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.
As a growing number of millennials pursue careers in the gig economy, how will the nature of work, benefits, and education change? That’s the question MAP’s President Steven Olikara addressed on Capitol Hill at the House Small Business Committee’s June 6th “Millennials and the Gig Economy” hearing.
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 May 15, the Millennial Action Project partnered with the Zeidler Center to host the second Wisconsin Red & Blue Dialogue– an evening of meaningful conversation about higher education in Wisconsin and across the country.
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 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.
Democracy Task Force Members Senator Frank LaRose and Rep. David Olsen penned an op-ed on the need for states to lead the fight against gerrymandering.
The House Small Business Committee tackled the debate by asking how the shift by millennials towards gig economy careers has affected traditional small businesses. Dougert answered that small businesses are actually driving some of the shift as they rely more on gig workers.
Over 200 Millennials from both parties have run or are running for Congress this cycle, taking an active role in shaping our democracy at a time of momentous change for the country.
On May 29, 2018, the Millennial Action Project in partnership with WisPolitics.com conducted a roundtable discussion about the future of the Fox Valley featuring Rep. Amanda Stuck (D-District 57) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-District 8).
Gallagher, a Republican from Green Bay, and State Rep. Amanda Stuck, a Democrat from Appleton, led a discussion Tuesday about the future of the Fox Cities’ economy and workforce at the Appleton Beer Factory in downtown Appleton.
We learn more about issues and opportunities for the future workforce as we talk to a state lawmaker and co-founder of the Millennial Action Project leading this conversation.