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Will Host Event At ASU

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Featured Is A Meeting Of The Young Americans For Liberty, But Also Highlighted Are Wilderness Graffiti Volunteering, City Of Phoenix Workshops, Political Discussions and Much More


By Staff Report
Modern Times Magazine

Feb. 13, 2015 — The Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) will be holding their annual convention on Feb. 21 at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and will be split into two separate parts. A Political Bootcamp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a Liberty Symposium from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The YAL is a self described “pro-liberty” organization with chapters on college campuses all across the country. Their goal is to educate and attempt to get the government on a “pro-liberty” course in the future.

The convention aims to help educate and “train” attendees in order to help them better improve their ability to effect change and fight for liberty in their respective cities.

U.S. Rep. David Schweikert and Barry Goldwater Jr. are both confirmed to speak at the convention, among others.

Those looking to attend will need to go to ASU room Discovery 250 as early as 8 a.m. Attendees can also register for the event on the YAL website. For more information and to register visit

Saturday, Feb. 14

Phoenix Chapter Meeting Action Planning session from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Mesa. This meeting will be for progressives to gather and have one another be heard on whatever topic is of particular interest to the individuals there and to plan a strategy for the coming year. Those interested in attending can register for the event here.

Sunday, Feb. 15

White Canyon Wilderness Graffiti Removal from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at White Canyon Wilderness site. The Bureau of Land Management is looking for volunteers to help clean graffiti from a section of the reserve. Those looking to participate will be shuttled to the area but will have to be equipped to hike 1 mile. The event organizers are also planning an overnight camping trip on the site on Feb. 14 for those who would like to join. Those looking to join in will have to rsvp via the link here, which also provides additional information.

“Pay 2 Play” Film Screening from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church, 4831 East 22nd St., Tucson. Move to Amend will be hosting a screening of “Pay 2 Play,” a film on the high stakes of democracy. There is not cost for the screening and it is a family friendly event. For more info contact Lee or Margo
at 520-256-4058 or visit the event page at

Monday, Feb. 16

New Pima Democratic Chair Cheryl Cage will present “My Vision for Democratic Action in Pima County” from noon to 1:30 p.m at Dragon’s View Restaurant, 400 North Bonita Ave., Tucson. Newly elected Democratic chair Cheryl Cage will be speaking about her plan for Pima county during a lunch at Dragon’s View Restaurant. for more information visit the event page at

Tuesday, Feb. 17

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Mesa. Volunteers preparers from Mesa United Way will be coming together to help those in need of tax preparation. This is on a first come first serve basis. For additional information visit the event page at

A panel discussion, “Are We Losing our Humanity: Politics and Politicians,” will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at ASU Downtown Campus Cronkite Building, 555 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, presented by Humanity 101 and ASU Project Humanities. Speakers include former Arizona state legislator Chris Herstam, Tempe City Council member Lauren Kuby and more. For more information, visit

Thursday, Feb. 19

The equal opportunity department of the City of Phoenix will host, A Fair Housing Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon at the Calvin C. Goode Building, 251 W. Washington St., 10th floor, Phoenix.  The event is for tenants, building owners, landlords and property staff. This is a free event. For more details, visit

Saturday, Feb. 21

Celebrate the 2nd Amendment from noon to 2 p.m. at the Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix. This event was organized by RidersUSA and Gun Rights Across America with the intention of celebrating the constitutional right to bear arms under the 2nd amendment in our Constitution. This will be a peaceful assembly and attendees are welcomed to bring their family and friends. For more information visit the event page at

Tuesday, Feb. 24

The city of Phoenix will present the status of their General Fund from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. at Phoenix City Council Chambers, 200 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix. The public is invited to attended the presentation and will also be allowed to provide feedback on the presentation. For more information call the Budget and Research Department at 602-262-4805 or visit

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