About SFYD

The San Francisco Young Democrats support young leaders in their aspirations to learn about the Democratic process and become politically involved. We represent the issues of young people through activism, outreach and endorsements.

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Upcoming Events

BECOME A MEMBER 

Do you want your voice to be heard on local issues? Are you interested in getting a job in politics, policy or government? SFYD continues to lay the groundwork for the future of our party and train the next generation of leaders and change makers.

MAKE A DONATION

Your contribution assists us in hosting regular membership meetings, workshops, candidate forums, and various other events, as well as sending a delegation of SFYD members to California Democratic Conventions and various other Democratic events.

ATTEND AN EVENT

SFYD holds many events throughout the year including workshops to train future leaders of the Democratic Party, mixers and networking events, banquets and award ceremonies to honor our community heroes, and a number of forums and debates to better inform you.

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Fast Facts

SFYD is a flagship chapter under the California Young Democrats (CYD), which is part of the Young Democrats of America (YDA). We are also chartered with the SF Democratic County Central Committee (DCCC).

Our members are: county supervisors, legislative aids, non-profit leadership and staff, members of the school board, members of the CCSF Board of Trustees, members of the UC Board of Regents; members of the DCCC, members of the tech community; communication specialists, lawyers, students, political operatives.

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Members

SFYD is the largest Young Dems club in the state and the largest democratic club in San Francisco

 

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FOUNDING YEAR

The club was founded in 1947 by Phil Burton, Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett and others to be a political group for young democrats that work or live in San Francisco. Learn more here.

 
 

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EVENTS HELD ANNUALLY

SFYD is an active club hosting workshops, training, voter registration drives, mixers, and other events regularly. Check our events page for more details.