2020 YDA National Meeting - Kansas City, Kansas



Hilton Garden Inn Kansas City/Kansas
520 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101



Registration and Lodging


Step 1: Payment


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Early Bird: $35 (until March 2nd) 
Standard/On-Site: $50

Step 2: Registration


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*Please out this form after completing payment via ActBlue. Payment information and participant allocation will be matched to each registration

Step 3: Hotel


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Guests that do not choose to use the link may call Hilton Garden Inn Kansas City/Kansas at 913-342-7900.

*Hotel reservations must have been made by no later than March 2nd in order to receive the YDA block rate of $110 per night.







Meeting Business 


Conference Schedule


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Draft National Committee Meeting Agenda 


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Any questions or concerns on the schedule or agenda can be sent to [email protected].

Birmingham National Committee Meeting Minutes


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Any questions or concerns on the agenda can be sent to [email protected].

Current Version of the Charter, Bylaws, & Standing Rules


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Current Version of the YDA Charter, Bylaws, and Standing Rules as of Birmingham, Alabama 




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As a reminder, if you are unable to attend this meeting, be sure to fill out the Proxy Form. 

Proxies are due one hour before the start of the credentials meeting on Saturday, March 27th; it is recommended that you submit your proxy by 12:00 PM CST on the 7th to ensure your proxy is considered by the committee. The Proxy Form is available here. Only voting members of the National Committee are eligible to submit Proxy Vote Forms


Accessibility & Accommodations


The Young Democrats of America is an organization that is committed to ensuring that our organization is accessible to all. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to Stephanie Campanha Wheaton at [email protected].

Liability Form

(Under 18)


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Individuals under the age of 18 who wish to attend the conference unaccompanied by a Parent or Legal Guardian will need to have their Parent or Legal Guardian complete the Liability Form.

Completed forms can be sent to [email protected].

Proposed Resolutions 


Resolution proposals can be sent to interim Resolution Committee Chair Gabi Medina at [email protected]

Resolutions must have been submitted by 11:59 PM CST on March 14th, 2020.


Proposed Legislation Recommendations


Legislation recommendations proposals can be sent to Committee Chair Samantha Bauman at [email protected]

Legislation recommendations must have been submitted by 11:59 PM CST on March 14th, 2020.


Proposals to the Charter, Bylaws, & Standing Rules Amendments 


Amendments to the YDA Charter, Bylaws, & Standing Rules can be submitted to interim Rules Committee Chair Matthew Kochevar at [email protected].  

Amendments must have been submitted by 11:59 PM CST on March 7th, 2020.



Proposed Procedures and Documents for the Democratic National Committeeman & Democratic National Committeewoman Elections

Any questions or concerns on the proposed election procedures and documents should be sent to [email protected] and [email protected].








YDA 101: Organizational Outline and Guidebook


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YDA: Organizational Outline and Guidebook is to concisely explain the overall structure of the Young Democrats of America in a manner that is far more accessible and digestible for our members and the general public. If this is your first  YDA meeting please consider reviewing the Organizational Outline and Guidebook as it may help you better understand the structure of our National Meetings.