The People’s Caucus of Color has released a statement regarding the representation of Transgender People of Color. Akua Asare-Konadu, the chair, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional comments. Basics Though there are many individual perspectives on Gender Identity the aim of Continue reading On Transgender People of Color
Election season has come and gone, complete with a range of victories and losses for Democrats across the state. Here is YDWA’s 2015 Election Roundup! In an historic election, Yakima YDWA Priority candidate Dulce Gutierrez and Avina Gutierrez had decisive Continue reading YDWA’s 2015 Election Roundup!
The true winners of the first presidential debate? Democrats! YDWA hosted a watch party at the West of Lenin theater in Freemont and gathered a crowd to hear the Democratic candidates debate policy, explain their voting records, and touch on Continue reading First Presidential Debate and Straw Poll!
The YDWA Women’s Caucus posts monthly blog posts on topics related to all who identify as womxn. This months post was written by Seamus Davis on a topic important to YDWA (paid parental leave was one of our lobby day Continue reading Paid Parental Leave: Good for the Whole Family
This post is part of a regular blog series from the YDWA Women’s Caucus. Today’s post was written by Amy Veneziano. John Boehner is … an ally? Yeah, we’re pretty surprised to be saying that, too. Boehner, the Speaker of Continue reading Planned Parenthood: Will the Loss of John Boehner Help or Harm?
The YDWA Women’s Caucus posts monthly blog posts on topics related to all who identify as woman. This months post was written by Vice-Chair Katie Crombie. Women’s sexuality is a touchy topic. There are those that believe that it is Continue reading Sexual Choices: Between You, Your Doctor, and Your Partner – and Maybe Your Best Friends
The Young Democrats of Washington headed back to Yakima this past weekend for our second annual installment of Paint the Town Blue! Our weekend long excursion kicked off friday night when YD’s from across the state convened at Johnny’s Lounge. Continue reading Paint the Town Blue: Yakima!
This post is part of a regular blog series from the YDWA Women’s Caucus. Today’s post was written by Amy Veneziano. A few weeks ago, an anti-abortion organization called The Center for Medical Progress released a video of a sting Continue reading Planned Parenthood: Why Research is the better path
The Young Democrats of Washington have three positions on our board open for applications. To apply, please send your resume and a paragraph on what you would do in the position to Lynda.Foster@ydwa.org. Applications close on September 25, at which Continue reading Openings on YDWA’s board – apply today!
YDWA headed south to Vancouver this Sunday to support priority candidate Eric LaBrant for Port Commissioner. Under familiarly cloudy Washington skies, we spoke with Vancouver voters about critical local issues such as the proposed oil terminal and creating long term Continue reading YDWA Day of Action for Eric LaBrant!
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
Over the past five years, tuition at Washington’s four-year universities has increased 34%, and that’s adjusting for inflation. With a national average increase of 17%, Washington has fallen behind, and students are paying the price (literally). But wait! As college Continue reading Back to School: Why is my tuition lower?