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Learn why our YEOs are passionate, innovate, and community-oriented
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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
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YEO Network’s Executive Director Andrew Gillum on Youth and Voting Rights

Andrew Gillum, the YEO Network’s executive director, wrote on his experiences with youth in politics and their work defending voter rights in the midst of some state legislatures’ voter ID laws in an op-ed out in Huffington Post. In North Carolina, there is a challenge to the state’s voter ID laws for not accepting student […]

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Two YEOs named Rising Stars on MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown

Nebraska state Sen. Amanda McGill and state Sen.  Jeremy Nordquist were named rising stars Friday morning on MSNBC’s show, The Daily Rundown. The show mentioned McGill’s work to reform the foster care system and stop human trafficking in Nebraska, and Nordquist’s efforts to place a increased minimum wage initiative on this year’s November ballot.   […]

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