Congratulations to two newly elected executive board for local Young Democrat chapters! After three years on the Pierce County Young Democrats board, I was proud to step away and leave the organization in these talented hands. They have big plans for Continue reading Congrats to the new King and Pierce County E-boards!
On February 16th, Young Democrats from all over the state came together to take Olympia by storm. We had 55 Young Democrats meet with 40 legislators about the issues that matter to us. We started off the day hearing from Continue reading YDWA Lobby Day 2015
Young Dems from across the state are gearing up for our 2015 Lobby Day on February 16th. Armed with our legislative agenda, some fly Hillary-Clinton style pantsuits, and our youthful ambition, we’ll take Olympia by storm. To build our legislative Continue reading Get Your Lobby On!
In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama asked Congress to send him a bill that would guarantee seven days of paid sick leave a year for each worker. Although we all know that this Congress will not Continue reading Labor Caucus celebrates Paid Sick Days in Tacoma – looks to go statewide
Young Democrats attended the central committee meeting of the Washington State Democratic Party in Olympia on Jan 24, 2015. This quarterly meeting of party representatives from each legislative district and county parties started out with a Friday welcome reception at Continue reading YDWA goes to the WSDCC re-org – with fantastic results!
In honor of the 42nd anniversary of the monutmental Roe v Wade case we present to you the YDWA Women’s Caucus Five Washington Women to Watch in 2015. We’re excited to see what the year has in store for these Continue reading Five Washington Women to Watch!
2015 YDWA Lobby Day Join the Young Democrats of Washington for their annual expedition to Olympia to advocate for our 2015 legislative agenda. Lobby day is Monday, February 16, starting at 8:30 am. Register today to hold lobby meetings with Continue reading Save the Date! 2015 Lobby Day and Convention
“We have to do that,” Audrey whispered as we sat in a local auditorium, listening to the Board Chair for Clark County’s Walk & Knock, talk about the local event and the good it is doing. “We have to walk Continue reading Clark County Walking the Walk!
As you may know, Governor Inslee just released a proposal requiring industry to pay money by way of dollar per ton of carbon emitted. 130 companies in Washington State would be on the hook under said proposal. This cap-and-trade program Continue reading Environment Caucus Statement on Jay Inslee’s carbon reduction proposal
In November the Young Democrats of Washington’s general board met in Tacoma to set a vision for our future and discuss our priorities for the coming year. I want to say thank you to the 20 young people Continue reading YDWA Board Retreat
The 2014 Midterm Elections had its ups and downs. We have our work cut out for us and will fight an uphill battle to pass legislation at the state or federal level for the next couple years. This election has Continue reading 2014 Midterm Elections!
Hashtags don’t vote, we do. Around the country, young people aren’t expected to vote. The Young Democrats of Washington know all the reasons we need to. These reasons drive us to engage in politics and elect great Democratic candidates. So, Continue reading #TurnOutForWhat