YAL in Action

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

Tag: leadership institute
  • Key To Training Youth Activists 

    The key to training youth activists is to continually train ourselves. Three of our YAL chapter’s officers: myself, Alice Bessette, and Royce Smith and one of our members, Khaliyl Bogarty adopted this mindset this past weekend as we traveled from Mobile, AL to Gainesville, FL for the Leadership Institute’s Youth Leadership School. It was a …

  • USA Membership Drive

    Yesterday, I brought our new chapter on campus for the first time to do our first Membership Drive! Our Membership Kit hadn’t arrived yet so let me give a HUGE shoutout to Spring Hill College’s Chapter President Marcus Swentkofske for lending us his banner and donating tabling supplies! We tabled during the University of South …

  • Libertarian Values Resonate at Shawnee State University Recruitment Drive

    On September 9th, the founding members of my hybrid YAL/SFL chapter and I tabled at a club showcase put on by our student government association.  We’re the first and only liberty group on our campus. Our emphasis was on the World’s Shortest Political Quiz that YAL sent us as part of the recruitment drive kit. …

  • Constitution Day at St Cloud State University

    It was a successful Constitution Day at St Cloud State University. Our YAL chapter passed out pocket constitutions as well as free speech ball that was 10 ft in diameter! Many students really enjoyed writing on the free speech ball as well as getting their own pocket constitution. Sadly, two hours into the event there …

  • Recruitment Drive at Explore-U

    With the assistance of the Leadership Instituite, Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Minnesota had quite the successful Fall Recruitment Drive at our student org fair: Explore-U. From the Burritos had beforehand to the 150+ sign-ups, the fair was a distinct success for YAL. Our most successful gimmick for getting sign-ups, however, was …

  • Preparing to Host the Youth Leadership School at Florida State University

    This weekend student leaders from Pensacola to Miami are gathering in Florida’s Capital City. The Leadership Institute is hosting their nationally recognized Youth Leadership School on September 25 and 26. Students will be trained in activism and advocacy, while networking with students around the state.   Young Americans for Liberty chapters will be joined by …

  • OSU YAL on Campus

    The Oregon State University YAL chapter got started with our club fair day! As Oregon State starts later than other schools, we improvised and held our Constitution event the first available time we could with help from Oregon State Chair Josh Brainard and the Leadership Institute. We got a full page of sign-ups and got …

  • UW-Madison Making Waves on Campus

    It has been an eventful few months for UW-Madison’s YAL, and we wouldn’t have it any other way!  As Halloween season rolled in, UW-Madison YALers rolled out some scary civil liberty tombstones to show campus just how easily the government has grabbed at our freedoms.  And as our bi-weekly meetings progressed, our discussions became more …

  • National Events on YAL Calender

    YAL’s calender features national events. It includes information on the Campaign School and the Youth Leadership School from the Leadership Institute, both of which are great training if you are interested in working for a campaign or if you just want to learn how to be an effective activist. The calender also offers information on conferences …

  • Students from Georgia and South Carolina!

    Did you know that there are only a total of 4 college YAL chapters in the great states of Georgia and South Carolina? If you go to college in either of these states and want to start a YAL chapter on your campus, let me know. I work for the Leadership Institute, a non-profit, non-partisan …