Alex Edgar

Youth Power Project 
Simi Valley, CA

As a Gen Z activist and civic leader, Alex Edgar approaches systems of higher education, workforce, and government with the intent of elevating and activating youth voices and engagement in order to build a society that is more responsive to the needs of his generation. He is a senior studying political behavior and public policy at UC Berkeley, where he serves as the external affairs vice president of the Associated Students of the University of California. In recognition of his civic work, Alex was a 2022 recipient of the John Lewis Youth Leadership Award by the National Association of Secretaries of State, the 2023 recipient of the California Young Steward Leader Award from California Forward, and he was selected to serve on the National Advisory Board for the UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement. He has traveled the country speaking about the importance of increased advocacy and funding for intentional youth engagement, particularly in support of their voting and civil rights. Alex has also been published in Forbes, featured in CBS News Bay Area, and provides civic engagement consulting for nonprofits, foundations, and college campuses. 

What does The Power of Us mean to you?


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The Power of Us means community collaboration and care leading to community liberation.

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