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Monthly Meeting Change

For the month of May the general body meeting usually scheduled for the third Wednesday of the month has been pushed back one week to May 28th. We will still meet at the regularly scheduled time of 6:30 at the … Continue reading

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Drone Free STL Coalition Presents: Drones and Donuts

Drones and Donuts: Militarization of the Police Wednesday, April 9 7:00 p.m. University of Missouri: St. Louis – Millennium Student Center, Century Room C Join Drone Free St. Louis for part one of a four part panel series that will explore various … Continue reading

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New Donation Button

WePay has recently announced some changes in the way they accept donations. The website is no longer taking donations or recurring payments, and YSTL installed a new button – located on the sidebar – for one time donors and sustainers. … Continue reading

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Making Democracy Accessible for All Missourians

What we’re doing: Young Activists United is currently part of a coalition of many Missourians and organizations working to qualify a measure for the ballot in November 2014 to create a six week period of early voting for all Missouri … Continue reading

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Youth battle for social change in St. Louis

Note: This piece was originally published on People’s World by Young Activists United member Elyse Vesser. Source ST. LOUIS –  In a society where the national student debt totals $1.1 trillion, it is more important than ever to lift young activists up … Continue reading

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14 Reasons to support YSTL in 2014

Happy New Year! We hope this season finds all of you well rested, healthy, and ready to organize! Saturday January 11th from 3-6PM, Come celebrate with YSTL as we prepare for a new year for the organization. We will welcome our … Continue reading

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Get ready for the YSTL shave-off fundraiser!

The time for the YSTL New Year, New Organizer fundraising party is soon closing in! Come celebrate with YSTL as we prepare for a new year for the organization. We will welcome our new director Rasheen and thank our previous … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Fast Food Workers: A Note on The Low Wage Workers Strikes

Thousands of workers in over 100 cities took to the streets, braved harsh weather, and demanded a living wage for fast food workers. In a brave act of self-determination, these workers called on the heads of chains such as McDonald’s, … Continue reading

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Join YSTL at JwJ’s Scrooge of the Year!

YSTL will be hosting a table at Jobs with Justice’s annual Scrooge of the Year fundraiser on Friday, December 13 at 5 p.m. Much fun to be had by all, except maybe the scrooge. Be sure to vote for YSTL’s … Continue reading

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Student Loan Rates are set to increase on July 1st unless Congress takes action.

Education is something that people not only value, but cherish. Coming July 1, 2013, however, it will be less accessible to every current student and prospective student—that is unless Congress acts immediately. As of now, there are about 37 million … Continue reading

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