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NextGen Virginia Statement on Confederate Statue Removal

RICHMOND, Va. — NextGen Virginia released the following statement today regarding Gov. Northam’s promise to remove Richmond’s statue of Robert E. Lee and welcomed statements members of the Richmond City Council have made in support of removing all Confederate monuments:    “The targeted murder of Black people generally and the current violence against Black protesters […]

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NextGen America Endorses Joe Biden for President

Nation’s largest young voter turnout organization commits significant resources to general election campaign SAN FRANCISCO — NextGen America is announcing its endorsement today of Joe Biden for President of the United States. With an initial investment of $45 million, the organization will target more than 4.5 million potential young voters (age 18-35) in key battleground states through […]

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Young People Contacted by NextGen Vote at Twice the Rate of their Peers, Sparking Upset Win in 2020 Battleground State

A Roadmap for Running Successful Grassroots Programs During the Coronavirus Pandemic  With all the ballots counted, it’s clear: NextGen Wisconsin’s efforts helped turn out young voters for progressive Judge Jill Karofsky, powering her unlikely win earlier this month. Young voters targeted with phone calls, text messages, and digital ads by NextGen voted by mail at […]

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Navigator and NextGen America Release COVID-19 Public Opinion Polling that Shows Young People, Particularly Young People of Color, are Being Hit Hard by COVID-19

The economic insecurity facing young Americans will undoubtedly affect how this demographic views the November election Findings from a poll released by NextGen America and the Hub Project today show that young people are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus crisis. The poll, conducted by Navigator from March 20 to April 11, shows that 75 percent […]

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Amid COVID-19 Outbreak, NextGen Calls for Expanded Ballot Access in North Carolina

Youth vote organization calls on the NCGA to expand vote-by-mail and online voter registration amid deficiencies that leave out young voters  RALEIGH — NextGen North Carolina this week called on state leaders to expand vote-by-mail and online voter registration following current efforts that fail to adequately reduce voting barriers in the face of COVID-19. The […]

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NextGen Maine’s Get Out The Vote Program Helps Boost Historic Turnout in Presidential Primary

NEXTGEN MAINE 2020 PROGRAM: BY THE NUMBERS Paid Staff & Fellows on the Ground: 22 Volunteers: 58 Campuses with Programs: 22 Voters Registered: 1,178 Pledge to Vote Cards Collected: 4,132 Rides to the Polls Given on Election Day: 121   PORTLAND, ME — Given Maine’s status as one of the demographically oldest states in the […]

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