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Getting Out the Youth Vote in the Midterms

  This piece was originally posted on the People For Foundation blog. With elections for tight races all across the country just a few days away, People For the American…

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The Supreme Court’s Attack on Working Women

Written by Beth Huong ’10 Last Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in two critical cases with major implications for working women. The Supreme Court ruled once again that corporations are…

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YP4 Regional Trainings announcement

YP4 is excited to announce that our 2014-2015 Fellows will be starting their Fellowship year at our summer Regional Trainings. They will be joining us in New York City, NY…

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Countering the Conservative Campus Crusade

By YP4’s Advocacy Associate Gabriela De Golia  The following post was originally featured on the People For Blog. Last week, in a speech in support of a constitutional amendment to reduce…

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YP4 Announces Houston Vote Summit, August 5-7

YP4 is excited to announce that approximately 30 YP4 Fellows and alumni will be attending a Vote Summit in Houston, Texas from August 5-7 to receive comprehensive training on how…

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Alumni Updates: 4th Annual Alumni Board Meeting

YP4 recently hosted its 4th annual Alumni Board Meeting, where we were joined by 11 diverse board members who represent each Fellowship year, from our inaugural class in 2005 to the current…

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Welcome to YP4, 2014-2015 Fellows!

Young People For is excited to welcome 150 of the best and brightest young activists into this year’s 2014-2015 YP4 Fellowship Class.  These young people hail from 127 campuses and…

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Supreme Court’s Schuette Decision Has Big Implications for Campus Composition and Climate

By Rayza Goldmsith ’11 Last Tuesday, the US Supreme Court upheld a 2006 Michigan constitutional amendment banning the use of affirmative action in public universities’ admissions decisions. As Justice Sotomayor…

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Locking Up Immigrants Is A For-Profit Business

By Jill Nguyen ’13 My friend Micajah Cooper could not believe what he saw and heard during his visit to the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, GA in mid-February. Micajah,…

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Spiritually Nationless: Shattering My Confinement

By Mani Martinez ’13 I have come to understand that in the world we live in, there is a periphery and a core. As people grow up, they oscillate toward one…