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Extended Student Loan Payment Pause Underscores Importance of Continued Advocacy to Address Debt Crisis

The Biden administration’s decision to extend the pause follows mounting pressure from activists to keep its promises on student loan debt  Austin, TX — Today, the Biden administration announced it would extend the pause on federal student loan payments until May 1, finally responding to months of advocacy from young people on student loan debt cancellation. Prior […]

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NextGen America/Data For Progress Poll Reveals Two-Thirds of Young Pennsylvanians are Enthusiastic to Vote in the 2022 Election

Exclusive new polling shows increasing the minimum wage to $15/hour and strengthening the economy are top priorities for 18-36-year-olds in Pennsylvania Austin, TX — Today, NextGen America and Data for Progress released new research revealing strong enthusiasm among young Pennsylvanians to vote in the 2022 election and underscoring the importance of increasing the minimum wage to […]

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NextGen America/Data For Progress Poll Reveals Young North Carolinians’ Top Concerns and Strong Enthusiasm for 2022 Election

Exclusive new polling shows strengthening the economy and canceling student debt are top priorities for 18-36-year-olds in North Carolina Austin, TX — Today, NextGen America and Data for Progress released new research revealing strong enthusiasm among young North Carolinians to vote in the upcoming 2022 election and underscoring the importance of enacting policies to strengthen the […]

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NextGen America Reaches Hundreds of Thousands of Young Voters Ahead of Elections in Virginia, Pennsylvania

The country’s largest young-voter organization emphasizes importance of local and off-year elections to mobilizing 18-35 year olds Austin, TX — Leading up to the Nov. 2 election, NextGen America organizers and volunteers are mobilizing young voters in key states and localities across the country, including for marquee contests in Virginia and important but under-the-radar elections in Pennsylvania. […]

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NextGen America Announces Expanded Board of Directors

Nation’s largest young-voter organization welcomes new board members to set strategic vision for voter registration and mobilization efforts in 2022 and beyond  Austin, Texas — NextGen America, the nation’s largest organization welcoming 18-to-35 year olds into the democratic process, on Friday announced new members to its board of directors. The board will grow from four to […]

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NextGen America Brings Historic Campaign to Fight Voter Suppression, Register and Mobilize Young Voters to Arizona

Nation’s largest young-voter organization renews commitment to engaging the largest and most diverse generation in American history with new effort to mobilize voters in Arizona and seven other states Phoenix, AZ — NextGen America, the nation’s largest organization welcoming 18-to-35 year olds into the democratic process, is launching a $32-million program to register, inform and mobilize […]

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