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Central Arizona College ‘Young Americans for Freedom’ Chapter Announces Spring Events

Submitted By: Stephanie Umberger, YAF Member


The Central Arizona College, Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) Chapter has announced their upcoming events for Spring 2024.

The chapter will host a Love For Life event at both the Signal Peak Campus (8470 N Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ) on Wednesday, Feb. 21 and at the Maricopa Campus (17945 N. Regent Dr, Maricopa, AZ) on Wednesday, Feb. 26. This educational activity will provide informational tables that advocate for the protection of women and unborn lives. Information will be available between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., followed by a movie with popcorn at 6 p.m.

Off campus activities that chapter members will participate in are the Walk for Life sponsored by the Family & Life Ministry on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Peart Park Amphitheater (360 E. 6th St, in Casa Grande.) Additionally, they will join the State of Arizona rally to bring awareness on support for life on Friday, Mar. 1at the State Capitol in Phoenix. Students and community members are invited to attend these events.

The CAC YAF Chapter will host a talk on The Long March Through The Institutions on Wednesday,  Mar. 6 at the Signal Peak Campus. Featured speaker, Kevin Connors, will present on an historical account of how Marxist ideologies have infiltrated American Institution.

A GPA Tax Day event will be held Monday, Apr. 1 at the Signal Peak Campus and Wednesday, Apr.3 at the Maricopa Campus. The event is related to local, county, state and national taxation systems.

The YAF club was formed and started in Fall 2024. Their mission is to bring students together to advance conservatism on CAC campuses, to encourage educational activism and develop conservative leadership through training and special events. Benefits of joining the YAF Chapter membership include community involvement, leadership training, learning service hours, character development, networking events and educational enrichment. Participants may obtain community or learning service hours that may be applied to various scholarships or organizational requirements.

A Fall Newsletter, the YAF Independent was distributed to campuses, highlighting the events the chapter hosted this past fall, which included the 9/11 Never Forget Project, Constitutional Day Celebration, No More Che Day, Free Speech on Campus and Why Socialism Does Not Work. A feature in the newsletter focused on responses from the poll question “What Does Freedom of Speech Mean to You” that students attending University Day were asked.

YAF meetings are scheduled for the first and third Thursdays of each month during the semester.  Meetings are conducted in person at the Signal Peak and Maricopa Campuses or online by registering on Blackboard Organizations, YAF course shell and joining online through the ‘Collaboration’ link. For more information on how to join or support YAF or to sign up for upcoming meetings, please contact For more details about the national YAF organization visit or