Our Mission

The Silicon Valley Young Democrats (SVYD) pledge to pursue the ideas of liberty, justice and freedom for all regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or gender.  To stimulate in young people an active interest in government affairs, increase the efficiency of popular government, maintain viability of our free institutions, and contribute to the growth and influence of the ideals and philosophy of the Democratic Party.

Meetings

We meet on the third Monday of every month at UFCW Hall 240 South Market Street located in downtown San Jose.

2015-2016 Executive Board

Alex Wara, President

Emily Ann Ramos, Membership Director

Charles Wilson III, Treasurer

Kathy Tran, Secretary

Justin Carvalho, Political Director

Officers are elected for one-year terms at the June General Membership meeting. Any member in good standing may run for a position.  Please see our bylaws for more information.

SVYD Bylaws

View California Young Democrats (CYD) Bylaws

Past executive board

 

 

Minutes: August 17, 2015

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Meeting called into order by President Alex Wara at 7:15 PM. A motion to approve the agenda was unanimous. I. Welcomes and Introductions II. Guest Speaker Councilmember Magdalena Carrasco III. Officer Reports: President... READ MORE

Agenda: 8/17/15

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Welcomes, Introductions Speaker: Magdalena Carrasco Officer Reports: President (Alex Wara) Membership Director (Emily Ramos) Political Director (Justin Carvalho) Endorsement Committee Update Treasurer (Charles Wilson) Secretary (Kathy Tran) Communication Committee Update Old Business Tahoe... READ MORE

Minutes: July General Membership Meeting 7/20/15

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Meeting called into order by the President on 7/20/15. The agenda was unanimously approved. Welcome and Introductions Speaker: Milan R. Balinton – Executive Director of the African American Community Service Agency   Officer Reports:... READ MORE

Agenda: July 20, 2015

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Welcomes, Introductions Speaker: Milan R. Balinton – Executive Director of the African American Community Service Agency. Officer Reports: President (Alex Wara) Membership Director (Emily Ramos) Secretary (Kathy Tran) Treasurer (Charles Wilson) Political Director... READ MORE