Shout out to our sponsors – you are the best!

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 we are forever thankful for their generosity. We’d also like to thank our 2013-2014 Legacy […]

Proud to Announce YDWA’s New General Board!

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 were elected at our general session: Lynda Foster, President Sarah Kohout, Executive Vice President Israel […]

YDWA 2014 Convention Award Recipients

#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): Quarter life achievement award: Melissa Thompson Suddenly I see, KT Tunstall Rookie of the Year: […]

YDWA Convention 2014

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, please check in on the second floor check-in table, located in near the meeting rooms. […]

Advisory notice: YDWA General Board Advises Change to Executive Board Positions

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” and “Campaign Director.” In the past this role has been covered by two separate executive […]

Lobby Day 2014

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 of your hard work, elected only a few short months ago you have stepped up […]

YDWA at the Vancouver WSDCC meeting

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 LD and County chairs about our campaign for gender parity in Young Democrat representation to […]

Road Trip to Spokane

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 and headed out. In what was undoubtedly the most fun and productive car in the […]

YDWA Legislative Agenda:

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 mindful of this unfortunate fact, and as such have chosen to focus on a number […]

Sign Up for Lobby Day 2014!

On Monday, February 17th, 2014 YDWA will be invading Olympia for our annual Lobby Day. Lobby Day is an important tradition that gets YDWA members in front of elected officials and allows us the chance to push for legislation important to us and learn about the legislative process. Join us in celebrating democracy by signing […]

Welcome to YDWA: Snohomish County Young Democrats!

Welcome to YDWA: Snohomish County Young Democrats! They became an official chapter of the Young Democrats of Washington January 2014. If live in Snohomish County and want to get involved like their Facebook page here! How the chapter was formed –I attended the Young Democrats meeting at the WSDCC quarterly meeting in Lake Chelan. When […]

Openings on the YDWA Executive and General Board

Executive board: VP of Development General board: Higher Education Caucus Chair Labor Caucus Chair Eastern Director You can review job descriptions in our constitution. To apply to one of these positions, please send your response to these questions with a resume to the YDWA president at by Monday, January 6, 2014. (with responses totaling […]