Advanced Leadership & Alumni Programs Coordinator

Advanced Leadership & Alumni Programs Coordinator   People For the American Way Foundation conducts research, legal, and education work on behalf of First Amendment freedoms and democratic values; monitors, exposes,…


Meet our new Curriculum & Leadership Associate: Alicia Morejon!

What’s your story? My story starts with family. I am the daughter of Cuban immigrants who sought political asylum in the United States after a communist dictatorship took over Cuba….

Blog Fellowship

3 Reasons to be a YP4 Femtor/Mentor

The Femtor/Mentor application is closing this coming Monday, 9/5! Don’t miss out on your chance to work closely with members of the current Fellowship class and continue your personal development…


Meet our new Policy and Civic Engagement Associate: Andrea Sosa!

What’s your story? My story is comprised of different cultures, people, and experiences. I have lived in Tampico, Mexico; Baltimore, Maryland; and Washington, DC at different points in my life…


2016 YP4 National Summit Trainer Application

The YP4 National Summit is one of the most important events in the YP4 Fellowship. During Summit, our Fellows come together en masse for the first time and learn how…


2016-2017 Alumni Fem/Mentorship Application!

Every fall, YP4 staff works diligently to match members of the current YP4 Fellowship Class with members of the Alumni Network as fem/mentors. This year, we’re continuing that process by…


Join the 2016-2017 Blog Team!

We’re currently seeking members of the YP4 Alumni Network and current Fellowship Class to contribute regular content for publication on the YP4 website through our 2016-2017 Blog Team, a group…

Blog Civil Rights

YP4 Staff Mobilizes in Support of #NoDAPL

Native and Indigenous activists gather to oppose the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Photo credit: New York Times.  Wednesday afternoon, I joined YP4’s Communications Associate Saryn Francis on the steps…


Join Us as #YP4Votes!

As we head into the final stretch of a major election, we are uniquely aware of the challenges many in our communities face when attempting to make their voices heard…


Civic Engagement Isn’t All About Voting

I spent half of my high school years in New Jersey where students were required to take at least one history or US government class every year. These classes all…