How Local Organizations are Building a Debt-Free Future

While we are trying to solve the $1.7 trillion student debt crisis at the federal level, it is critical that action be taken at the local level to protect students. That’s why youth-led organizations in the Alliance for Youth Action Network are fighting to protect student borrowers and ensure higher education at every level is accessible and affordable for all.

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My Transition from the Alliance

After four incredible years at the Alliance for Youth Action, I will transition out of the organization later this year. It has been an incredible honor and privilege to serve as the Alliance’s Executive Director and I’m so proud of what we’ve accomplished.

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Resistance & Resilience: 2020 Political Recap

For almost a decade, the Alliance for Youth Action network has led groundbreaking youth electoral engagement across the country. Our network has been building for this moment and in 2020, we had our biggest year yet. Together, we made over 25 million contacts with young voters in 2020.

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Meet Asian Youth Organizers of the Alliance Network

This month, we are featuring young Asian organizers in the Alliance Network who are building political power in their states during and beyond elections. Get to know them, learn about their stories, and how their identities influence their work.

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Joy, resiliency, innovation: Our 2020 Annual Report 🎉

We always knew that 2020 was going to be a pivotal year for our country, but we had no idea everything we would face from a global pandemic to uprisings against police violence. Young people persevered, innovated, and made their voices heard in one of the most important elections of our lifetime. Youth-led organizations in the Alliance Network brilliantly rose up to meet the moment and build alongside the most diverse and progressive generations our country has ever seen.

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100 Days in Office ✅ Did Biden Deliver?

This week marks President Biden’s 100th day in office. Join us on Twitter tonight as we live tweet President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress where he will share his vision for addressing the challenges and opportunities of this historic moment.

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We Are Building a Democracy Done Right

The fight for voting rights is making headlines all across the country. But this isn’t a new fight for us. The local youth-led organizations in our network have led and won voting rights fights in their states for years providing a roadmap for the nation. We amplify their local victories – pre-registration to automatic voter registration – to create a nationwide movement building a democracy that works for all of us.

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What’s New with the Alliance

We build young people’s political power by organizing year-round. After Alliance network organizations turned out young voters in record-breaking numbers last November, they got right back to work. Here are just a few ways the Alliance Network has been organizing their communities in 2021.

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Growth at the Alliance

The Alliance for Youth Action staff is growing in more ways than one. Join us in welcoming the newest members to the Alliance team and congratulation current staff on some exciting promotions!

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