YAL in Action

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

Tag: YALSouth
  • Recruitment at University of South Alabama

    Today our chapter here at the University of South Alabama paired up with Daniel Patrick from the Leadership Institute to hit the ground on campus and recruit for our upcoming Criminal Justice Reform conference! We were able to spread the message of liberty using some of our Restore the 4th and Incarceration Nation materials to …

  • Supply Drive at the University of South Alabama

    During February our Young Americans for Liberty chapter at the University of Alabama focused on hosting a clothing and supply drive for the Penelope House, an organization that “provide safety, protection, and support to the victims of Domestic Violence and their children through the provision shelter, advocacy, and individual and community education.” We collected clothing …

  • YALoween & Restore the 4th

    Our chapter here at the University of South Alabama hosted a dual YALoween and Restore the 4th event this past Tuesday. We had a lot of people stop by in costumes and pose with our Civil Liberties Graveyard! We continued pushing for signatures for our Free Speech petition and also took the opportunity to inform our …

  • Key To Training Youth Activists 

    The key to training youth activists is to continually train ourselves. Three of our YAL chapter’s officers: myself, Alice Bessette, and Royce Smith and one of our members, Khaliyl Bogarty adopted this mindset this past weekend as we traveled from Mobile, AL to Gainesville, FL for the Leadership Institute’s Youth Leadership School. It was a …

  • National Free Speech Week Day 5

    Today was our final event, marking the end of National Free Speech Week! We returned to our universities Student Center and tabled with pocket Constitutions, Bill of Right and Free Speech info cards, and our free speech ball. Holding events daily this week got us 300 signatures closer to our goal, got ten potential new …

  • National Free Speech Week Day 4

    We’re almost through our week of daily events celebrating National Free Speech Week! Today we collected another twenty five signatures! We were in front of Shelby Hall, our engineering department, where a majority of our members are located. We also held our regular general body meeting where we updated our members on the progress we’ve …

  • National Free Speech Week Day 3

    Our chapter here at South Alabama kept the ball rolling (literally) around campus today! We hosted two separate events on opposite sides of campus One at our cafeteria and one in our arts section. We collected another fifty signatures putting us about halfway to our goal of 800! Tonight we hosted a social where we …

  • National Free Speech Week Day 2

    Our chapter hosted our second event of National Free Speech Week today! We were stationed outside of our Communications building for about three hours. We continued the momentum we built yesterday and got another thirty six signatures for our Free Speech reform petition! We even had a faculty member and an RA sign! Changing locations …

  • National Free Speech Week Day 1

    This week our chapter is celebrating National Free Speech Week by hosting daily events around campus! Our plan is to be stationed in as many different parts of campus each day at different times to try to truly reach the most amount of students as possible. Today we were stationed outside of our Mitchell College …

  • South Alabama’s Free Speech Event

    Today our YAL chapter tabled in our Student Center lobby, rolled the free speech ball between the Student Center and our Humanities building, and passed out pocket Constitutions and informational card to everyone we saw. We were collecting signatures needed to amend our outdated and unconstitutional speech codes and got 213 out of the needed …