And it begins!

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Today marks the kick off of Turning Point USA’s First Annual High School Activist Conference!  75 students from around the country have landed in Chicago, Illinois to begin a week full of education, organization, and empowerment.  From freshmen to seniors, TPUSA’s student activists are representing 25+ states.

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Our opening session began with an explanation of Turning Point USA, as well as a meet and greet.   Who are we?  What do we stand for?  Why is it important students get involved?  The student activists were introduced to the tenants of TPUSA:

— Fiscal Responsibility

— Free Markets

— Limited Government

The students also got the opportunity to hear why Charlie Kirk began Turning Point USA and why their role at high schools across the U.S. is a vital one.

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Our opening day ended with a fun filled cookout.  The students had the opportunity to get to know each other and talk a little about their passion for politics.  Regardless of age, background, or 2016 presidential pick, these student activists were excited to meet like-minded teens looking to improve our nation’s future.  The upcoming week has many exciting planned events for these young adults, the best is yet to come!