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The 9th annual National Summit is right around the corner. Please join us for our opening awards ceremony on January 17th, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel 2800 Potomac Ave, Arlington, VA 22202.
By Kyler Geoffroy
By Alex Melnick
By Gabriela De Golia
Campaign finance reform and the impact of money in our elections are often thought of as important political issues, but rarely as youth issues. Little is said about the effects of massive corporate political spending on the lives of our nation’s young adults.
National Action Network 100 City Vigils
I am a 24-year-old, proud Floridian. My parents came to the U.S. from Colombia many years ago, looking for a safe and opportunity-rich place to raise their daughters. From the time I was a toddler, I have spent my whole life here in Florida.
Please check out Planned Parenthood Federation of America's paid summer internships below. These are phenomenal opportunities for young leaders to continue doing the work of social justice, learn skills, and get paid! PPFA is seeking folks to work in nearly every part of the organization in both the New York and DC offices – including the Youth Organizing Team.
Originally posted at Huffington Post
By Jamira Burley
By Arianna Schindle, 2008 YP4 Fellow & 2012 Alumni Board Member
The US labor movement and our country’s social safety net remain hanging from a thread. As the month of love nears its end, it will take new campaigns and visions to create a movement that can heal my broken heart.