YAL in Action

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

Tag: University of Virginia
  • INCARCERATION NATION at UVA

    157 students signed up to #FixTheSystem. After two days of tabling and a panel packed full of students, we had 157 people from the University of Virginia sign up to promote criminal justice reform. Our project started at Lowes. They would not cut the pipes for us so we did it ourselves (which was an experience) …

  • Nobel Laureate or terrorist?

    Last Wednesday at the University of Virginia we hosted Rebiya Kadeer. Ms. Kadeer is a native Uyghur from the East Turkestan region of China, also known as the Xinjiang autonomous region. She was a successful entrepreneur and businesswoman before speaking out against the human rights abuses of the Chinese government, which resulted in her arrest and …

  • Should We Be Allowed to Sell…?

    This week at the University of Virginia, we were inspired by this Learn Liberty video to get a discussion started about markets. Set up for this was really easy. The only materials we needed were poster board, markers, and stickers–lots of them. As people passed by, we asked them to come tell us if they …

  • Constitution Week at the University of Virginia

    The Thursday before Constitution week, some of us got together to build and paint our Free Speech Wall. It was a great bonding activity that allowed us to get acquainted with our newer members. Wednesday, Sept. 17 (Constitution day), we set the wall up on the Lower Lawn and grabbed the attention of a large …