 30, 2020 at 4:11 PM

JOIN US TODAY AT 6PM: Holiday Party & Board Elections!

John, Although it may be hard to believe, the Black Mirror episode that was 2020 is nearly over. We faced not just a global pandemic that kept us glued to our screens, but we narrowly avoided a potential path toward fascism in a historic election. Despite everything, EBYD zo…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
December 23, 2020 at 7:04 PM

TODAY BY 5PM: Nominate EBYD Leadership for 2021!

John, We know it's been a tumultuous year (to say the least), but looking to next year, the reality of this moment is clear: our work is just getting started. If you or anyone you know wants to step up to the plate, and lead the fight for progressive change in the Easy Bay, we…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
December 14, 2020 at 5:00 PM

California <3s Georgia!

John, By now you've probably heard the fight for control of the Senate hinges on Georgia. But the true scope in the fight for Georgia means so much more than that: it could mean raising the minimum wage, tackling student debt, passing medicare for all, and so much more. That…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
December 10, 2020 at 9:07 PM

JOIN US: Holiday Party & Board Elections

John, The year 2020 has been a hell of a ride for all of us: a pandemic coupled with extreme political divisiveness and turmoil. But we made it this far, and we're just getting started, because there's lots of work to be done on the road ahead. But that doesn't mean we can't …
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
November 17, 2020 at 4:30 PM

TOMORROW, 6 - 8 PM - Join EBYD for a Post-Election Chat

John, We invite you to join us for our first meeting after our most recent historic election. As the East Bay Young Democrats, we're here to ask the questions: What just happened, and what's next? What should young people's priorities be here in the East Bay, and what should …
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
November 7, 2020 at 8:18 PM

We Won, But the Fight Continues

John, it's official: our very own Kamala Harris will be the first Woman and Person of Color to hold the Vice Presidency in U.S. History, and Joe Biden will be our next Commander in Chief! This will undoubtedly go down as a pivotal moment in American history; a moment in which …
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
November 7, 2020 at 2:39 AM

We can still make big corporations pay their fair share!

John, The whirlwind of chaotic news and ballot counting these past few days seems to be winding down, and it seems nearly certain that a Biden/Harris Victory is imminent! But the fight is far from over. Our state still has a long way to go in counting ballots, and there is …
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
October 28, 2020 at 12:46 AM

It's Crunch Time - Volunteer Today!

John, With just a week to go until elections, just voting won't cut it: we need to volunteer too if we want to win big at all levels of government. With that attitude in mind, we've got plenty of opportunities to keep you busy in these final days leading up to elections. Ye…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
October 20, 2020 at 7:57 PM

Just two weeks to go!

John, The clock is ticking: we are just 14 days out from what may end up being the most consequential election of our lives! If you haven't already cast your ballot, we highly suggest you glance our endorsements page for some recommendations and details on progressive candida…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
October 11, 2020 at 10:00 PM

EBYD Voter Guide

John, Voting has already begun, but for those of you in need of a progressive voter guide, the East Bay Young Dems is here to help! We're happy to provide you with a full list of endorsed candidates and propositions. If you haven't already, please make a note of the follow…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
October 3, 2020 at 1:01 AM

Help East Bay Progressives WIN!

John, It's hard to believe we're about a month away from elections. The work we put in these next few weeks is absolutely crucial, not just to preserve the integrity of our Democracy at the national level, but to sow the seeds of progressive change at the local level. We inv…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
September 29, 2020 at 3:34 PM

RALLY TOMORRROW - YES on Prop 15 w/ Congresswoman Barbara Lee

John, Hey there! This is just a friendly reminder to please join us tomorrow at 5:00 PM for a virtual rally in support of Proposition 15 featuring Congresswoman Barbara Lee. This virtual rally will also include our very own State Assemblymember Rob Bonta, and special guest sp…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
September 3, 2020 at 1:01 AM

Announcing: our 2020 General Election Endorsemsents

John, We are excited to announce that we have reached our decisions regarding our endorsements for the 2020 General Election after last week’s endorsement meeting. Find more details; please visit our website endorsement page. We have confidence in these candidates to d…
Jesús Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
June 16, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Tonight @ 7 pm: CYD Womxn’s Caucus Virtual House Party

Hello John, We are inviting you to join the California Young Democrats Womxn’s Caucus at a virtual house party tonight to talk about the 2020 elections. The Womxn’s Caucus will be meeting virtually using a Zoom conference line so we can all see and hear each other and do it fr…
Jesús Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
June 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM

JOIN US: Oakland City Council, District 1, Candidate Forum

Fellow Young Dems, We hope that you will join us for an upcoming virtual Oakland City Council District 1, on Tuesday June 23rd at 7:00 PM, co-hosted by the Metropolitan Greater Oakland Democratic Club. We will be taking up the first in a series of endorsements for the 2020 g…
The East Bay Young Democrats · [email protected]
May 31, 2020 at 10:00 PM

Black Lives Matter - From the California Young Democrats: Statement on the Nationwide Protests

Hello East Bay Young Democrats, We oppose ineffective and discriminatory criminal justice policies. We stand in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives. We condemn the police brutality that led to the horrific murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and co…
Jesús Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
May 27, 2020 at 8:06 PM

TONIGHT @ 7 pm: Virtual Happy Hour with EBYD!

Hello East Bay Young Democrats! Join us tonight at 7 pm as we will be hosting a virtual happy hour via Zoom. We will be talking about life in quarantine, keeping up with current events, sharing ideas on how to stay politically active through these times, what the state of labo…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
April 22, 2020 at 12:21 AM

TOMORROW - April 2020 Virtual Happy Hour!

