By Audrey Coleman, Blue Future Spring for Progress and Change organizer

For the duration of this experience organizing with Blue Future, we have had to face the challenges of being entirely virtual. …


By Jaelyn Sotelo, Blue Future Spring for Progress and Change organizer

Politics is already an intense field, without the complication of a global pandemic. As a grassroots organizer, I’ve invested my blood, sweat, and tears into championing for causes that affect my community. Organizing isn’t always easy, but it is…


By Ellie Fried, Blue Future Spring for Progress and Change organizer

Prior to participating in Blue Future’s Spring for Progress & Change program, I had never heard of a youth advisory council (YAC). When I learned what it was, I thought to myself “How am I going to do that?”…


By Allison Wiseman, Blue Future Spring for Progress and Change organizer

In the middle of a global pandemic, racial justice protests throughout the nation, with some taking place in my very own city of Louisville, KY, I knew I needed to learn how to organize for causes I was super…


By Sarah Green, Blue Future Spring for Progress and Change organizer

Illinois youth have been historically disenfranchised. So, the young Illinoisians from Blue Future’s Spring For Progress and Change program are doing something about it. …


By Ndidi Opara, Blue Future Spring for Progress and Change organizer

As a youth organizer, you expect to have to create a seat at a table that never tried to make room for you in the first place. You expect to be silenced before you even speak. …


By Eleanor Alfano, Blue Future Spring for Progress and Change organizer

Angry. Disappointed. Horrified. Somewhat optimistic for change. These words and phrases describe exactly how I felt one week after George Floyd had been murdered at the hands of Minneapolis Police.

George Floyd was murdered about 20 minutes away from…


By Simone Luthra, Blue Future Spring for Progress and Change organizer

We have seen enough proof to know that the youth hold immense power in politics. As a young advocate, I realized that our voices are becoming stronger with each action we take. We are driven by the disappointment of…


By Ramisha Parvez, Blue Future Spring for Progress and Change organizer

Being a youth organizer is no easy feat. To make matters even more difficult, it is hard being a BIPOC woman in a field where there is virtually no representation of women who look like me. …


By Ashleigh King, Blue Future Spring for Progress and Change organizer

During my time with Blue Future, I was encouraged and emboldened to become involved with local politics to advance progressive ideals. In addition to the support I received, Blue Future provided weekly trainings with thought provoking ideas, inspiring speakers…

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