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 at 7 PM with certain exceptions. View our upcoming events on Facebook.
Santa Clara County Democratic Party Headquarters
2901 Moorpark Ave #110, San Jose, CA 95128


2017-2018 Executive Board

Emily Ann Ramos, President
Alex Petrosky, Treasurer
Kathy Tran, Secretary
Angel Martinez, Political Director
Jesus Salazar, 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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Event Calendar:

Endorsements 2017

2017 endorsements: SB 16, SB 298 State Senator Bob Wieckowski ACA 10, State Assemblymember Evan Low CDP Regional Director Region 5: Rocky Fernandez CYD National Committeewoman: Carrie McFadden Santa Clara Democratic Party Central... READ MORE

Minutes – February 19, 2018

Minutes – 2/19/18 President Emily Ramos calls the meeting to order at 7:21 pm. Welcomes and Introductions Political Director Elections: Angel Martinez Antonia Zavala   Motion to elect Angel Martinez by Kathy Tran,... READ MORE

Minutes – January 29, 2018

Meeting called into order 7:33 pm. Our guest speaker for this month was  County Supevisor Joe Simitian who spoke to us about his insights and his experience traveling to 3 countries that historically... READ MORE