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.
Young legislators in Maine are not only focused on solving issues that impact young people and future generations, like student debt and job creation, they’re also encouraging fellow millennials to become more active in government.
On Friday, March 23, MAP hosted a Night of United Comedy at the Chicago Laugh Factory. The evening brought together members of both the community and MAP’s network from across the political spectrum for an evening of jokes to benefit MAP’s mission of bridging the divide.
On March 20th, the Millennial Action Project and the Zeidler Center hosted an evening of conversation and action with bipartisan members of the Wisconsin legislature, to "bridge the divide" to discuss the issues most important to young people in Wisconsin and across the country.
On Wednesday, March 14, Representatives Abdullah Hammoud (D-15) and Jim Lilly (R-89) announced the creation of the MI Future Caucus, which aims to solve these problems by focusing on people over party. The two co-chairs were joined by nearly twenty young elected officials at the Michigan State House to launch the initiative.
On March 7, MAP President Steven Olikara joined fellow Wisconsinite and Future Caucus Vice Chair Rep. Mike Gallagher to speak with students from the University of Wisconsin about what issues are impacting them most—and the power they hold to implement change.
On March 1, MAP co-hosted a panel, “Millennial Voters in 2018 & Beyond,” with Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life to discuss the most impactful ways to reach young people. Despite being the largest generation eligible to vote, Millennials voter turnout rates remain low as disengagement from civic life continues to increase.
It's time to put people over party. That's the idea driving young legislators across the country to group together in a bipartisan way, forming caucuses as a part of the Millennial Action Project's State Future Caucus Network for lawmakers under age 40 who want to govern in a different way.
Two state lawmakers have launched the Arizona Future Caucus, which is a part of the national Millennial Action Project. The group will be made up of legislators age 40 and under, including Arizona’s co-chairs Rep. T.J. Shope, a Republican from Coolidge, and Rep. Mark Cardenas, a Phoenix Democrat.
(Phoenix, AZ) Today, Representative Mark Cardenas (D-19) and House Speaker Pro Tempore T.J. Shope (R-8) announced the creation of the bipartisan Arizona Future Caucus, a brand-new caucus comprised of state legislators under age 40. With the launch, Arizona becomes the 25th state to join Millennial Action Project’s national State Future Caucus Network.
Don't expect them to talk about their dislike of breakfast cereal — or love of overpriced avocado toast. They would, however, like to talk about how best to regulate Uber, tax digital currencies and restore civility in American politics.
As two young legislators from opposite parties and different parts of the country, we may not have much in common at first glance.But we both care deeply about government transparency and accountability, and are strong advocates for women’s leadership. That’s why we’re founding members of a new, bipartisan initiative called the Democracy Reform Task Force.
Only a fraction of Maine's 186 legislators are under the age of 40, but they are hoping to encourage more young people to join them.That is one of the goals of the new Maine Future Caucus, which debuted at the Maine State House Wednesday morning.