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These are the people that live, sleep, eat and breathe the Bus. The board, the staff, the summer fellows.


The Washington Bus engages tomorrow's leaders on their own terms, and empowers them through education, civic and cultural engagement, and hands-on democracy.

We're you. We're young people (and the young at heart) here in Washington who want to make our state a better place. We know politics doesn't happen only in Olympia or in a business suit - it happens everywhere we are, dressed in sneakers and hoodies. Or maybe a onesie.  At the Bus, we're shaping the future of Washington - and even more importantly, we put our words into action.

Good laws require good people in elected office. We support young, progressive candidates and make sure our generation has champions in Olympia.

We take control of, and responsibility for, our own future by making sure our friends and peers are registered to vote, know the issues, and fill out their ballots.

And, of course, the whole point is to have a good time while we get the job done. We think political parties forgot about the whole "party" aspect of politics, and we're putting it back in.

The Washington Bus is an innovative vehicle for hands-on democracy. We’re of young people, by young people, for all people. And, yes we have a bus.

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Bus Fellowship

Learn about the Bus Fellowship here.

2012 Bus Fellowship Group Shot

Events
Door Knocking for Pramila Jayapal Jul 31, 2014 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM — TBD
2014 Primary Election! Aug 05, 2014 12:00 AM - 08:00 PM — The Evergreen State
Bus Bash 2014 Aug 14, 2014 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Material Good (2959 Utah Ave S)
Bumbershoot 2014! Aug 30, 2014 - Sep 01, 2014 — Seattle Center (305 Harrison St)
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