YAL in Action

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

Tag: West Region
  • Free Speech Ball at Seattle U’s Quadstock Festival

    Our YAL chapter had the great opportunity of being able to host a table at our school’s annual music festival, Quadstock. We decided this would be a great opportunity to promote the values of free speech here at Seattle University.  While the weather was definitely not on our side to begin with, a little rain …

  • Julie Borowski hosted by Arizona Young Americans for Liberty!

    For the final meeting of the semester, Julie Borowski spoke at Glendale Community College on April 28th about a variety of topics including free speech, free market economics, 2nd Amendment rights, and the pitfalls of socialism and government control. This was Julie’s first trip to Arizona, and allowed our chapter to attract a large audience …

  • Freedom Ball arrives at Ohlone college.

    The Freedom Ball has finally arrived at Ohlone College on May 10 for the first time in history. The response was overwhelming. Young and old practiced their first amendment right on the freedom ball. A marine even came by to show support for the cause of liberty. Many students told me they are happy they …

  • Can We Take a Joke: Hawaii?

    Last week, Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Hawaii at Manoa hosted a screening of the documentary, “Can We Take a Joke?.”  In the process of promoting the event, we got students to sign our Free Speech petition to support First Amendment rights on campus, recruited new members, and encouraged free thought and …

  • Can Oregon take a joke?

    For the past few weeks YAL at the University of Oregon has been fighting for free speech on campus. We kicked off April 13th on freedom day with the screening of “Can We Take A Joke.” The turnout was awesome and the event gathered a large crowd.      Building off of the screening we …

  • “Can We Take a Joke?” at Arizona State University

    On Tuesday, April 26 the Young Americans for Liberty chapter at Arizona State University screened the film, “Can We Take a Joke?” This humorous film focuses on spreading awareness on how free speech is being hindered for the sake of “political correctness.” The film recognizes that the lack of tolerance towards unpopular ideas on college …

  • Can We Take a Joke? Screening at Fresno State

      We were not able to show the “Can We Take A Joke” documentary till April 27th due to the possibility of faculty going on strike on campus. Fortunately, that was resolved at the last minute but limited us in time to promote the screening. Nonetheless, our YAL chapter worked our tails off to be …

  • Can We Take a Joke? at LCC

    On April 14th, the YAL chapter at Lane Community College held two screenings of “Can We Take a Joke?” We reserved the theater at the school weeks in advance. We started handing out flyers, hanging posters and announced the event to our classes during the weeks preceding the event. We wanted students to know the …

  • Cal Poly Pomona Fight for Free Speech Ball

    The Cal Poly Pomona YAL chapter hosted our first free speech event and it was a great success. As soon as we had the ball pumped up, people started to flock to it. Everybody was excited to write whatever they wanted on a 12 foot beach ball. We wanted to make sure students were aware …

  • YAL at CSUDH Fights for Free Speech

    The Young Americans for Liberty chapter at Cal State Dominguez Hills has had a great semester that was filled with many different successful events. We decided to finish the semester off with a final big push for free speech. We decided to do a free speech ball on campus and then host a documentary called …