MDCNY Endorsemen​t Meeting for NYS Governor’s Race on 9/4 – RSVP Today!

Hello Friends!
 
We heard YOU loud and clear. Members have contacted and asked that we as a club endorse in the NYS Gubernatorial race. Well, that’s what we are going to do!
 
BUT WE NEED YOU AT OUR ENDORSEMENT MEETING…..

Join us in Manhattan on Thursday, September 4th to VOTE on which candidates we should endorse this year in the Governor’s race and State Senate race in District 20 based on issues specific to the Muslim community in NY.

 
It’s critical that you attend. Even just to cast your vote!
 
Details:

What: MDCNY Endorsement Meeting & MuslimVOTE Phone Bank for S.J. Jung
When: Thursday, September 4th at 7:00PM
Where: 575 7th Avenue, 5th Floor (between 41st Street and 7th Ave)

To RSVP and for questions related to your eligibility to vote, email us at muslimdemocratsny@gmail.com.

 
MDCNY works to ensure that endorsements reflect the views of our members in good standing. All are welcome to participate in the discussion portion of the meeting prior to the vote. Following the endorsement meeting, we will be dialing for S.J Jung – NYS Senate Candidate in District 16. 

Looking forward to seeing you there!

 
Best,
MDCNY Board
#MuslimVOTE

MDCNY Phone Bank for Anthony Jones THIS Thursday, 8/14 – Join us!

Hello Friends!

We have a chance to make a change and put candidates in office who share our values and put their constituents interests first. 

BUT, we can’t do it without YOU. 

Please join the Muslim Democratic Club of NY THIS Thursday, August 14th at a phone bank for NY State Assembly Candidate Anthony Jones, a fellow Muslim American Democrat. We will dial and encourage Muslim New Yorkers to get out the vote on Primary Election Day,Tuesday, September 9th! 

Please note: the LAST day to register to vote for the Primary Election is Friday, August 15th. With over 105,000 registered Muslim voters in NYC, the Muslim vote could play a crucial role in this year’s local election. The time is NOW to show our power! 

Phone bank details are as follows:

WHAT: #MuslimVOTE Phone Bank for Anthony Jones

WHEN: Thursday, August 14th at 7PM

WHERE: 575 7th Ave, 5th Floor, New York, NY 

RSVP at muslimdemocratsny@gmail.com.

Light dinner will be served. 

Best,

MDCNY Board 

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MDCNY GOTV Calendar of Events for Primary Election Day – Join the #MuslimVOTE Street Team!

Hello Friends!

Join the Muslim Democratic Club of NY this election cycle to encourage Muslim New Yorkers to go out and vote on Primary Election Day, Tuesday, September 9th! With over 105,000 registered Muslim voters in NYC, the Muslim vote could play a crucial role in this year’s local election. The time is NOW to move them!

Sign up to join the #MuslimVOTE Street Team by filling out this form: http://bit.ly/1u720En

MDCNY CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

WHAT: #MuslimVOTE Phone Bank for Anthony Jones

WHEN: Thursday, August 14th at 7PM

WHERE: 575 7th Ave, 5th Floor

WHAT: #MuslimVOTE Phone Bank for Munir Avery

WHEN:  Thursday, August 21st at 7PM

WHERE: 575 7th Ave, 5th Floor

WHAT: Day out for Anthony Jones

WHEN: Tuesday, August 26th at 5pm-8pm

WHERE: 1747 Pitkin Avenue in Brooklyn

WHAT: #MuslimVOTE Phone Bank for Robert Jackson

WHEN: Thursday, August 28th at 7PM

WHERE: 575 7th Ave, 5th Floor

WHAT:  MDCNY Membership Meeting & #MuslimVOTE Phone Bank for S.J. Jung

WHEN: Thursday, September 4th at 7PM

WHERE: TBD

WHAT: Day out for Munir Avery

WHEN:  Sunday, September 7th at 1-4PM

WHERE: 164-13 Hillside Avenue

Best,

MDCNY Board 

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MDCNY Board Members Honorees at NYC Council Eid Celebratio​n – TOMORROW, 8/7 – Join us!

Hello Friends!

Join us on tomorrow, Thursday, August 7th for the City Council’s “Eid ul-Fitr Celebration” as New York City Public Advocate Letitia James and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito honor the contributions of Muslim New Yorkers.

