Our Mission

YDDC is an umbrella organization for young Democrats in Washington, D.C. Its purpose is: 

To encourage young people to become involved in the democratic process; 

To advocate for public policy changes that benefit the needs of young people in Washington, D.C. and America; 

To recruit young people into the Democratic Party by presenting the ideas and beliefs of the Party in an open and public manner; 

To provide training and workshops to its members and other democrats, so that they might be better able to involve themselves in electoral politics and the political process; 

To stimulate discussion of important issues facing the nation’s capital and the nation; 

To support the electoral efforts of democrats, particularly those who are young and those who share the values and beliefs of YDDC; and 

To initiate and assist legislation and ballot initiatives which further the policy objectives of YDDC.