MAP invites you to "More Than A Vote: Inspiring Youth Civic Engagement." MAP has partnered with the Graduate School of Political Management at The George Washington University to host this two-part panel event in Tallahassee on Thursday, November 7, 2019.
Tuesday, September 24th marked the 7th Annual National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) which encourages citizens to register for the first time or update their voter registration. To celebrate, the Millennial Action Project partnered with members of the State Future Caucus Network (SFCN) as part of a social media campaign and hosted events to engage with potential new voters in their districts. This year, NVRD broke an “off-year” record by registering or updating the voter registration of 400,000 citizens nationwide.
The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network will be hosting Wisconsin Future Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Adam Neylon and Rep. Amanda Stuck on Sept. 18th for YPs Engage: Making Millennial Voices Heard Across Party Lines. This panel discussion will center on how young professionals can lead and affect change in their communities.
On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, MAP’s State Caucus Network Director Cherisse Eatmon attended a bill signing in Salem, Oregon with Oregon’s State Treasurer Tobias Read and two Oregon Future Caucus members, Representative Julie Fahey and Representative Jack Zika. The Educational Savings Credit was signed into law by Governor Kate Brown and allows families to receive an income tax credit up to $300 for contributions to a college savings plan
On Wednesday, August 14, 2019 members of the Iowa Future Caucus led a tour of renewable energy facilities in the Hawkeye State. Legislators sought to learn more about renewable energy and the opportunities it creates for jobs, the economy and the environment.
From August 2-4, MAP hosted its 3rd Annual Future Summit for state legislators in Nashville, TN. The Future Summit brought together a bipartisan group of young lawmakers from across the country for a weekend of connection, innovation, and collaboration on next generation policies affecting young people across the country.
On July 13, 2019, the Millennial Action Project, in partnership with the University of Chicago Institute of Politics and the Iowa Future Caucus, hosted ‘Iowa in Action.’ The half day event brought together undergraduate students with members of the Iowa legislature, journalists, organizers, and other thought leaders to learn more about politics and government in Iowa.
On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, the Wisconsin Future Caucus held a briefing and panel discussion on energy innovation and its role in the state’s economy hosted by WI Future Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Adam Neylon (R) and Amanda Stuck (D).
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.
Millennial legislators Representative Michael Curcio (R-69) and Senator Raumesh Akbari (D-29) announced the creation of the Tennessee Future Caucus on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Their leadership will guide the Tennessee Future Caucus as a way for state legislators under 45 to build bipartisan policy solutions that focuses on people rather than party.
On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, Senator Zach Nunn (R-15),Senator Zach Wahls (D-37), Representative Lindsay James (D-99), and Representative Joe Mitchell (R-84) announced the creation of the Iowa Future Caucus—a caucus dedicated to reaching bipartisan policy solutions addressing issues faced by Millennials and future generations. These four state legislators constitute the leadership of the caucus.
On January 12th, 2019, MAP and the Mississippi Future Caucus hosted students from seven colleges and universities throughout Mississippi to discuss voting on college campuses and civic engagement.
On Wednesday, September 26th, Representative Julie Fahey (D-14), Senator Dallas Heard (R-1), Representative Diego Hernandez (D-47), and Representative David Brock Smith (R-1) announced the creation of the bipartisan Oregon Future Caucus, a brand-new caucus comprised of Oregon state legislators ages 42 and under.
MAP partnered with Pepperdine University, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum, and Creative Artists Agency to host its second annual Future Summit. A bipartisan group of roughly fifty state legislators, hailing from more than two dozen states, convened with leading policy experts in Malibu, CA for a day of connection, innovation, and collaboration on “next generation policies” affecting young people across the country.
MAP and AZ Future Caucus at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Conference
Joined by Arizona Future Caucus Co-Chairs Representative Mark Cardenas and Representative TJ Shope, MAP's State Caucus Network Director, Cherisse Eatmon hosted events at NALEO's 35th Annual Conference.
In conjunction with WisPolitics.com, MAP co-hosted a roundtable conversation on May 29 to discuss the impact of new technology, the gig economy, and workforce development on the future of work with Congressional Future Caucus Vice Chair Rep. Mike Gallagher and Wisconsin Future Caucus Co-Chair state Rep. Amanda Stuck.
On April 27, members of the Alaska legislature announced the formation of the Alaska Future Caucus. Under the leadership of Representative Jason Grenn (I-22), Representative Geran Tarr (D-19), and Senator David Wilson (R-D). The caucus launch of legislators 45 and under, adds Alaska to MAP’s nationwide State Future Caucus Network.
MAP has reached a major milestone in its nearly five-year history. On Wednesday, April 18, MAP announced the launch of its 25th state Future Caucus in Arizona with House Speaker Pro Tempore T.J. Shope (R-8), Representative Mark Cardenas (D-19), and nearly twenty young elected officials at the Arizona State Capitol’s Rose Garden.
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 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 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.
On Wednesday, February 14, Representatives Christopher Peace (R-97) and Sam Rasoul (D-11) announced the creation of the Virginia Future Caucus. The two co-chairs were joined by other young elected officials and MAP staff at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond to launch the initiative.
On Tuesday, February 6, Representatives Stephanie Clayton (R-Overland Park) and Brandon Whipple (D-Wichita) announced the creation of the Kansas Future Caucus. The two co-chairs were joined by other young elected officials and MAP staff at the Topeka State House’s Old Secretary of State’s Room to launch the initiative.
On Thursday, December 14th, Representatives Warwick Sabin (D-33) and James Sturch (R-63) announced the creation of the Arkansas Future Caucus. The two co-chairs were joined by other young elected officials and MAP staff at the Clinton School of Public Service to launch the initiative.
On October 17th, MAP President and Founder Steven Olikara joined Steve Case (AOL Co-Founder & Chairman and CEO of Revolution) and J.D. Vance (Hillbilly Elegy Author & Revolution Ventures) in Green Bay, WI for the Rise of the Rest Tour.
On Thursday, October 12th, Representatives Julie Emerson (R-39) Ted James (D-101) announced the creation of the Louisiana Future Caucus. The two co-chairs were joined by over 13 other elected officials and MAP staff to launch the initiative, which will provide a platform for lawmakers to share ideas and coalesce around issues that affect young Louisianans.
On October 3rd, Salesforce hosted a briefing with members of the Indiana Future Caucus. The conversation began with Salesforce’s Executive Roundtable, followed by a panel discussion, and Q&A with Salesforce employees.
On September 23rd, North Carolina Future Caucus Co-Chairs, Representative Chaz Beasley and Senator Jay Chaudhuri, hosted a half-day summit with more than 60 attendees. The Indian-American Gen Z Summit for Political Engagement, organized by Senator Chaudhuri, connected young North Carolina Indian-Americans with elected officials on the state and local levels.
On September 23, Georgia Future Caucus member Representative Park Cannon spoke to students enrolled in American University’s Women & Politics Institute.