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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

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

Can the Monarchy Keep Calm and Carry On?

Running Numbers by Emma Sanderson

The Queen maintained public approval during her reign, but support for the monarchy is on the decline, posing significant challenges for the new King.

A man wearing a protective face mask walks past a window display ahead of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations for Britain's Queen Elizabeth


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