Contact: Sofia Pereira, NCYD Chair FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOCAL YOUNG DEMOCRATS CHARTER PARTY THIS SATURDAY
North Coast Young Democrats introduces itself to the Community with a party on Saturday, March 24.
Eureka, CA The North Coast Young Democrats, a new local political organization with membership open to those under , is hosting a Chartering Party and Fundraiser on Saturday from 6–9 p.m. at the Sewell Gallery (428 F St., Eureka). during theand creativity
, a chapter of the California Young Democrats, is establishing itself to encourage young emocrats to become involved in politics in Humboldt County. plans to young people by registering peers to vote, endorsing candidates for office and advocating a platform on issues that are important to young people.
“The North Coast Young Democrats are committed to bringing young people to the polls for the 2012 election” said Sofia Pereira, Chair of the North Coast Young Democrats. “In 2008 young people came out in historic numbers to elect President Obama. We’re prepared to drag every young voter kicking and screaming to the polls, if that’s what it takes to have our values represented” Pereira continued.
The Charter Members of the North Coast Young Democrats will also be fundraising so that they can begin carrying out their goals over the next year. A Spend a Day with a Young Democrat silent auction and a $5-$10 (sliding scale) cover will raise funds that will allow the club the opportunity to begin educating peers on issues, advocating their perspective locally and registering new voters.