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YAF Surpasses 1 Billion Views on YouTube

Young America’s Foundation (YAF) surpassed an incredible milestone this week by amassing over one billion views on our YouTube channel, YAFTV, demonstrating the unwavering interest and support of young Americans for conservative principles. Since 2007, YAF has utilized YouTube as a powerful platform to share powerful lectures and a wide range of engaging content, inspiring […]

University at Buffalo YAFers File Federal Lawsuit to Save YAF Chapter

Young America’s Foundation, in partnership with Alliance Defending Freedom, is standing up for the rights of conservative students at the University at Buffalo who currently face the dissolution of their Young Americans for Freedom chapter at the hands of petty and vindictive student government officers and complicit university administrators. Attorneys representing the UB YAF chapter […]

2023 Commencement Speaker Survey

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YAF Partners with Fox News to Host First GOP Debate in August

As the premier conservative organization working with young people, Young America’s Foundation is thrilled to be a partner with the Republican National Committee, Fox News, and Rumble for the first Republican Presidential Primary Debate in August. “This is a great time to introduce more young Americans to the value of freedom and opportunity for all,” YAF President Governor Scott […]

YAF’s 2022 ‘Worst of the Worst’ Leftist Nonsense Award

Every year, Young America’s Foundation compiles a list of the most outrageous incidents reported by The New Guard. This year, we let YOU decide which of the twelve nominated stories should receive the notorious honor of being the “worst of the worst” leftist bias incident of 2022. It was a tough decision, but our readers […]

Gabe Kaminsky Receives Inaugural National Journalism Center Prize

Gabe Kaminsky, a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and Young America’s Foundation’s National Journalism Center, was honored with the inaugural NJC Prize for Excellence in Investigative Journalism during the National Conservative Student Conference last month. For more than 45 years, the National Journalism Center has trained aspiring journalists in the values of responsible, […]

Matt Walsh Brings New Doc ‘What Is A Woman?’ To Campuses This Fall With YAF

The Daily Wire’s Matt Walsh is partnering exclusively with Young America’s Foundation for his brand-new “What is A Woman?” campus lecture tour this fall. Walsh will speak on campuses sharing clips from his brand new documentary, “What is a Woman?” and setting fire to the hollow, yet harmful, radical gender theory sweeping college campuses and […]

Passing on the Torch of Freedom: An Interview with Gina & Zachary Brown

As part of our mission to advance the ideas of individual freedom, free enterprise, traditional values, and a strong national defense, Young America’s Foundation seeks to effectively prepare future parents, educators, and community leaders who will influence countless young Americans for years to come. Gina Brown is a Young America’s Foundation alumna who exemplifies this […]

Becket Adams Joins Young America’s Foundation’s National Journalism Center

Young America’s Foundation is thrilled to announce the addition of Becket Adams as program director of its National Journalism Center (NJC). Adams, who launched his media career as an NJC intern, brings years of experience as a working journalist to the National Journalism Center, where he’ll train the next generation of writers and reporters to restore trust […]

Vice President Pence to Take Stand for America’s Founding at University of Virginia

Vice President Mike Pence will bring his enthusiasm for preserving America’s founding principles to University of Virginia on April 12 as part of Young America’s Foundation’s Ken & Janice Shengold Advancing Freedom Lecture Series. This campus lecture follows previous stops at University of Iowa, Texas A&M University, and Stanford University. “As freedom comes under attack […]

Congressman Dan Crenshaw Joins YAF’s Unparalleled Campus Lecture Program

Young America’s Foundation is excited to announce the addition of Congressman Dan Crenshaw to our unparalleled campus lecture program. As a former Navy SEAL officer and one of Congress’ most inspiring young voices, Rep. Crenshaw knows exactly what it means to be on the frontlines defending freedom––and is a strong messenger to bring conservative values […]

Gianna Milaro Joins YAF as Program Officer for Campus Advancement

Gianna Milaro serves as a program officer for campus advancement for Young America’s Foundation. She grew up in a southwest suburb of Chicago and graduated from Purdue University in 2017. Following college, Milaro played soccer overseas in Australia and Iceland. While she has only recently become involved in the Conservative Movement, she is excited to […]

Remembering Dr. Walter Williams

By: Michael Mastrianna One year ago–on December 2, 2020–economist Dr. Walter Williams, a dear friend of Young America’s Foundation and one of the country’s most articulate and staunch defenders of individual liberty, passed away. A prolific scholar and public intellectual, Williams served as the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University […]

Kellyanne Conway Joins YAF’s Campus Lecture Program

Young America’s Foundation is excited to announce the addition of Kellyanne Conway to our unparalleled campus lecture program as part of the Robert and Patricia Herbold Lecture Series. Students can now apply to bring Conway to their campus to present conservative viewpoints on issues like feminism, big government, leadership, current events, and more! Kellyanne Conway […]

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