YAL in Action

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Tag: Visualize the Debt
  • Visualize the Debt at Regent University

    The chapter at Regent University, in a heroic effort, broadcasted the national debt for the students of Regent University to gaze upon.  As the cars rolled by, the YAL members stood daring against the turbulent wind. Students turned their heads to lock eyes with the angst of the YAL passion. Displayed beneath them, was an …

  • Visualize the Debt at Regent University

    At Regent University, students learned about liberty and the danger that the National Debt poses to individual liberty.  As students passed by to get coffee, they gazed upon the uniqueness of the table before them. In front of them, was a grotesquely large number. The vastness of the number drew interest as people came to …

  • Kennesaw State Debt Clock and Talk

    February was an exceptionally busy month for Kennesaw State University Young Americans for Liberty. In addition to our usual weekly efforts, our chapter put together a 40-foot long wooden national debt clock and displayed it on the 22nd in the middle of our campus as part of YAL’s Visualize the Debt event. On top of that, we hosted a discussion about the …

  • Visualizing the Massive Debt at Georgia Tech

    Last Thursday and Friday, YAL at Georgia Tech woke up bright and early and carried 23 massive sheets of plywood half a mile to the center of campus. The plywood, of course, was our huge physical (and not easily ignored) debt clock. Lots of people stopped by our “territory” those two days (after all, we …

  • 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 …

  • YAL at UCI Visualizes the Debt

    On March 31st the YAL chapter at the University of California – Irvine hauled 15 slabs of wood to the center of our campus for one thing: To show the world the enormity of our country’s national debt.     We had people staring with open mouths and asking us questions all day. At a …

  • Pearl River Community College: Visualize the Debt

    The Pearl River YAL chapter recently conducted a “Visualize the Debt” event. We decided to do this event by conducting a survey as to which issues our student body felt was most important, to our surprise, the national debt won by a landslide.    The overall response yesterday was good, the wall drew much attention …

  • Visualize the Debt at the University of Utah

    On Thursday, March 24, 2016, the Young Americans for Liberty chapter at the University of Utah held a “Visualize the Debt” tabling event with a massive Debt Clock. We wanted to inform students on the importance of this issue. Everyone that passed by noticed the debt and many took pictures of it. We wanted to …

  • YAL at Florida State Visualize the Debt

    The first full day of spring in Tallahassee was a beautiful one to spread awareness about our national debt. From the moment we set up in the morning, our gigantic debt clock caught the attention of students passing by our table. We wanted to inform students on the national debt and how it impacts them.  …

  • Clemson weighs debt burden

    Clemson University took action to raise awareness on campus about the growing national debt. Weekly meetings took place to help in the lead-up to the event to delegate tasks and discuss what was to be accomplished. Clemson YAL applied for and received materials to help execute the event. Once the materials were decided upon, they …