Jacque Grimsley, Dawn Boudwin, Kiersten Iwai

Exciting News from the Alliance!

2020 is going to be a massive year for our organization and national network. We will be working non-stop to ensure Alliance organizations have everything they need to mobilize and turnout the largest voting bloc in the country. This is why we are excited to announce two brand new leadership roles at the Alliance, Deputy […]

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2019 Election Recap blog

2019 Election Recap 🗳

Did you see the Alliance mentioned in this New York Times opinion piece earlier this month? Young people are the key to the White House in 2020 and the Alliance network organizes daily to ensure young people turn out. We know there is no such thing as an “off-year” and that every election counts – […]

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One Year Out quote from Sarah Audelo

One Year Out

It’s Election Day! And we are one year out from one of the most important elections of our lifetimes. More eyes than ever will be on the 2020 race and while some may say that young people won’t turn out, we see every day how young people are leading change at the ballot box and […]

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Young organizers registering young people to vote for National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day Recap

(Voter registration number has been updated) This week, we celebrated one of our largest National Voter Registration Days (NVRD) ever! Organizations from the Alliance network registered 5,897 people to vote! In addition to registering the hell out of young people, our network also reached 1.2 million people online. But the real magic happens in the […]

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New Era Colorado organizers registering young people to vote

Summer is for organizing

In the Alliance network, organizing work is seen as not only a pathway to change, but a leadership development opportunity for hundreds of young leaders each year. That is why Alliance orgs do not take a break in the summer. Instead, they run summer programming to continue building youth political power year-round. Here are snapshots […]

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Headshots of Billy Koontz, Mariella Villacorta, and Kenny Myers

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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Organizers with MOVE Texas holding up I Voted stickers

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

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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Next Up staff smiling in front of Oregon State Capitol

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 has […]

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New Era Colorado

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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