ProgressIllinois features Roosevelt’s NextGen report

Progress Illinois highlights the NextGen Illinois agenda created by Roosevelt and Young Invincibles. The agenda crowdsourced ideas from thousands of young people in the state of Illinois.

Ahead of Rauner’s first State of the State address back in February, Young Invincibles and the student-run Roosevelt Institute Campus Network released a 10-item, Millennial-driven policy platform developed by young Illinoisans with the NextGen Illinois project. Brenna Conway, Illinois director for the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network, said Rauner’s plan for higher education spending runs counter to the priorities of young Illinoisans.

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Roosevelt policy change:
No Impact Challenge

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20k

NextGen Illinois convention participants

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Food Deserts
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53%

of Illinoisians believe corruption is very common

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Annually, Illinois households use 44 percent more energy per home than the U.S. average

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