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  East Bay Young Democrats · [email protected]
May 12, 2022 at 3:11 AM

Primary Endorsements, Happy Hour, and March for Reproductive Justice

Good evening John, The 2022 California Primary is on June 7! EBYD is excited to endorse the following candidates and ballot measures. For individual website and social media links, visit our endorsements page. The deadline to register to vote or update your registration is Ma…
  East Bay Young Democrats · [email protected]
April 26, 2022 at 6:12 AM

May Policy & Political Affairs Committee Endorsement Votes

Good evening John, Join EBYD and the Latine Young Democrats of the East Bay at our monthly Policy & Political Affairs Committee! Thursday, May 5 | 7:30 - 9:00 pm Register: www.tinyurl.com/EBLYDPPAC2022 This month's meeting has been moved back a few days in order to acco…
  East Bay Young Democrats · [email protected]
April 20, 2022 at 2:27 AM

Alameda County Supervisor D3 Candidate Forum + AD-20 and SD-10 Endorsement Votes

Good evening John, Join EBYD, the Latine Young Democrats of the East Bay, and the South Alameda County Young Democrats at our Alameda County Supervisor District 3 Candidate Forum + Endorsement Votes for Assembly District 20 and Senate District 10! Monday, May 2 | 6:30 …
  East Bay Young Democrats · [email protected]
April 2, 2022 at 11:33 PM

Yesenia Sanchez for Alameda County Sheriff + Housing Elements Panel + Policy & Political Affairs Committee

Good afternoon John, EBYD is excited to announce our endorsement of Yesenia Sanchez for Alameda County Sheriff! She is committed to leading the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office with the utmost integrity, serving the community equitably and inclusively, and making sure the Agenc…
  East Bay Young Democrats · [email protected]
March 29, 2022 at 8:10 PM

Housing Elements Panel + Policy & Political Affairs Committee

Good afternoon John, Join EBYD, the Housing Action Coalition, and East Bay YIMBY at our Getting Engaged on Housing Series: Why Is This Year's Housing Element So Important?! Come learn about the updated Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) requirements, discuss how loca…
  East Bay Young Democrats · [email protected]
March 19, 2022 at 3:53 AM

Alameda County District Attorney & Sheriff Candidate Forum, Endorsements, and Town Hall

Good evening John, Join EBYD, the Latine Young Democrats of the East Bay, and the South Alameda County Young Democrats at our Alameda County District Attorney & Sheriff Candidate Forum & Endorsements! Tuesday, March 29 5:30 - 6:30 pm (District Attorney) 6:30 - 7:3…
  East Bay Young Democrats · [email protected]
March 15, 2022 at 2:35 AM

PPAC Recommendations, Social Hour, and Candidate Training 101

Good evening John, At the recommendation of the Policy and Political Affairs Committee, the Executive Board voted to tentatively endorse the following pieces of legislation using the expedited process outlined in our bylaws that allows the board to do so "provided said positi…
  East Bay Young Democrats · [email protected]
March 6, 2022 at 10:42 PM

March Policy & Political Affairs Committee

Good afternoon John, Join us and the Latine Young Democrats of the East Bay tomorrow evening at our monthly Policy & Political Affairs Committee! Monday, March 7 | 7:30 - 9:00 pm Register: tinyurl.com/EBLYDPPAC2022 See y'all soon! Ruben Hernandez Story (he/him/?l) Co…
  Ruben Hernandez Story · [email protected]
February 27, 2022 at 12:34 AM

EBYD Endorses Malia Cohen for State Controller + Black Joy Parade

Good afternoon John, EBYD is excited to announce our endorsement of Malia Cohen for state controller! Malia has spent her career focused on building a better future for everyone in her community. She’s championed policies and programs that protect public health, foster econom…
  Ruben Hernandez Story · [email protected]
February 23, 2022 at 5:27 AM

February General Membership Meeting

Good evening John, REMINDER: Join us tomorrow at our first general membership meeting of the year! We will be proposing updates to our bylaws as well as voting on our first endorsement consideration of the year - state controller. We sent questionnaires to each Democratic can…
  Ruben Hernandez Story · [email protected]
February 14, 2022 at 5:23 AM

