YDA Delegate Participate in Community Service Project
Delegates here at the convention put together backpacks filled with school supplies for the families of soldiers serving in the U.S. Military. The project was a joint effort between the Young Democrats of America and Operation Homefront.
Karla Ayala, President of the Texas Chapter of Operation Homefront, was present and told those assembled about their mission. She spoke of how the group was founded by military spouses and veterans after September 11th. They assist military spouses and families with with everything from home and auto repairs to urgent financial assistance and emotional support.
General Wesley Clark also participated, going from station to station to fill a backpack. Democrats Work was also heavily involved with the project.