YAL in Action

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

Tag: Citrus college
  • Free speech at Citrus College

    This week YAL Citrus College kicked off the spring term with a strong tabling session. However, this session was different in a big way. When any YAL chapter tables they are inevitably asked “what do you guys do?” and “are you guys even effective?” This semester our YAL chapter was able to show students that …

  • The Founding Fathers visit Citrus College to fight free speech zones

    This year at Citrus College, we teamed up with the Leadership Institute to host our first Civil Liberties Grave Yard! Two of us dressed up as “zombie founding fathers,” Paul Revere and Benjamin Franklin, and proceeded to ask students for directions. You see, after decades of rolling in our graves, we got fed up and …

  • Constitution Week shows how times are changing at Citrus College

    Last year, Citrus College YAL launched our initiative to raise awareness about warrantless government spying with great success. In the end we gathered over 300 signatures for our petition asking student government to denounce NSA spying, but in the process of protesting one egregious violation of our rights we stumbled upon another. In 2003, a …

  • Teaching Free Speech behind Enemy Lines at Citrus College

    Last year during Constitution Week, an administrator told me that I would be kicked off campus if I did not return to the school’s free speech zone while I attempted to gather signatures for our petition denouncing the NSA. This year, our free speech wall was HUGE hit and we were able to gather support …

  • Constitution Week at Citrus College

    Here at Citrus College, we make sure we always do it right — so our YAL chapter came together and created “Constitution bags” for Constitution Week. Each bag had a copy of the Constitution, For Liberty from Students For Liberty, two flyers, candy, pens, and of course a copy of “The World’s Smallest Political Quiz.” …