On October 17th, MAP President and Founder Steven Olikara joined Steve Case (AOL Co-Founder & Chairman and CEO of Revolution) and J.D. Vance (Hillbilly Elegy Author & Revolution Ventures) in Green Bay, WI for the Rise of the Rest Tour.
On Thursday, October 12th, Representatives Julie Emerson (R-39) Ted James (D-101) announced the creation of the Louisiana Future Caucus. The two co-chairs were joined by over 13 other elected officials and MAP staff to launch the initiative, which will provide a platform for lawmakers to share ideas and coalesce around issues that affect young Louisianans.
On October 3rd, Salesforce hosted a briefing with members of the Indiana Future Caucus. The conversation began with Salesforce’s Executive Roundtable, followed by a panel discussion, and Q&A with Salesforce employees.
MAP and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group hosted an off-the-record conversation on Capitol Hill with the Congressional Future Caucus.
On September 23rd, North Carolina Future Caucus Co-Chairs, Representative Chaz Beasley and Senator Jay Chaudhuri, hosted a half-day summit with more than 60 attendees. The Indian-American Gen Z Summit for Political Engagement, organized by Senator Chaudhuri, connected young North Carolina Indian-Americans with elected officials on the state and local levels.
On September 23, Georgia Future Caucus member Representative Park Cannon spoke to students enrolled in American University’s Women & Politics Institute.
On September 21, MAP hosted the Young Leaders Council for a reception and briefing on the “State of MAP.”
Representatives Adam Neylon (R-98) and Amanda Stuck (D- 57) convened in Madison to announce the creation of the Wisconsin Future Caucus, comprised of Wisconsin legislators 40 and under.
On Wednesday September 20th, Charlotte Talks Radio hosted North Carolina Representatives Chaz Beasley (D) and Kyle Hall (R), Pew Senior Researcher Alec Tyson, and Millennial Action Project Chief Operating Officer Layla Zaidane for a conversation on millennials and their impact on government and politics.
Millennial Action Project is thrilled to be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15-October 15. We sat down with a few member of our Congressional Future Caucus to ask them about what it means to them to be a Latino/a in Congress.
MAP, in partnership with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, Lyndon B. Johnson Washington Center, and the Archer Center hosted Jeremi Suri, Professor of Public Affairs and History at the University of Texas, for an open discussion about the state of the modern presidency and the implications of the presidency for the millennial generation.
MAP partnered with Tufts University and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to host the first annual Future Summit. A bipartisan group of forty state legislators, hailing from more than two dozen states, convened with leading policy experts in Boston, MA for a day of connection, innovation, and collaboration on “next generation policies” affecting young people across the country.
MAP hosted Congressional Future Caucus vice chairs Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) at the Economic Innovation Group to discuss opportunities for bipartisan consensus and their own journeys in public service.
MAP State Future Caucus Director Cherisse Eatmon shared her advice for navigating the job market as part of a panel hosted by the Fund for American Studies.
Members of the California Millennial Caucus joined students at Sacramento State for their first millennial town hall, discussing housing policy, technology, education, and more.
IN Co-Chair Dan Forestal joined the Indy Chamber for a "Pancakes & Politics" conversation on millennials, civic engagement, and breaking down intergenerational boundaries.
Sen. Barefoot, Rep. Beasley, Sen. Chaudhuri, and Rep. Hall convened in Raleigh to announce the creation of the North Carolina Future Caucus, comprised of General Assembly members 45 and under.
On May 23, MAP announced the new Co-Chairs of the Congressional Future Caucus, Representatives Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ, 9th District) and Carlos Curbelo (R-FL, 26th District). Additionally, MAP announced new Vice Co-Chairs, Representatives Mike Gallagher (R-WI, 8th District) and Stephanie Murphy (D-FL, 7th District).
Representatives Christopher England (D-70) and Kyle South (R-16) announced the creation of the bipartisan Alabama State Future Caucus, a brand-new caucus comprised of state legislators under age 40. The caucus will focus on issues that these millennials care about, including student debt and clean energy.
Led by State Senators Anitere Flores (R) and Lauren Book (D) alongside State Representatives Sean Shaw (D) and Holly Raschein (R), the bicameral and bipartisan Florida Future Caucus joins the national effort to encourage young legislators to collaborate across the aisle and focus on issues relevant to millennials.
On Wednesday, March 29th, over a dozen young state legislators and MAP convened to launch the Indiana Future Caucus. Representatives Dan Forestal (D-100) and David Ober (R-82) announced the creation of the bipartisan caucus comprised of state legislators under age 40. This new caucus will be a voice for millennial Hoosiers, who make up more than a quarter of state’s total population.
A bipartisan cohort of Georgia’s youngest legislators recently announced the creation of the Georgia Future Caucus. The Caucus, co-chaired by Representative Michael Caldwell (R -Woodstock) and Representative Dar’shun Kendrick (D - Lithonia), aims to pass future-focused legislation on the issues affecting young Georgians - and do so across party lines.
MAP COO Layla Zaidane met with a delegation of young professionals from North Africa and the Middle East as a part of the International Visitor Leadership Program, sharing insight into the American political process and youth engagement.
On Tuesday, March 7th, Representatives Jeramey Anderson (D) and Toby Barker (R) announced the creation of the Mississippi Future Caucus, a bipartisan group of state legislators under age 40. In doing so, they join the Millennial Action Project’s national movement of young elected officials breaking through partisan gridlock to reestablish political cooperation and create meaningful progress through government institutions.
MAP President Steven Olikara joined former Senator Capri Cafaro (D) and Senator Frank LaRose (R) at the United States Institute of Peace for a panel on Overcoming the Partisan Divide at the annual Nexus USA Conference.
On Monday, February 27th, young policymakers gathered in Austin, Texas to discuss governing in the 21st century.
The California Millennial Caucus hosts a press conference to announce new leadership, as well as new initiatives for 2017. The Caucus will be led by Assemblyman Kevin Kiley, and Assemblyman Ian Calderon.
MAP COO Layla Zaidane recently headlined the 2017 Women’s Legislative Briefing, which engaged organizers, policymakers, and youth leaders on women’s issues. Layla spoke on the “The Nuts & Bolts of Creating Change in Your Community” panel, noting that “if you want to make a difference in your community, identify your issues, build coalitions, be consistent, be loud & be kind.”