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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

Long Beach YEO mayor in environmental push

Mayor Robert Garcia wants to turn Long Beach green. Garcia is adamant that urban areas must “take the lead on climate change,” and has ambitious plans for transforming transportation, pursuing clean energy sources, and investing in new and sustainable technologies in his city.

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YEO seeks higher minimum wage in Colorado

Colorado state Rep. Dominick Moreno wants to give his state’s working families a raise, and is sponsoring two bills to do it. One bill would raise the minimum wage incrementally to $12.50 an hour by 2020, while the other would let municipalities with a high cost of living set their own wage minimums.

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