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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.

Latest Updates

Statement on the Passing of Conen Morgan
The Young Democrats of North Carolina are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend and former president, Conen Morgan. Conen was the definition of a lifetime young Democrat. He was a champion in his community and a staunch ally for young people across North Carolina — but above that, he was a great friend …
Statement On The Extreme GOP Abortion Ban
Republicans in the NC General Assembly have made it clear that no matter how damaging, unjust, and unpopular this extreme abortion ban would be — they will proceed anyways. Their priority isn’t the well-being of children. If it were, our public schools would have universal free lunches and enough counselors. Their priority isn’t families. If …
Response to the leaked Draft Opinion on Roe v. Wade.
RALEIGH, NC–The illegitimate conservative majority of the Supreme Court stolen by an extremist minority party looks to have voted to overturn Roe v. Wade in a landmark decision by the Court. This move will threaten the lives of millions of Americans across our country. During its time, Roe v. Wade saved countless lives by allowing …
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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.