The Millennial Action Project (MAP) is the largest nonpartisan organization of millennial policymakers in the U.S.
We develop the next generation to overcome partisanship on future-focused challenges and democracy reforms.
On November 13th, in partnership with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR, and the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion MAP hosted ‘You Voted- Now What?' a free, community event featuring a panel conversation and community discussion circles.
On November 1, Nebraska State Senators Adam Morfeld (D-District 46) and Brett Lindstrom (R-District 18), and MAP President Steven Olikara for a special reception in Omaha.
Participants of the India Young Political Leaders Exchange were welcomed at MAP’s office in Washington, DC on October 23, 2018. Layla Zaidane, MAP’s COO, hosted this group of young political leaders for a conversation about policy, politics, and Millennials.
MAP’s President Steven Olikara traveled to LA on October 20th and 21st for Politicon 2018, a weekend of political panels, debates, town Halls, art, podcasts, comedy, Q&A’s, book signings, and more!
At Women In Government’s 24th Annual State Directors Conference and Ninth Annual Healthcare Summit, Cherisse Eatmon, Director of MAP’s State Caucus Network, moderated a session on “Women, Politics, and the 2018 Election Cycle.”
On October 2nd, 2018, Millennial Action Project celebrated five years of transcending political partisanship at an anniversary event hosted in Washington, DC. The evening reception highlighted MAP’s work launching Future Caucuses in Congress and twenty-seven state legislatures, and awarded two young young elected officials the inaugural MAP Rising Star award for achievements in bipartisanship.
The enthusiasm for the midterms seems to have bled into every age group — and millennials are no exception. But beyond volunteering and donating, a large number millennials are running for office at federal and state levels. Run For Something, a progressive group that recruits younger candidates for office, told Axios that there are 600-700 millennials running on Democratic tickets in nearly every state (46, to be exact).
Millennials – more than any other generation – prioritize solutions over partisan ideology, according to findings from Millennial Action Project
Avery Bourne, Danica Roem and Jewell Jones are all part of a rare cohort — millennial lawmakers, making up just 6% of state legislatures across the country. But there may be a lot more of them starting next Tuesday.
Millennials are poised to overtake baby boomers as the largest generation in the electorate within the next year. Generation X, millennials and Generation Z have the potential to be a force to reckon with — but only if they're able to overcome the foremost obstacle barring them from political relevance: apathy.
Around 700 state legislature candidates running in the 2018 midterm elections, the majority of them Democrats, are millennials. If most of these candidates were to win their respective contests among the 6,000 state legislative races across 46 states, the average age of legislatures were be lowered to 56.
As another election approaches, reports of the elusive millennial voter and what effect they could have on the 2018 midterms have started to crop up again. Could this be the election that voters born between 1981 and 1998 turn out in record numbers, surpassing the number of baby boomers at the polls?