Our own Arielle Swernoff wrote about millennials stepping up to fix the challenges facing our country for the Huffington Post.
Donald Trump’s win could have just set off another instance of millennial disengagement. After all, we came out of a bitter Democratic primary disenchanted, only to have Secretary Clinton win the popular vote but lose the election. We could have decided that electoral politics is just one more American institution that doesn’t work for us. But instead, we became more engaged than ever.
We held one of the biggest marches in past 50 years. We are calling our representatives and senators at unprecedented rates. And now, we are running for office.