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
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
Last Saturday, Ian Jacobson, Laura Williams, Josh Cole and Sarah Kohout were invite to a table at the Junior Statesmen of America (JSA) convention in SeaTac. We were invited by the convention planners, all student volunteers, to fight political apathy in Continue reading YDWA at the JSA Convention
Greetings Young Democrats! Do you have what it takes to lead our advocacy team? YDWA is seeking a collaborative worker to assist the VP of Government affairs and Policy Director in managing YDWA caucus leaders and driving forward issue-based advocacy Continue reading Seeking: Advocacy Director to Join Gov Affairs Team
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