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 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:

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Hot Updates

Letter to Biden

Leaders of Youth Movements Say Biden Must Earn Their Generation’s Support By Making Progressive Commitments

On Wednesday afternoon, Millennial and Generation Z-led progressive organizations released an open letter to Vice President Joe Biden, expressing concern over his inability to earn the trust of the vast majority of voters under 45 years old and suggesting a number of policies and personnel commitments he could make to bridge the generational divide in the Democratic Party.

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request for proposals

Request for Proposals: Grant Writing

The Alliance for Youth Action (and our sister 501c3 organization the Alliance for Youth Organizing), a youth-driven social justice-loving national non-profit, requests proposals for an experienced grant writer to provide grant writing and reporting services and proposal/application support to the organization as an independent contractor.

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Alliance pick-me-up: Innovative Organizing, New Staff

Like many, the Alliance for Youth Action has had to shift and re-align our work in the wake of the COVID-19 health emergency. But just like the young people that make up our network, we remain nimble, flexible, and innovative to meet the challenges of this uncertain time.

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Alliance for Youth Action Urges Congress to Cancel Student Loan Debt in the Midst of Healthcare Emergency

The Alliance for Youth Action network demands leaders in Washington pass the emergency student loan payment and relief plan proposed by Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Ranking Member Patty Murray, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Development Ranking Member Sherrod Brown, and Senator Elizabeth Warren.

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Alliance for Youth Action Demands Action to Protect Democracy in the Midst of Healthcare Emergency

The Alliance for Youth Action network demands leaders in Washington and our state capitals respond to the threat of COVID-19 by not only combatting its spread, but also addressing its impact on our democracy.

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The Alliance Network in the Primaries

During the primary season, Alliance network organizations did what they do best – mobilize young voters. Whether it be throwing parties at the polls or handing out voter guides, these organizations do the work every single day to make sure our democracy is more accessible to young people.

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