The ever-popular topic of Millennials in politics has made its way to Aspen, Colorado for the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival.
MAP’s President Steven Olikara sat on the “Civic Engagement, For Good” panel moderated by filmmaker Perri Peltz and alongside Jennifer Anastasoff, Fuse Corps, Thomas J. Wilson, AllState, and Jennifer Pahlka, Code for America. The panelists offered their insight on what’s wrong with government and how civic engagement, especially with Millennials, will impact the future of politics.
Olikara makes the case for scaling social entrepreneurship from the private to the public sector using Future Caucus members’ recent bill on social impact bonds as an example.
Listen to his response when Peltz asks if he thinks there is a “brain drain” from Washington:
Watch a longer clip of the panel below: