IYD VIRTUAL CONVENTION Schedule

Event Date: June 25th & 26th, 2021

F: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, S: 10 am – 3 pm + After Events

Event to take place virtually. In-person events hosted by local chapters.

FRIDAy

6:30PM

Pre-Convention Kick-Off Event

  • Indiana Young Democrats Vice President, James L Wells
  • Convention Planning Team

7:00PM

Business: YDA Convention & Caucus Meetings

  • IYD Caucus Meetings & Officer Elections
  • “The Room Where It Happens” – YDA Delegation Information Session for Cincinnati National Convention, Indiana Young Democrats National Committee Woman Dyna Martinez

8:00PM

Pre-Convention Mixer

  • Results of IYD Caucus Officer Elections
  • National Democratic Leadership: DNC & YDA

saturday

9:45AM

Pre-Convention Performance

  • Pre-Convention Performance from Taylor Hall

10:00AM

Welcome – General Session

  • Gavel In remarks delivered by Convention Chair
  • Acknowledgments by Arielle Brandy, IYD President and James Wells, Vice President
  • Remarks by guest speaker Indiana Democratic Party Chair Mike Schmuhl and Vice Chair Myla Elridge
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta of Pennsylvania

11:00AM

IYD Business

  • Election of IYD officers
  • Candidates of contested races make speeches
  • Remarks by guest speakers U.S. Congressman Frank Mrvan and U.S. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos
  • Results of the election announced

12:00PM

Lunch

  • “All Of Us or None Of Us” from Decolonization to to De-Exceptionalism – U.S. Congressman André Carson and Rasha Mubarak – President Unbought Power

12:30PM

Breakout Sessions & Trainings I

  • NDTC Training – How to Build Your Political Campaign Fundraising Plan
  • Life After Election Day with Young Democrats Panel

1:30PM

Breakout Sessions & Trainings II

  • Quick, Fast, And In A Hurry: Responding Faster Than God In A Crisis – Rodericka Applewhaite

2:30PM

General Session

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Madam Chair Dayna Colbert of the Hamilton County Democratic Party to introduce Fishers City Councilwoman Crystal Neumann
    Councilwoman Neumann to intro Rep. Mike Andrade

3:00PM

Close of Convention

  • Final call to action – IYD leadership 

Post-Convention

Local Chapter After Events