YEO Policy Books 2012 YEO Policy Book

The mission of the Young Elected Officials (YEO) Network is to unite and support progressive elected leaders who share a passion for building communities that reflect values of freedom, fairness and opportunity. The YEO Network will support elected leaders, ages 35 and under, as they define issues, develop solutions, and respond to the needs of their communities. By exchanging ideas, developing leadership skills and connecting with policy development organizations, YEO Network members will be empowered to transform their political vision into progressive action. Through these means, the YEO Network will connect the progressive agenda at community levels across the country, ultimately producing an enduring pipeline of well-prepared national and world class leaders. Y OEUTNW OER EC T E D O F F I C I A L S G LK N 2012 YEO N E T W O R K 1550 Melvin Street Tallahasee, FL 32301 850.877.0307 (p) 850.402.1999 (f) POLICY BOOK JUNE 21-24, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC A Program of 1101 15th Street, NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005 202.467.4999 (p) 800.326.7329 (f) A Program of