Our Story — NextGen America

NextGen America acts politically to prevent climate disaster, promote prosperity, and protect the fundamental rights of every American.

Since our founding as NextGen Climate in 2013, we’ve worked to fight climate change by advancing the transition to a clean energy economy. We’ve supported candidates who support climate action. We’ve fought to halt the Keystone XL pipeline and registered more than a million voters nationwide.

Now, the same values that drive our work on climate are under unprecedented attack from all directions. We’re proud to step up the fight for immigrant rights, affordable health care, prosperity, and equality.

We organize our work around these issues:


Protecting our climate for a healthier, more prosperous future. 


Fighting to protect equal rights, opportunities, and dignity for all. 

Health Care

It’s a human right. We’ll continue to fight for women’s reproductive rights and affordable health care. 


We stand with America’s founding fathers for a nation that welcomes immigrants and respects their rights. 


Americans value freedom — and real freedom requires an economy that works for everyone. 

Tom Steyer,

Founder & President, NextGen America

Tom Steyer is a business leader and philanthropist who believes we have a moral responsibility to give back and help ensure that every family shares the benefits of economic opportunity, education, and a healthy climate.

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