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

 

 

Agenda – 11/16/2015

I) Welcomes, Introductions II) Speaker: SCCDP Women’s Gender Equity Committee III) Officer Reports: President (Alex Wara) Membership Director (Emily Ramos) Political Director (Justin Carvalho) Secretary (Kathy Tran) IV) Old business: none to report... READ MORE

Minutes – Oct 19, 2015

Meeting called into order by President Alex Wara at 7:09 pm. Motion seconded by Amanda Montez. Welcomes, Introductions Speaker: State Senator Jim Beall Officer Reports: President (Alex Wara) – CYD sign ups Membership... READ MORE

Agenda: October 19, 2015

Welcomes, Introductions Speaker: State Senator Jim Beall Officer Reports: President (Alex Wara) Membership Director (Emily Ramos) Political Director (Justin Carvalho) Treasurer (Charles Wilson) Secretary (Kathy Tran) Old Business Community Service project Tahoe Report... READ MORE