YAL in Action

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

Tag: University of Tennessee
  • Criminal justice reform at Rocky Top

    It usually takes a “focusing event” to get students involved on a very important issue. This wasn’t the case on April 7, when Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Tennessee took “Rocky Top” by storm with the activism project Incarceration Nation. Check out the great media coverage our chapter received. Incarceration Nation is …

  • Liberty and charity

    There are many ways we can spread the ideas of liberty while representing Young Americans for Liberty. Perhaps the best is participating in charitable events in your local community. Seriously who doesn’t love private charity? Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Tennessee along with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga recently attended Dancing with …

  • YAL sponsors are great

    As all of you are aware the Young Americans for Liberty state conventions are coming up very soon. The North Carolina convention is in just a few days. One thing to keep in mind while you’re at the convention is the sponsors that you will meet there. My suggestion for everyone attending is to reach …

  • Take a walk on the dark side with R. Gary Patterson

    Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Tennessee did it again. We brought in another high profile guest speaker. This speaker brought something to the table that many could only wish for (a mixture of rock n’ roll and liberty). Rock historian R. Gary Patterson spoke on the long history of rock n’ roll …

  • Eat wings, help kids

    Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Tennessee decided not to have their weekly meeting on Wednesday. Several of our members chose to go enjoy beer and wings instead. You can never go wrong with that combination. The Jacobs Agency in Knoxville organized an event “Eat Wings, Help Kids” to help out the East …

  • Congressman Jimmy Duncan on Liberty and War!

    The Young Americans for Liberty chapter at the University of Tennessee ended October with a blast of guest speakers. We started the week out with Senator Frank Niceley speaking about industrial hemp, and ended with Congressman John “Jimmy” Duncan Jr.  speaking about war and liberty.  We received great media coverage for this event as well, …

  • Senator Frank Niceley Speaks on Industrial Hemp

    Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Tennessee hosted an event on Industrial Hemp in Tennessee.  The Tennessee General Assembly passed legislation earlier this year that made it legal once again for farmers to grow hemp. Check out this video of the local media coverage we earned! State Senator Frank Niceley was the key …

  • Constitution Week at the University of Tennessee

    Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Tennessee had a surprise for students on Constitution Day this year: we set up a huge Free Speech Wall on the Pedestrian Mall! First and foremost, take a look at the local media coverage that we earned. This was huge, as it amplified our message about the …