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.”
Following the press conference announcing the group's launch, Next Generation Nebraska joined MAP to convene millennial constituents to hear their policy priorities for the new legislative session.
MAP joined State Senators Adam Morfeld & Brett Lindstrom for the launch of Next Generation Nebraska at the Nebraska State Capitol.
During the 2016 Capitol Forum presented by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), MAP hosted a dessert reception at Bar Civitas in partnership with NCSL's Young and New Professionals (YNP). The event provided a space for young legislators and staff to connect, share ideas, and develop lasting connections among the community of legislators under 40.
The Congressional Future Caucus, joining forces with the Diversifying Technology Caucus, convened a congressional briefing to discuss the challenges facing transitioning service members and veterans in accessing careers in the technology sector. Hosted by MAP, the briefing explored actions government and the private sector can take to advance opportunities for veterans.
Steven Olikara, President and Co-Founder of the Millennial Action Project (MAP), recently addressed participants during The Shift Network's Day of Healing and Reconciliation.The event, held in Washington DC and broadcast live around the country, brought together a diverse group faith leaders, elected officials, and thought-leaders for a conversation centered on rebuilding bridges in our communities across the nation following a divisive election season.
Millennial Action Project President Steven Olikara recently joined a conversation hosted by New America and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund for an in-depth look at how millennials will shift the political landscape and chart a more sustainable course for American politics post-November.
EY and the Economic Innovation Group cohosted a bipartisan discussion with Future Caucus members Reps. Moulton (D-MA), Gallego (D-AZ), and Yoder (R-KS) on millennials and the economy. Co-hosted by MAP, the conversation showcased results from a new national survey of millennials.
MAP recently joined James Madison's Montpelier at the National Archives to celebrate Constitution Day at the 10th Annual State of the Constitution event.
MAP joined the PA Future Caucus as they unveiled a bill to address rising tuition rates in public universities across the state.
The discussion focused on current issues facing millennials and strategies to bridge the gap between the legislature and young adults.
MAP President & Co-Founder Steven Olikara recently visited an after-hours takeover of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History to deliver TED-style talk on MAP, the founding fathers, and the election season.
On June 7, MAP President and Co-Founder Steven Olikara interviewed Rep. Chris Gibson (R-NY) at the National Climate Leadership Summit, co-hosted by the National Campus Leadership Council and Defend Our Future.
On May 18, 2016, MAP President Steven Olikara sat down to moderate a discussion between Senators Chris Murphy (D) and Bill Cassidy (R) at the 2016 Remarkable Journeys Gala, hosted by Green Door. The discussion focused on how policymakers can address citizens' mental health needs through innovative, bipartisan policymaking.
On March 19 MAP President Steven Olikara attended the Citizen University National Conference to participate in the New Political Storylines panel.
MAP President Steven Olikara delivered the opening keynote at the Power of Collaboration Global Summit at the United Nations. He spoke about collaborative governance in the 21st century and the role of millennials in shaping the future.
Reps. Tom Demmer (R) and Will Guzzardi (D) announced the kick-off of the Illinois Future Caucus, a bipartisan coalition of political contemporaries.
Reps. Sarah LaTourette (R) and Mike Stinziano (D) announced the kick-off of the Future Caucus, a bipartisan coalition of political contemporaries.
Over 300 policymakers, entrepreneurs and philanthropists concerned with political polarization came together to forge the next generation of innovative, bipartisan solutions.