Our latest midterm election saw the second-highest youth voter turnout in almost three decades, just behind the 2018 cycle – indicating young people are increasingly more interested in the political process. According to the Walton Family Foundation’s post-election report, 1 in 3 Gen Z voters wished they were more informed
At SpeakEasy, we are incredibly proud to stand with so many phenomenal candidates and organizations who fight – every day – for a stronger, more just nation. We hope our work to be one small part of helping to amplify the messages of workers rights, environmental justice, equal opportunity, and human decency.
We believe in a country where every kid should have a fair shot at success, and where you shouldn’t have to be a millionaire to run for public office.
The national results of November 8th left us stunned – but this country, and this community, is resilient. So now we double down, get back to work, and fight harder and smarter for the values we believe in.
We are grateful to be afforded the opportunity to do this work, and we are ready to keep moving forward.
– The SpeakEasy Team
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At SpeakEasy, we know that there are no such things as “off years” in elections. Any given Tuesday could hold significant implications for local communities. This is especially true for the thousands of candidates and campaign operatives working around the clock in advance of our elections this fall. In our
The traditional conversation around politics often centers on presidential or federal races — and misses the opportunity to talk about state and local races. But at SpeakEasy, we’re big fans of putting these learnings from national races and the unique opportunities created by local programs front and center. Below, we’ve