Our Mission

We believe in the American values of freedom, fairness, equality, and social justice. We believe the Democratic Party at its best embodies these values, and the Young Democrats of North Carolina exists to advance these principles and give the youth of North Carolina a vehicle for progressive change.

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Harvey Milk Day
Each year on May 22, we celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Harvey […]
YDNC Executive Committee Gets To Work
The 2021-2022 session of the Young Democrats of North Carolina got off to an excellent […]
YDNC Black Caucus Statement on the Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict
A little under a year ago, our community was shaken (yet again) by the unlawful […]


America’s Oldest Young Democrats

Founded in 1928 by Tyre Taylor, the Young Democrats of North Carolina (YDNC) is the oldest Young Democrats chapter in America and the founding chapter of Young Democrats of America.

The vision of the Young Democrats of North Carolina is to make North Carolina a better place by promoting its issues, its young people, and the spirit of the Democratic Party.

Meet Our Partners

College Democrats of North Carolina

For all Democrats who are currently students at a community college, college, or university in North Carolina.

North Carolina Association of Teen Democrats

For all Democrats between the ages of thirteen and nineteen in North Carolina.