YAL in Action

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

Tag: Independent Activism
  • Resolving Conflicts discussion at Bradner Library.

    Friday, June 24th, the University of Michigan – Dearborn YAL chapter met at Bradner Library to discuss the meaning of liberty and techniques by which to avoid conflict.  Despite the low attendance rate, we were able to have a very meaningful discussion on the definition of liberty and the future of YAL. We used the …

  • Tex-Mex and Thunderstorms: YAL at UH June Social

    Saturday night at the same time that thunderstorms were brewing, the Houston Chapter of YAL met for the first time. These Young Americans for Liberty cooked up a storm of sausage, chicken, and fajitas, and talked about their beef with too much government. In between chowing down good od Tex-Mex, we got to know each …

  • YAL Debate at UW-Whitewater

    On March 30th we had a debate with the College Republicans and College Democrats at UW-Whitewater. Myself and our chapter vice-president Zach Marks represented our YAL chapter and we debated the issues of gun control, foreign policy, and wealth inequality. We had quite a bit to argue against. The College Republicans wanted to hand money …

  • Julie Borowski hosted by Arizona Young Americans for Liberty!

    For the final meeting of the semester, Julie Borowski spoke at Glendale Community College on April 28th about a variety of topics including free speech, free market economics, 2nd Amendment rights, and the pitfalls of socialism and government control. This was Julie’s first trip to Arizona, and allowed our chapter to attract a large audience …

  • 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 …

  • Amash at Georgetown

    On April 20, the Young Americans for Liberty chapter at Georgetown University met to hear from Representative Justin Amash (MI-03) about the future of the libertarian movement.      Rep. Amash touched on some key memories and practices that he has picked up during his time in Congress, and in the Michigan House of Representatives …

  • Temple University YAL Protests the War on Drugs

    Temple University’s YAL chapter set up a display on campus to bring attention to the war on drugs. The war on drugs, we explained, is not only immoral, but unconstitutional. To draw attention to our display, we gave away free “pot brownies” (served in a large blue pot) with information about how destructive the war …

  • Massey Campos speaks at Bluffton University

    Massey Campos, an ordained minister from Florida and a fiery speaker on the Constitution gave a talk at Bluffton University for our YAL chapters final student activism event of the year. Though it was getting close to exam week, we were able to have a large turnout of students and members of the community.    …

  • Governor Gary Johnson at UNM

    The Young Americans for Liberty chapter at the University of New Mexico was honored to host former Governor of our Great State of New Mexico, Gary Johnson on April 14th. Governor Johnson is an alumni of UNM and still calls New Mexico home, so it was very cool to be able to host someone with roots that …

  • Successful and Fun Free Speech Event at the Vern.

    The YAL chapter at Alvernia University hosted our first event yesterday. At first we were worried people wouldn’t show up but we were wrong. When the event started though, we immediately got people to sign the free speech ball and write on the sign up form. Students were excited that there was an organization like YAL …