Nominations are sought for the Young Democrats of America (YDA) Prize winners that will be honoured during the convention in Louisville. YDA will recognize individuals, state organizations, chapters or caucuses who are model Young Democrats!
At the Bi-Annual National Convention, YDA recognizes the leaders among us and those before us who have served the organization. The award recipients embody the spirit of passion and activism that Young Democrats across the country pursue daily.
THE JAMES EARL CARTER AWARD is awarded to a former Young Democrat who gives service to the organization and the Democratic Party. The award was named after President Carter who continues to emphasize the importance of selfless service to others.
THE WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AWARD is awarded to a Young Democrat who serves YDA through their representation of Young Democrats without or beyond any official title held within Young Democrats of America.
THE JOHN F. KENNEDY AWARD and THE FRANCES PERKINS AWARD recognize a male and female YDA leader for their ongoing commitment and achievement within the Young Democrats of America.
THE FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT STATE CHAPTER OF THE YEAR was created for YDA to recognize a chapter for their outstanding achievement.
OUTSTANDING LOCAL CHAPTER OF THE YEAR This year, YDA will recognize a small local chapter of the year (149 or fewer members) and a large chapter of the year (over 150 members)
OUTSTANDING ONE-TIME EVENT Recognizes an event organized by a local chapter, state chapter, caucus, young democrat or any organization within YDA.
OUTSTANDING ON-GOING EVENT Recognizes an ongoing program or event sponsored by a local chapter, state chapter, caucus, young democrat or any organization within YDA.
All states, chapters and individuals are welcome to submit nominations in various categories.
Last date for submission of nominations is July 23, 2011.
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