EBYD February General Membership Meeting

Good evening John, Join EBYD at our first general membership meeting of the year! We will be proposing updates to our bylaws as well as voting on our first endorsement consideration of the year - state controller. Wednesday, February 23 | 6:00 - 7:30 pm RSVP: www.tinyurl.c…
  Ruben Hernandez Story · [email protected]
January 27, 2022 at 6:02 AM

Berkeley TOPA

Good evening John, As you know, EBYD is an endorser of Berkeley's Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA), a housing policy that would give renters choice and voice when their landlord decides to sell. Tomorrow, January 27, at 6 pm via Zoom, there is going to be a special s…
  Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
December 7, 2021 at 3:03 AM

Holiday party and board elections

Submit your intent to run by 12/9. John, Join the East Bay Young Democrats on Thursday, December 16th for our holiday party and board elections! The festivities will take place at 7th West (1255 7th Street, Oakland) from 6:30pm - 8:00pm. If you're interested in running for…
  Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
November 19, 2021 at 8:26 PM

Join the EBYD board in 2022!

Submit your intent to run by 12/9. John, The new year is on the horizon, and we need smart, passionate progressives like you to join the board in 2022! You do not need previous experience in politics or activism, all you need is the desire to collaborate with your fellow youn…
  Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
November 6, 2021 at 7:48 PM

Tonight is the night!

We hope you'll swing by the gala this evening John, The day has finally arrived, and whether it's for the full two hours or just two minutes, we hope you'll swing by the Masquerade Gala tonight. We'd love to share a drink and thank you for supporting progressive political…
  Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
November 3, 2021 at 8:54 PM

3 days out from the gala!

This Saturday is the big day John, We are just three days away from our Masquerade Gala, and we couldn't be more excited to bring together local progressives, civic leaders, and elected officials for a night of great food, drinks, and conversation. We're also honored …
  Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
October 26, 2021 at 6:28 PM

Keeping the party going!

Put our annual gala in your calendar John, We know you're gearing up for Halloween, and wanted to remind you that the East Bay Young Democrats is keeping the party going on November 6th with our masquerade gala! Don't miss our biggest social event of the year: dig a fun f…
  Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
October 21, 2021 at 9:31 PM

2021 Annual Gala: Masquerade

Gala registration is now open! John, Join the East Bay Young Democrats for our biggest social event of the year, and support progressive action in your community! Dig a fun or funky facemask out of the costume box, and come have a drink with us! Here are the details: W…
  Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
October 17, 2021 at 5:14 PM

Phone Bank: Courtney Welch for Emeryville City Council

Help move the East Bay in a more progressive direction! John, As you may have heard, the East Bay Young Democrats, East Bay YIMBY, and East Bay for Everyone have all endorsed Courtney Welch for Emeryville City Council. The November 2nd election is quickly approaching and ba…
  Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
October 13, 2021 at 8:07 PM

Endorsement Update: Emeryville City Council

We're excited to announce our endorsement of Courtney Welch! John, The East Bay Young Democrats is excited to announce our endorsement of Courtney Welch for Emeryville City Council! Courtney was born and raised in the East Bay, is an experienced civic leader, and a proud mo…
  Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
October 1, 2021 at 3:19 AM

Emeryville Council Forum + Book Club

Join EBYD for our book club and the Emeryville City Council candidate forum! John, Join the East Bay Young Democrats and Latine Young Democrats of the East Bay at our upcoming virtual book club and candidate forum! Book Club: "The Undocumented Americans" by Karla Cornejo Vi…
  Bret Hendry, EBYD Communications Director · [email protected]
August 9, 2021 at 4:08 PM

Stop Republican Recall | AD18 Update | Housing Endorsements

This email is a long one, but packed with important updates! John, This email is a little long, but we have three important items to update you on. Thank you for supporting the East Bay Young Democrats! Stop the Republican Recall Join the California Young Democrats: Bay …
  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…