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Young Candidates' Network
To link all candidates (aged 30 and under) from all parties and for
all levels of office, creating more awareness and support for their
campaigns, the issues they represent and for youth participation at
A collaboration of all-partisan youth civic engagement and education
organizations and leaders.
The Young Candidates' Network (YCN) is formed with the purpose of
linking all candidates from all parties and for all levels of office
that are age 30 and under into one on-line network. The YCN is an
all-partisan effort that will enable young candidates to share best
practices from the campaign trail, solicit advice, and generate some
local and national media attention in the waning days of the
campaign. After the election, the YCN will remain active to continue
the coordination of young leaders and the expansion of youth power in
the political process.
Together we can change the media-driven public perception that young
people are apathetic, violent in action, and powerless in reaction.
We can further change the perception among young people that their
individual voice is meaningless, vote powerless, and ideas
By uniting the voices of young American leaders with a message of
inspiration, leadership, hope, and opportunity, we can begin to shake
up the American political system in order for young people to become
active and make a difference. The message of hope and opportunity
will be coupled with the message of warning: if young leaders do not
link arms and begin the process of tackling the American political
system, the young generation, Generation Y, will suffer the
consequences of a political system that is more interested in baby-
boom and seniors issues than in the future life of the nation's
To join the list, email youngcandidates-on@...
For more information
Thomas Bryer: tbryer@...
ReformAmericaInc.org ~ or call 202-489-8571.