From April, 2017

swing state ambassador: kelly baker in tallahassee, fl

Tallahassee, Florida  population: 188,107 2016 Presidential election results: (Leon County) Clinton 60.5%, Trump 35.4%, Johnson 2.9% Mayor: Andrew Gillum Kelly J. Baker Writer and Editor of Women in Higher Education How many years have you lived in Tallahassee? Nine years total. We lived in Tallahassee for six years during college and graduate school, and we moved…

Become a multi-generational family in a swing state

Please enjoy this perspective from Nancy Bach, our “resident boomer”.  My husband retired in 2014. We sold our home and traveled around the country and around the world for two years. That was long enough to want to settle down for a while, but the question was…where? We didn’t have any desire to buy a house immediately. We…

hipsters and hippies… I WANT YOU!

The Swing State Migration project was born after I read this article and after I attended this march. I originally intended for the project to focus on members of my generation. Millenials! There, I said it. I’m a millennial. I’ve learned to love my label mostly because I think we have the power to change…

get moving, millennials

Millennials are moving at historically low rates for young adults as pew research points out in this article. What is going on?! Fewer Millennials have spouses, children, and own homes than the generations before them- all things that could stop someone from relocating, but for millennials this doesn’t seem to matter. They are still staying put. What gives? I’m going to hope it’s motivation and let this be your motivation… MOVE TO A SWING STATE!!! photo credit: Mechanik / Shutterstock.com photo credit: Mechanik / Shutterstock.com