College Democrats of New York

College Democrats of New York is the official college outreach wing of the New York State Democratic party. As an affiliate of College Democrats of America, our goal is to empower young progressives one student at a time. We are committed to electing strong progressive Democrats in the state of New York and across the country.

Statement from the College Democrats of New York on Las Vegas Mass Shooting

We have become too accustomed to grieving the loss of life at the hand of a gun. How many deaths will it take for Congress be compassionate and pass comprehensive legislation to protect the most basic right to life? How many massacres will it take for Congress to wake up and realize automatic and semiautomatic weapons have no place in our country? Will 273 mass shootings, 11,656 deaths, and 23,529 injuries, just this year, from gun violence force their hand to vote against the NRA and for human safety?

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Statement from the College Democrats of New York on Hurricane Harvey and Irma

Climatologists worldwide have observed, and agree that global warming is leading to climatic changes. This includes stronger storm surges, and more powerful storms overall which spells absolute disaster for the millions of Americans who reside in proximity to the coast. We know that global warming is occurring, and we know the devastating consequences it poses to our national security. For this reason, it is imperative for governmental officials, and concerned citizens to act as swiftly as possible to discuss, and address the problems at hand.

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