Media Advisory: Millennial Members of Mississippi Legislature To Form Bipartisan Caucus To Tackle Future-Focused Issues

March 2nd, 2017      

Contact: Julia Schechter, (917) 282-2754

MEDIA ADVISORY: MILLENNIAL MEMBERS OF MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE TO FORM BIPARTISAN CAUCUS TO TACKLE FUTURE-FOCUSED ISSUES

(JACKSON, MS) On Tuesday, March 7th, Representatives. Jeramey Anderson (D-110) and Toby Barker (R-102) will announce the creation of the Mississippi Future Caucus, a bipartisan group of state legislators under age 40. 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. The announcement at the Mississippi State House will feature remarks from both Anderson and Barker on their new effort to address issues affecting Millennials across the state.

WHO: Steven Olikara, Co-Founder and President of Millennial Action Project
Representative Jeramey Anderson (D), Co-Chair of the Mississippi Future Caucus     Representative Toby Barker (R), Co-Chair of the Mississippi Future Caucus

WHAT: The official launch of the Mississippi Future Caucus to organize millennial legislators in Mississippi across party lines.

WHERE: Mississippi State House, Second Floor Rotunda

WHEN: Tuesday, March 7th at 12:50 PM

WHY: The Mississippi Future Caucus will become a part of a national network of legislators serving on the front lines of creating a more constructive governing environment for the future of our country. This community of young policymakers also convenes to exchange ideas and best practices, and highlight how millennial leaders can revitalize our democracy.

Media contact: Julia Schechter, (917) 282-2754 or jschechter@skdknick.com

 


The Millennial Action Project (MAP) is a national, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to activating young policymakers to bridge the partisan divide and lead a new era of collaborative governance. In 2013, MAP organized America’s first-ever bipartisan caucus for young members of Congress, the Congressional Future Caucus. Shaping the next generation of leadership, MAP's Future Caucus Network has expanded into fifteen state legislatures and grown into the largest nonpartisan organization of millennial elected officials in the U.S. More info available at: www.millennialaction.org.

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