Monroe County Young Democrats
Come check out the Monroe County Young Democrats. You can follow us on Facebook ( MYDemsPA ) and Instagram ( my_dems ).  Phone: 570-269-1496. Or email:  

The Young Democrats of America connects local and state chapters to a national organization and movement.
Our goal is to mobilize young voters in our area because we believe that "You are the catalyst behind the change."  
We now meet the first Monday of the month at 7pm at the MCDC office, 19 S 9th Street, Suite 103 in Stroudsburg.   All Democrats are welcome. If a meeting falls on a holiday we will meet the following available day. The Young Dems also have events on the third Monday of the month. Location to be announced on our Facebook page.

Celebration Hall! Celebrating the party with games and food.
Give what you can to support our efforts to elect Young Democrat supported candidates and turn the county blue!
Please come out and support our candidates, on Friday, May 3rd, 7 PM at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Smithfield, Celebration Hall, 139 Craigs Meadow Road, East Stroudsburg.

#monroecounty #pa #turnblue #bluewave

Hi everyone!!!

Just a reminder we are collected toiletries, shampoos and conditioners, soaps, deodorants, tooth paste, tooth brushes, shaving creams, female hygiene products and toilet paper for PVEN this month! 

If you’d like to donate, you can drop off your donations at the next MCDC meeting on the 18th of April or you can message our civic action director, Thomas Gansel, and make arrangements with him. 

Thank you all!

The 18th Annual Spoonlickin' Chili CookOff will be Saturday, February 23rd from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Celebration Hall St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1399 Craig's Meadow Rd in Smithfield Township.
To enter your chili there is a $25 entrance fee
To taste all the delicious chilis a tasting ticket is $12 in advance, ($15 at the door) $5 for 10 and under. Buy tickets online here.
 Have a question, call Lucas at 570 534-4859
The Young Dems are planning a Board Game Night.  Friday, March 1st at the MCD Office in Stroudsburg. Do you have a favorite board game? Let us know by posting on our Facebook page, or send an email to   

Happy New Year everyone!! 
Here are a few Young Dem civic action Announcements from now until April:

In FEBRUARY, the young dems will be collecting trial size shampoos, soap/body wash, conditioners, deodorants, wash cloths, soft, easy chewable snacks and bottles of water. This will be for STREET2FEET.

In MARCH, we will be collecting condiments for the PLEASANT VALLEY ECUMENICAL NETWORK. So bottles of ketchup, mustard, steak sauce, bbq sauce, honey mustard, relish etc.

In APRIL we will be collecting feminine hygiene products, full size tooth paste, full size shaving creams and deodorants. This will also be for the PLEASANT VALLEY ECUMENICAL NETWORK.

If you’d like to donate, please private message me or you can comment on this post.

Also here’s a complete list of food pantries and community meeals in Monroe County

The Monroe Young Democrats Executive Board meeting is Monday, December 17, 7pm, at the MCD office. The Young Dems are doing a Krispy Kreme fundraiser. $7.50 for a half dozen of your choice of several flavors. Pickup will be at the February MCD meeting or by other arrangement. 
For December the Young Dems are collecting winter clothing items ( Hats, gloves, socks ) for the VALOR Clinic Foundation (a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization committed to improving access to, and quality of healthcare and shelter for Veterans).
Also we continue to collect non-perishable food items for a local food pantry.
The Monroe Young Democrats 2nd Annual Pub Crawl on Friday October 19th - Beginning at 7pm, starting location Floods on Main Street in Stroudsburg.

Join the Young Dems every Monday until the upcoming November election for phone banking from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. They will have refreshments and snacks available! Come help us all make calls before it is too late!
If you cannot make it, please Facebook ( MYDemsPA ) message us, and we will see about getting you phone banking lists.

Monday, September 17, 7pm. Meet at the MCD office for a screening of the documentary "A Place at the Table" followed by a discussion about hunger and nutrition in America.

All month long we will be collecting non-perishable food items at the MCD office. At the end of the month Thomas Gansel will deliver them to Common Ground Ministries in Swiftwater.

At the April 16th meeting the Young Democrats endorsed the following candidates for the upcoming Primary:

Governor Tom Wolf
Senator Bob Casey
Matt Cartwright in the 8th CD
Greg Edwards in the 7th CD
Tara Probst in the 40th State Senate
John Blake in the 22nd State Senate
Rep. Maureen Madden in the 115th PA House
Adam Rodriguez in the 189th PA House

Monday, March 19th, 7pm, at the Monroe County Democratic Office.
Meet local representatives!

We will be discussing how the Congressional Petition signing went as well as the representatives that would be joining us on the 16th!

We'll get you updated on all the local events!

We start the meeting off with current events! Please share any article you come across so we can prepare to discuss Monday!
Don't forget a non perishable food item! When we have enough, we donate to local food pantries and churches in the area

Thanks to everyone who attended our general meeting on February 21st, we had some fantastic discussion and elected our  officers. Congratulations to our new Executive Board:

President Thabo Mokgadi
Vice President Tia Fritz
Secretary  Collin Devries
Treasurer Lucas DeBartolo
Political Director Jacob Pride
Civic Action and Committee member Thomas Gansel
Social Media and Executive Committee member  Corissa Gehring

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