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Road to Freedom Seminar

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Jul 20 - Jul 21
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If you are currently a college student or an incoming college freshman, and you want the tools to effectively champion the free market economic system and respond to attacks against Americans who have achieved financial success through hard work, entrepreneurial spirit, and risk, Young America’s Foundation’s Road to Freedom Seminar is for you.

Young America’s Foundation’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise invites you to join your peers from around the country at our Road to Freedom Seminar scheduled for July 20 and 21, 2018, at the Foundation’s Headquarters located outside of Washington, D.C.

Many of America’s colleges and universities are increasingly teaching that a system of collectivism, government intervention, and redistribution is the path forward for our country. Yet, as Ronald Reagan once told a YAF audience, “Profit, property, and freedom are inseparable, you can’t have any one of them without the other two.”

We know you are hungry for a different perspective. You want to hear a point of view that advances the power of the individual to build thriving businesses, less burdensome regulation, freedom from controlling government bureaucrats, and ultimately, a brighter future for you and their peers.

Young America’s Foundation is hosting this seminar to provide just this opportunity.

Students who attend this program will learn from, and engage with, some of the most exciting business leaders, professors, authors, and policy experts advancing free enterprise, entrepreneurship, and innovation today. Speakers include:

  • Stephen Moore, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at The Heritage Foundation
  • Kristen Waggoner, Senior Vice President at Alliance Defending Freedom
  • Kyle Reyes, President and CEO of Silent Partner Marketing and National Spokesman of Law Enforcement Today
  • Anne Rathbone Bradley, Vice President of Economic Initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics 
  • Brian Brenberg, Executive Vice President and Chair of Business and Finance at The King’s College
  • Ana Quintana, Policy Analyst at The Heritage Foundation
  • Jay Richards, Research Assistant Professor at Catholic University of America
  • Martha Boneta, Executive Vice President of Citizens for the Republic and family farmer
  • Jared Meyer, Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability

REGISTRATION FEE: The cost of this seminar is only $45 and includes two nights of hotel and four meals during the program. Limited travel and tuition assistance is available to those who apply.

THE FAQs:  Click here to download the frequently asked questions.

THE APPLICATION: Details will be forthcoming! This seminar is for college students only. Please click here to be notified when registration opens.

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Jay Richards

Assistant Research Professor, The Catholic University of America

Jay W. Richards, Ph.D., is author of many books including the New York Times bestsellers Infiltrated (2013) and Indivisible (2012). He is also the author of Money, Greed, and God, winner of a 2010 Templeton Enterprise Award; and co-author of The Privileged Planet with astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez. His most recent book, co-authored with Jonathan Witt, is The Hobbit Party: The Vision of Freedom…

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Ana Quintana

Policy Analyst, Latin America and the Western Hemisphere

Ana Rosa Quintana is Policy Analyst, Latin America and the Western Hemisphere at The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies. She leads the foundation’s efforts U.S. policy toward Latin America.  She concentrates largely on issues of security cooperation, democratic governance and economic freedom. She has authored numerous policy studies included but not limited…

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Jared Meyer

Author and fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

Jared Meyer is a senior research fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability. At FGA, he researches the economic effects that various government regulations have on labor markets. Meyer is the coauthor of Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America's Young (Encounter Books, May 2015) and the author of Uber-Positive: Why Americans Love the Sharing Economy…

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Steve Moore

Writer, Analyst, Author and Speaker

Stephen Moore is an economic writer and political analyst. He joined The Wall Street Journal as a member of the editorial board and senior economics writer on May 31, 2005. He splits his time between Washington and New York, focusing on economic issues, including budget, tax and monetary policy. Moore has been a frequent contributor to the…

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