2015 National Convening
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2015 National Convening
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To me, the YEO Network represents all of the reasons we can be optimistic about America's political future - ideologically, demographically, and morally. I'm proud to be a part of it.
State Sen. Kate Bolz, Lincoln, NE
Powerful and dedicated group of young leaders with a future of growing influence and leadership. Our communities, our cities, our states, our nation, and our world need the YEO Network.
Neighborhood Council Board Member Wesley Farrow, Los Angeles, CA
It is a great concept with unlimited potential and opportunity to change the face of America.
County Board Supervisor Khalif J. Rainey, Milwaukee, WI
The network is the biggest base of support for young electeds.
Assemblyman David Bowen, Milwaukee, WI
The YEO Network allows me to be in a safe space that nurtures my ideas for my community… I always leave [National Convening] recharged and focused.
State Representative Alan Williams, Tallahassee, FL
The YEO Network is hands-down the greatest thing that has happened to me since I have been an elected official.
City Councilman Julian Mctizic, Bolivar, TN
News Highlights

St. Louis YEO in Financial Literacy and College Savings Push

A YEO’s financial literacy and college savings initiative is coming to St. Louis. City Treasurer Tishaura Jones’ plan seeks to provide pro bono financial counsel to residents vulnerable to predatory payday lending schemes, such as those without bank accounts. “We are on a mission to rob payday lenders of their customers in broad daylight,” Jones […]

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California YEO Votes to Raise Minimum Wage

Councilman Cory Wolbach and his colleagues in Palo Alto voted overwhelmingly to raise the city’s minimum wage to $11 an hour. The increase, approved by a unanimous city council vote, builds on California’s $10 state minimum and surpasses recent wage hikes in nearby towns. Wolbach stressed the importance of coordinating further increases on a regional […]

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