“After graduating from college I struggled for nearly a year to simply find an affordable place to live. The job I was working at the time, although it paid okay, it did not pay enough for me to be able to afford a modest one-bedroom apartment. Like many young people, I lived with my parents for a while before giving up on my dreams to live on my own and deciding to find a roommate. I come from a low income family, so continuing to live with my parents was not an option for me especially since we are a big family and the house was already extremely crowded.”
* Some of these bills technically haven’t been completely passed out of the state legislature yet. They’ve been passed by both the State House and… Read More »Bills we were tracking that passed* this year
The Young Democrats of America are holding their spring convention in Boise, Idaho! This is a great opportunity for us in Washington State, because we’re so close geographically. The King County Young Democrats are organizing a group to attend the YDA Convention together. We are committed to providing funding for those who might find the cost prohibitive.
At our November 2021 meeting, our membership voted to endorse the Schools First campaign, which advocates for the approval of two levy renewals in Seattle… Read More »2022 February Special Election Endorsements
We reviewed election results, passed our code of conduct, signed onto a letter to the PDC, endorsed the Schools First campaign for the February 2022 special election, and planned some future events!
KCYD Statement: On The Cruel, Heartless, Stupid, And Most Likely Illegal Actions of The Mercer Island City Council, In Response To Trying To Keep Homeless People In A State of Perpetual Traumatic Violence And Out of Their Nice Parks
It is clear that this ordinance was passed not, as they claim, for the good of the people experiencing homelessness, but rather out of an unbelievable lack of concern for their fellow humans. King County Young Democrats applauds the high schoolers that spoke out against this ordinance.
The King County Young Democrats of Washington state deplores the actions of the Tacoma police department and the officer who drove through a crowd, resulting… Read More »KCYD Statement: Tacoma Police Department incident on South 9th St. and Pacific Ave.