Conferences & Seminars

Fall College Retreat

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Nov 9 - Nov 10, 2018
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Event Overview

Full-time college students are invited and encouraged to apply to Young America’s Foundation’s Fall College Retreat in Washington, D.C. at the historic Mayflower Hotel on November 9 to 10, 2018.

  • Meet like-minded peers from across the country
  • Learn from top professors and leaders in the Conservative Movement
  • Discover ways you can champion conservative principles at your school and beyond, and more!

The Details: Click here to download all the frequently asked questions.

The Cost: The application fee is $275.00 which includes a refundable $200 deposit and a $75 tuition fee that covers one night at the retreat hotel, tuition, materials, and Friday night dinner, and breakfast and lunch on Saturday.

The Application: This conference is sold out, however, click her to sign up to attend YAF's Virtual Pass in the privacy of your own home.

Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

Ben Carson

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Allie Stuckey

A little about The Conservative Millennial: For about a year-and-a-half, I have been creating 2-3 minute Facebook videos that provide my conservative, millennial perspective on what’s going in our crazy world of politics and culture. I now have a faithful and growing audience — the majority of whom are millennials! I am working to educate…

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Larry O'Connor

Radio Host, WMAL

Larry O'Connor is a radio host on WMAL AM|FM in Washington, D.C., and an online editor at Weekly Standard and Fox News regular.

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Carol M. Swain

Professor, author, and founder of the Carol Swain Foundation

Dr. Carol M. Swain (B.A., Roanoke College, 1983; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic & State Univ., 1984; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989; M.S.L, Yale, 2000; member of Phi Beta Kappa).  Academic title: Professor of Political Science and Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University. Dr. Swain is the founder of the Carol Swain Foundation (2011) and Carol Swain…

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Dinesh D'Souza

Author, Analyst, Commentator, and Scholar

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…

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Brian Brenberg

Executive Vice President and Chair of Business and Finance, The King’s College

Professor Brian Brenberg serves as an Executive Vice President and Chair of the Program in Business and Finance at The King’s College. Prior to joining the King’s faculty, he worked in the financial services and medical device industries, as well as public policy research and philanthropy. He earned an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business…

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Jason Mattera

Author, Activist, Radio Host and Journalist

JASON MATTERA is the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of three books and an Emmy-nominated journalist for the hit program CRIME WATCH DAILY, a daily syndicated TV show, produced by Warner Bros., which covers murder mysteries, shocking crimes, undercover investigations, and confronts crooks and criminals of all varieties. His latest book, CRAPITALISM: Liberals Who Make Millions Swiping…

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