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Summer YAF Activism Training Seminar June 2 to 3, 2017

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Jun 2 - Jun 3
12:00 am
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Event Overview

Young America's Foundation will host an activism seminar for student leaders at colleges and universities from around the country at Young America's Foundation's headquarters in Reston, Virginia on June 2 and 3.

The seminar will include engaging sessions on core aspects of activism, such as:

  • Recruiting
  • Fundraising
  • Messaging
  • Event planning
  • And others

The seminar will equip conservative activists with the tools necessary to return to campus and effectively challenge both liberal and apathetic climates.

Registration will take place from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  The closing session will end at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 3.

COST: This program is free to attend thanks to our generous supporters. It includes two nights (Thursday and Friday) at a Reston hotel, seminar tuition, materials, and 5 meals (Friday breakfast, lunch, and dinner; and Saturday breakfast and lunch.) Generous supporters of Young America’s Foundation have made this program possible. Therefore, you are required to attend all of the sessions and abide by all the rules outlined in the responsibility pledge you will receive prior to the seminar.

FAQs: Click here to download the frequently asked questions.

Young America's Foundation
11480 Commerce Park Drive
Reston, VA 20191

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