Ashley is the Spokeswoman for Young America’s Foundation and is responsible for managing communications and media outreach through press releases, social media, interviews, and op-eds. She is also responsible for writing and updating pieces for the New Guard, the Foundation’s blog.
Ashley is a graduate of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire where she served as the student body president and was involved in her campus conservative club. Ashley graduated magna cum lade from Saint Anselm in 2011 with a degree in Politics and a minor in Communication.
Ashley brings to YAF both public policy and legislative knowledge as well as networking and communications experience. Prior to working for YAF, Ashley served as Executive Director for Cornerstone Policy Research & Cornerstone Action, a prominent conservative group in New Hampshire. Before her work at Cornerstone, Ashley served as Project Director & Press Assistant to Congressman Frank Guinta and worked as the Volunteer Coordinator for his congressional campaign in 2010.
Ashley now resides in Arlington, Virginia but is proud to call New Hampshire home. She describes herself as a public policy junkie and loves cowboy boots and country music. Ashley’s background in media and government, as well as her enthusiastic commitment to conservative values, make her an effective advocate for YAF.
Today marks 47 years since the death of Marxist revolutionary Che Guevaraan international terrorist responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent people.
The liberal bias on college campuses continues.
This week we have seen feminism in all its liberal glory. Lena Dunham gave us her take on why young women should be civically engaged, Jessa Duggar was attacked for her prolife views, and the women of The View attacked Sarah Palinagain!
Today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the United Nations about their struggle with Hamas.
Yesterday, hundreds of high school students in the Denver area stormed out of their classrooms in protest to a proposed curriculum change from the schoolboard that would teach history in way that promotes citizenship and patriotism.
This past weekend hundreds of thousands of environmental activists took to the streets of New York City to demand action when it comes to climate change.
Today we heard the sad news that the savage terrorist group ISIS reportedly beheaded American journalist, Steven Sotloff.
The political correctness movement has spun out of control at schools nationwide. The latest victim is a students ability to say, Bless you in the classroom without fear of a grade deduction. The polite saying is now under assault by the PC police looking to restrict students rights.
In the weeks after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri there has been a slew of discussions over the events that happened.
In the wake of the gruesome beheading of American journalist, James Wright Foley, it is important to remember that the growing threat of radical Islam is very real.
In a world where students are no longer allowed to speak freely on campus and are limited to designated “free speech zones,” students still aren’t safe to express their opinions.
?Today marks the 33rd anniversary of the signing of the Economic Recovery Tax Act by President Reagan at his beloved Rancho del Cielo.
Today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of religious liberty and fundamental first amendment rights.
Obama is not a king—he is the President of the free world—meaning that there are constitutional checks on his power.
Twenty-seven years ago, President Reagan delivered one of the most definitive lines of his Presidency: “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”
?Today marks the 10th anniversary of President Reagan’s passing and given his passion in fighting for a strong national defense—his leadership is missed now more than ever.
All along Young America’s Foundation has said that college campuses nationwide seem to be less and less objective—well now even Michael Bloomberg agrees. At a commencement ceremony at Harvard yesterday, Bloomberg stated that colleges are supposed to be a place where students learn how to think, not where they are told what to think.
Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government is now requiring all first year students to undergo a course titled “checking your privilege” as part of their orientation.
Surprise, surprise, the labor force participation rate in April for young adults between the ages of 25-29 hit a record low. Liberals continue to tout that young people are doing just fine under the Obama economy, but alas the data shows otherwise.
After spending time at the NRA convention in Indianapolis this weekend, I took to social media to post photos of myself holding various rifles. As a result it sparked some conversation from liberals about how gun violence is plaguing our nation and that organizations like the NRA are pure evil.