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Future Forum Announces Six Task Forces Aimed at Addressing Issues Faced by Young Americans

March 12, 2021
Press Release
The task forces will focus on the economy (including technology and housing), climate change, healthcare reform, education, social justice, and immigration.

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, the Future Forum caucus, a generational caucus of young House Democrats, announced the creation of six task forces aimed at addressing issues greatly affecting America’s youth. The task forces will focus on the economy (including technology and housing), climate change, healthcare reform, education, social justice, and immigration. 

 

Member assignments are as follows: 

 

Economy (including technology and housing) Task Force:

Co-chairs: Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32) and Rep. Haley Stevens (MI-11)

Members: Rep. Angie Craig (MN-02), Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-53), Rep. Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06), Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), Rep. Chris Pappas (NH-01), Rep. Katie Porter (CA-45) and Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15)

 

Climate Change Task Force:

Co-chairs: Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) and Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49)

Members: Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-03), Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Rep. Lori Trahan (MA-03) and Rep. Joe Neguse (CO-02)

 

Healthcare Reform Task Force: 

Co-chairs: Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14) and Rep. Chris Pappas (NH-01)

Members: Rep. Angie Craig (MN-02), Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) and Rep. Lori Trahan (MA-03)

 

Education Task Force: 

Co-chairs: Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-53) and Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34)

Members: Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Rep. Andy Kim (NJ-03) and Rep. Haley Stevens (MI-11)

 

Social Justice Task Force: 

Co-chairs: Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Rep. Joe Neguse (CO-02)

Members: Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44), Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) and Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15)

 

Immigration Task Force: 

Co-chairs: Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) and Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06)

Member: Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09)

 

Task force members will hold quarterly meetings to review relevant pieces of legislation and discuss ways to further engage young Americans. Since its founding in 2015, Future Forum has visited more than 50 cities and met with thousands of young people. Members have used feedback from young Americans to introduce legislation and lead letters on issues such as COVID-19 relief, immigration, gun reform and more. 


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