In 2018 young people helped elect the most diverse Congress in the history of the United States. Our new House of Representatives is already delivering by restoring openness and unity in Congress with the “For the People Act” or H.R.1. This new, comprehensive set of reforms will strengthen our democracy, end big donor dark money in politics, and ensure voting is accessible, efficient, and fair.
What can you do to voice your support for change to Congress? Check out some tools and resources from our partners and allies below. No matter how much time you have, every action counts!
Fighting for Our Future: A Series of Case Studies
With inaction from federal and state leaders, young people are mobilizing to find and implement solutions to the issues that impact our generation. Gunfire is one of the top killers of young people in the United States, and young people understand that to end the gun violence epidemic, solutions must be placed in context with the criminal justice system and policing practices.
Young People Expanded the Electorate and Reshaped Legislatures to Look More Like America
The 2018 midterm elections demonstrated the opportunity for young voters to fundamentally expand and reshape the electorate to be more diverse and progressive, as well as their ability to dramatically change the values of elected bodies.
Working With and for Young People to Promote Progressive Solutions to Key Political and Social Challenges