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IGNITE empowers ambitious young women to become the next generation of political leaders.


Young Women Own Their Political Power: 2022-2023 Annual Report




How do we usher in the NEW class of political changemakers? By letting them teach us how it's done. Introducing #NMCbyIGNITE, a digital class taught by the future of politics. Join Mari Copeny, Will Larkins, Sis and Emily Flores as they share how we can take politics into our own hands.

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Activate Your Advocacy Bootcamp

Do you want to make a difference in your community? IGNITE is teaming up with PERIOD. for the Organizing Academy: Activate Your Advocacy Bootcamp! This free online bootcamp will provide you with the tools and resources you need to become a powerful change-maker and community leader. You'll learn the ins and outs of the legislative process, join a network of politically ambitious individuals, and discover how to turn your ideas into actions!

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Launch your Leadership: A High School Council Series

We’ve been told from a young age that you can be anything you want to be when you grow up. Joining us for Launch Your Leadership to learn step-by-step how to engage with your community, take action on an issue you care about and collaborate with other young leaders. At the end of this series, you’ll be ready to mobilize and activate your high school and local community communities while building your own political ambition. 

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IGNITE the Capitol - 2024 Advocacy Days

You have the power to make a difference. Did you know that state policies and decisions made by your state's lawmakers have a huge impact on your life and on your community? Join IGNITE, MassNow and NY Birth Control Access Project for a full day of advocacy at your state capitol. You'll learn how to amplify your voice, advocate for the issues you care most about and make a real impact. Together, we'll fight for a better tomorrow. 

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Run Now - Virtual Training Series 

Empower your political journey with our exclusive cutting-edge cohort-based virtual training program! Crafted specifically for emerging young women leaders, participants will be given the opportunity to immerse themselves in dynamic modules that cover the A to Z of launching their campaign. Join us in pursuing your political goals with confidence and expertise as we explore the nuances of launching your first successful political campaign.

Participants commit to the full series when they register. Limited spots are available. Register by February 29. 

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Gen Z Votes: Texas Leadership Summit 

Do you live in Texas and want to do more before this year's crucial upcoming elections? Join us for a special event where you’ll learn everything you need to know about voting and mobilizing your community from local Texas changemakers, IGNITE alum, and more! Build your community and network with young leaders from across the state as we #IGNITEtheVote together.

IGNITE Community Spotlights

“My generation has different life experiences than those in power. I ran for Georgia General Assembly to bring new approaches and ideas to the process.” Audrey Maloof, IGNITE Alumna
“I advocated for House Bill 1053 because of the inequality caused by the current tax. I was surprised that so few legislators and staffers were aware of it. Going to Olympia, WA made me realize I could influence lawmakers to put women’s rights on the agenda.” Janani Iyer, IGNITE College Chapter Leader at the University of Washington
“Why not me? Why not now? I bring a young and unique perspective and have lived through the experiences of the students in my district. I'm capable, ready, and willing to serve my community. It’s personal and it’s urgent." Karla Garcia, IGNITE Alumna, Dallas ISD District 4 Trustee
“It’s amazing to see so many women running for office or helping other women run. This is the impact that IGNITE has on women: your sister, your mother, your daughter, your granddaughter—it teaches them to stand up, represent, and make a difference for themselves and others.” Logan Nevonen, IGNITE Alumna, Communications Director, Dallas County Republican Party
"The Boone Family Foundation was very proud to be one of IGNITE's early partners in Texas. The Board immediately recognized the importance of IGNITE's work to build a pipeline of young women leaders, because the Board knows that when women run for and are elected to office, they bring solutions to the issues that most impact families to the table." Aimee Cunningham, The Boone Family Foundation
"Supporting the substantial growth of IGNITE will have a tremendous ripple effect on young women and their political ambitions. Transformation comes from action, people stepping up to the plate and doing the work – IGNITE young women are doing just that. When I invest my dollars and my time in IGNITE, the return on my investment is substantial." Enid Draluck, Executive Director, Full Circle Living, Inc.

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