We are scrappy. We are fierce. We don’t get tired. And We Win.
The Alliance for Youth Action grows progressive people power across America by empowering local young people’s organizations to strengthen our democracy, fix our economy, and correct injustices through on-the-ground organizing.
Poppin' Campaigns

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:

Chicago Votes
Oregon Bus Project
Engage Miami
Forward Montana
MOVE Texas
New Era Colorado
Ohio Student Association
Washington Bus
Leaders Igniting Transformation
Minnesota Youth Collective
Georgia Shift

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The Alliance is powered by the bottomless energy and the dollars and sense of beautiful brainy supporters like you.

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Hot Updates

The results are in: 2018 was a HUGE year for the Alliance network

2018 was one of our Biggest. Years. Yet. We expanded our network to nearly 20 states, championed progressive policies to increase access to the ballot and make college more affordable, dominated the midterm elections crushing youth turnout records, sent over $2 million directly to local field organizing, and so much more. But don’t take our

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Democracy. Done. Right. 🇺🇸

New year, same mission – building a democracy that works for all of us. In 2019, Alliance organizations are running aggressive campaigns to expand access to the ballot for all citizens. We are beyond excited to support these important campaigns and the inspiring young organizers leading them. Here are highlights of what the Alliance network

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New year, new member of the Alliance staff!

Everyone loves big, new announcements in the new year, and boy do we have one for you! We are super excited to announce that Kate Goertzen has joined our team as our new Managing Director! Kate joins us after consulting for the last three years doing everything from designing and executing communications strategies for issue

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2. Million. Out. The. Door.

This has been our biggest year yet at the Alliance. We have more affiliates (eleven!), partners (twelve!), and staff (nine!) than ever before and there is no doubt that our network had a massive impact on the outcome of the 2018 elections. We couldn’t have done this without your support – from funding us directly

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Georgia On Our Minds <3

The Alliance for Youth Action is dedicated to building a large and diverse network of locally powered, youth-led organizations. We are proud to announce that our network just got a little bit bigger. Join us in welcoming the newest affiliate at the Alliance for Youth Action – Georgia Shift! Hailing from the beloved city of

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