The Fall Issue of the YEO Network Newsletter Is Now Available!
Read up on U.S. Supreme Court rulings and what fellow YEOs are doing in Ferguson and across the country
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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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YEOs In The News
Find out what your fellow YEOs are up to across the country
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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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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

Slate Magazine Talks With YEOs, Says Age Shouldn’t Disqualify Running For Office

A Slate article asking the question “why are there age requirements to run for public office?” spoke with YEOs School Board Member Daniel Hernandez and Vermont state Rep. Kesha Ram. The article tells Hernandez’s story of how the state of Arizona barred him from running for office because he was 24 years old, not 25 […]

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News Highlights

Workplace Protections for Pregnant Employees Now Law Thanks to Two YEOs

YEOs and Pittsburgh City Council Members Dan Gilman and Natalia Rudiak are sponsors of a historic bill that passed into law protecting pregnant women in the workplace. The ordinance means pregnant city employees and contractors must receive reasonable accommodations in the work environment as other employes do for other medical conditions. Councilman Gilman drafted the […]

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