YAL in Action

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

Tag: Drug War
  • 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. …

  • Tabling to promote Raeford Davis event

    My YAL chapter at St. Lawrence University will be hosting a virtual lecture with former police officer Raeford Davis, so we did a tabling event to promote it in our campus student center. We used the SFL Group Network “Civil Liberties” kit as well as YAL “How to deal with police” and “Incarceration nation” palm …

  • Julie Borowski at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    On Tuesday, April 11th, Julie Boroswki came to the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities to speak against the Drug War. Since the launch of the Drug War in 1971, the numbers of inmates have drastically increased, billions of dollars have been spent counterproductively, and hundreds of governmental agencies have been created (such as the DEA). …

  • UC Deep Web Screening

    The University of Cincinnati YAL chapter recently had a screening of the movie Deep Web on campus. To promote the event, many UC YAL members distributed small bags of oregano at a table event to help educate and stimulate conversation within the student population about the authoritarian nature of the nation’s current drug laws. Many …

  • Arizona State Movie Night

    Last week, Young Americans for Liberty at Arizona State teamed up with the Students for Sensible Drug Policy at Arizona State to show the film “Deep Web”. A film that told story of cryptography, the drug war, and online drug trafficking. It was a great opportunity for both of our clubs to learn about an …

  • College of Charleston’s Campus Debut of Deep Web Was a Success!

    The Young Americans for Liberty at College of Charleston hosted a film screening of Deep Web and had a successful turnout due to Thomas Calabro’s marketing efforts to ensure students are made aware of this campus debut and to motivate them to attend. The film unfolds the story of the “Silk Road” online market that …

  • UNC YAL Year-End Report

    It’s hard to believe the year is over. UNC YAL is happy to reflect on a successful year of growth and activism on campus. During the fall 2015 semester, we successfully recruited from the incoming freshman class, hosted a free speech wall, and raised awareness about the dangers of military interventionism. This spring, we attended …

  • Ending the Drug War in a conservative state

    The idea of ending the War on Drugs is something that is still relatively controversial, especially in a conservative state. Many conservatives don’t want to end the War on Drugs, and they feel that drugs do not have a place in their society. Although they identify as Constitutionalists and embrace small government, they fail to …

  • “End the Drug War” bake sale with YAL @ Millersville!

    On September 29, Young Americans for Liberty at Millersville University held an End The Drug War bake sale to raise money for our organization and raise awareness about the drug war. We sold brownies out of pots, “pot brownies,” and handed out information about the economic benefits of ending the drug war.  We used our …

  • War on Youth at Grove City

    Friday, May 2, the Grove City College chapter of Young Americans for Liberty participated in the War on Youth activism project. We tabled in the courtyard of HAL, our main academic building, while classes were in session. As students passed by the table, we encouraged them to play our Debt Pong game and handed them …