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YP Stories from 2020

Cocktails and Conversation

Young professional members share the way they experienced 2020 at the first Cocktails & Conversations event of the new year.

Members of the Council YP Network at a Zoom event.

Twitter, Tear Gas, and the New Global Protest Movements


A panel of experts examine the global age of mass protests and street politics.

A woman looks at protest signs outside of the White House

Commentary & Analysis

Qatar 2022: China and Iran Confront the Political Power of the World Cup

Global Insight by Chris Morris

The prestige and popularity of the World Cup is a political force beyond any nation's control, writes Chris Morris

A pitch invader disrupts Portugal v. Uruguay at the Qatar World Cup
Global Politics

Native Food Sovereignty: Strengthening Connection to Culture

Global Food for Thought by Julie Garreau

Community and family gardens provide the foundation for Native Food Sovereignty, and allow the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to reclaim their local food system.

Three students participating in the CRYP Garden Club learn how to grind berries.
Julie Garreau
Food and Agriculture


Cities at the Intersection: Climate, Culture, and Migration

Report by Coauthors

Local leadership plays a critical role in responding to climate threats and addressing the challenges associated with migration, the report's authors find.

Global Cities

Student Activism, Social Media, and Authoritarian Rule in Iran

Book by Saeid Golkar

The authors of this book address multiple questions involving the nature of youth protest in the twenty-first century.

A black smartphone with Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter icons on-screen International Law and Human Rights