YAL in Action

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

Tag: Speaker
  • Dr. Nevin Speaks at the University of Alabama

    We were proud to host William Nevin of the University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Science tonight. Professor Nevin gave an insightful talk on free speech on campuses and the relevant case law behind restrictions on student speech. The discussion centered on the need to protect First Amendment rights and what we can …

  • Young Americans for Liberty at Mississippi State partners hosts Lily Tang Williams

    Young Americans for Liberty at Mississippi State University is proud to have partnered with the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation in hosting Lily Tang Williams on campus. We were able to use the recruitment materials to clipboard for the event, and we had great reception from students. The event itself was a blast and a …

  • Using the club fair to get people to Lauren Cooley at California State University Monterey Bay

    January 31st was CSU Monterey Bay’s Otter Showcase where all the clubs got together to recruit for new members. Our state chair Isaac came by to help recruit. While the other clubs were inside just waiting for people to come by and approach them, Isaac and I waited outside the building with a free speech …

  • Austin Petersen comes to the University of Pennsylvania!

    The University of Pennsylvania YAL chapter (Penn for Liberty), with help from friends at Students for Liberty, hosted a discussion with the fantastic Austin Petersen! Petersen is a “celebritarian” (celebrity libertarian) known as the founder of the media sites The Libertarian Republic and Liberty Viral, the runner-up candidate for the Libertarian nomination for President of …

  • Tabling to promote Raeford Davis event

    My YAL chapter at St. Lawrence University will be hosting a virtual lecture with former police officer Raeford Davis, so we did a tabling event to promote it in our campus student center. We used the SFL Group Network “Civil Liberties” kit as well as YAL “How to deal with police” and “Incarceration nation” palm …

  • The Belmont Update

    We’ve had a crazy few weeks here at Belmont University.  In September we had our first meeting of the year and on October 2nd we packed out a room with nearly one hundred people to hear John Tures speak about the victims of communism worldwide.  We have a lot planned for our future including more …

  • Doug Bandow: North Korea, Nukes and Nuts

    North Korea, Nukes, and Nuts: is Kim Jong-un or Donald Trump the bigger threat? This was the question Doug Bandow sought to answer when he came to speak at the University of Alabama on Tuesday, September 19. Mr. Bandow is a senior fellow at the CATO Institute, specializing in foreign policy and civil liberty. The …

  • Damon Root at the Antonin Scalia Law School

    On April 20th, the Young Americans for Liberty chapter at the Antonin Scalia Law School hosted Damon Root, senior editor at Reason Magazine, as a speaker. Mr. Root discussed the US Supreme Court with our chapter, and covered such topics as the threat judicial deference to the political branches of government poses to liberty and …

  • Excellent Lecture on Market Regulations by Dr. Howard Baetjer, FEE

    How exactly do markets regulate themselves? How can we be assured of quality and safety without government regulation? Is there any such thing as an unregulated market? These questions (and many more) were clearly and eloquently answered by Dr. Howard Baetjer, a professor and frequent contributor to the Foundation for Economic Education, last Tuesday, April …

  • Plymouth State University Update

    Here at Plymouth State in New Hampshire we’ve had a great semester so far. 8 of us were able to attend the YAL Summit in Boston and see the legend Ron Paul speak. Now, I wanted to tell everyone about an event we’re hosting. This Wednesday, former Colorado U.S. Senate Lily Tang Williams is coming …