Now or Never: The Fight for the Millenial Generation

Publication date: 
February, 2015

Since 2000, the Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing (FCYO) has sought to increase resources for young people organizing for a more just and equitable society. This paper highlights how civic engagement leaders can look to the field of youth organizing for promising new strategies to assist them in increasing voter participation, passing beneficial policies, affecting redistricting in 2021, and changing how the Millennial Generation thinks about values and policies for their lifetimes.

This paper is for leading practitioners and investors of civic engagement, as they continue to refine what civic engagement needs to look like in the 21st century.

This paper highlights how, as this needed refinement continues, civic engagement leaders can look to the field of youth organizing for promising new strategies to assist them in achieving greater wins now, for redistricting in 2021 and for decades to come.  

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