YAL in Action

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

Tag: University of Illinois-Springfield
  • Incarceration Nation at UIS

    YAL at University of Illinois at Springfield hosted a successful Incarceration Nation event on campus early last week. Our chapter constructed a jail cell to display at our table as we highlighted the astronomical rates of incarceration in the United States and the detrimental impact of the War on Drugs. We grabbed a lot of …

  • YAL at UIS Recruits New Activists

    On January 21, 2015 Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Illinois, Springfield kicked off the spring semester with a bang. Activists tabled at the annual Spring Involvement Expo gathering new sign-ups and giving away liberty books and materials. We successfully collected over thirty signatures from interested students and discussed what YAL stands for. …

  • YAL at UIS stands up against NSA Spying

    During Constitution Week, Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Illinois-Springfield decided to take a stand against mass surveillance and NSA spying! Our chapter targeted students attending the Constitution Day lecture on campus and took action. Armed with pocket Constitutions and petitions, we talked to students who walked by or entered the event.  We …