How millennials could kill politics as we know it if they cared to

How millennials could kill politics as we know it if they cared to

Defined by Pew as those born between 1981 to 1996, millennials make up about 22% of the US population, and at some point between November's midterms and the 2020 election, they're expected to surpass baby boomers as America's largest living generation. They're a massive voting bloc, capable of setting policy priorities and swinging elections. They're also grossly underrepresented in American politics.

Oregon lawmakers join 27 other states, form millennial caucus

Oregon lawmakers join 27 other states, form millennial caucus

We are legislators from opposite parties. Here’s why we’re working together. As two younger legislators from opposite parties, we may not have much in common at first glance. However, we are both part of a national movement of younger state legislators who are committed to addressing the most pressing issues facing the next generation through innovative, bipartisan policy solutions.

Oregon Lawmakers Focus On Millennials

Oregon Lawmakers Focus On Millennials

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 state legislators under age 42. The announcement is part of a nation-wide movement in state houses across the country where young legislators are seeking to find common ground in an era of hyper partisanship.

Young Members of Oregon Legislature Form Bipartisan Caucus to Address Issues Most Important to Millennials

Young Members of Oregon Legislature Form Bipartisan Caucus to Address Issues Most Important to Millennials

Today, 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 state legislators under age 42. With the launch, Oregon becomes the 27th state to join Millennial Action Project’s State Future Caucus Network.

Ohio State Senator Frank LaRose, Connecticut State Representative Caroline Simmons Win First Millennial Action Project Rising Star Award

Ohio State Senator Frank LaRose, Connecticut State Representative Caroline Simmons Win First Millennial Action Project Rising Star Award

MAP is proud to announce that State Senator Frank LaRose (R-OH) and State Representative Caroline Simmons (D-CT) are the recipients of the organization’s first Rising Star Award.

Across The Red & Blue Divide: Wisconsinites Talk Criminal Justice Reform

Across The Red & Blue Divide: Wisconsinites Talk Criminal Justice Reform

The conversation surrounding criminal justice reform in Wisconsin has the community crossing party lines to talk about solutions. The Across the Red and Blue Divide event, which took place in Glendale on Sept. 6, included a panel discussion and small group discussion circles. Panelists included with Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Jane Carroll, Republican Rep. Rob Hutton (District 13), Democratic Rep. David Bowen (District 10), and Director of EX-Prisoners Organizing Jerome Dillard.