16 Reasons You Should Register for Convention

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

Looking Forward on Higher Ed: Funding the State Need Grant Should Be A Priority

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

LIVE*, from the Cornfields of Iowa: YDWA at the Young Democrats of America Fall Meeting

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

YDWA at the JSA Convention

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

On Transgender People of Color

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 akua.asare-konadu@ydwa.org for additional comments. Basics Though there are many individual perspectives on Gender Identity the aim of Continue reading On Transgender People of Color

Planned Parenthood: Will the Loss of John Boehner Help or Harm?

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?

Sexual Choices: Between You, Your Doctor, and Your Partner – and Maybe Your Best Friends

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