In a piece published FridayNewsweek profiled a list of “Top 12 up-and-comers who should excite the right and make liberals very nervous.” Half of the young conservatives featured are bold YAF activists whose work to better the future of our movement and our country is just getting started:

Alisa Giannelli, founder of the Young Americans for Freedom chapter at Lake Forest High School in Illinois which was recently awarded YAF’s ‘Chapter of the Year‘ award.

Juana Salas-Garcia, co-founder of the Young Americans for Freedom chapter at Warren Township High School in Illinois.

Evita Duffy, founder of the University of Chicago Young Americans for Freedom chapter.

Reed Olsen, chairman of the Texas A&M Young Americans for Freedom chapter which was recently awarded YAF’s ‘Chapter of the Year‘ award.

Kara Zupkus, an alumna of YAF’s National Journalism Center, former chairman of GW YAF, and current Assistant Editor of YAF’s New Guard.

John Rice-Cameron, a YAF alumnus with whom YAF has worked to bring Ben Shapiro, Gov. Scott Walker, and Andrew Klavan to speak at Stanford University.

Read the full profile of YAF’s bright rising stars here and learn how you can join the ranks of these bold activists through the new Young Americans for Freedom individual membership program.