“Progress is something we all have to fight for every day, ” says Layla Zaidane. And she means it. The 27-year-old is communications director for Generation Progress Action, and it’s her job to help draft, motivate, and empower young people to join the fight for policy solutions to student debt, immigration, gun violence, campus sexual assault, and more. Here’s how she does it.
Fusion is profiling 30 women, all 30 or younger, who will change the presidential election—fighting for causes as diverse as their backgrounds, each wielding power in a unique way. You can check out their stories here and talk about them with the hashtag #the30.