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?
The State of Washington has become a major part of the oil, gas and coal industries’ efforts to sell domestic carbon products to Asia. This has come in the form of the largest rail to marine transfer terminals in the Continue reading Quite the Fight
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!
Paint the Town Blue are events put on by YDWA, giving Young Democrats a chance to explore a new town, meet other Democrats, and support local communities. to Last year’s PTB events in Spokane and Vancouver were so successful that Continue reading Paint the Town Blue: Olympia
As I reflect on my time in Washington DC, attending the YDA College Leadership Academy, I have come to contemplate a few things. First, when I was 7. I remember visiting the Washington monument and my brother and I playing in the National Continue reading A Trip to the YDA College Leadership Academy
We’re going to double our Girl Scout cookie order next year. No, really: At the Young Democrats of Washington’s Women’s Caucus, we have never wondered whether a woman who was not born with women’s sex organs had a place in Continue reading Cookies & the Gender Conversation