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NextGen America and Campaign Workers Guild Sign Voluntary Recognition Agreement

San Francisco, CA — Today, NextGen America and Campaign Workers Guild (CWG) announced that they signed a voluntary recognition agreement in support of the NextGen Field Staff Union. NextGen America has agreed to recognize a bargaining unit of Regional Organizing Directors and Field Organizers organized by the Campaign Workers Guild. “We’re excited to announce that […]

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NextGen New Hampshire Repudiates Governor Sununu’s Vetoes of Student Voting Rights Bills HB 105 and HB 106

Today, Governor Chris Sununu vetoed HB 105 and HB 106, which were set to repeal voter suppression bills SB 3 and HB 1264. In doing so, Sununu affirmed his intention to bar thousands of students from the ballot box by saddling them with a restrictive poll tax and imposing confusing burdens to the voting process. […]

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Major Environmental Groups Support State Legislative Candidates That Pledge Climate Action and Refuse Dirty Energy Money

Richmond, VA – Today, NextGen America and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Victory Fund announced that 14 candidates in Virginia’s pivotal state legislative elections will be featured on GiveGreen.com. In partnership with the Virginia League of Conservation Voters PAC, GiveGreen will spotlight four State Senate candidates and ten State House candidates who have pledged […]

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NextGen America Launches $1 Million Youth Organizing Program in Maine to Defeat Senator Susan Collins and Take Back the Senate

As NextGen America’s newest program, NextGen Maine will mobilize young voters to elect progressives up and down the ballot in 2020 Portland, ME – Today, NextGen America announced its initial $1 million effort to register and mobilize young voters ahead of Maine’s elections in 2020. NextGen Maine will organize young Mainers to defeat Senator Susan […]

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NextGen Iowa Commits to Turning out the Youth Vote for Ross Wilburn in the Upcoming Special Election for House District 46

Iowa Youth Vote Director Brit Bender issued the following statement in response to the upcoming special election for HD46 and Governor Reynold’s clear attempt at young voter suppression in a district home to Iowa State University: “NextGen Iowa is fully committed to harnessing the power of the youth vote to elect Ross Wilburn in HD46. […]

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NextGen America Statement on Tom Steyer Stepping Down as President of NextGen America

Following Tom Steyer’s announcement of a generous commitment to NextGen America for the 2019-2020 cycle and to step down as the organization’s President, new NextGen America Executive Director Ben Wessel issued the following statement: “Now more than ever, NextGen America is committed to registering, motivating, and turning out young people to vote for progressive leaders […]

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