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The Young Dems of Ward 6, a committee of the Ward 6 Democrats, serves as the gateway to Democratic politics in Ward 6 for young activists and professionals ages 36 and under. Launched winter of 2020, the Young Dems of Ward 6 has three primary goals:


  1. Empower participants as educated activists in Ward 6 through issue sessions, training opportunities, and mentorship led by established political and Democratic Party leaders,  

  2. Foster a diverse community of volunteers and activists to expand get-out-the-vote (GOTV) efforts and support Democratic Party candidates, and 

  3. Recruit and develop future leaders in the Ward 6 Dems, DC Young Dems, and the DC Democratic Party. 

Anchor 1

In 2021, the Young Dems of Ward 6 established the Young Dems of Ward 6 Steering Committee. The committee organizes programming aimed at engaging Young Dems in Ward-level activities across the Ward. 


During 2021, the committee hosted monthly in-person and virtual events focused on connecting young leaders with political and policymakers in the Ward and each other. These events included:


  • Virtual “Issue Session” series featuring Commissioner Amber Gove (Chair, ANC 6A), the District Task Force Jails & Justice, Bo Shuff or DC Vote, Raffi Freedman-Gurspan of All on the Line

  • Happy Hour with Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen

  • #DemocratsCare community service events with beautification and eldercare philanthropies

  • The launch of the “Meet Your ANC” series featuring Ward 6 Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners Corey Holman, Alison Horn, and more coming. 

  • Open virtual workshops with Young Dems in the Ward to guide future programming and issues

Anchor 2


Interested in learning more, receiving exclusive invitations to upcoming events, or joining the steering committee? Contact Maggie Edwards, Chair of the Young Dems of Ward 6, for more information. 
There is no cost to participate, though as always, we do recommend making a small contribution to Ward 6 Dems to sustain our activities. 

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