From building a Next Generation Blueprint with over 1,000 participants to serving on the front lines of sexual assault, privatization, & community engagement, to strengthening our Roosevelt community, 2016 has been a huge year for Roosevelt’s Network. We began this year with a bold mission: “This year, Roosevelt will be unavoidable in our mission to change the

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We believe our generation has the most to lose or gain in this election. That’s why we came together to build the Next Generation Blueprint for 2016. Crowdsourced from more than 1,000 people in our network from 160+ cities, colleges, and universities, the Blueprint makes a bold claim: It matters who rewrites the rules, not just

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Rewrite the Rules

Inequality is a choice. Since the 1980s, trickle-down economics has shrunk the middle class and increased the concentration of wealth at the top. But it doesn’t have to be this way: We can rewrite the rules that structure our economy and society to promote both stronger growth and shared prosperity. More and more Americans are

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Our National Network

Roosevelt is home to the nation’s largest network of emerging doers and thinkers—young people who are committed to reimagining and rewriting the rules in their communities. Our members are organized on 130 campuses in 40 states nationwide, from Ivy League universities to community colleges, partnering with policy makers and communicators to provide them with clear, principled

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Finance and Wealth

The American economy has changed dramatically over the last 35 years, and finance and wealth have been at the epicenter of that transformation. Roosevelt’s work in this area explores how the explosive growth of the financial sector has increased inequality and hurt the overall economy, why wealth has become increasingly concentrated in the hands of

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Roosevelt @ American

Roosevelt @ American, known for its interest in intersectionality,  develops multi-dimensional solutions to local and international issues. For years our members have risen through Network leadership, and published versatile 10 Ideas pieces. Our alumni are combating money in politics, working for education non-profits, co-founded the Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, and work for the Roosevelt

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Roosevelt @ Amherst College

Roosevelt @ Amherst is a part of a national network of thinkers and doers reimagining the rules that govern our societies and realities. Roosevelt @ Amherst uses our diverse experiences to design and realize policy change that affects our local, state and national communities. We come from different cities and towns around the nation. We

Next American Economy

Guided by the belief that the U.S. is in the midst of an economic transformation on par with the Industrial Revolution, Roosevelt’s Next American Economy project seeks to identify the trends and challenges that will shape our economy over the next 25 years in order to better inform the policy decisions we must make today.

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Roosevelt @ Mason

Roosevelt @ Mason is George Mason University’s largest and most active nonpartisan student policy organization. Roosevelt @ Mason provides student leaders with a network and resources to effectively plan, organize, and implement progressive policy initiatives at the campus, local, state, and national levels. In its first year, Roosevelt @ George Mason delivered in every Roosevelt

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