NextGen America Executive Director Wessel: Statement on Tom Steyer stepping down as President

Following Tom Steyer’s announcement of a generous commitment to NextGen America for the 2019-2020 cycle and to step down as the organization’s President, new NextGen America Executive Director Ben Wessel issued the following statement:

“Now more than ever, NextGen America is committed to registering, motivating, and turning out young people to vote for progressive leaders across the country. We are so grateful for Tom Steyer’s continued dedication to the power of the youth vote. NextGen America has no plans to endorse in the 2020 presidential election and will not coordinate with any candidate’s campaign. We remain committed to organizing young people in key battleground states to make progress on the issues facing our generation.”

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