YDG Reflection on DNC 2020 Convention

By Ben Amis The 2020 Democratic National Convention this week is like none other in history. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, delegates join the activities from their homes: everything from the evening speeches to the morning state delegation breakfasts. It is a very...

A Statement on the Passing of Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis

A Statement on the Passing of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis John Robert Lewis (1940-2020), Chairman of SNCC (1963-1966), Member of Atlanta City Council (1981-1986), Member of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 5th District of Georgia (1987-2020) The Young...

Wear A Mask And Reach Out To Businesses For Us

YDG members, As you may know, there is a global pandemic that has been responsible for the deaths of over 138,000 American deaths with millions of Americans sick from the pandemic.  In Georgia, COVID-19 is responsible for the deaths of over 3,000 Georgians along with...

YDG-Endorsed Nominees Elected to DNC

Sunday, Young Democrats were elected to serve Georgia in 2 of 5 positions as representatives to the DNC. We are so proud of YDG Black Caucus Chair and Clayton County Young Democrats President Alaina Reaves and Political Strategist Pallavi Purkayastha for their work to...

YDG Open Letter to Governor Brian Kemp on Re-Opening the State

On April 29, 2020, the Young Democrats of Georgia co-wrote and published an open letter to Georgia Governor Brian Kemp expressing our opposition against his partial lifting of the Executive Order 04.02.20.01 in the interests of public health. We hope that as Kemp and...

Our Convention is Now Virtual!

Join us online April 3rd- April 5th for our virtual Young Democrats of Georgia Convention. Our convention has been moved from March 20-22 at the University of Georgia to an entirely online event April 3rd-5th. We will still have educational breakout sessions, caucus...

Updates on the 2020 Young Democrats of Georgia State Convention

Report as of March 12, 2020 Regarding the COVID-19 aka Coronavirus (Available in PDF). Original Plan Our 2020 Convention was originally planned for Friday March 20th- SundayMarch 22nd on the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Georgia. The weekend included a...

Editorial: Mayor Bottoms, tear down this statue!

The Signal Editorial Board https://georgiastatesignal.com/mayor-bottoms-tear-down-this-statue/ Dear Mayor Bottoms, “I wouldn’t be here without Grady.” That phrase, a slogan for Grady Health System’s award-winning marketing campaign that launched in...