The Millennial Action Project (MAP) is the largest nonpartisan organization of millennial policymakers in the United States
We develop the next generation to overcome partisanship on future-focused challenges and democracy reforms.
Join fellow young professionals in the DC area on May 16th for a fun spring happy hour. Get those business cards ready, grab a drink, and mingle with other like-minded professionals committed to bridging the partisan divide.
On May 9th, the Millennial Action Project hosted an evening of conversation and action with bipartisan members of the Wisconsin legislature to discuss water quality in Wisconsin.
On May 1, 2019, the Millennial Action Project, in partnership with the Association of Young Americans and the Young Texans Legislative Caucus (YTLC), hosted the 2019 Texas Capitol Day at the statehouse. This event brought together members of the YTLC and millennial-aged stakeholders from the greater Austin area to develop and deepen the conversation around youth advocacy and civic engagement.
On Friday, April 26, MAP COO Layla Zaidane joined Women in Government Relations for a conversation around Millennials, democracy reform, and the future of ranked choice voting.
On March 6th, the UW-Madison chapter of Millennial Action Project hosted their first Red and Blue Dialogue on the topic of “Financing Higher Education.” The group brought over 60 students together from across the political spectrum to discuss higher education and college funding in Wisconsin.
On Wednesday, February 27th, MAP partnered with the Consumer Technology Association, Uber, and Yelp to host the Congressional Future Caucus Kickoff at the CTA Innovation House on the Hill. The event marked the inauguration of MAP’s Future Caucus in the 116th Congress as well as the launch of the Millennial Action Staff Association.
LISTEN: On May 2, Steven Olikara, President of Millennial Action Project, joined Professor Jeremi Suri for Episode 37 of his podcast series “This is Democracy”
New Profit, a venture philanthropy organization that funds social entrepreneurs, recognized this issue. Through a new grant program specifically for organizations addressing democracy issues called Civic Lab, New Profit selected seven nonprofits trying to build trust across communities and reengage people in democratic processes.
Steven Olikara, who heads the Millennial Action Project, tells me, “As we anticipated, we saw the highest-ever Millennial turnout for a midterm election in 2018. Millennial Action Project’s polling found that our generation was not voting reflexively as partisans, but rather voting on issues."
LISTEN: Michael Steele talks with guest Steven Olikara about the rising power of millennials in American politics, discusses the Mueller Report, and the 2020 election.
Before spending money and lending support to candidates during this year’s elections for state Senate and House of Delegates, Unite America wants to recognize models of bipartisanship in the General Assembly.
Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and former U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo were named among the most bipartisan lawmakers in the 115th Congress. From 2017-2018, Sen. Sinema and Curbelo served as the co-chairs of the Millennial Action Project’s (MAP) Congressional Future Caucus (CFC), the first-ever bipartisan caucus for young members of Congress. Curbelo now serves on MAP’s bipartisan advisory board.