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Back on the Road: Ben Shapiro to Kick Off Fall Lecture Tour at UMich

Leftists, beware-your safe spaces won’t be safe while Ben Shapiro is on campus at the University of Michigan on Tuesday, November 15. As part of Young America’s Foundation’s Fred and Lynda Allen Lecture Series, the lively lecture will be held at 7:00 PM in the Rackham Auditorium. Free tickets will become available soon. His most […]

Nearly 70% of Conservative Students Fear Social Repercussions for Opinions, Study Finds

A recent study conducted by political science professors at the University of North Carolina finds that conservative students within the UNC system “face distinctive challenges” when it comes to free speech and expression–and nearly 70-percent of them are afraid that they’ll lose friends. “We find that, at every institution in our study, there is a […]

YAF Congratulates Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Congressman Jim Jordan

On January 11, longtime YAF ally Congressman Jim Jordan was awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor—the Presidential Medal of Freedom. This prestigious honor is no stranger to YAF’s circles as Attorney General Ed Meese and Dr. Arthur B. Laffer were awarded by President Donald J. Trump in 2019. Congressman Jim Jordan has been an advocate […]

Vince Everett Ellison

Vince Everett Ellison was born on a cotton plantation in Haywood County, Tennessee. His parents at that time were sharecroppers. Through hard work and a belief in Jesus Christ, his parents pulled him and his seven siblings out of poverty. His family started the Ellison Family Gospel singing group, where Vince sang and played multiple […]

Abby Roth

Abby Roth is the creator of Classically Abby, a YouTube channel and lifestyle brand that teaches about classic living and traditional values. Abby is a classically trained opera singer with a Masters Degree and Professional Studies Certificate from the Manhattan School of Music. Abby transitioned to YouTube from opera when she realized the importance of […]

Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D.

Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D., is the President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and the Founding Editor of Public Discourse, the online journal of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton, New Jersey. He is the author or co-author of five books, including the forthcoming Tearing Us Apart: How Abortion Harms Everything and Solves Nothing. Previous books include When Harry Became […]

Trent Horn

After his conversion to the Catholic faith, Trent Horn earned master’s degrees in the fields of theology, philosophy, and bioethics. He serves as a staff apologist for Catholic Answers, where he specializes in teaching Catholics to graciously and persuasively engage those who disagree with them. Trent models that approach each week on the radio program Catholic […]

The Honorable Chip Roy

Rep. Chip Roy (TX- 21) is a former federal prosecutor and top advisor to many prominent Texas elected officials. He previously served as chief of staff to Sen. Ted Cruz (TX), staff director of Sen. John Cornyn’s (TX) leadership office and senior counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee. In Texas, Roy was the First Assistant […]

Elisha Krauss

Elisha Krauss is a conservative commentator, writer and speaker. She still chooses to reside in southern California despite the struggles of living in a liberal Mecca. She loves fighting for the truth, engaging with young people, and stirring up dialogue — even with those who wish to shout her down. Krauss was the youngest producer in ABC […]

Lila Grace Rose

Lila Rose is a speaker, writer and human rights activist. Lila founded and serves as president of Live Action, a media and news nonprofit dedicated to ending abortion and inspiring a culture that respects all human life. Live Action’s groundbreaking news coverage and compelling videos reach several million people weekly across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. Lila’s media appearances […]

Mia Love

Mia B. Love is a former Representative of the 4th Congressional District of Utah. Love was elected to office in 2014. She is the first and only Republican black female to ever serve in The United States Congress. Love was appointed as the only freshman to serve on the Select Panel for Infant Lives, to […]

Michael Knowles

Michael Knowles is the celebrated host of “The Michael Knowles Show” at the Daily Wire and “The Book Club” at PragerU. He is also the author of the best-selling book “Speechless.”    Speech Topics Include:  Men are Not Women

Andrew Klavan

Andrew Klavan is a man of many talents. In addition to being a bestselling author and Edgar award winner, he’s also contributing editor, podcast host, essayist and satirist. He currently hosts “The Andrew Klavan Show” at the Daily Wire.  Topics: Pursuit of Happiness – “Everything You Know About Western Culture is Wrong” Media – “Hollywood […]

Matt Walsh

Matt Walsh is a popular writer, speaker, and one of the Right’s most influential voices. He is the host of “The Matt Walsh Show,” and author of the best-selling children’s book Johnny the Walrus. His documentary “What is a Woman?” has become a cultural phenomenon and one of the most talked-about documentaries of 2022.   Some […]

David French

David French is a senior editor at The Dispatch and a columnist for Time. A graduate of Harvard Law School and a constitutional lawyer, David most recently worked as a senior writer for National Review and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute. He is a New York Times bestselling author, and his next book, Divided We Fall, will be released in […]

Tom Tancredo

Congressman Tom Tancredo is  a Denver native.  Tancredo started sweeping at Elitch Gardens Amusement Park when he was 16 and eventually became summer manager. This was a great summer job to pay for college and then supplement the teacher’s salary that started in 1970. Tancredo earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University […]

Rachel Campos-Duffy

Rachel Campos-Duffy may have gotten her start as one of the stars of the iconic show, MTVs The Real World: San Francisco, but today she is ranked one of “Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential Latino” leaders and sought after for her honest, insightful, and often humorous real-world view of the news cycle and American public policy. […]

Oliver North

Oliver North was a US Marine Corps officer. Currently, he is a political commentator, host of War Stories with Oliver North on Fox News Channel, a military historian, and a New York Times best-selling author. North was at the center of national attention during the Iran-Contra affair, a political scandal of the late 1980s. North was […]

Senator Rick Santorum

A native of Pennsylvania, Rick Santorum was a candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in 2016, 2012, and became known as a voice for conservatives who didn’t feel their voice was being represented. His grassroots approach to campaigning – including visiting every one of Iowa’s 99 counties and his stunning […]

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 […]

Joseph Phillips

Joseph Phillips is an accomplished author and a riveting speaker covering a broad range of topics — American idealism, family values, and character and cultural issues. The venues have also covered a wide gamut: Mr. Phillips has hosted benefits, taught workshops and given keynote addresses at conservative-based functions, community groups, colleges and high schools throughout […]

Star Parker

Star Parker is one of the names on the short list mentioned when anyone speaks of national black conservative leaders. Star Parker is the founder and president of The Center for Urban Renewal and Education, a public policy think tank that promotes market-based solutions to fight poverty. Before involvement in social activism, Star had seven […]

Kate Obenshain Keeler

Kate has been involved with Young America’s Foundation since her days as a student at the University of Virginia. While at UVA, she edited the campus conservative newspaper and organized a state-wide rally in support of America’s troops.  She has served on the Foundation’ s staff in several key capacities, including director of program development, director […]

Jason Mattera

JASON MATTERA is an acclaimed New York Times bestselling author and a hard-charging journalist. He was a correspondent for CRIME WATCH DAILY, a syndicated TV show produced by Warner Bros., which covered murder mysteries, shocking crimes, undercover investigations, and confronted crooks and criminals of all varieties. His dogged interviews prompted one television executive to remark, “If you see […]

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