California Millennial Caucus Co-Chairs
On February 15, the Millennial Action Project convened a group of millennial California elected officials and over 100 student attendees to kickoff the California YMCA Youth and Government 70th Model Legislature and Court program.
Members of the California Millennial Caucus joined students at Sacramento State for their first millennial town hall, discussing housing policy, technology, education, and more.
The California Millennial Caucus hosts a press conference to announce new leadership, as well as new initiatives for 2017. The Caucus will be led by Assemblyman Kevin Kiley, and Assemblyman Ian Calderon.
The discussion focused on current issues facing millennials and strategies to bridge the gap between the legislature and young adults.
Millennial Caucus News
But it's not like millennials aren't politically motivated. This is a generation that is civically engaged, demands our country reckon with the ugly parts of its past, and uses hashtags to draw attention to causes and enact actual change. We just don't vote for some reason. Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that 58% of millennials in one poll said they don't believe elected officials share their priorities, and 62% believe elected officials are motivated by selfish reasons. Our not voting only exacerbates that feeling, by allowing politicians who don't share our values to take office.
California Future Caucus Co-Chairs, Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) and Evan Low (D-San Jose) co-authored the bill, which has now cleared the Senate.
California ridesharing legislation proposed by Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang, Co-Chair of the California Future Caucus, becomes law.
Members of the bicameral and bipartisan caucus announce their commitment to engaging Millennials in solutions-focused policymaking.
The caucus will be comprised of young state-elected officials and seeks to model post-partisan leadership.
Assemblyman Kevin Kiley and Senator Eric Lesser debunk one of the many faulty assumptions about the 2016 election: young Americans stayed in their dorm rooms rather than heading outside to vote.
Nearly 20 percent of the current California Legislature is under the age of 40, making this an ideal time to employ their expertise via the California Future Caucus.
Two Republican state legislators representing Orange County districts are becoming involved with initiatives to bridge the increasing acrimonious partisan divide.
The leaders say they often worry less about politics and more about getting results.
"Future Caucus" aims to reach Millennials
A group of state lawmakers is aiming to knock down party barriers with help from the future.The group aims to help Millennials shape the state.