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Category: From the PCYD President

One Week to Build Back Better

One Week

In one week, the country will decide the course for the next four years. I hope that the country will choose to BUILD BACK BETTER. By Johnny Boykins, President, Pinellas County Young Democrats I don’t know about you, but I have been swinging back and forth between extreme political anxiety and solid confidence in the…
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Why Are You Voting In November?

I am committed to voting in November because I believe that we must do something about the existential threat of Climate Change. I have been thinking a lot about the next 50 days. Why am I committed to voting in November? For many, it is to end the madness of the Donald Trump era. I…
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Choose Wisely

Choose Wisely

The phrase “this is the most important election” has never been more accurate. The United States of America is at a crossroads. A tale of two countries, one rooted in the heart of darkness and another that is rooted in light and pathways forward. We will select a path in November. I hope and pray…
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The Mission: The Next 100 Days

100 days from now we will execute our mission to make President Donald Trump a one-term president and usher in a new generation of leaders to craft a country we deserve. THE NEXT 100 DAYS The national nightmare is over. In 100 days, we will have an opportunity to chart a new course. We will…
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2020 is here to recruit you

2020 is Here to Recruit You

Young LGBTQ+ people have seen profound and rapid cultural and social changes over the last decade but we shouldn’t stop pushing. There is more work to do. As we wrap of Pride Month 2020, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on where we have been and grappling with the rapid cultural and social changes…
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For the Sovereignty of the Living Generation: Millennials Must Run for Something

By Johnny V. Boykins We are the generation of governmental failure and we are the generation that can fundamentally change our destiny by running for political office, joining community boards and commissions, and speaking out in industries where we are now in the ranks of leadership. We must do it, for the sovereignty of the…
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MEETING CANCELLED – Watch Party and Potluck Social

A Note From PCYD President Dear PCYD Members and Friends, As you are aware the United States is under the National State of Emergency due to the rapid spread of COVID-19. Out of an abundance of caution and in an effort to protect our community, we are CANCELING OUR MONTHLY MEETING and previously scheduled Watch Party.…
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President Donald Trump is the American Carnage

The Warning Continue reading on Extra Newsfeed » Johnny BoykinsJohnny V. Boykins is President of the Pinellas County Young Democrats, a husband, bow tie aficionado, amateur chef, and U.S. Coast Guard veteran. Johnny is also currently serving as Vice Chairman of the Pinellas Democratic Party.

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Just Because It Has Always Been Does Not Mean It Will Always Be

The growing movement beyond politics as usual is here and it is showcasing its vengeance. The sleeping giant has awakened, and it is taking no prisoners or compromises. There is something happening around the world. There is a growing movement beyond politics as usual. The era of the status quo rule is being rejected. The…
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Pride Prospectus

June is LGBTQ Pride Month, and the LGBTQ+ community has a lot to celebrate. Every June, we watch our social media turn into a sea of rainbows. Corporations and brands work extremely hard to capitalize on the enterprise that is LGBTQ Pride. LGBTQ Rights organizations launch campaign. Communities large and small issue proclamations. There are…
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