The Barack Obama Democratic Club of Upper Manhattan

Advancing Our Community by Changing Policy at the Local Level

Mission

The goals of the Barack Obama Democratic Club of Upper Manhattan include:

  1. Supporting and electing progressive, activist candidates to office at all levels;
  2. Taking a stand on issues critical to our community, including on matters related to housing, schools, public safety, mass transit, parks, racial equality, immigrant rights, economic justice, marriage equality, and women’s reproductive rights;
  3. Advocating for Upper Manhattan to receive its fair share of resources and services from local government; and
  4. Opening up the political process so that residents from all walks of life can participate, and especially encourage young people and new voters to get involved.

Geographic Focus

  • The club will endorse candidates whose districts include at least one Election District in the 71st Assembly District, Part A