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Three Days Left to Apply for Young Voices

With only three days left, Young Voices has received 93 applications from talented Millennial libertarian writers looking to join our ranks as Advocates. The demand has been so overwhelming that we will not be extending applications beyond our deadline of 11:59 PM this Friday, September 8th.

So, if you know a prospective Young Voices Advocate (or are one yourself), please tell him or her to apply ASAP! This is the last chance to join our Advocate program in 2017.

Young Voices Turns One

One year ago today, Young Voices formally incorporated as a nonprofit organization. What an incredible journey it’s been! In the months since, we’ve doubled our article output from a monthly average of 15 to 30. We’ve also doubled our staff from two to four, increasing our capacity to identify and empower the next generation of pro-liberty thought leaders.

In the past month alone, Young Voices’ writers have been featured in The Daily Beast, The Glenn Beck Program, National Review, Playboy, Newsweek, RealClearPolitics, SiriusXM, and USA Today. Oh, and we were cited by the Congressional Research Service! Our network of young commentators are spreading the message of liberty on airwaves, cables, and in print across the world.

This promising start is all because of supporters like you. I’ve been blown away by the help I’ve received from people passionate about our mission of empowering young libertarians. For all the advice, connections, and support you’ve given, Friend, I’d like to thank you from the bottom of my heart.

I’ll be sure to keep you updated as Young Voices continues our operations for another twelve months… and hopefully twelve years after that! But for now, it’s time to celebrate!

Will you consider giving a birthday gift?

Young Voices Monthly Newsletter — July 2016

This is the second issue of Young Voices’ monthly newsletter. You can subscribe here to receive future issues via email.

New Additions to Young Voices’ Team

Another month of operations has passed at Young Voices with great progress. I’m excited to announce that I am no longer alone! YV has welcomed our second full-time staffer, Stacy Ndlovu, who will be serving as the program’s Managing Editor during her time in the Koch Associate Program. In addition, YV has finalized the initial membership of our Board of Directors, welcoming Fred Roeder and Nicole Neily.

You can read more about each of these remarkable individuals below.

Staff

Stacy Ndlovu recently graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Government and French. She has previously interned for the Human Rights and Democracy Program at the McCain Institute for International Leadership. Originally from Zimbabwe, Stacy is interested in the place of libertarian theory in international relations, specifically regarding international law, rethinking the “just war” tradition and African development. As Managing Editor, Stacy will be Young Voices’ primary programs officer, editing and pitching our Advocates’ commentary to media outlets around the world.

Board of Directors

fredFred Roeder is a German health economist and intellectual entrepreneur. He currently serves as chief financial officer at Students For Liberty, a research fellow at the Montreal Economic Institute, and vice chair of the F.A. Hayek Society. Fred was one of the founder of Young Voices in 2013. He is involved in several startups in the travel and 3D-printing industries.

NickiNicole Neily is the president of the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity. Prior to joining the Franklin Center, she was a senior vice president at Dezenhall Resources, a communications firm based in Washington, DC, where she worked with Fortune 500 companies and trade associations to help them counter threats from regulatory overreach, litigation, NGO attacks, and crony capitalism.
Of course, I will be joining both Stacy on staff as Executive Director and Fred and Nicole as a voting member of the Board of Directors. I’m so excited to be working closely with all three in the coming months, as Young Voices continues to empower the next generation of libertarian writers.

Sincerely,
Casey Given
Executive Director
Young Voices

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Tune into the 31st episode of the Young Voices Podcast to learn more about Managing Editor Stacy Ndlovu.
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