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

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 – April 18, 2016

I. Welcomes, Introductions II. Officer Reports 1. President (Alex Wara) 2. Membership Director (Emily Ramos) 3. Political Director (Justin Carvalho) 4. Treasurer (Charles Wilson) 5. Secretary (Kathy Tran) III. Old Business 1. Wrap... READ MORE

Volunteers for Citizenship Day 2016

The Santa Clara County Citizenship Collaborative is hosting Citizenship Day 2016 to provide free citizenship application assistance to eligible lawful permanent residents. Based on the current estimated application processing time from the United... READ MORE

Agenda – March 21, 2016

I. Welcomes, Introductions II. Officer Reports President (Alex Wara) Membership Director (Emily Ramos) Political Director (Justin Carvalho) Treasurer (Charles Wilson) Secretary (Kathy Tran) III. Old Business CDP Convention IV. New Business Membership List... READ MORE