Last year’s Pride campaign was a tremendous success – with Young Democrats participating in six Pride events across the state: Bellingham, Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Pullman and Spokane! This year we are at it again, looking to walk in parades and Continue reading Now Recruiting Pride Captains for YDWA’s Pride campaign!
The YDWA Women’s Caucus gathered in Tacoma, WA, to meet three outstanding elected women to talk about how we can take on greater leadership roles within the Democratic party. A huge thank you to Senator Jeannie Darneille and Fircrest City Continue reading Three Law Makers + the Women’s Caucus = One Great Time!
At our Convention last weekend, we heard from Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson who spoke on the expanded role of money in politics. Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United and McCutcheon v. FEC allow billionaires to pour unlimited amounts of money into races Continue reading Volunteer with the Young Democrats!
Convention is our biggest fundraiser of the year. It pays for our operating costs, much of our programming, and this year funds our caucus projects. Each sponsor has made a tremendous difference to the success of YDWA’s 2014-2015 board, and Continue reading Shout out to our sponsors – you are the best!
Congratulations to our 2014-2015 YDWA new board members! Over the next week we will update our website to include their pictures and bios so you can learn more about our fantastic team, but until then here are the YDs who Continue reading Proud to Announce YDWA’s New General Board!
#YDWABabies all win awards (YD onesies!). Congrats to new #YDWAParents: Rob Dolin, Robin Ledbetter, Hillary Hunt, and Tillie Wakefield! We’re making sure your babies are set up to rule YDWA when their day comes. 2014 award winners (and their theme songs): Continue reading YDWA 2014 Convention Award Recipients
Welcome to the Young Democrats of Washington Convention 2014 in Bellingham, WA! We have an exciting schedule planned, including fun programs and new, improved YDWA Caucuses. View our complete schedule. When you get to the Best Western Plus Lakeway Inn, Continue reading YDWA Convention 2014
At the upcoming Bellingham convention, the YDWA general board will propose an amendment to the YDWA constitution. We would like to split the Vice President of Political and Legislative Affairs into two positions: “Vice President of Policy and Legislative Affairs” Continue reading Advisory notice: YDWA General Board Advises Change to Executive Board Positions
We came, we saw, we conquered! Lobby Day 2014, was a great success. I want to give a shout-out to a couple key people without whom Lobby Day would not have happened. First, Lynda Foster – thank you for all Continue reading Lobby Day 2014
Over two dozen Young Democracts joined the WSDCC for their Vancouver meeting – and showed up with Seahawks pride! We hosted a table to sell buttons and T-shirts – as well as to talk with state committee people and local Continue reading YDWA at the Vancouver WSDCC meeting
The Young Democrats of Washington have done our best to be present at every WSDCC chair candidate forum in the state. The very last forum was scheduled to take place in Spokane, and without hesitating we climbed into a vehicle Continue reading Road Trip to Spokane
While we invade Olympia on February 17th, we thought we’d get a few things accomplished! There are a lot of issues facing young people today, but lets face it – us young people don’t get to stay young forever. We’re Continue reading YDWA Legislative Agenda: