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Who are the Young Elected Officials?
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2014 Barbara Jordan Leadership Award
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I love the (YEO) Network and what it stands for. It’s a network for and by young electeds. The network provides for a safe place to express thoughts, ideas, frustrations, and to gain insight from fellow members in your shoes.
School Board Member Adam Carranza, El Monte, CA
I think YEO is incredibly valuable. I know I have more access to support and resources than many of my colleagues, and the training I have gotten is top notch. I know I could serve in office without YEO, but I wouldn’t want to have to!
State Senator Angie Buhl O'Donnell, Sioux Falls, SD
It is so important for young people to continue to be involved in the shaping of our communities. We have so much to gain, and we have so much to lose when we do not have a seat at the table.
County Councilmember Craig Rice, MD
Latest News

State Sen. Spends Week on Minimum Wage to Draw Attention to Hardship

Florida State Senator and YEO Member Dwight Bullard is living life this week on minimum wage to bring awareness to the issue. He and other lawmakers went grocery shopping Wednesday and Florida Public Radio followed them around the store for their statewide show, Capital Report. Afterward, Senator Bullard expressed how tough the minimum wage can […]

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Religious Freedom Restoration Act Raises Concerns For MS State Sen. Simmons

Mississippi State Senator and YEO Member Derrick Simmons released an opinion piece titled “The Freedom to Discriminate” on the passing of the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law and why he feels it is a step in the wrong direction for his state. Critics cite the law as a way to allow businesses to […]

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