Support New Jersey's congressional candidates

With the midterm elections right around the corner, we need to do everything we can to ensure that Democrats are elected to Congress. New Jersey has a wealth of extremely qualified, dedicated candidates that are determined to advance progressive policies and oppose Trump’s disgraceful agenda. It’s going to take a lot of work for these candidates win their elections, and our support is needed more than ever. Here’s a list of the active Democratic congressional campaigns in New Jersey, along with links to donation, volunteering, and general information for each candidate. Please consider lending a hand this campaign season to ensure for a blue wave this November: Continue reading

NJYD High School Leadership Academy Application 2018

Join High School Students from across New Jersey for a two night/three day all-encompassing opportunity to learn about politics, policy making, issue advocacy and professional development from the best and brightest minds New Jersey has to offer. Continue reading

A letter to Legacy and Millennial Dems about working together

FEBRUARY 7 · PUBLIC Featured in the South Jersey Young Democrats Newsletter, Burlington County Young Democrats President Stephen J. Steglik, pens a letter to Legacy Democrats and Millennial Democrats about how they can strengthen the Party. Continue reading

2017 Young Dem Digital Campaigns

During this year's election cycle, NJYD played an active role in promoting Young Dems running for public office throughout the state. In the final stretch of the campaign, we ran targeted Facebook ads for 23 candidates that represent our values and platform, 14 of which won their races. We couldn't be more excited to see these candidates take office and stand up for the progressive values that make New Jersey truly great. Here are some statistics from our 2017 digital campaigns: Continue reading

Statement by NJYD Black Caucus about two racially-charged insensitive acts

NEWS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date (November 3, 2017) CONTACT: Keith Jones II, Chairman njydblackcaucus@gmail.com Statement by NJYD Black Caucus about two racially-charged insensitive acts: Continue reading

Q&A with Co-Chairs of Newly Formed NJYD Labor Caucus

We’re excited to announce the formation of the New Jersey Young Democrats’ Labor Caucus! Led by Ryan Doran and Vincent Cerrito, the caucus will be focused on fighting for worker’s rights throughout the state. To learn more about what they have planned for the caucus, we sat down with Vincent and Ryan for their thoughts on everything labor.   Continue reading

Q&A with Ryan Young, Assembly Candidate in Legislative District 9

Have you ever wondered what it's like to run for public office as a Young Dem? We sat down with Ryan Young, an Assembly candidate in Legislative District 9, to hear about how his campaign has been going and what's in store between now and election day: Continue reading

2017-2019 NJYD Caucus and Administrative Positions

We're excited to announce our caucus chairs and administrative officers for the 2017-2019 NJYD term! The below roles have been filled by a range of talented, dedicated young Democrats, and we can't wait to help build New Jersey's youth presence in the political process through their leadership.    Here's the full list of our caucus and administrative officers:   Continue reading

NJYD Black Caucus Leadership Appointment

NEWS RELEASE-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate (August 18, 2017)CONTACT:                  njydblackcaucus@gmail.com During a national moment of great uncertainty and upheaval, the New Jersey Young Democrats Black Caucus, has reformed under the direction of a new chair, Keith Jones II.  Keith currently serves as the Chairman of the Middlesex County Young Democrats and was the former Chair of the Middlesex County Young Democrats Black Caucus.  A lifelong resident of New Brunswick, he currently works as the Community Organization Specialist and Liaison to Mayor James Cahill of the City of New Brunswick.   Continue reading

InsiderNJ: Spevak Secures Another Term as NJ Young Dems Prez

Spevak Secures Another Term as NJ Young Dems Prez New Jersey Young Democrats unanimously re-elected Marshall Spevak of Camden County to another term as State President of the New Jersey Young Democrats. Pursuant to the NJYD Constitution, elections are held in odd number years prior to the national Young Democrats of America National Convention. The election and fall planning meeting took place at the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters offices in Edison. Continue reading