YAL in Action

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

Tag: National Convention
  • YAL’s Jeff Frazee interviewed at #YALcon14 by RealClearPolitics’ Bill Frezza

    If you haven’t heard it already, give this interview of YAL’s Executive Director Jeff Frazee a listen! Jeff talks about his introduction to libertarianism in college, his job and affinity for Ron Paul, and how he started YAL with little other than Dr. Paul’s endorsement. You can also download the interview from iTunes for free here. …

  • #YALcon14 Videos: Ron Paul, Glenn Greenwald, Rand Paul

    If you didn’t get to watch these three amazing keynote addresses live during YAL’s National Convention this year, check them out now! And please be sure to share them with anyone else who couldn’t attend.

  • Here’s 3 things you need to know about young people and liberty in America today

    I spent this past weekend with more than 300 college students from more than 200 universities spread across all 50 states. They’d sacrificed five days of summer break to travel to Washington, DC on their own dime to sit in a classroom for nearly 12 hours a day, taking endless notes. Why? Because they’re really …

  • The Top 20 Tweets of #YALcon14

    During last week’s 2014 YAL National Convention, attendees and staff used the hashtag #YALcon14 to tweet the event as it unfolded. As tends to be the case with the Internet, we didn’t know what to expect when we created the hashtag, but we’re sure glad we did. Here are the top 20 tweets of #YALcon14.  …

  • #YALcon14 Live Blog, Day 4 —RON PAUL, RON PAUL

    6:14 PM After a break for dinner and thank-you notes, we’ll be live with Ron Paul any minute now! Follow on Twitter for live updates or WATCH LIVE HERE: 2:33 PM Bruce Fein is signing books, and we’re getting excited to see Ron Paul in just a few hours! We’ve also been discussing his love of …

  • #YALcon14 Live Blog, Day 3

    9:09 PM More coverage of #YALcon14, this time from TIME Magazine: Almost 300 student activists for YAL traveled from around the country to convene for a five-day convention filled with talks about liberty and appearances by prominent libertarian leaders. The convention kicked off Wednesday evening with an address by Sen. Rand Paul followed by a …

  • #YALcon14 Live Blog, Day 2

    8:49 PM We’re livestreaming our last panel of the day, featuring Matt Welch, Matt Kibbe, Nick Gillespie, and Katherine Mangu-Ward of Reason and FreedomWorks. Tune in here: 8:17 PM It’s Remy! Here’s his latest video with Reason.tv: 6:08 PM During dinner, we’ll be watching this short documentary about licensing laws—and an awesome state-level victory for liberty: If …

  • #YALcon14 Live Blog + Live Stream, Day 1

    8:03 PM And that concludes Day 1 of #YALcon14! See you bright and early tomorrow morning, activists. For those at home, keep an eye on our live feed—we’ll be streaming select portions of the training tomorrow (and updating here at the YAL blog, too.) 8:00 PM Jones: “Get off the internet and get in the streets.” …

  • Five reasons to apply to the 2014 YAL National Convention

    We’re less than ONE MONTH AWAY from the 2014 YAL National Convention! And we literally only have a couple dozen seats left to fill before the big event. So if you have been thinking about it, let me give you five reasons to apply to attend the convention right now: #1 Meet 300 new best friends. Okay, maybe …

  • Glenn Greenwald at the YAL National Convention!

    Today, we’re excited to announce award-winning journalist, lawyer, author, and Edward Snowden confidant Glenn Greenwald is confirmed to address and answer questions at the 6th Annual YAL National Convention! That’s right, this is a rare opportunity to send us your questions for Mr. Greenwald on Facebook and Twitter by using the hashtag #YALcon14 or posting …