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Nearly Every Generation Has Amended the Constitution to Help Expand Democracy. Now It's Our Turn.

Matthew Segal | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics
Matthew Segal

Now it's our generation's turn to address perhaps the most important issue of our time -- restoring government of, by, and for the people, not bought, paid, or sold to special interests.

The Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised More Than $13 Million -- Meanwhile, Medical Research Has Been Cut By Billions

Matthew Segal | Posted 10.18.2014 | Politics
Matthew Segal

While their videos have been unquestionably successful in terms of raising awareness (1.2 million videos uploaded) and funds ($13.3 million contributed) on behalf of an intractable disease, they have overlooked the most important message of all: vote.

How Millennials Feel About Unpaid Internships

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.27.2014 | College

A resounding majority of millennials object to the use of unpaid internships, a poll by OurTime.org finds OurTime.org, a millennial advocacy group,...

Student Loan Forgiveness: Available for Many, Used by Few

Ethan Senack | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Ethan Senack

Public service jobs are critical for our nation's future -- from teaching our kids to keeping our communities safe -- and many college grads are eager to put their new skills to work in these kinds of careers. But crushing levels of debt often make it too hard.

Millennials vs. Millionaires

Matthew Segal | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics
Matthew Segal

When money equals speech, power and influence over government, Millennials are at a distinct disadvantage. We're cash-strapped: more underemployed and debt-ridden than any previous generation -- and certainly not invested in the stock market to get those good capital gains tax rates.

Sarah Silverman Has Message For Young Voters

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

OurTime.org, a nonprofit that encourages young people to register to vote, has teamed up with actress Sarah Silverman to celebrate National Voter Regi...

Katherine Burkhart

Congress' Student Loan Fix Won't Help Students Most In Need

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Burkhart | Posted 08.07.2013 | College

WASHINGTON -- Regardless of whether Congress can pass legislation to address the rise in interest rates on federally subsidized student loans, it will...

I Am Millennial

Matthew Lew | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact
Matthew Lew

Just as the Boomer generation redefined what their parents handed off to them, we will too and already are -- just much more quickly and perhaps overtly than ever before given the transparency prompted by the Internet.

Why Young Voters Stay Home

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

States should implement online voter registration and Congress should force states with voter ID laws to accept college identification cards at the po...

Magic Juice: How Millennials Are Rebooting Democracy

Matthew Segal | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics
Matthew Segal

As the first generation to come of age with new technologies at our fingertips, we express ourselves differently. Now is the time for us to reestablish new tenets of political expression and think outside the proverbial box.

What You Don't Know About Voting Reform...

Matthew Segal | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Matthew Segal

President Obama has now used his election night victory, Inauguration, and State of the Union address to highlight the injustice of long voting lines and voter suppression in America. The question is now what?

'Not Voting Doesn't Make Any Sense'

Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Filmmaker Errol Morris has teamed up with OurTime.org to release a new video series aimed at encouraging young voters to get to the polls on Tuesday. ...

Pelosi Urges Voter Turnout

Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is part of a new campaign urging voters to head to the polls next Tuesday. In a video released Wednes...

Hoyer Issues Warning To Young Voters

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is starring in a new video urging young people to vote in November's election. Part of a campaign from Our...

Dem Congressman Makes Appeal To Young Voters

Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is starring in a new video urging young people to exercise the right to vote. As part of a campaign from OurTime.org...

Nas To Voters: 'We Have The Power'

Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

Nas is urging young people to register to vote in a new video for OurTime.org. "The future of this country is in the hands of young people," Nas sa...

WATCH: Renee Zellweger Urges You To Vote

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

Renee Zellweger is urging people to vote in a new video for OurTime.org. "There's no reason why you should have to sit on the sidelines," Zellweger...

Jim Crow Laws, Women's Rights Part Of Argument For Voting

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

Poetry slam artist Carlos Andrés Gómez explores the historical perspective around why people should vote in a new video for Our Time. "Nothing ma...

Chelsea Clinton Warns Of 'Crisis'

Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

Chelsea Clinton is urging young people to vote in a new video for OurTime.org. "Young people have always felt like their voices haven't been heard,...

Larry David, Jessica Alba Push For 'One Million New Jobs'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Larry David, Jessica Alba and other notable celebrities are taking part in a new push to create "one million new jobs." In a new campaign by Our Ti...