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YEO Network's power is in the capacity of its members to support and amplify one another's work. It is important for many reasons - most of all in that it is an organizing mechanism for current and future leaders of our nation.
Neighborhood Councilman Wesley Farrow, Los Angeles, CA
YEO Network is needed! I can't think of any other group like this. YEOs have to know that there are others like them in this country. The sharing of policy ideas is extremely valuable.
State Rep. Clem Smith, St. Louis, MO
YEO is a tremendous asset. It's an opportunity to innovate and advance progressive policy change.
Mayor Nathan Triplett, East Lansing, MI
The YEO network is an extremely vital tool for young elected officials across the country. This [National Convening] is a helpful tool for policy and procedure that is applicable to our fight on the home front of Winston-Salem, NC.
City Councilman James Taylor, Winston-Salem, NC
News Highlights

OZY on YEOs serving in Small Towns

  In a follow up to their story on millennials moving away to big cities, OZY looked at the young leaders elected to office in small towns. They spoke with Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Mayor Zach Vruwink about his motivation to run for office in his city. The story also mentions his connection to hundreds of […]

News Highlights

Governing Magazine names YEO a 2014 Public Official of the Year

Governing, a magazine focused on local and state politics, released their list of 2014 public officials of the year. YEO and Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams made the list with eight others. Abrams is the first woman and first African-American to serve as the state’s Minority leader. The article cites her bi-partisan efforts to […]

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