What we’re focused on!

The mission of the chapter is to advance the values of the Democratic Party, to advocate for young voter issues within the Greenville County Democratic Party and the South Carolina Democratic Party, and to encourage young voters to participate in the political process.


Shadae Boakye-Yiadom

Jonah Simmons
First Vice Chair

Justin Smith

Kelly Melton

What we’re talking about and doing about it

2022 Democratic Primary Candidates

The Democratic primary will be June 14, 2022. As of this writing, there are still a few days left to register or to update your current registration: In person registration […]

Young Dems build foundations for an active election season

By Kirsten PruittChair, Young Democrats of Greenville County The past few months have been a crazy blur for the Young Democrats of Greenville County. I was appointed Interim Chair back […]

Young Dems kick it up a notch – in person

By Kirsten PruittChair, Young Democrats of Greenville County Recently, the Young Democrats of Greenville County held our first in-person meeting since March of 2020, and it was such a good […]

Convention Recap: Energy + engagement = electoral success

By Elias ‘Eli’ ValentinChair, GCDP The South Carolina Democratic Party held the 2021 Convention between May 19 and May 22. During the biannual meeting of the Party, we added planks […]

Youth and Democracy: A 2nd Thursday Conversation

Leaders of High School Dems, College Dems, and Young Democrats joined GCDP Chair Eli Valentin to discuss their paths to activism and how their organizations are going to make a […]

A Greenville Democratic summit will set our 2021 course

By Elias “Eli” Valentin II As a former coach, I am a lover of quotes. One of my favorites is from Henry Ford, and he says, “Coming together is a […]

Being a Black Man Today

A panel of four community advocates, activists, organizers, and businessmen discuss the challenges of trying to advocate for their communities, for social and racial justice, education and more while Being […]

Dem Women kicks off new year with unity

The Democratic Women of Greenville County’s February virtual meeting brought together the diversity of the Democratic Party with a call for working together toward our common goal: Getting Democrats elected. […]

Georgia Runoff: How Greenville Dems are pitching in

We asked the leadership of several Democratic organizations in the Upstate how they were organizing their members to help Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock win the two Senate seats, […]

Womens’ March 2020

A relentless, cold rain fell all day, but that didn’t stop several hundred Greenvillians from participating in the 3rd Annual Womens’ March. Watch our video for some inspiration and listen […]

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