Young American Foundation

Young America’s Foundation The Young America’s Foundation was founded on September 11, 1960.  The Young America’s Foundation is committed to ensuring that an increasing numbers of young Americans understand and is inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.  This foundation specializes in helping young people advance […] Continue reading

Policy Post

San Francisco has become the first city to require that employees receive paid family leave for a full six weeks.  Being that we are one of the few major countries without paid leave, it seems that this is a step in the right direction.  This new ordinance would ensure that both parents, regardless of full-time […] Continue reading

Policy Post

http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/23/politics/north-carolina-gender-bathrooms-bill/ North Carolina’s governor has signed a controversial bill known as the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act.  This bill blocks trans* people from using bathroom facilities and locker rooms that best fit their gender identity.  Under this bill, people must use the bathroom that corresponds with their sex assigned at birth.   Not only does […] Continue reading

Heritage Foundation

Elizabeth Martin, Cara Cannon, Sarah Pena, Eli Boggs, Jackie Maxwell Heritage foundation: Location: Washington, D.C.; headquarters in Nebraska   Current Leadership: The president, Jim DeMint is often considered the godfather of the tea party movement.  Was a republican senator of SC.  He founded the PAC, Senate Conservatives Fund.  Left Senate to run Heritage Foundation.   […] Continue reading

Policy Institute

Mollie Pedigo, Mildred Pinales, Ana Alvarez, Erica Nieves Institute: Hoover Institution Location: Stanford (Palo Alto), California Source of funding for the institute: Donations from individuals, foundations, corporations, and partnerships. It receives nearly half of its funding from private gifts, primarily from individual contributions, and the other half from its endowment. Funders of the organization include the Taube… Continue reading