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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.

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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
Engage Miami
Forward Montana
MOVE Texas
Next Up
New Era Colorado
Ohio Student Association
Washington Bus
Leaders Igniting Transformation
Minnesota Youth Collective
Georgia Shift

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Hot Updates

The team just keeps getting bigger

The Alliance network has been winning some major victories and scaling work to new heights. In order to match the brilliance and growth in our network, we need a national team and board that are just as awesome. We are thrilled to introduce to you all the newest members of the Alliance national staff and

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Sign our petition: CONGRESS MUST PROTECT AND EXPAND YOUTH VOTER ACCESS

At the Alliance, we are fierce advocates for protecting the right to vote, expanding access to the ballot box, and ensuring that all voices are heard in our democracy. That’s why we partnered with the Daily Kos to launch this petition calling on Congress to protect and expand youth voter access. Sign the petition today! Sign Our Petition: Congress Must Protect and Expand

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Bold Policy Change Is How We Win

Young people represent the largest, most diverse, and progressive generations this nation has ever seen. Now we represent the largest voting bloc in the country. According to our poll conducted in partnership with TargetSmart and Civiqs, young voters are energized and ready to flex their power in 2020. According to our poll, likely Democratic primary

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Poll Finds Young Voters Prioritize Bold Policy Change Over Defeating Donald Trump in 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 26, 2019 CONTACT:  carmel@allianceforyouthaction.org   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democratic primary voters aged 18-34 in all 50 states and the District of Columbia are highly engaged in the political process and enthusiastic about the Democratic presidential primaries, according to a recent poll from TargetSmart/Civiqs in partnership with the Alliance for Youth Action,

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Legislative Round-Up Part 2: Powerhouses of Progressive Policy

We’re back with more legislative victories from the field and the work just keeps on getting better. Alliance organizations mobilized young people and elected officials alike to pass progressive and innovative policies, block harmful legislation, and include more voices in our democracy. Here’s how they did it:   Chicago Votes: Expanding Our Democracy Chicago Votes

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Legislative Round-Up Part 1: Makin’ and Shapin’ Policy

As legislative sessions begin to wrap up in many states, our affiliates have a lot to celebrate. From passing innovative legislation to demystifying the legislative process, Alliance organizations have done what they do best, center young people’s voices so that our laws better reflect our values. Check out the latest and greatest from our crews:

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