Svante Myrick is this month's featured YEO
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Our statement on the Orlando attack
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2016 National Convening in Chicago
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Statements from the YEO Network
Read the Clean Power Plan Resolution in full
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2016 Clean Energy and Environmental Justice Policy Academy
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2015 Policy Book
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What is the YEO Network?
Learn about who we are, what we do, and the support we provide to young elected officials
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Who are the Young Elected Officials?
Learn why our YEOs are passionate, innovate, and community-oriented
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Access Strategic Partner Resources
From policy samples and reports to toolkits, see what our partners have to offer YEOs
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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

New York Passes YEO’s Narcan Bill

The New York legislature passed Sen. David Carlucci’s bill requiring that pharmacies carry naloxone, used to reverse opioid overdoses, over the counter. The drug is an effective tool in the fight against the rising tide of deaths linked to opioids. “We’re saving lives by having naloxone available,” Carlucci said.

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News Highlights

Colorado YEO Secures Benefits for Pregnant Workers

This month, Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper signed into law a bill giving pregnant workers additional workplace protections. Rep. Faith Winter’s House Bill 1438, which enjoyed bipartisan support, limits what heavy materials pregnant workers can lift, mandates breaks for water and the bathroom, provides for alternate seating arrangements, and more. “I think this is going to have […]

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