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NextGen volunteers did incredible work to elect Joe Biden as our president and to take back the Senate.

In 2021, our fight goes on.

NextGen America is calling on the new Biden administration and Congress to prioritize the needs of young Americans. This means student debt relief and a commitment to securing ballot access for all young people, especially young people of color.

To make this happen, we need your help!

There are a number of actions you can take right now, from contacting your representatives, to emailing the Biden White House, to attending a workshop on how to share your personal story. Click the actions you’re interested in joining!


Tell President Biden: Cancel Federal Student Loan Debt

Joe Biden promised to improve access to a quality education and lessen the financial burden of student loan debt on millions of people in the United States.

Write to President Biden and urge him to quickly take executive action to eliminate federal student loan debt.

Send your letter

Share Your Student Loan Debt Story

Whether you have debt of your own, have already paid it off, have loved ones in debt, or never had student loans, we all benefit from eliminating $1.6 trillion in debt for millions of people.

Everyone has a story. We want to hear yours.

Let’s speak truth to power and remind the Biden-Harris administration that we delivered their victory.

Share your story

Tell the Senate: Pass the For the People Act

H.R. 1, the House version of the legislation, has already passed. Now it’s up to the Senate to get the bill to President Biden’s desk.

Urge your senators to end the filibuster and protect our right to vote by passing S. 1, the For the People Act.

Send a message

Tell the Senate: End the Filibuster and Protect our Democracy

Right now, Senate Democrats have the votes to reform the filibuster and pass their agenda — but the question is, do they have the courage?

Urge your senators to end the filibuster so we can strengthen our democracy and deliver results.

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Tell President Biden: Legalize Marijuana and Expunge Records

Marijuana policies in the United States were designed to incarcerate communities of color — and law enforcement continues to disproportionately target Black and brown people for cannabis-related arrests.

Urge President Biden to reform our nation’s racist drug policies by decriminalizing marijuana and expunging the records of those with federal cannabis convictions.

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Tell Congress: Pass the American Jobs Plan

If passed, the American Jobs Plan will rebuild our nation’s transit systems, modernize our electric grid, repair and replace outdated water pipes, and expand access to high-speed broadband.

Urge Congress to pass the American Jobs Plan and fully invest in infrastructure and clean energy jobs.

Write to Congress

Tell us why you support clean energy jobs

Do you or someone you know currently have a clean energy job? If not, do you or someone you know hope to work in the clean energy industry?

Help us put pressure on Congress to pass the American Jobs Plan by sharing your story about how creating millions of clean energy jobs would help you or your family.

Share your story

Tell the Senate and President Biden: Provide Permanent Immigrant Protections

The Dream and Promise Act will provide a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status holders, and Deferred Enforced Departure recipients. Finally, vital members of our community will have the opportunity to gain citizenship, which would protect them from being torn away from their jobs, service, and families.

Urge your senators and President Biden to do all in their power to ensure The American Dream and Promise Act of 2021 becomes law.

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Tell the Senate: Pass the Equality Act

All Americans deserve equal protection and justice under the law, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. The Equality Act would include sexual orientation and gender identity to existing civil rights law.

Urge your senators to commit to supporting the Equality Act and the rights of LGBTQ+ across the United States.

Send a letter

Tell Congress: Pass Gun Safety Legislation

Every person in America deserves to feel safe in their classrooms, workplaces and neighborhoods. Republican politicians are completely beholden to the gun lobby and have proven time and time again that they value the National Rifle Association more than our futures.

Urge Congress to pass gun safety legislation to prevent more senseless tragedies.

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