PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS YOUTH FOR JOE BIDEN
Founded in June of 2020, the Youth for Joe Biden campaign was established in order to foster youth civic engagement and provide a platform for youth to voice their opinions. This campaign created preferendums directed at youth to relay information back to the Joe Biden campaign, established a prominent social media presence, and interviewed candidates running for office in 2021. Following the democratic presidential victory in 2020, this campaign rebranded our platform to be able to continue to serve American youth. As the Democratic Youth Coalition, the organization will be continuing to advance inclusive youth voice in national political conversations... (read more)
The Democratic Youth Coalition represents an inclusive national grassroots movement of young activists participating in civic engagement programs that support progressive and democratic campaigns and causes. The youth vote is extremely important, not only for presidential elections, but for all future elections, and our work will ensure that the United States continues to receive strong youth and student engagement.
THE DEMOCRATIC YOUTH COALITION
REPRESENTING YOUTH VOICE IN NATIONAL POLITICAL CONVERSATIONS
GUN SAFETY NOW
We are living in a generation where the significance of humanity seems evanescent; these instances of gun violence are acts of brutality, and a failure to act is a failure to all of humanity. What are we passing on to the next generation? We rest our trust in you to restore our hope in a safe society, where there isn’t a constant fear of gun violence.
The United States has the 32nd highest rates of deaths from gun violence. The National Center for Health Statistics reports 38,390 deaths by firearm, of which 24,432 were by suicide and 13,958 were homicides. According to data from the Gun Violence Archive, the United States has seen at least 156 mass shootings in 2021. It is only April. Our plea was not only established as a response to the events of the past couple days: our plea speaks to the urgent need for gun control legislation as a result of the 156 mass shootings in 2021, 610 mass shootings in 2020, 417 mass shootings in 2019, etc. The numbers keep rising but we are yet to see concrete action to stop these tragic events... (read more)