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 San Antonio
New Era Colorado
Ohio Student Association
Washington Bus
Leaders Igniting Transformation
Minnesota Youth Collective
Georgia Shift

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Hot Updates

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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Building for 2020 starts NOW.

You saw the numbers. Young people made history on Election Day. From voter registration numbers that looked more like a presidential year than a midterm to record breaking turnout not seen in over 25 years, young people turned up and turned out this year. Our network is committed to building young people’s political power, and voting is just one

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Election Day Victories from the Alliance Network

Wow! This has been an incredible election cycle. Young people led record breaking change across the country. In fact, according to exit poll analysis just released by CIRCLE, there was a ten point increase in youth turnout from 2014 to 2018. 31% of young people voted this election! And the organizations in our network –

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We’re celebrating our network before Election Day! Join us!

Dear friends, We can’t believe it’s finally here! As we enter the final hours before E-Day, we want to make sure y’all go into November 6th excited by the work young people have led across the country this year. Check out some of the organizers leading the work and share this video with your friends!

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