Join Democrats from across Alabama for the 2019 Alabama Young Democrats Convention. Together we’re working to build the future of Alabama by building the Democratic Party, organizing young people, and crafting a message for success.
Countdown to Convention
Join us for the 2019 Alabama Young Democrats Convention in Birmingham, AL. Convention will be May 18 and features a full day of speakers, training, committee meetings, and caucus meetings. Additionally, the 2019-2021 AYD Executive Board will be elected during the business meeting, and several awards will be presented during lunch.
This is your chance to build the future of the Democratic Party in Alabama. We hope to see you in Birmingham.
Young at HeartAvailable for Democrats who are not members of the Alabama Young Democrats
- Convention Materials
- Access to all trainings and speakers
- Non-voting credentials
Young DemocratsAvailable to all official members of the Alabama Young Democrats
- Convention materials
- Access to all speakers and trainings
- Voting Credentials
Young Democrat ProxyAvailable to Young Democrats who will not be attending convention but wish to vote by proxy
- Proxy ballot
May 18th, 2019
8:30 – 9:00 am
Check in to receive your convention materials. There will be a grab and go breakfast available.
9:00 – 9:30 am
With Mayor Randall Woodfin
Join us as we kick-off convention. Mayor Randall Woodfin will give the keynote and welcome us to Birmingham.
9:30 – 10:30 am
With To Be Announced
10:30 – 11:30 am
Chapter Officer Meeting and Training Breakouts
Chapter Officers will meet to prepare for a successful term. All other participants will participate in trainings.
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Keynote and Awards Luncheon
With Senator Doug Jones
Senator Doug Jones will give the convention keynote, and the 2017-2019 AYD awards will be presented to distinguished members, chapters, and alumni.
1:30 – 2:15 PM
Committee Meetings and Training Breakouts
The Credentials, Rules, and Resolutions Committees will meet to conduct businesss. All other participants have the opportunity to participate in training breakouts.
2:15 – 3:00 PM
Caucus and Young At Heart Meetings
The AYD Caucuses will hold their business meetings to elect officers and adopt bylaws. Young at Heart members will meet to appoint members to the Advisory Board and set objectives for the biennium.
3:00 – 4:30 PM
The Business Meeting will include committee reports, caucuses reports, and elections for the 2019-2021 Executive Board.
4:30 – 5:00 PM
The 2017-2019 Executive Board will be retired, and the 2019-2021 Executive Board will be installed.
Meet Our Speakers
Mayor of Birmingham
Where It’s At
The Harbert Center
2019 4th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Chair Ollie Davison
Each chapter of the Alabama Young Democrats must charter every two years. Charters must be submitted by May 4.
Chair Andrew Hester
Any AYD member may suggest an amendment to the AYD Constitution. All rules changes must be submitted by May 4.
Chair Chandra Walls
Resolutions are formal positions adopted by the Alabama Young Democrats. Resolution proposals must be submitted by May 4.
Elections for the AYD Executive Board will be held during convention. Candidates must declare candidacy by May 4th.
A variety of awards will be given to individuals and chapters at convention. Applications are due May 4th.
Get in Touch
Have more questions about the 2019 Alabama Young Democrats Convention? Feel free to contact us through this form or email Convention Chair Jessica Bloom at email@example.com. We look forward to building for the future in Alabama with you
Thanks to our sponsors for making this event possible
Jefferson County Treasurer