Twenty-three-year-old Iowa State Representative Joe Mitchell has teamed up with other millennial and generation Z legislators across the country to launch a new organization, Run GenZ, which will help recruit and train the next generation of conservative leaders running for higher office.
Run GenZ, a brand-new candidate recruitment organization, released a video this week that calls on citizens of Generation Z to seek and run for public office. The promotional video features several Gen Z elected lawmakers and highlights the importance of having young people engaged at the state and local level.
State Rep. Joe Alexander, a young Republican lawmaker and state GOP leader from Goffstown, will be heading training sessions for the national conservative group Run GenZ later in July.
SUNUNU ENCOURAGING NEXT GENERATION. Former Gov. John H. Sununu has joined the advisory board of Run GenZ, a grassroots group formed to encourage young conservatives to run for office.
When Roxy Ndebumadu, a Black conservative woman, ran for city council in Bowie, Maryland, at age 26, it was hard to find mentorship from elected officials of similar backgrounds.
Maxwell Frost, a Bernie Sanders-endorsed gun control activist and former Uber driver, is set to become the first Generation Z member of Congress after November’s election at just 25 years old.
Before he could legally drink or smoke, and before he was old enough to even hold an elected seat, Joel Castro was running for office. In 2017, the then-seventeen-year-old campaigned for a spot on the city council of Alvin, a town of around 27,000 just south