This past Sunday at Democratic county conventions Young Democrats from five counties across the state. We gathered 405 signatures in Kitsap, Pierce, Thurston, Snohomish, and King Counties. Thanks to all of the Young Democrats who organized and gathered signatures, we were able to gather Continue reading YDWA Gathers Signatures at County Conventions
Every year during the Passover Seder (ceremonial meal celebrating the beginning of Passover) it’s a tradition to dip a finger in your glass of wine and drip ten drops on your plate symbolize the ten plagues that hit the Egyptians. Continue reading What’s Plaguing You?
The Young Democrats of Skagit County has recently reorganized and rechartered with the Young Democrats of Washington. The chapter was very active between 2008 and 2012, but has been on hiatus. On April 3, the chapter adopted their constitution and Continue reading Welcome Back Young Democrats of Skagit County!
Reflections: Challenges and Critiques of the 7th Congressional District YDWA Endorsement Process By Akua Asare-Konadu, Co-chair YDWA People of Color Caucus and Taylor Nelson, YDWA Womxn’s Caucus Chair When the Young Democrats of Washington met at our annual convention in Continue reading Reflections: Challenges and Critiques of the 7th Congressional District YDWA Endorsement Process
Every year at the YDWA convention we hold an awards banquet to honor the hard work of our membership. It is an honor to announce our 2016 Award winners: Noland Hoshino, Honorary Young Democrat Matthew Yoo for planning the YDWA Continue reading YDWA 2016 Awards Recipients
Thank you to all the candidates who took the time to seek the endorsement of our organization. It means a lot that you value and prioritize the voices of young Democrats. -Caylyn Rolph-Tate, YDWA Endorsements Committee Chair The following decisions Continue reading YDWA 2016 Endorsements
How to charter a caucus? YDWA Advocacy Director Genevieve Huard and Communications Director LaKecia Farmer will present on the rules and expectations of YDWA Caucuses at 11am Saturday February 27 in room “Discovery C” during YDWA Convention. The first step Continue reading Caucus Chartering
It’s time for YDWA Lobby Day 2016! We’re so excited to have Young Democrats from across the state join us in Olympia next Monday (February 15) to lobby on our 2016 legislative priorities. Don’t miss out! Register by tomorrow (February Continue reading Announcing YDWA’s 2016 Legislative Priorities!
YDWA is thrilled to announce Cameron Whitten as this year’s convention keynote! Cameron Whitten is a civic entrepreneur, storyteller, and Executive Director of Know Your City. He is currently finishing a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics at Portland State University and Continue reading Convention Keynote Announced
The Young Democrats of Washington gathered in our state’s Capital on Wednesday to launch our 2016 Time Capsule project. Thanks to all the legislators, legislative staff, candidates, and other Olympians who came out make our launch party such a success! There Continue reading Time Capsule Launch Party
YDWA’s exceptional and hilarious National Committeeman, Phil Gardner, has 16 reasons for you to attend convention. And really, why argue? Are you a Millennial and/or younger than 36 youth in the PNW? Do you dislike the words that come out Continue reading 16 Reasons You Should Register for Convention
This blog post was written by Noah An, chair of the Higher Education Caucus. Back in August, I wrote about the tuition cuts that were greeting in-state college students here in Washington as they returned to campus. In that post, Continue reading Looking Forward on Higher Ed: Funding the State Need Grant Should Be A Priority