Did you know there are Young Democrats outside of Washington State? It’s true! Last weekend, your YDWA President (Lynda Foster) and your YDWA National Committeeman (that’d be me) travelled to extant Des Moines, Iowa, for the Young Democrats of America Continue reading LIVE*, from the Cornfields of Iowa: YDWA at the Young Democrats of America Fall Meeting
The Young Democrats of Washington have been building our capacity to do great things – one of which was our first ever Campaign School. 32 Young Democrats, from as far as Bellingham, Vancouver, Wenatchee, Spokane, Pullman and Yakima, came to Seattle Continue reading Doing more than ever before, YDWA launches first ever Campaign School
This August 14 Young Democrats of Washington joined our national affiliate in Los Angeles for the biannual Young Democrats of America national convention. This is a lot like our own convention each year – with trainings from industry leaders, an Continue reading YDWA Goes to LA for the Young Democrats of America Convention!
Why charter your own chapter? Each chartered chapter gets benefits with the Young Democrats of Washington. They gain access to mentorship opportunities, local support, votes on key committees like the endorsement committee that selects priority candidates, and discounts to state-wide Continue reading The How-To Guide on chartering your own local chapter
The Young Democrats of Washington gathered in Yakima for our 2015 convention! Saturday evening was our main event – our 2015 Award Banquet where we heard from progressive leaders and honored the most hard working among us. Our convention theme Continue reading Honored guests, award recipients, and our 2015 convention playlist!
2015 YDWA Lobby Day Join the Young Democrats of Washington for their annual expedition to Olympia to advocate for our 2015 legislative agenda. Lobby day is Monday, February 16, starting at 8:30 am. Register today to hold lobby meetings with Continue reading Save the Date! 2015 Lobby Day and Convention
“We have to do that,” Audrey whispered as we sat in a local auditorium, listening to the Board Chair for Clark County’s Walk & Knock, talk about the local event and the good it is doing. “We have to walk Continue reading Clark County Walking the Walk!
The Young Democrats of Washington threw the murder mystery event of the season, “Who Killed Jaxon Ravens?” It was a smashing success, with intrigue and delicious food and cocktails. Thank you to all of our suspects for both taking part Continue reading Who Killed Jaxon Ravens murder mystery night!
YDWA President Lynda Foster was selected as the Washington State Democrats Warren G. Magnuson 2014 Rising Star! Lynda joins other great Democrats from across the state in being awarded this year for her work to improve the Democratic party. Lynda Continue reading Congrats to YDWA President Lynda Foster for winning a Maggie
On September 14 the Young Democrats of Washington took over the Democrat booth at the Washington State Fair for a day of fun, activism and elephant ears! Most of the Pierce County Young Democrats who participated still call it “The Continue reading YDWA Does the Puyallup!
The Young Democrats of Washington joined the Washington State Democratic Central Committee at their fall meeting in Ferndale, Washington. This meeting was especially important because it took place at the same time as our 5th and last doorbelling day. The Continue reading Young Democrats in Ferndale – Attending the WSDCC meeting and doorbelling for Seth Fleetwood
Following on the heels of YDWA’s successful event in Spokane, Paint the Town Blue: Vancouver (Sept. 5-7) provided Young Democrats with another chance to explore a new town, meet other Democrats (young and not-so-young), and work to elect great local candidates. Oh, Continue reading Paint the Town Blue: Vancouver – 2014