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.


We meet on the third Monday of every month.
New Location:
Santa Clara County Democratic Party Headquarters
2901 Moorpark Ave #110, San Jose, CA 95128

2016-2017 Executive Board

Emily Ann Ramos, President

Charles Wilson III, Treasurer

Kathy Tran, Secretary

Matt Savage, Political Director

Ian Crueldad, Membership 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

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Agenda – February 27, 2017

Call to Order Welcome and Introductions Guest Speaker: Joe Simitian Officer Reports: President (Emily Ramos): CYD Update Feedback from index cards Central committee update Membership Director (Ian Crueldad): Outreach committee Political Director (Matt... READ MORE

Minutes – Dec 19, 2016.

Call to order at 7:10 pm by President Emily Ramos. I. Welcomes, introductions II. Guest speakers: Rosemary Kamei and Jeff Cardenas III. Officer Reports President (Emily Ramos): CYD report: $40-50 early pass/gen session... READ MORE

Agenda – November 21, 2016

Agenda Call to Order Introductions Guest speaker: Endorse Candidates thanking SVYD Guest Speaker 2: Jeff Cardenas about ADEMS Officer Reports President CYD Membership Director Outreach committee Treasurer How much money do we have... READ MORE

Civic Engagement Internship

Civic Engagement Internship   The Rod Sinks Campaign for Cupertino City Council is currently seeking forward thinking, passionate, and committed individuals of the community to join our civic engagement internship. As we move... READ MORE