Investing in Progressive Leadership Development: Building a Movement (PDF)
by Iara Peng, YP4 Founder
In order to secure a lasting victory in the battle for America's future, it is essential for progressives to identify, empower and sustain the active engagement of the next generation of leaders. Young people provide a vital infusion of ideas, energy and passion and their commitment to continued activism and leadership is critical to building a progressive future.
How do student governments and the officers within them influence campus policies? How are financial resources generally allocated on campus? In order to evaluate the benefits of electing progressive students to student government, this paper explores the extent to which student government officers have discretion to allocate resources and direct campus policies.