YAL in Action

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

Tag: Fall 2015
  • GCC Incarceration Nation Activism

    The Fall 2015 semester ended strong at Glendale Community College with an informative and interactive experience educating fellow students of the reality of our prison population, and the reason thereof.  Those in attendance included teenagers and grown adults, who were shocked to hear that over 4% of the world’s population resides within our prisons. Carlos …

  • YAL AT USF TAMPA HOSTS VOTERS FORUM

    The newly formed YAL at USF in Tampa hosted their own fall conference on Saturday November 21 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm in the Marshall Student Center on campus. Over 70 students and members of the community attended our forum and heard from several experts, professors, and congressional candidates on issues ranging from the …

  • Free of Speech Shirts at MATC

    On November 11, our chapter advocated for our First Amendment rights of Freedom of Speech through free speech shirts. As students walked passed we asked if they loved liberty and if they wanted to sign our shirts. Many of them thought it was humorous, wrote down something they wanted to say, and we chatted about …

  • Fall Semester 2015

    The first semester of the 2015-2016 school year has been something for the record books at our chapter! Starting the semester off with over one hundred sign ups at a tabling event has definitely paved the way to bigger and better events here at UPenn. Unfortunately, we have not had many activism events on campus to …

  • Fall Recruiting At Humboldt State

    We had a great first semester as a club on the Humboldt State University campus. We tabled almost every week on the quad, even if the weather wasn’t the greatest, and sparked students interest in politics and had many intellectual discussions with students and faculty members about the principles of liberty, even if they didn’t …

  • Fox News Journalist comes to Bucknell University

    Fox News Chief Washington Correspondent James Rosen recently visited Bucknell University through a joint effort between the Bucknell Conservatives Club, Bucknell College Republicans, and Young Americans for Liberty at Bucknell.  Around 80 people were in attendance to hear Rosen’s thoughts on the upcoming election, ISIS, and national security. Rosen also discussed being investigated by the …

  • Speak Easy: Free Speech at Long Beach

    This past November, my chapter worked in conjunction with the Institute for Humane Studies #SpeakFreely Challenge, and invited any Cal State Long Beach student brave enough to write on our poster. Now with great power comes great responsibility, and some students asked if they could write literally anything. We said yes. Does this mean we …

  • Tabling for Criminal Justic Reform at Carthage College

    Our chapter recently held an Incarceration Nation!  event! We set up in our school’s library inside Einstein’s Bagels, a high-traffic area common for tabling. From there, we engaged with many different students on issues of criminal justice reform such as mandatory minimums and civil forfeiture laws. Numerous students were surprised by our knowledge of the system …

  • St Cloud State University: Doing the most good

    The St Cloud State chapter closed out their semester with giving back to the St Cloud community. Members of the chapter donated two hours of their time to go bell ringing for the Salvation Army on Friday, December 11. The event was a great success, many people stopped by to thanked us for giving up …

  • Saint Peter’s University First Meeting!

    Last week Saint Peter’s University had its first Young Americans For Liberty meeting! We may be small now, but we plan to rock and roll next semester! It’s been tough to form here due to alot of bias from our political science department who seems to have other out for the liberty movement, but we …