Tackle your community’s biggest challenges with rising leaders in your region.
As a part of these action-packed, fast-growing centers of community and events, you will experience an exciting array of both in-person and digital programming each month. You’ll expand your network through connections with hundreds of like-minded peers and leaders, and you’ll gain access to opportunities that will deepen your impact in your local community.
These regionally-based Hubs are led by talented and experienced directors that actively work to grow their communities, make purposeful connections, and empower people to become leaders and drive change.
Led by Aaron Castillo-White
Aaron Castillo-White is a Los Angeles-based consultant and Founding Executive Director of Kultur Mercado, an organization working to advance liberty and democracy through its diversity. He has worked in policy, fundraising, and programming across the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. Aaron holds bachelor’s degrees in Politics and Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz where he founded Slugs for Liberty, and a Master’s in Environmental Policy from Tel Aviv University. In his free time, he can be found translating from Yiddish or Spanish, making art with his wife or, out with friends at a park or trail.
Why join the AF-California Hub?
“All Californians hope to lay roots at home. We want to work hard, support ourselves and our families, and enjoy all the diverse communities across our beautiful state. AF-California is connecting liberty-minded young professionals across the state so we can grow and support a community of empowered, dedicated Californians to turn that hope into a reality – a place where we can freely live, work, create and thrive.”
D.C. Metropolitan Area
The AF-DC Hub Director position is currently open! If interested, fill out your application here!
Why join the AF-DC Hub?
“The DC Hub is a community for young professionals of all backgrounds, ideologies, and passions to join together to learn more about ways to make the world a freer and happier place all while growing alongside each other in the skills they need to excel in their careers.”
The DC Hub is AF’s home base, and in addition to regular monthly programming it also hosts AF’s flagship events including the Annual Gala and Buckley Awards and Laissez Fair.
New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut,
Maine, New Hampshire, Delaware, and Vermont
Led by Larry Gillheeney
Larry is a lifelong resident of Cranston, Rhode Island and helped launch the Rhode Island chapter of AF in 2018. In his full-time capacity, he is the advocacy manager for the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity. He holds an advanced degree in International Relations from Salve Regina University, where he focused extensively on economic development and individual rights. Larry also writes for the Ocean State Current, is Grand Knight of KoC council #4331, and sits on the board of St. Pius Young Adults. In his ample spare time, he enjoys swimming, hiking, and Clint Eastwood movies. Email Larry
Why join the AF-Northeast Hub?
“We are a new generation of leaders, inspired by the big ideas of liberty, restoring the northeast to its former glory. There are too many places here that have been failed by big government intervention, both before and during the COVID crisis. We’re empowering these leaders to dream of a freer and happier future.”
The Northeast Hub features unique and exciting events such as attending an annual polo match, exclusive dinners, trivia nights, and more!
North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee,
Mississippi, and Louisiana
Led by Nico Zviovich
Nico Zviovich is an Atlanta-based interdisciplinary communicator whose passions for persuasion and advocacy have led him to work at Iron Light, an agency empowering organizations that will change the world. He has worked with clients throughout the United States, Latin America and the Middle East. Nico also leads America’s Future’s Southeast Hub, which is advocating for human flourishing, free minds, and free markets throughout the Southeast. In addition to his undergraduate studies in international affairs at the George Washington University, Nico has built on his policy knowledge through his studies at the Peking University in Beijing. Email Nico
Why join the AF-Southeast Hub?
“We’re a community of young people dedicated to promoting the transformative power of freedom and entrepreneurship to uplift communities and individuals alike. From fun networking events to Q&A’s with established experts, to dedicated days of giving back to our communities, the Southeast Hub has something for everyone. We look forward to meeting you! ”