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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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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MOVE Texas organizers holding voter guides

Wednesday Wisdom: Elections Happen Year-Round

Elections happen every year and year round. No one knows this better than our network as they hustle to educate and turn out young voters for Spring elections. Here’s the latest from the Alliance: With early voting in full swing, MOVE Texas is hustling nonstop to turn out young Texans for the May 4th municipal […]

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The results are in: 2018 was a HUGE year for the Alliance network

2018 was one of our Biggest. Years. Yet. We expanded our network to nearly 20 states, championed progressive policies to increase access to the ballot and make college more affordable, dominated the midterm elections crushing youth turnout records, sent over $2 million directly to local field organizing, and so much more. But don’t take our […]

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Democracy. Done. Right.

New year, same mission – building a democracy that works for all of us. In 2019, Alliance organizations are running aggressive campaigns to expand access to the ballot for all citizens. We are beyond excited to support these important campaigns and the inspiring young organizers leading them. Here are highlights of what the Alliance network […]

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