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

No Cops in PPS - Call to Action

Keep Police out of Portland Public Schools

The Portland Public School Board is considering bringing police back to schools by the beginning of 2023 – we can’t let that happen! Take action to ensure that PPS divests from the systemic criminalization and policing of Black, brown, low-income, queer and trans, and disabled youth in schools. Show up and/or submit written testimony for… Read More

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Winter Wrap-Up

We’re already 3 months into 2023 and we want to share what we’ve been up to with you. This is the beginning of our quarterly series sharing our top highlights each season.  Civic Engagement We’ve hired 18 young people as Youth Vote Interns, a paid opportunity to do peer-to-peer voter registration for high school-aged youth,… Read More