We are excited that two of our board members – Linda Sarsour and Debbie Almontaser –  are amongst the honorees at the celebration !

Please Note: In light of tomorrow’s event, we will reschedule our  phone bank for Munir Avery to a later date this month.

Details for the City Council Celebration is as follows:

WHAT: NYC Council Eid-ul-Fitr Celebration

WHEN: Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 5:30PM-7:30PM

WHERE: 31 Chambers Street, NY, NY 10007

RSVP to (212) 442-1649 or email eventscoordinator@council.nyc.gov.

Hope to see you there!

Best,

MDCNY Board 

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Will You Be Joining NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito at MDCNY’s 2nd Annual Iftar Tomorrow? Limited seats available!

Hello MDCNY friends!

We are excited to announce that NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will be joining us at MDCNY’s Iftar. Will you be there?

TOMORROW, Wednesday, July 9th at 7pm in Manhattan, join fellow Muslim Democrats from across the city, politico friends, elected officials and candidates for office including NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, NYC Councilman Mark Levine, candidate for NYS Senate John Liu, candidate for NYS Senate Robert Jackson, candidate for NYS Senate Munir Avery, candidate for NYS Assembly Anthony Jones, AND candidate for NYS Governor Zephyr Teachout amongst others! Great networking opportunity!

You don’t want to miss this! All funds raised at MDCNY’s Iftar will go towards our field work and operations during the upcoming 2014 elections. We can’t continue to build the political power of community without YOU!

When: Wednesday, July 9th at 7pm
Where: Turkuaz Restaurant, 2637 Broadway (100th Street & Broadway), New York, NY
(Turkish Halal Full Course Cuisine)

Seating is limited. Purchase your tickets by clicking here.

Regular: $55 from Tuesday, 6/17 until 10:00pm on Tuesday, 7/8
At the Door: $60 at the door on Wednesday, 7/9 (if tickets remain)

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors: Naji and Debbie Almontaser, The Aboushi Law Firm
Gold Sponsors: Mr. Habib Joudeh
Silver Sponsor: Mr. Zead Ramadan, Mr. Ali Najmi, Mr. Anthony Jones

Thank you and we hope to see you there!

Sincerely.
Linda Sarsour, Faiza Ali, Aliya Latif, Debbie Almontaser, Ali Najmi, Tahanie Aboushi, Farheen Malik, Robert Jackson, Ibrahim Abdul-matin

Muslim Democratic Club of New York Board
http://www.mdcny.org
#MuslimVOTE

Muslim Democratic Club of NY Endorses in Upcoming Election

Hello Friends!

Members of the Muslim Democratic Club of NY voted overwhelmingly Thursday night to endorse progressive candidates in six races in an upcoming election based on issues specific to the Muslim community in NYC.

Candidates endorsed by MDCNY include:

Senate District 11 – John Liu

Senate District 14 – Munir Avery

Senate District 16 – SJ Jung

Senate District 31 – Robert Jackson

Assembly District 51 – Felix Ortiz

Assembly District 55 – Anthony Jones

There are approximately 105,000 Muslim Americans registered to vote in NY and about 70% of them are Democrats, according to voter analysis conducted by MDCNY.

MDCNY will engage grassroots supporters in helping elect the endorsed candidates through traditional and effective get out the vote efforts.

Best,

MDCNY Board

Join MDCNY @The Arab American and North African Street Festival!

Hello MDCNY!

Feeling down for missing the past few MDCNY meetings? Want to feel better and represent YOUR club?!

Join MDCNY at the Arab American and North African Street Festival this Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:00pm at Great Jones Street btw. Broadway & Lafayette St. NY, NY. MDCNY will be registering voters at the festival and having a grand ole time! Join us – it’ll be fun or your money back (that’s a joke)!

What: The Arab American and North African Street Festival
Where: Great Jones Street Btw. Broadway & Lafayette St., NY, NY
When: This SATURDAY!!! June 21, 2014 12pm-4pm

RSVP: M.m.awawdeh@gmail.com or text 347-558-0057 (make sure to note your name)

LETS GET OUR CIVIC ENGAGEMENT ON!

Best,
MDCNY Street Team!