Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Press Releases

February 24, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Jacobs will join Chairman Darren Soto, Vice Chairs Haley Stevens and Colin Allred, and Chair Emeritus Stephanie Murphy in Future Forum’s leadership team

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, members of the Future Forum caucus – a generational caucus of young House Democrats – unanimously elected Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (CA-53) as vice chair for the 117th Congress.

February 19, 2021 Press Release
The town hall was the first in Future Forum’s 2021 listening session series

KISSIMMEE, FL – Today, Future Forum Chairman Darren Soto (FL-09) hosted a town hall with Polk State College students to discuss COVID-19 relief for young Americans and their overall needs during this pandemic. He was joined by Future Forum members, Reps.

February 4, 2021 Press Release
Members focused on the need for student loan relief and a broader set of guidelines for economic impact payment eligibility

WASHINGTON, D.C.

December 9, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Darren Soto will serve as Chair, Reps. Colin Allred and Haley Stevens will serve as Vice Chairs

WASHINGTON – Future Forum, a generational caucus of young House Democrats, this week elected its new leaders for the 117th Congress. Members unanimously elected Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., as chair, and Reps. Colin Allred, D-Texas, and Haley Stevens D-Mich., as vice chairs. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., will serve as chair emeritus. 

September 21, 2020 Press Release
Members were briefed by The Weather Channel’s Dr. Greg Postel on the increasing billion-dollar costs of disaster events associated with climate change

WASHINGTONFuture Forum invited hurricane and storm expert Dr. Greg Postel to brief Members on the increasing cost of climate change and extreme weather events to communities across the United States.

May 21, 2020 Press Release
House-passed bill would ensure families receive financial assistance to care for dependent children currently excluded from recovery rebates

WASHINGTON –The U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure championed by Future Forum to give families more assistance to care for dependent children currently excluded from COVID-19 economic impact payments.

April 28, 2020 Press Release
Members urge congressional leaders to ensure families receive financial assistance to care for dependent children excluded from recovery rebates

WASHINGTON – Today, Future Forum members sent a letter to House and Senate leaders urging changes to the CARES Act to allow dependents ages 17 to 18, college students under age 24, and permanently disabled children of all ages to be considered as a “qualifying child” for economic impact payment eligibility.

March 25, 2020 Press Release
Members request an immediate moratorium on the collection of debt from the most vulnerable student borrowers for duration of coronavirus emergency

WASHINGTON – Earlier this week, members of Future Forum, an influential group of young Democratic Members of Congress who advocate for issues and opportunities important to younger Americans, sent a letter to U.S.

December 16, 2019 Press Release
Legislation is likely to become law in the coming days

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a provision to increase the number of young Americans entering public service championed by Future Forum, an influential group of young Democratic Members of Congress who advocate for issues and opportunities important to younger Americans.

September 20, 2019 Press Release

As part of the August district work period, Future Forum Vice-Chair U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., hosted Future Forum Chair U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., in Los Angeles to meet with local immigrant rights advocates, learn more about the music industry, and discuss the best way to engage young voters on the issue of gun violence.

Pages