Our Mission

Our mission is to improve education in public schools through debate and public speaking instruction, encouraging students to think critically and advocate for themselves.


Fall 2018 Resolution

Resolved: In the United States, students should be guaranteed two years of free tuition to a community or technical college.



Want to take a peek at what we teach, find a worksheet, or learn more outside of the lessons?

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Executive Board

Want to know who's behind the scenes of YFD? Meet the members of our Executive Board for 2018!

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Use the calendar to stay informed about all the major events of the Fall 2018 semester program and beyond.

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View photos from past tournaments for up-close-and-personal insight into exactly what we do.

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