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California’s Reparations Committee Owes the Reagan Family an Apology

By Dr. Paul Kengor             This article originally appeared in The American Spectator on May 16, 2023. [pullquote]The president did not coin “welfare queen” — the liberal media did.[/pullquote]   “As California Governor (1967-1975), Ronald Reagan coined the term ‘welfare queen’ as racist coding,” claims the official report of the formal state of California […]

Al Moore’s Unparalleled Legacy at the Reagan Ranch

Remembering Alwal Anheuser Beims Moore, 1925-2022 This week, Young America’s Foundation lost a leader and a titan of our cause.  When it comes to the Reagan Ranch, there is no one like Al Moore. Young America’s Foundation stepped forward to save the Reagan Ranch in 1998, and many generous Americans joined our efforts, making extraordinary, […]

YAF Statement on Alisal Fire and the Reagan Ranch

Alisal Fire Update Monday, October 18 9:15 a.m. ET Sunday was another quiet day at the Reagan Ranch. As of October 17, 78% of the fire has been contained after having covered more than 17,000 acres (see map below.) While flames did not reach the Reagan Reagan or the properties adjacent to the Reagan Ranch, […]

Guest Column: Founding Principles Highlighted by Visit to Reagan’s Boyhood Home

This article was originally written by Ethan Schueler and published in Sauk Valley News. Situated along the Rock River, Dixon is a quintessential American town, and Independence Day is a most quintessential American affair. The annual Petunia Festival held during the first week of July creates a spectacular display as street lights are decorated with […]

Vice President Mike Pence Joins YAF as Ronald Reagan Presidential Scholar

Young America’s Foundation is thrilled to announce a new partnership with longtime ally and the 48th Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence, who will formally join YAF’s team as the Ronald Reagan Presidential Scholar. Vice President Pence has been a great friend of Young America’s Foundation throughout his time in public office. He addressed […]

Vice President Mike Pence

Michael R. Pence was born in Columbus, Indiana, on June 7, 1959, one of six children born to Edward and Nancy Pence. As a young boy he had a front row seat to the American Dream. After his grandfather immigrated to the United States when he was 17, his family settled in the Midwest. The […]

Rich Lowry

As one of the most respected conservative voices, Rich Lowry brings his sharp analysis and well-formed opinions to the political discussion through his writing and commentary. Lowry became editor of National Review in 1999 when selected by William F. Buckley, Jr. to lead the magazine. Today, National Review remains a conservative guidepost, helping to bring […]

Michael Reagan

Michael is the son of former President Ronald Reagan and Academy Award Winning Actress Jane Wyman. He authored many successful books including his best-selling autobiography On the Outside Looking In and The Common Sense of An Uncommon Man: The Wit, Wisdom and Eternal Optimism of Ronald Reagan. His most recent book Twice Adopted is based […]

Peter Schweizer

Peter Schweizer is a New York Times bestselling author, seven times now, most recently for the #1 New York Times bestselling books Red-Handed, Secret Empires, Profiles in Corruption, and Clinton Cash. He is the president of the Government Accountability Institute and host of a weekly podcast called “The Drill Down.” Peter is also an alumnus and director of Young America’s […]

Dinesh D’Souza

Dinesh D’Souza has had a 25-year career as a writer, scholar, and public intellectual. A former policy analyst in the Reagan White House, D’Souza also served as John M. Olin Fellow at theAmerican Enterprise Institute, and the Robert and Karen Rishwain Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He served as the president of The […]

Frank Donatelli, Esq.

A long-time activist, Frank Donatelli is chairman of the Reagan Ranch Board of Governors and serves on Young America’s Foundation’s Board of Directors. Frank served as executive vice president and director of federal public affairs for McGuireWoods LLP from 2001 through 2018, when he became a senior advisor to the organization. Frank is a graduate […]

Dr. Paul Kengor

Paul Kengor, Ph.D., is professor of political science at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania, and a New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen books. He is senior director and chief academic fellow at the Institute for Faith & Freedom and former visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. His […]

The Honorable Edwin Meese III

Perhaps best known as U.S. Attorney General during President Ronald Reagan’s second term, Edwin Meese III was a conservative icon, a tireless defender of the rule of law, and an ally and dear friend to Young America’s Foundation for decades. Meese’s service to President Reagan stretched from the California Governor’s mansion in 1966 to the […]

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