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!
Proposed Changes to the YDWA Constitution The YDWA State Convention is less than three weeks away! Along with the various panels and parties, there will also be a fair amount of business that needs to happen at Convention. One of Continue reading Constitution committee and YDWA general board propose changes to the YDWA constitution
On March 14th, the Young Democrats of Washington and the Pierce County Young Democrats sent eight fabulous ladies to the National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington Campaign Training. There were women from all around the state, of all ages, who Continue reading She Should Run!
March is Women’s Caucus History Month Madness!! March is Women’s History Month so we want to celebrate the month with a bang and some great public service! First, we are holding a Women’s Feminine Hygiene Products drive that will kick Continue reading March Madness: Women Caucus is on the rise