East Bay Young Dems, We hope you're staying safe, sane, and healthy in these tumultuous times. We know that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unforeseen consequences: loneliness, grief, helplessness, and disappointment. Beyond just being a political organization, we here as the…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
March 24, 2020 at 5:45 PM

Join us! - Digital Fireside Chat w/Assembly Member Bonta - TOMORROW, 6PM

East Bay Young Dems, We hope this email finds you well in these trying times. We will be hosting a fireside chat with Assembly Member Rob Bonta tomorrow at 6:00 PM, and we hope you can join us to discuss how to best handle the new normal in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
February 20, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Friendly Reminder - Join us this Saturday with Rep Lee to support Measure C!

Young Dems, We just wanted to provide a friendly reminder for an event taking place this Saturday, February 22nd from noon to 4:00 PM at the Measure C Headquarters: a rally with Congresswoman Barbara Lee. The Congresswoman has been a leader to the Bay Area and the country …
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
February 15, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Upcoming EBYD Happenings

Fellow Young Dems, We'll keep this super brief and straight forward. As we quickly approach elections on March 3rd, we've got a few important events coming up, and we would hate for you to miss out on them! Measure C Canvass - Today Democratic Debate Watch Party - February …
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
January 31, 2020 at 8:37 PM

EBYD Endorsements & Opportunities

Hello Young Dems! We recently announced our 2020 endorsements on our social media, and wanted to share them with you in case you missed them. For a more detailed breakdown, and links to learn about our candidates, check out our endorsements page on our website. We hope you wi…
Jesus Arzola-Vega, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
January 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

EBYD New Year Newsletter

Good Morning Young Dems, From everyone at the East Bay Young Democrats, we are here to wish you a belated Happy New Year! This year will undoubtedly bring many political battles to the forefront, so we've got our work cut out for us, but we need you in this fight. To say that…
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
December 11, 2019 at 7:01 AM

Endorsement & Save The Date Reminder

Good Evening Young Dems, Endorsements: The EBYD executive board has approved the endorsement of the Strong Schools For Alameda ballot measure and the Care For Our Kids ballot measure. The membership has until our Holiday party to submit any concerns with the endorsements. With…
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
December 2, 2019 at 7:45 AM

Board Position Applications

Good Evening Young Dems, EBYD Board Elections & Holiday Party Saturday December 14th, 2019: 5 PM - 7PM Our last meeting of the year will also be where we elect our 2020 EBYD Board and celebrate the new year! If you're thinking about running check out our bylaws and P…
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
November 22, 2019 at 7:06 AM

Friendsgiving & Job Opportunities!

Good Evening Young Dems, EBYD Friendsgiving! Saturday November 23rd, 2019: 5PM - 7PM Join us at 2044 Franklin Street to celebrate friends, loved ones, and politics! In the spirit of coming together before Thanksgiving we are making this event a potluck so please bring your fa…
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
November 14, 2019 at 2:16 AM

Last Two Meetings of 2019!

Saludos Young Dems, The Holiday season is upon us! As we're all making our plans to spend time with our families and friends, EBYD wants to notify everyone about our last two general membership meetings of the year. EBYD Friendsgiving! Saturday November 23rd, 2019: 5PM - 7PM …
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
October 22, 2019 at 11:01 PM

[CANCELLED] October General Membership Meeting

Hey Young Dems, I’m sorry to inform you that our October General Membership Meeting for October has been cancelled. We will reschedule the Census presentation and the platform needs a little bit more time to finalize. Rather than rush through the process we decided to wait a f…
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
October 17, 2019 at 6:32 AM

[Correction] October General Membership Meeting

My apologies for resending this email. I’m adding the link to the revised and proposed platform for everyone to review before we vote to ratify it next Wednesday. Our next general membership meeting will be on Wednesday October 23rd, 2019 from 8pm - 9pm. The location has been …
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
October 17, 2019 at 6:19 AM

October General Membership Meeting

Good Evening Young Dems, Our next general membership meeting will be on Wednesday October 23rd, 2019 from 8pm - 9pm. The location has been changed to: 104 Barrows Hall Map: https://www.berkeley.edu/map?barrows It is a 5 minute walk from the Anna Head building where the Cal …
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
September 28, 2019 at 4:22 AM

SB 1 Endorsed & Upcoming Events

Good Evening Young Dems! The EBYD Executive Board has endorsed support for SB1.If any one you have any objections to this action please email myself or our President to hold a formal endorsement vote at our General Membership meeting. Senate Bill 1, passed by the Legisla…
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
September 15, 2019 at 5:06 PM

Reminder: Presidential Job Fair

Saludos Young Dems! Quick reminder, EBYD is co-hosting the Job Fair and we need 3-5 volunteers today. Some have already volunteered, please sign up through this link if you haven’t already. When you get there, check in at the volunteer table. Each team is responsible for ha…
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
August 30, 2019 at 11:35 PM

Reminder: YDA Positions Open!

Saludos Young Dems! In case you missed the email, our Young Democrats of America (YDA) Secretary Rebecca Pinn, has informed us that President Joshua Harris-Till and Treasurer Dunixi Guereca, with the approval of the National Committee, shall be appointing a number of Administ…
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · communic[email protected]
August 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Bylaw Amendment Vote

Hey Young Dems, This is a reminder that our next membership meeting is on Wednesday August 28th, 2019 from 7pm - 9pm at 2044 Franklin Street, Oakland. At this meeting we will be voting on a EBYD bylaw amendment that would allow us to use Rank Choice Voting in our endorsement p…
Victor Flores, EBYD Communications · [email protected]
August 18, 2019 at 2:00 AM

Prop 13 Reform Vote

Hey Young Dems, We will be voting on whether to endorse the new Prop 13 reform measure this upcoming General Membership meeting on Wednesday August 28th, 2019. Please be sure to check out our Facebook page for our meeting details. The sponsors of the Schools and Communities Fi…