Press Release: Gen Z Women, Anticipated to Flex Political Muscle in 2020 Election, Will Shift Our Politics Leftward

San Francisco (CA) -- Research released by IGNITE, a national nonprofit that promotes political and civic engagement among Gen Z and Millennial women, reveals that the political views of Gen Z shows a vast gender divide that will have significant implications for the 2020 election. The research shows that for the first time in American history, women of the Gen Z generation will surpass their male peers in terms of political engagement. Given their left-leaning tendencies and share of the voting block, Gen Z women will likely not just impact the 2020 election results, but are poised to shape the future direction of American politics in a progressive direction.

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Young Women Run Texas: Women & the Republican Party

Nationally there are dramatically fewer Republican women in Congress. But in Texas, there are more Republican women running for office than ever before.

At Young Women Run Texas on Saturday, February 22, 2020, hear from a panel of candidates and politicians as to why we need women on both sides of the aisle and what we can do to make that happen at the local, state and federal level.

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Judge Sasha Moreno to Keynote Young Women Run Texas

IGNITE is pleased to announce that Judge Sasha Moreno will be keynoting the annual Young Women Run Texas conference on February 22, 2020. 

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Make history. Work on a campaign.

It’s 2020! If getting involved in politics through campaign work is your new years' resolution, I’ve got the guide for you! 

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Campaign Work: YOU belong here

Let's make 2020 the year we break records for the number of women serving in elected office! By volunteering or working on a campaign, YOU can play a major role in electing more women. IGNITE alumna Emily Kaplan has rounded up some tips from her time working on campaigns to inspire you.

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Rep. Donna McLeod to Keynote Young Women Run Atlanta

IGNITE is thrilled to share that Representative Donna McLeod, Georgia Representative for the 105th District, will keynote Young Women Run Atlanta 2020

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How to slay those new year’s resolutions

With the new year around the corner, we're all thinking about what we want to accomplish in 2020. But creating and sticking to goals isn't always the easiest thing to do. Check out these tips on how to create resolutions that will last the year. 

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Valerie B. Jarrett to keynote Young Women Run New York

IGNITE is thrilled to share that Valerie B. Jarrett, senior advisor to the Obama Foundation, Board Chair of When We All Vote, the Co-Chair of The United State of Women and so much more, will keynote Young Women Run New York 2020

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A win for menstrual equity

It's been three years in the making but when young women speak up, we WIN! Congratulations to the IGNITE women of Skyline High School of Dallas ISD for their successful advocacy efforts in bringing free menstrual hygiene products to their school and - following a trial - hopefully all DISD schools!

 

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Gen Z women will determine 2020

If voter turnout in 2018 is any indication, young women age 18-24 will decide the 2020 Presidential election. Candidates who ignore this group – and the issues they care about – do so at their own peril. 

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