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The Fight for Voters’ Rights Is a Necessary Interruption

“Forward together, not one step back” were the chants heard in every space we entered while we marched for voters’ rights in Winston-Salem, North Carolina last month. On July 13,…

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Supreme Court’s Denial of Wisconsin Voting Rights a Motivator for Millennials

Cross-posted on the People For Blog. Written by 2014 YP4 Fellow Zachary Koop. This past Monday, the US Supreme Court made a troubling decision: it rejected an appeal to overturn…

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YP4 Launches North Carolina Community College Initiative

At YP4 we know that beyond a center of community activity, community colleges have the real potential to become centers of grassroots progressive activity. This is especially true given that…

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YP4 Mobilized 30,000 Voters in 2014

Every two years, YP4 conducts a nonpartisan voter mobilization program to increase the participation and representation of young people in the electoral process. We focus not only on presidential election…

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Even in a Bad News Election, Young Progressives Win

This piece was originally published in the Huffington Post. Watching the news last week, you’d think the midterm elections brought only bad news for those of us who care about progressive…

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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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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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Trying to Get Out the Vote: Kansas’ Broken Voter Registration System

Kansas has been in national headlines recently for many pieces of controversial legislation and a heated education funding lawsuit.  One issue that has gained less attention recently is Kansas’ contentious…