Young people building
power in Oregon

Who We Are


We’re investing in a great future and amplifying great people (like you) to lead it. Through civic engagement, community building, and issue advocacy, we want young people to see, feel, and know that our collective political power can transform our communities.

Next community builders. Next political leaders. Next movement organizers. We’re Next Up.

News & Updates

Stand up for voting rights this April

At Next Up Action Fund, we believe that all Oregonians should have a say in what happens in their community, and a voice in their democracy. Voting is a civil right — the cornerstone of our democracy and the fundamental right upon which all our civil liberties rest. 12,000 people incarcerated in Oregon are currently… Read More

2023 School Board Endorsements

We are thrilled to announce our slate of candidates who have earned Next Up Action Fund’s endorsement for Oregon’s May 16, 2023 local elections. We want to elect leaders that come from our communities, share our values, and will fight for young people in Oregon. These elections are crucial: school boards have the power to… Read More