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Announcing Young Voices’ Campus Pundit Program for Current Students

Young Voices Announces Op-ed Program for Current Students

WASHINGTON, DC — College newspapers are hungry for opinion content. But, too often, libertarian students are too afraid to speak up. No more!

Young Voices is proud to announce our Campus Pundit Program. This fall, any current undergraduate or graduate student in the United States can be rewarded $50 for publishing a pro-liberty op-ed in his or her student newspaper.

Young Voices provides media outlets around the world with access to the best aspiring libertarian journalists and policy analysts under 30. By connecting pro-liberty students and young professionals with producers and journalists, we give the Millennial generation a voice for liberty and provide in-depth editorial training. Founded by Students For Liberty in 2013, Young Voices now operates independently as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Any student currently pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in the United States can apply for Young Voices’ Campus Pundit Program at youngvoicesadvocates.com/campuspundit. If an applicant’s op-ed meets Young Voices’ quality standards, it will be copyedited by Young Voices’ team of professional editors in collaboration with its author.

After completion, the author will then be given instructions on how to pitch to his or her student newspaper. If accepted for publication, the author will be rewarded with a $50 commission from Young Voices. This opportunity is limit to one article per applicant.

For more information and to apply, visit youngvoicesadvocates.com/campuspundit.

 

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Announcing Young Voices’ 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 Kurokawa 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.

 

CaseyGivenCasey Given is the executive director of Young Voices. Casey joined the project in 2014 as an editor and oversaw it as Students For Liberty’s former Director of Communications in 2015. A native of California, Casey graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2012 and got his start in political commentary as the opinion columnist for The Daily Californian.

Young Voices Monthly Newsletter — June 2016

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

Introducing the new Young Voices

Greetings! You are receiving this email because you’ve either signed up for updates from Young Voices on our website or downloaded our e-book, A Future for Millennials. This is the first issue of Young Voices’ monthly newsletter.

Where to begin? There’s been so much happening in the world of Young Voices (YV) recently, it’s a struggle to sum it up in a few paragraphs. Since its founding in 2013, YV has operated as a department of Students For Liberty (SFL) aimed at empowering the next generation of libertarian writers. That changed last month, when SFL offered YV the opportunity to become an independent nonprofit with a little seed funding. Since then, we’ve been in a flurry of activity —tax filings, staffing hires, grant applications, and so much more.

The bottom line is that YV is now a certified nonprofit in the District of Columbia awaiting tax-exempt status from the IRS. That means that we’re legally operating as an independent nonprofit!

Best of all, we’ve been able to maintain our daily operations during the transition, editing and pitching our Advocates’ op-eds to media outlets. Learn more about our activities below, and stay tuned for additional updates next month.

Sincerely,
Casey Given
Executive Director
Young Voices

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