YAL in Action

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

Tag: Fall 2011
  • MTSU Semester Report Fall 2011 or “What has MTSU YAL been doing for the past 6 months?”

    At MTSU, we kept meeting over the summer each week to maintain a sense of community and to plan for the upcoming fall semester. As the summer came to a close, just before school started, the MTSU Anime Club put together a small anime convention on campus called ADACON. Now, it’s an MTSU YAL tradition …

  • Need Funding for CPAC? Get Help From Your SGA!

    With CPAC approaching there is always the concern of how to pay for the trip. Like every college student, I am on a budget and the cost of going to Washington D.C. is quite expensive. Recently on December 1st, YAL at the University of Central Florida was able to receive funding from the Conference, Registration, …

  • CSUF YAL Wakes Up Early on a Saturday Morning to Give Back to its Community

    Last Saturday morning, YAL members from California State University, Fullerton took some time to give back to our communities.  Waking up early in the morning is not always easy for college students, especially on a Saturday, but it is definitely worth it and we made it happen.  Coordinating with the Volunteer and Service Center on …

  • We the People!

    In the video above, the Preamble of the U.S Constitution being read to police at Occupy DC started by Catholic University of America Young Americans for Liberty. You can see Joey Hughes (Vice President) and Byron Sanford (Activist Director) in the back as I, Daniel Herrera (President) hold the Camera The night started when we …

  • Indiana YAL State Convention, Fall 2011

    On December 3, 2011, a group of over thirty student activists came to IUPUI for the Fall 2011 Young Americans for Liberty State Convention. They came to network with each other and see the speakers that were invited to the event, among them constitutional expert and 2012 Indiana Senate Candidate Andrew Horning, former Ohio State …

  • A Freedom Pat a Day Keeps the Terrorists Away!

     As students at the University of California, San Diego prepared to fly, drive, hitchhike, walk, or crawl to their destinations this past Thanksgiving break, the Young Americans for Liberty at UCSD left them with a little reminder before getting into their desired mode of transportation: the Federal Government is here to keep you safe! The …

  • The SRU Young Americans For Liberty Host An Economic Panel Discussion With Over 300 People!

      The Slippery Rock University Young Americans for Liberty dreamt big their first semester as a new chapter and on November 21st, 2011, hosted an economic panel discussion on the topic, “The Free Market vs. Government Intervention.”It was located in the ATS Auditorium on Slippery Rock’s campus.  The event was organized to educate students and …

  • Northern California YALers Visualize the Debt

    Last Spring, Young Americans for Liberty chapters across the nation made headlines for putting our national debt crisis in perspective with “Visualize the Debt,” a national activism event where students constructed large displays depicting the overwhelming and ever-increasing number which is our government debt. Unfortunately, Visualize the Debt is one of those events that has never become less …

  • Conservatism’s Future: Young Americans for Liberty

    Our new Director of Outreach, Jack Hunter, wrote a fantastic article highlighting the growth and success of our organization, as well as the parallels of our movement with the Goldwater movement of 1960s.  It is truly a must-read (or a must-see)! Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) is the United States’s premiere conservative and libertarian youth …

  • Occupying the Occupiers – UNH

    On Thursday (11/10/11), dozens of socially-conscious students and community members gathered on the campus of the University of New Hampshire to express their frustrations and solutions to the current state of affairs in America. Two not-wholly different groups gathered on Thompson Hall lawn that day: one organized in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, and one …