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YAF Chapter Training Seminar

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Jan 26 - Jan 27, 2018
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Event Overview

The Seminar: Young America's Foundation will host an activism training seminar on Friday, January 26 to Saturday, January 27,  exclusively for Young Americans for Freedom chapter members from colleges and universities around the country.

The seminar will take place at our headquarters in Reston, Virginia, which includes a fully equipped classroom with multimedia capabilities, and a special briefing hosted by the White House in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

Special briefing hosted by the White House in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building

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

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

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

Check-in for the seminar will take place on Friday, January 26, at Young America's Foundation headquarters located at 11480 Commerce Park Drive, 6th Floor, Reston, VA 20191. You should arrive no later than 8:45 a.m., as the program will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.

The training seminar ends on Saturday, January 27, at approximately 4:00 p.m.

The Cost: There is no registration fee for YAF chapter members! We will provide you with overnight accommodations for Thursday and Friday nights, all meals, and conference materials. Space is limited, and registration is on a first-come, first serve basis.

The FAQs: Click here for all the details.

The Application: This seminar has sold-out. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please click here.

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

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Ken Stiles

29 Year CIA Veteran, VT professor, Intelligence Operations and Counterterrorism expert

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Patrick X Coyle

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Mark Trammel

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Grant Strobl

Young Americans for Freedom National Chairman

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Spencer Brown


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Kyle Ferrebee

Program Officer

Kyle Ferrebee is the program officer for Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) Chapter Services. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with university honors from Wingate University where he studied business management and legal studies. During his time at Wingate, he founded the school’s YAF chapter. As YAF chairman, Kyle hosted multiple campus speakers and events and…

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