About SFYD

San Francisco Young Democrats leads the nation in progressive political values. 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 is leading the rebirth of the Democratic party and holds leadership training events for its members.

MAKE A DONATION

We are currently fundraising in honor of the Parkland shooting victims for local organizations focused on preventing gun violence. To contribute, attend our Spring Awards or follow the link below to donate.

ATTEND AN EVENT

SFYD holds workshops to train future leaders of the Democratic party, mixers and networking events with other Democratic clubs, banquets and award ceremonies to honor our progressive heroes, and more.

 
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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 1950 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.