Millennial Civic Engagement Summit 2012
On August 24-26, 2012 Mobilize.org convened over 60 Millennial students, nonprofit professionals and social entrepreneurs to discuss the challenges preventing the Millennial Generation from realizing their civic and electoral potentials for the 2012 election and beyond. Participants met with community leaders, elected officials and social entrepreneurs to capitalize on the energy surrounding the election to create lasting change in their communities. The summit featured remarks from national civic leaders including Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and Representative Bakari Sellers (D-SC), who was elected to the House of Representatives at the age of 22. Elected leaders from North Carolina and California gave remarks at the summit, including North Carolina Lieutenant Governor and current candidate for Governor, Walter Dalton.