12/28/17 Indivisible UES Action Group

Kim Moscaritolo - my co-District Leader from the other half of the 76th AD - and I spoke at the monthly meeting of Indivisible UES about plans to help Democratic candidates in the New York City area in the coming year.

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11/16/17 Manhattan Democrats Executive Board Meeting

Thursday, November 16th, after weeks of badgering the county leadership to move forward on rules reform, we finally had a meeting of all the district leaders to discuss composition of the Rules Committee and a schedule for reconvening the full County Democratic Committee.

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10/22 to 11/4 Door Knocking for Sen. Latimer

During the campaign I pledged to re-energize the Democratic Party on the Upper East Side by organizing volunteers in safe, blue districts like ours to help out in competitive races nearby. I wanted to hit the ground running and began making regular trips to Westchester to help remove one of the worst Republican County Executives in the State.

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10/18/17 Phone Banking for Sen. Latimer

Wednesday night Four Freedoms Democratic Club member Eric Wimer hosted a phone bank to Westchester voters in support of Sen. George Latimer's campaign for County Executive.

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10/11/17 Info and Strategy Session for County Committee Members

Wednesday the 11th was the "divisional" meeting for the members of the Democratic Committee of New York County from the 76th AD, which covers the Yorkville and Lenox Hill sections of the Upper East Side and Roosevelt Island. The other District Leaders from the neighborhood and I decided to use the opportunity to educate the committee members on the proposed rules changes, hear their feedback, and talk strategy for getting them adopted.

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9/25/17 County Committee Meeting

September 25th was the biennial meeting of the Democratic Committee of New York County - the body made up of local activists and party officers to write the rules of the Manhattan Democratic Party. I'm proud to say I worked with a group of other progressive and reform-minded district leaders to author and push for a slate of changes to the party's rules that would increase transparency, reduce the power of the party bosses, and, most importantly, force the current party leader to resolve the seeming conflict of interest that stems from his working as a paid lobbyist.

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