The official blog of VA21 staff. We provide updates, explore issues, and help readers navigate the political landscape of Virginia.
Millennials can be an electoral powerhouse in Virginia's November 7th election. This represents an opportunity for our generation to bring attention to our issues through voting, and by helping with Virginia21's #The30Percent initiative. Find out how YOU can help here!
Millennials are painted as whiny when we are actually just frustrated. When staring down the barrel of a bleak economic future, who wouldn't be?
Virginia21 is super stoked about our newest addition to the full-time staff! Gerica Goodman is a graduate of GMU, former Director of the Professional MBA Program at Tech (Go Hokies
!), and would choose Olivia Pope as her Presidential Campaign Manager. She "Fitz" in already!
Virginia21 has a new Communications Assistant. Elias is a junior at VCU studying political science.
Virginia21 now has an intern to assist with engagement! Chloe Stevens is a senior at VCU majoring in Public Relations.
Virginia21 now has an intern to assist with development! Emily is a Jr. at VCU and she identifies with Parks and Rec's April Ludgate. Good thing we didn't hire Chirs Pratt this fall!
Our Director of Engagement is tired of hearing unfounded stereotypes about millennials. So he wrote a guest blog for Icitizen about how history disproves the haters. Enjoy!
We hear about fake news all the time, but do you ever stop to think that maybe you could
be contributing? Here are some helpful tips to help stop the spread of falsehood on facebook and other social media platforms. Complete with a fake news flowchart!
We could not be more excited to announce the newest addition to the VA21 full-time team! Kate Slayton has come on as our Development Director to help grow the organization. I sat down with Kate to discuss the most pressing issues of our time like, “What makes the perfect pizza?”. Enjoy!