News Highlights

  • Senator Angie Buhl O’Donnell is a “Harvey Milk Champion of Change”

    June 1, 2013

    South Dakota State Senator Angie Buhl O’Donnell was recognized by the White House as one of the “Harvey Milk Champions of Change” this year for her commitment to equality and public service. “Harvey Milk’s legacy has taught me that there’s great value in standing up and being counted, no matter who you are,” said Buhl […]

  • Melvin Carter appointed to Minnesota Department of Education

    May 21, 2013

    St. Paul City Councilmember Melvin Carter has been appointed Director of the Office of Early Learning for the Minnesota Department of Education. Carter will step down from his council seat July 5th to take the position. He was hired to this opportunity by Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, who said, “Melvin brings extensive leadership experience, broad […]

  • Representative John Lesch helps pass marriage equality in Minnesota

    May 13, 2013

    Minnesota Representative John Lesch was a sponsor of HF1054 (the marriage equality bill) that passed the chamber and was signed by the Governor in late May, making Minnesota the 12th state to legalize marriage equality and the 1st in the Midwest to do it through the legislature.   Continue to YEOs In The News>

  • Rashida Tlaib receives major honor

    April 21, 2013

    State Representative Rashida Tlaib received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Award from the Michigan Democratic Party. The award honors an individual for their work promoting the equality and inclusion of people from every race, color, creed, and gender in the Democratic Party.   Continue to YEOs In The News>

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