These 7 social entrepreneurs are working to strengthen civic engagement

These 7 social entrepreneurs are working to strengthen civic engagement

New Profit, a venture philanthropy organization that funds social entrepreneurs, recognized this issue. Through a new grant program specifically for organizations addressing democracy issues called Civic Lab, New Profit selected seven nonprofits trying to build trust across communities and reengage people in democratic processes.

Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Former U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo, Named Among Most Bipartisan Lawmakers in 115th Congress

Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Former U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo, Named Among Most Bipartisan Lawmakers in 115th Congress

Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and former U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo were named among the most bipartisan lawmakers in the 115th Congress. From 2017-2018, Sen. Sinema and Curbelo served as the co-chairs of the Millennial Action Project’s (MAP) Congressional Future Caucus (CFC), the first-ever bipartisan caucus for young members of Congress. Curbelo now serves on MAP’s bipartisan advisory board.

Millennial Action Project hosts bipartisan discussion on financing higher education

Millennial Action Project hosts bipartisan discussion on financing higher education

The University of Wisconsin chapter of the Millennial Action Project hosted a “Red and Blue Dialogue” Monday night to discuss bipartisan efforts behind financing higher education. UW alumnus Steven Olikara, who founded MAP to address the “worsening partisan divide” by engaging with the millennial generation, said the only way to solve student debt is through collaboration and bipartisanship.