Often the word millennials is spat, almost like an insult. Then pair that with party affiliations being hurled out as harsh critiques (those liberals or the conservatives) and you’ve got a generation whom at first glance seems completely disinterested with the political arena.
But a group of millennials in the state Capitol are joining a national movement to bring awareness of the political process to young people.
“We’re here to say millennials in this legislature are not at the kids’ table,” said Steven Olikara, Co-Founder and President of Millennial Action Project. “They’re acting like the adults in the room.”