The last election proved that the Millennial movement that helped elect Barack Obama in 2008 was no fluke, but it also highlighted the ways our system of government has grown outdated and unresponsive to the needs and values of young Americans. That's why the Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network brought together more than 1,000 young people and 40 student writers from across the country to envision what a 21st century democracy should look like. The result, Government By and For Millennial America, builds on past Campus Network projects including the Blueprint for Millennial America and the Budget for Millennial America. It reflects the ideals of a generation that believes strongly in the potential of government as a force for good while laying out a clear plan for how that potential can be reached.
Watch a video introduction to #GBAF and read the full report below. And for more, check out this post at The Nation by Campus Network student Erik Lampmann.