EXCERPT FROM THE DNA CONSTITUTION:
Every member of the DNA, aged thirty (30) years or younger, shall be eligible for membership in the official youth alliance known as the Young Democrats Youth Association (YDYA) in accordance with the procedures for admission of members laid down in the Constitution of the DNA.
9. The YDYA shall be governed by a Constitution approved by the Central Congress of the association which shall stipulate the aims and objectives of the Council, procedures for the membership and the election of officers, and general guidelines for the conduct of its affairs.
10. The YDYA shall have representation on the Central Congress and the Executive Council and shall have the discretion to appoint persons to represent them at the National Convention Committee or as provided for in this Constitution.