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
The Young Democrats of Washington held our first day of action of the 2015 campaign season for Representative Carol Gregory this past Saturday. Representative Gregory is running to retain her seat in a special election, making this a crucial race Continue reading YDWA Holds Successful First Day of Action!
The Young Democrats of Washington are headed to Los Angles, California for the Young Democrats of America Convention August 19-23 and we want you to join us! YDA Convention is amazing chance to network with Young Democrats from across the Continue reading YDWA goes to LA for YDA Convention!
History repeats itself. As cliché as it sounds, it bears saying in this instance. In the Pacific Northwest, we learn in our classrooms that in the 60’s, the civil rights movement happened, which means that everything has been solved, and Continue reading History Repeats Itself: A statement from the PCoC
YDWA is excited to announce our first 2015 Priority Candidate: Representative Carol Gregory! We will be holding our first day of action Saturday, June 27th kicking campaign season off in true YD style by knocking doors, talking to voters, and Continue reading YDWA Day of Action for Carol Gregory
Warmer weather has arrived, and with it increased dress code reminders and hand-wringing about modesty and “covering up.” It seems summer always brings a waft of body shaming. After all, those bare arms, exposed legs and general lack of a Continue reading Dress Code Disaster
The YDWA Campaign Committee is now accepting recommendations for our 2015 Priority Candidates! The candidates selected will get one day of action from a group of (at least) 10 Young Democrats. Feel free to submit your recommendations using the form below Continue reading Nominate a YDWA Priority Candidate
Why charter your own chapter? Each chartered chapter gets benefits with the Young Democrats of Washington. They gain access to mentorship opportunities, local support, votes on key committees like the endorsement committee that selects priority candidates, and discounts to state-wide Continue reading The How-To Guide on chartering your own local chapter
Since Convention, two of our excellent college chapters have had their reorganization meetings. We wanted to congratulation both the Young Democrats of Washington State University and the Young Democrats at the University of Washington on their new Executive Boards! The Young Continue reading Congratulations to YDWSU & YDUW!
The Young Democrats of Washington gathered in Yakima for our 2015 convention! Saturday evening was our main event – our 2015 Award Banquet where we heard from progressive leaders and honored the most hard working among us. Our convention theme Continue reading Honored guests, award recipients, and our 2015 convention playlist!
On March 27th, 2015, the Democratic Leadership in the Washington State House of Representatives released their proposed 2015-17 biennial budget (PSHB 1106). In it, roughly $140.4 million will go towards Higher Education in the state. The budget, all told, has Continue reading Higher Education Caucus Response to the House Budget
In honor of Gloria Steinem and her critical role in the second wave of Feminism, let’s chat about what Feminism really is. Unfortunately, some people see Feminists as bra-burning man haters, a reductive and inaccurate portrayal of the movement. So Continue reading The Women’s Caucus would like to wish Gloria Steinem a Happy Birthday!