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.

Our Values in Action

These are the values that drive our work and the local organizing that puts these values into action.

The Alliance Network

The Alliance for Youth Action is a nationwide network of youth-led organizations. 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.

Hot Updates

  • Future of Youth Organizing: A Live Conversation with Dakota Hall and Paola Ramos
    Join our new Executive Director, Dakota Hall, for an exciting conversation about the future of youth organizing with journalist and Alliance for Youth Action board member, Paola Ramos. This is a conversation you do not want to miss!
  • Into The Light: Addressing Indigenous Issues Today
    It is that time of year again where the old false narrative of Pilgrims and Indigenous peoples coming together in harmony deeply roots itself into the American psyche – Thanksgiving. We can not, and must not, continue rewriting history.
  • Announcing our new Executive Director, Dakota Hall 🎉
    We are beyond excited to welcome Dakota to the Alliance as we usher in a new era of leadership. Dakota will be the third executive director in the network’s eight year history and the first Black and Indigenous leader of the organization.

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Join us for A special Instagram Live Conversation with Dakota Hall and Paola Ramos on Wednesday 12/8 at 12pm ET

Future of Youth Organizing: A Live Conversation with Dakota Hall and Paola Ramos

Join our new Executive Director, Dakota Hall, for an exciting conversation about the future of youth organizing with journalist and Alliance for Youth Action board member, Paola Ramos. This is a conversation you do not want to miss!

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Tohono Indian Women led the Tucson 2019 Women’s March with a show of strength, resilience and power. This woman’s sign said: My Mom, Sisters, Aunties and Grandmas are sacred. Her son was by her side. International Women’s Day

Into The Light: Addressing Indigenous Issues Today

It is that time of year again where the old false narrative of Pilgrims and Indigenous peoples coming together in harmony deeply roots itself into the American psyche – Thanksgiving. We can not, and must not, continue rewriting history.

Read More ►
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Announcing our new Executive Director, Dakota Hall 🎉

We are beyond excited to welcome Dakota to the Alliance as we usher in a new era of leadership. Dakota will be the third executive director in the network’s eight year history and the first Black and Indigenous leader of the organization.

Read More ►

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Help Us Welcome Our New Executive Director, Dakota Hall 🎉