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.

2014-2015 Executive Board

Alex Wara, President

Emily Ann Ramos, Vice President of Membership

Josh Barousse, Treasurer

Juan Quinones, Secretary

Jeffrey Cardenas, 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


SVYD Holiday Party

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December 15 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets: $20 for non-members (includes membership if eligible). Bring an unwrapped toy gift to enter our raffle. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase. Location Mosaic Restaraunt 211 S... READ MORE

Job Opportunities – Siren

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SVYD leader and former executive board secretary, Victoria Ramirez shared two positions opening at Siren.   Advocacy Campaign Coordinator Organizing Director You can contact Victoria if you have any questions regarding the positions... READ MORE

Job Opportunity: Government Accounting Analyst

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OpenGov is a fast-growing venture-backed software company building a web platform for government budget and management reporting. Our mission is to give executives, staff and citizens game-changing new access to important public budget... READ MORE