YAL in Action

Check out YAL activities on campus and updates from around the liberty movement.

  • LP-IA Gubernatorial debate

    As I was pondering a fall activity, I realized that history was being made: the libertarian party was holding its first primary in Iowa because they achieved major party status. I opted to reach out to the Libertarian party of Iowa candidates and we setup a debate at Drake University. I would moderate and I …

  • Oberlin College Recruitment

    Over the course of the Spring 2018 semester, Oberlin’s chapter of Young Americans for Liberty tasked itself with recruitment. Throughout the semester, we held different recruitment events and were able to interest several liberty advocates and students interested in opening political discourse on campus. One major accomplishment of this group was writing our first budget …

  • A Fantastic Spring 2018 Semester at Cleveland State University

    As we finish our 2018 Spring semester at CSU, we can take pride in out achievements towards spreading the message of liberty. Our chapter has been working to achieve a sense of unity among conservative and liberty-minded groups and organizations on campus. As a result, YAL participated in a moderated debate alongside Turning Point USA …

  • Tabling at St. Edwards University

    On Tuesday, April 28th, Daniel Sauceda (YAL Texas Chair) and myself (Peter Seferian)  spread the message of liberty to the students of St. Edwards University. We got about ten signatures and definitely got some attention. Thank you, Daniel, for coming up here from San Antonio to help out, as our other members were too busy. …

  • First meeting at Mid-America Christian University!

    We got our YAL chapter off the ground late this semester, but that hasn’t changed our enthusiasm! Myself and the other members used the promotional materials provided in YAL’s recruitment kit to gain people’s interest in our first meeting. All in all we had six in attendance! Since many of us are international students and …

  • Joe Carter Speaks for YAL at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

    YAL at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary hosted Joe Carter of the Acton Institute last Thursday. Since we are a chapter at a Seminary, we had trouble finding the most appropriate speaker to host. Thankfully, we finally found Joe Carter, a senior fellow of the Acton Institute. He skyped in and had a fifteen minute …

  • Recruitment Drive at South Louisiana Community College 

    Last Tuesday my chapter finally held our recruitment drive. All of our members had a very busy semester, so we were quite happy to hold at least one event. After attending the Houston Summit I was very excited to invite people into the liberty movement. I also felt like I finally had the confidence after …

  • YAL at De Anza College hosts Nikolas Wildstar

    Last week, on the 30th of April, with the elections almost coming to California, we, the Young Americans For Liberty At De Anza College, felt it was important to bring in someone who supports our cause and is running for election. We had some set backs as like finding a place and seeing if they …

  • Bring Them Home-Nicholls State

    A few Friday’s ago, me, Joe Shamp and Cameron Braud hosted a Bring Them Home table outside of Nicholls State’s Student union. In addition to Bring Them Home, we also got a few sign ups! It was a great experience for me to get first-hand experience tabling alongside my state chair who taught me a …

  • Hillsdale College YAL Hosts “Goodbye Lenin” Watch Party on May Day

    May Day is traditionally considered a worker’s holiday, especially in Europe, with strikes and calls for socialism all around.  As a joking nod to May Day, Hillsdale YAL hosted a watch party of the German comedic film “Goodbye Lenin,” which focuses on what used to be East Berlin following the fall of the Berlin Wall.  …