YDWA Convention 2017 in Olympia: Resist and Persist!

Our annual convention is April 7th – 9th at the Red Lion Hotel in Olympia! Event schedule Friday April 7th: Welcome reception hosted by Thurston County Young Democrats. Fish tale Brewery  515 Jefferson St SE, Olympia, WA 98501 6-9pm Saturday April 8th: VIP Speakers TBD 6-7pm Hotel Red Lion Dinner Young Democrats of Washington Awards […]

The Lights of Hope

This year during Passover we looked at 10 things that we’re plaguing us politically. Now of course, it’s December and the living embodiment of those things was elected President last month. This year has been full of Dark moments that seem to be draining the hope out of folks. That’s why I’m happy for the […]

Open Positions on YDWA Board

The Young Democrats of Washington have new positions on our board open for applications. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter (on what you would do in the position) to Lakecia.Farmer@ydwa.org. Applications close on December 1, at which point the President and Vice-presidents will share application information and their recommendation with the general […]

Paint the Town Blue Spokane Wrap Up

Last weekend 14 Young Democrats from across the state traveled to Spokane. We knocked on over 400 doors for Shar Lichty, toured the heart of downtown Spokane on a pedal-powered trolley and feasted at some classic Spokane resturants. Thank you to our sponsors the Spokane County Democrats, Representative Timm Ormsby, the 3rd LD Democrats, Representative […]

Paint The Town Blue: Spokane

After two years, YDWA is returning to Spokane. It’s going to be an exciting weekend of getting to know Spokane, supporting great Democratic candidates and of course, a giant laser tag match. It is going to be a great weekend and we want you to come along. If you like fun, Young Democrats and politics […]

Open Position on YDWA board

The Young Democrats of Washington has a new position on our board open for applications. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter (on what you would do in the position) to Lakecia.Farmer@ydwa.org. Applications close on August 25, at which point LaKecia, President, will share application information and her recommendation with the general board, […]

Paint the Town Blue: Bellingham!

The Young Democrats of Washington will be heading to Bellingham for our Paint the Town Blue event August 26-28th. Will it feature the Spark Museum, an interactive musuem featuring electricity? Will we be doorbelling for great state House candidate Sharlaine LaClaire? Will there be brunch? Yes. If you like fun, Young Democrats and politics register […]

Higher Education Caucus Blog: Higher Education Funding, Clinton’s Tuition Proposal

By Jake Snell, YDWA Higher Education Caucus Chair With college affordability in the United States at a historic low and the burden on low income students extremely high, higher education is bound to attract a large amount of attention this election cycle. Hillary Clinton has just introduced a different College Tuition Proposal that seeks to […]

What does Pride mean? QT Blog & “Becoming Alice” video

What does Pride mean? Reflecting on the history and necessity of Queer Pride By Queer and Trans Caucus Chair, Alice T Crowe This last weekend saw the Seattle Pride Parade, where half a million residents partied with rainbows and glitter. Hundreds of groups marched — including this very caucus — with allies, queers, and trans […]

Meet our National Delegates!

This year Washington State will be sending 49 delegates 36 or under to the Democratic National Convention! Meet the six youth delegates who are also leaders in the Young Democrats of Washington: Have you met Noah? Noah is President of the Young Democrats of the University of Washington and the only Asian American national delegate […]

#StopOilTrains Week of Action, Environmental Caucus Blog

#StopOilTrains Week of Action, July 6-12 By: Ethan Fetz, New YDWA Environmental Caucus Chair July 6, 2016 Today marks the three-year anniversary of when a volatile oil train derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Québec, incinerating the town center and killing nearly 50 people. This type of explosion remains a very real threat in cities and towns throughout […]

Opening on YDWA’s board – apply today!

The Young Democrats of Washington has a new position on our board open for applications. To apply, please send your resume and a paragraph on what you would do in the position to Lakecia.Farmer@ydwa.org. Applications close on July 7, at which point LaKecia, President and Taehlor, Vice President of Communications will share application information and […]