Young people building power in Oregon

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Young people in Oregon building community led power

For over eighteen years, Next Up (our 501(c)3) has amplified the voice and leadership of young people to achieve a more just and equitable state. Next Up Action Fund (our 501(c)4 branch) engages the next generation of Oregon’s leaders to build political power and fight for a more just and equitable Oregon. We do this by achieving systems change, developing bold leaders, and mobilizing young voters. We are based out of Portland, Oregon.

We’re Next Up and we hope you join us. Click below to learn more.

News & Updates

With your help, we’re dreaming of a different future

As we mark our 20th anniversary, we are reaching out to community members who share our vision for bold youth organizing. Our goal is to raise at least $1,000/month, helping us expand our cohort programs, civic engagement and advocacy work at a critical time. Plus, this week is the Alliance for Youth’s monthly donor competition, where we… Read More

Charter Reform will be on November 2022 Ballot

Dear friend,  We are thrilled to share that Portland voters will have the opportunity this fall to consider a change to our city government.  On June 14, the Portland Charter Commission voted to advance a measure amending the Portland Charter to the November 2022 ballot. There was strong support on the Commission, with 17 of… Read More