Austin, TX — At present, NextGen America and MoveOn Political Motion introduced a nine-stop nationwide tour, that includes particular visitor Senator Bernie Sanders. With stops in 5 key battleground states, these occasions will have interaction and mobilize younger voters to the polls forward of this yr’s midterm election. The “Our Future Is Now” rallies in Nevada, Texas, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania will characteristic dwell music, free swag, and movie star appearances.
In 2020, younger voters turned out in report numbers and propelled Democrats to victory. The tour will construct on this momentum by connecting with younger folks throughout the nation to ensure they’ve a plan to vote and are energized to make an impression this election cycle.
“Over the previous couple of years, we’ve constructed a progressive motion of younger people who find themselves extra motivated than ever to create a rustic that represents them and displays their values,” NextGen America President Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez stated. “With this historic tour, we’re so excited to proceed constructing our energy throughout the nation by encouraging younger voters to solid their ballots within the midterm election. From abortion rights to financial justice, younger individuals are acutely tuned in to what’s at stake and are fired as much as combat for his or her lives. All through the tour, we’re assembly younger folks the place they’re at, and bringing Bernie with us, to make sure we shield our rights from extremist Republicans who want to ship us again in time.”
MoveOn Political Motion Government Director Rahna Epting stated, “We’re thrilled to rev up our GOTV efforts in key battleground states with these high-energy rallies. We all know many youthful People are fed up with MAGA Republicans dividing communities and attacking our freedoms, and we’re prepared to fireside them up with Senator Sanders and NextGen to combat for our future. This isn’t the time to sit down on the sidelines, it’s time to vote, combat, and win!”
Extra particulars for every of the occasions, together with places and timing, can be despatched out within the coming days. Our schedule is as follows:
- October 28: Nevada (Reno and Las Vegas)
- October 29: Texas (Austin)
- November 4: Wisconsin (Eau Claire, La Crosse, and Madison)
- November 5: Michigan (Ann Arbor)
- November 6: Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh and Philadelphia)
NextGen mobilized 1 in each 9 younger voters who solid a poll in 2020, resulting in the most important youth voter turnout in historical past. Forward of the midterm election, NextGen is contacting over 9.6 million younger folks throughout eight key states to elect leaders who will fight the local weather disaster, combat for primary civil liberties like the best to abortion entry and care, and create an economic system that works for all of us.
With MAGA Republicans searching for to remove our freedoms, overturn our elections, silence our voices, take management of our our bodies, and block insurance policies that may profit all People, MoveOn Political Motion is mobilizing tens of millions of voters by means of its largest-ever midterm election program. MoveOn is elevating tens of millions for progressive candidates, organizing the largest-at-scale relational voter outreach program of the midterms, and working a multimillion-dollar paid media program to microtarget voters to spice up turnout.
NextGen America and MoveOn Political Motion are proud to welcome Senator Sanders as a particular visitor at these occasions. Collectively, we’re dedicated to partaking and empowering the most important, most various technology in American historical past to end up for progressive points and have our voices heard on the poll field this cycle.
About NextGen America
NextGen America is the main nationwide group for partaking younger folks by means of voter schooling, registration, and mobilization. We invite 18-to-35 yr olds—the most important and most various technology in American historical past—into our democracy to make sure our authorities works for them and to seek out new options to the dire challenges dealing with our society and the world. Since 2013, NextGen America has registered greater than 1.4 million younger voters and educated many tens of millions extra.
About MoveOn Political Motion
MoveOn is a people-powered drive for progress. MoveOn mobilizes the left to elect Democrats and enact progressive change. We’re the homebase for tens of millions of members who refuse to just accept the established order and are moved to take motion. For greater than a technology, MoveOn has been a bulwark in opposition to the unconventional proper, channeling our voices to finish wars, shield democracy, and advance justice for all.