President's blog

Rick Perry's Voting Age Flub

Courtesy of the Associated Press, Rick Perry produces a verbal gem.

It's not surprising that the Republican Party has trouble reaching out to young voters when one of their leading voices forgets the 26th Amendment.

Thank You

I just wanted to take a brief moment to thank each and every one of VAYD's chapters for their work this past campaign cycle. From Bristol City to the Eastern Shore, Arlington to Danville... we saw young people knocking on doors, making phone calls, and in many cases stepping up to run for office on behalf of the Democratic Party. Together, we helped individuals like John Miller, John Edwards, Creigh Deeds, George Barker and so many other strong advocates for the interest of young voters return to the General Assembly.

George Allen Should Take His Own Advice

Courtesy of our friends at the Democratic Party of Virginia a sampling of George Allen's hypocrisy on the Ryan plan.

Join Terry McAuliffe in supporting The Farm Team!

On September 26, Terry McAuliffe is opening his home for a Women of Truth and Courage Reception that is being thrown by the Farm Team.

There will be a special unveiling of Barbara Johns by "Americans who Tell the Truth" artist Richard Shetterly.

Barbara Johns, at the age of 16, led her classmates at Moton High School in Prince Edward County to protest segregation in Virginia's schools. Her action led to a lawsuit that was eventually incorporated with three other cases into Brown vs. Board of Education.

Make Virginia a Better Place to Do Business

Click this link to Take Action!

As many of us are aware, Virginia has not been among the friendliest states for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. With Governor Robert McDonnell and Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli at the helm of Virginia’s government, along with a conservative House of Delegates, Virginia has chosen to stay behind as our sister states have advanced equality among all of its citizens.

Virginia Young Democrats travel to Chicago!

In a few days, the Virginia Young Democrats will depart from all around Virginia and take off for Chicago, Illinois to show our strength to other Young Democrats and help our former president, Jen Bissett, become the newest Vice-President on the Young Democrats of America Executive Board!

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VAYD Annual Convention

March 17-19, 2017
Harrisonburg, VA

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