YAL in Action

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

Tag: April All-Out Activism
  • Announcing the April All-Out Activism Contest Winners!

    Competition is one of the central tenets of our philosophy.  As Ludwig von Mises put it, “Competitors aim at excellence and preeminence in accomplishments within a system of mutual cooperation.” That is why with every YAL national activism project, we include an incentive for chapters to compete.  For April All-Out Activism, that incentive was: First …

  • University of Chicago Visualizes the Debt

    Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Chicago helped our fellow students see the impact of the Federal Government’s spending addiction with a Visualize the Debt display. Throughout the day on Tuesday, YAL members tabled, explaining both the danger of the national debt and how the cause is spending and not insufficient tax revenue. …

  • reYALity Check Comes to Georgia Southern University

    On a bright Thursday morning in April we, the Georgia Southern chapter of Young Americans for Liberty, set out to educate our fellow college students on just how much they DON’T know about their government. While most students got the pop culture questions right without hesitation, many balked when asked to name three rights protected …

  • Freedom Fest at The University of Delaware!

    On a beautiful day in April, the University of Delaware Young Americans for liberty put on an all out Freedom Fest! With eye catching displays including a giant debt clock, a mock TSA scanner and a fake Guantanamo Bay prisoner, interested students debated their views and were educated on the ideas of liberty for the …

  • Lawrence Reed at Georgia Tech! & Other April Activism

    Georgia Tech YAL experienced its busiest month in April. On top of bringing Lawrence Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic Education, we also did some chalking to raise awareness about the debt. All of this was somehow balanced within the three most mentally racking weeks at Georgia Tech: Hell Week, Dead Week, and of …

  • CSUF YAL Visualizes the Debt…Again

    Visualize the Debt is a really fun event and this time was our second year doing it.  The fun starts when you go to Home Depot to buy all the materials, and it continues as you spend time with your friends making the sign.  The most fun is during the actual event, because you get …

  • The Price Is Wrong At University of Wisconsin-Madison

    One thing we learned about Madison residents is that they know their pop culture. Who Justin Bieber is dating and the characters of Jersey Shore are common knowledge to the young crowd we approached on Library Mall in downtown Madison. While many people were able to name off these celebrities with ease, they weren’t so …

  • DVC YAL Occupies the Library; Student Government Votes on GPA Redistribution

    The greedy 4.0ers on our campus are hogging up all of the GPA. While they advance to prestigious universities, the students with lower GPAs are not offered the same opportunities. Wouldn’t it be fair, in the name of justice and equality, to level the playing field and increase the GPAs of lower ranking students by …

  • This just in, read all about it! University of Denver’s Young Americans for Liberty are the hot topic on campus as well as throughout the city.

    For April’s All-Out Activism themed month, YAL-DU was busy spreading the message of liberty. Students from DU started the month off with a bang, staging a mock occupy event on campus. Members of YAL encouraged students to sign a petition to redistribute their GPAs. Fortunately, our chapter failed to gain any signatures for this satirical …

  • Occupy the Honor Roll ETSU

    On Friday the 27th, the ETSU chapter of Young Americans for Liberty conducted our final event of the semester. The satirical “Occupy the Honor Roll” event was preceded by putting the attached fliers around campus in high traffic areas such as light poles on the way to the cafeteria and indoor and outdoor notice boards. …