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In an attempt to better share our current activities with our network, SFL is beginning an SFL Around the World blog post series. At the beginning of each month, each region will post an update to their regional blog page to share their current activities. Please stay tuned for more updates next month!

Here’s a round-up of each region’s achievements in December. Check out how SFL ended 2015 around the world!

  • IMG_0998Africa: With winter break for college students and most returning home, ASFL did not host many events in December. Students spent the month planning events for the spring semester, so stay tuned to see what they’re able to put together!
  • Australia & New Zealand: In early December, SFL hosted it’s first ever New Zealand conference, NZ LibertyFest. The conference brought about 50 attendees and was largely a success. Congratulations SFL-NZ!
  • Charter Teams: Students in Hong Kong also hosted their first ever conference this month, the Liberal Youth Seminar. CT now has 9 trained leaders from Haiti, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines plus 12 others in training from South Korea, Vietnam, and Singapore.
  • Es Libertad: masofacebook21-300x300This month, Es Lib hosted an LC retreat and conference in Peru. The conference brought 125 attendees for two days. EsLib Bolivia also hosted a speaking event for 500 people this month as part of their end-of-the-year activities.
  • EPL: In December, EPL opened applications for it’s LC program and received over 1,200 applications, a 70% increase from last term. EPL also hosted it’s Sports Club as an informal way to promote liberty. EPL also opened it’s first office, congrats EPL!
  • ESFL: Throughout December, ESFL hosted #NoNanny events to protest lifestyle regulations. Students hosted debates and discussions, distributed books and literature, and held activism events. Read more about the awesome work that ESFL is doing!
  • North America: December was a slow month in North America with final exams and the inter-semester break. Read about the highlights from 2015 in this month’s blog post!
  • South Asia1275010_1096577117053100_5379923912390928876_o-1024x683: SFL South Asia launched it’s webinar series titled Ideas For Liberty with it’s first session on “Why Government Monopolies Don’t Work.” Students in Bangladesh and Mumbai have also been busy hosting events and spreading the ideas of liberty.
  • Women For Liberty: WFL has been busy in Nepal, continuing work with women entrepreneurs including training workshops and advocacy for economic freedom.

10997625_10155207621475514_1605827150571543007_o-300x200Do you know an outstanding student, event, or student group that deserves to be recognized? Nominations for the 9th Annual International Students For Liberty Conference (ISFLC) Award Ceremony are now open! Submit your choice for Student, Event, and Student Group of the Year now!

The ISFLC Award Ceremony is one of the highlights of the conference every year, recognizing the best in libertarian student activism. What makes the ceremony especially exciting is that the winners are nominated and voted by students like yourself.

This year’s ceremony will be particularly special because we’re adding a whole Awards Dinner program to the ISFLC schedule. Finalists will not only get complimentary registration to ISFLC16 but will also be admitted to the dinner hosted by P. J. O’Rourke — a $250 value! And, yes, you can nominate yourself.

Don’t miss your chance to choose this year’s winner. Nominate your selections by January 20th!

Nominate Student of the Year

Nominate Event of the Year

Nominate Student Group of the Year

In an attempt to better share our current activities with our network, SFL is beginning an SFL Around the World blog post series.  At the beginning of each month, each region will post an update to their regional blog page to share their current activities.  Please stay tuned for more updates next month!

2015 was an exciting year for liberty fighters in North America. Over 120 Campus Coordinators joined our program this year, 21 Regional Conferences we hosted across the U.S. and Canada, and thousands of students were reached through on-campus activism events. Here is a highlight of some of our most notable students from this year.

Victoria Dennis from Central Michigan University has been a Campus Coordinator with SFL for two years, and has been instrumental in the success of a YAL chapter at her school. She’s also been working hard to establish a presence on campus for the Liberty in North Korea student organization, which raises awareness and funding for people who wish to escape the oppressive regime of North Korea.

Kevin Suarez is a student at De Anza College where he hosted the Northern California Regional Conference this fall. In addition to a successful conference, Kevin has also been working hard to establish a liberty presence at his school, working with other groups and clubs in his area. Kevin has worked with the Silicone Valley Freedom Project and his schools Filipino Student Alliance.

Emily Reynolds and Lynnane Lowry are Campus Coordinators at Florida Gulf Coast University where they have been working tirelessly toward exposing students in their area to the ideas of liberty. They’ve been incredibly active on campus, hosting unique tabling events and regular meetings, and were successful at getting over three dozen students from their school to attend SFL regional conferences this fall! (more…)


She’s head of largest civil liberties law firm in the United States, and she’ll be telling her political war stories live at ISFLC16. Register now!

  • What: ACLU President Susan Herman @ 9th International Students For Liberty Conference (ISFLC16)
  • When: Sunday, February 28th, 2016
  • Where: Marriott Wardman Park (Washington, DC)

Herman_author_photo_credit_Richard_Corman_smaller.jpgSusan N. Herman was elected President of the American Civil Liberties Union in October 2008, after having served on the ACLU National Board of Directors for twenty years, as a member of the Executive Committee for sixteen years, and as General Counsel for ten years.

Herman holds a chair as Centennial Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, where she currently teaches courses in Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure, and seminars on Law and Literature, and Terrorism and Civil Liberties. She writes extensively on constitutional and criminal procedure topics for scholarly and other publications, ranging from law reviews and books to periodicals and on-line publications.

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Last night, we interviewed George Mason University Professor Chris Koopman, the host of Liberty 101’s final section on law, in a special edition of SFL Live. Prof. Koopman was recently named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Law & Policy for his work on the sharing economy among other things — and you’ll see the themes of innovation, spontaneous order, and regulation come up throughout our conversation.

It was If you weren’t able to join us last night, just click below to check out the recording at your convenience! And if you haven’t signed up for Liberty 101 yet, you can do so here.

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Many thanks to Liberty.me for hosting this series as well as SFL Live’s regular programming! Keep an eye out for future episodes.