YAL in Action

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

Tag: Southeast Region
  • American University at the 2016 YAL National Convention

    American University’s (AU) top activists attended this year’s Young Americans for Liberty National Convention during the last week of July. The experience provided informative engagement with the liberty movement’s greatest contributors and outstanding strategies for campus domination. These accomplished contributors included keynote speaker Dr. Ron Paul, Rep. Justin Amash, Penn Jillette, and Judge Andrew Napolitano, …

  • YAL @ CSU First Activism Event: The Free Speech Ball

    The Columbus State University chapter held our very first activism event on April the 21st. We participated in YAL’s free speech awareness activities. The original plan was to hold a free speech ball recruitment event leading up to a screening of “Can We Take A Joke?” Sadly, we were unable to acquire a meeting room …

  • 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 …

  • YAL UNC Charlotte – Free Speech Ball

    At UNC Charlotte, we have free speech codes that prohibit free speech outside of two “zones.” Our chapter wanted to do what we could to not only educate students and bring awareness about these zones, but we wanted to use civil disobedience to not only challenge and protest them. We had tried using a free …

  • “Can We Take a Joke?” Film Screening at Elon

    YAL at Elon had a very successful screening of the film “Can We Take a Joke?” during their week promoting free speech on campus. Many students came out to see this film that they later called hilarious and unsettling at the same time. The film got students to see the implications of the increasingly politically correct …

  • Students Provide Solutions to the Huge Debt Problem

    William Carey University’s YAL chapter put into perspective how large our nation’s debt burden is at $19 trillion and more than $160,000 per taxpayer. Aside from the huge display, the club also outlined how much Congress spends out of the average $3.2 trillion per year in stolen money, or tax revenue, listing the expenditures of …

  • Can We Take a Joke at Catholic University

    Catholic University’s newly created YAL chapter kicked off their first major event by hosting a screening for “Can We Take a Joke?” Liberty activists from every year came to enjoy the movie, and afterward there was a great discussion about the benefits of libertarianism to both Democrats and Republicans who attended in order to see …

  • Can We Take A Joke at Stetson

    The YAL chapter at Stetson University recently participated in the fight for free speech. We showed the screening for “Can We Take a Joke?” We advertised the event by passing out pocket constitutions, flyers and YAL swag.    Our YAL chapter president Jack spoke briefly before the movie. He talked about the importance of free …

  • Free Speech Activism At UAH

    Recently at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, our chapter got serious about free speech. We set up a table and a free speech poster to protest free speech policies on our campus. Students gathered around to write whatever they wanted and practice their first amendment right. We reached out to students to inform them …