By beefing up local youth organizing and forcing the needs of our generation to the forefront of the political conversation, we are building progressive youth power for real.
E Pluribus Awesome
The Alliance is the Voltron of youth-led local organizations across America. Each has its own local flavor, and each organization answers to its community’s young people. But all our groups work together to turn out our generation, and turn up the political voice of young Americans. Check out these magic marvels:
You already know how much the Alliance loves automatic voter registration (aka AVR, fyi). Ever since the Oregon Bus Project started working on Automatic Voter Registration (aka AVR, fyi) back in 2009 – and especially since they led a coalition to pass it in 2015 – we’ve been crowing about how huge it is. We
Because we’re ridiculous democracy nerds, we spent last night glued to Twitter watching the returns come in for the UK general election. The tl;dr is that the progressive Labour Party overperformed almost everyone’s expectations, driven in huge part by young people turning up. Early returns showed that young Britons turned out at 72% – up
In April, we brought out literally *hundreds* of young organizers from all ends of the country to Washington D.C. for the first ever Youth Organizing Summit. It. Was. Huge. Together, we debriefed 2016 and made plans for building progressive power in 2017 & 2018. Our friends at Advocates for Youth, CJRC, FCCP, NAKASEC, NextGen Climate,