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  • Atima Omara Joins Capital Insider’s The Week That Was

    May 12, 2014

    President Atima Omara takes on Republican strategist, Jack Burkman, on Capital Insider‘s The Week That Was (WJLA-DC.) The topics include Republican fundraising on Benghazi tragedy, Republicans attacking each other, Keystone XL pipeline and the Lewinsky’s tell-all essay.

  • YDA Endorses House Joint Resolution (HJR) 68

    May 05, 2014

    This afternoon, the Young Democrats of America joined the national and bipartisan lobbying effort to create a Presidential Youth Council. To do our part, we emailed the following letter to the legislative directors and/or chiefs of staff for the Democratic Members of the House of Representatives. Feel free to copy the letter, add your name […]

  • Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    May 01, 2014

    By: Tyler Dos Santos-Tam Every May, we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, a time to commemorate the achievements and contributions of AAPIs in the United States. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have been an integral part in fighting for justice, civil rights, and equal opportunity – values which we as Young Democrats […]

  • Women in Politics Interviews President Atima Omara

    April 28, 2014

    Women in Politics Radio host, Kimberly Mitchem-Rasmussen, interviews President Atima Omara on politics, leadership and why young women voters will help decide the 2014 election! New Politics Internet Radio with Women in Politics Radio on BlogTalkRadio  

  • Happy Earth Day!

    April 22, 2014

    Today, young Democrats across the country join millions of other Americans, both Democrat and Republican, in support of the environmental protection and reform necessary to preserve our planet for future generations. Earth Day began almost 45 years ago when Sen. Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat from Wisconsin, organized a teach-in on college campuses nationwide – a […]

  • One Week Left to Apply for HSLA/CLA

    April 14, 2014

    YDA will host it’s 5th Annual High School Leadership Academy and inaugural College Leadership Academy this summer in Washington DC, and your chance to apply to be a part of these exciting events ends one week from today. Please click here to apply for the HSLA or click here to apply for the CLA before it’s too […]

  • 77

    April 08, 2014

    Today, President Obama took a big step by signing two Executive Orders to help make fair pay for women a fact. However, the GOP in Congress is hellbent on maintaining the status quo – which is a woman making 77 cents for every dollar that a man makes for doing the same job.  The pay […]

  • April 1 Heralds New Age of Bipartisanship

    April 01, 2014

    This morning, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in a stunning breakthrough announced a new commitment to bipartisanship and were reportedly seen running through a field of flowers together that were planted on the National Mall. A spokesman from the newly created Front Office Of Legislative Synergy (FOOLS) […]

  • The Shriver Report: Change the Players, Change The Game. Encourage Younger Women To Run for Office

    March 31, 2014

    By President Atima Omara 20 years after the first “year of the woman” 2012 was its reprisal year, producing the largest class of new women in Congress—close to 100—the most ever. So this means the future for more women in political leadership is bright right? Not really, which also doesn’t bode well for public policies […]

  • YDA Announces Spring National Conference in Denver, CO, May 30-June 1

    March 30, 2014

    The Young Democrats of America Spring 2014 National Conference will take place in the clean, crisp air of Denver, CO, from May 30th thru June 1st. Denver is no stranger to major Democratic events, having hosted the historic 1908 and 2008 Democratic National Conventions. Additionally, Colorado is home to two of the most competitive 2014 […]

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