Muslim Democratic Club of NY Disappointed by Mayor's Unilateral Appointment of NYPD Monitor

Club calls for Mayor to immediately schedule public meetings with Judge Robinson and members of impacted communities

With a membership that includes Muslim New Yorkers from communities all across the city, who have been impacted by the NYPD's unlawful surveillance, we were relieved after the announcement of a settlement in the Raza v. City of New York and Handschu v. City of New York cases, wherein the NYPD agreed to new rules to safeguard against targeting of New Yorkers engaging in constitutionally-protected religious and political activities.

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MDCNY to Protest Donald Trump at NYS GOP Gala

New York-based club plans mobilization to protest GOP’s embrace of Trump

The Muslim Democratic Club of New York (MDCNY) plans to protest Donald Trump’s attendance at the New York State Republican Party’s Gala in Manhattan on April 14th.

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MDCNY Endorses Bernie Sanders in Democratic Presidential Primary

(New York, NY) – On February 16, 2016, the Muslim Democratic Club of New York (MDCNY) voted to endorse United States Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Presidential Primary. Sanders received unanimous support in a vote held at the club’s membership meeting on Tuesday evening.

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Muslim Democratic Club of NY Endorses Ali Najmi for NY City Council

City-wide club promises big role in historic election to fill vacant City Council seat

(Queens, NY) – On July 6, 2015, the Muslim Democratic Club of New York (MDCNY) voted to endorse Queens-based attorney and organizer Ali Najmi in his campaign to fill the vacant seat in City Council District 23. Najmi, a well-known activist and leader in Eastern Queens, received unanimous support in a vote held at the club’s membership meeting on Monday evening.

“Our communities deserve leaders who will fight for every single New Yorker and have the vision and passion to move our city forward. Ali Najmi exemplifies these qualities and we are thrilled to endorse him for New York City Council,” said Murad Awawdeh, president of the Muslim Democratic Club of New York. “MDCNY members are very active in neighborhoods in Eastern Queens and are eager to jump into the democratic fray, particularly when we have an opportunity to help elect someone like Ali Najmi. We know this district has a huge Muslim population and we can’t wait to hit the doors and seize this historic opportunity by sending Ali Najmi to the New York City Council.”

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