Training young people to turn out the vote

and disrupt

politics as usual.

 

MISSION

This November we have the opportunity to not only unseat the most dangerous President in history, but elect a new generation of leaders who care about our future.


From the school board to Congress, down ballot politics have the biggest influence on our everyday lives, yet their races are historically de-prioritized. Everything from voter services, to pipeline approvals, to police funding is governed by local offices, and with the difference between victory and defeat often coming down to less than 1,000 votes, we can't afford to sit this one out.

The Down Ballot Disruption Project will equip young people across the country with the skills, resources, and support they need to elect progressive leaders in their communities.

We’re making 2020 the year that the political establishment never saw coming: when a massive youth uprising organizes the biggest down ballot disruption in history.

 

VALUES

 
AUTONOMY

The people who know a community best are the people who live there. That's why we're giving young people training, resources, and support where they need it, and leaving the rest up to them.

ACCESSIBILITY

Complicated campaign finance laws and a dependence on volunteer work has made high-capacity political engagement impossible for many low-income folks and people of color. We can't afford to leave anyone out of the fight ahead of us. We can provide gift cards to support your organizing if you need resources or supplies for your local organizing work.

SUSTAINABILITY

We know that our work doesn't stop on November 4th. That's why we emphasize the importance of relationships and partnerships built on trust and shared values - ensuring engaged communities that can last beyond the election.

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