The Summer Fellowship application is open!

We’re looking for a cohort of young people ready to join (B)us for ten weeks of organizing and social justice this summer. 

Think you’ve got what it takes?

2020 Census

We’re in this together — and we need to ensure our community has the resources it needs for the years to come. Because we’re here and we ALL count. #evenyourdirtyroommatecounts

Register to vote

Are you a Washington resident? Yes? Are you at least 16 years old? Yes? Are you registered to vote? No? Let’s change that.

Get on the Bus!

Whatever your interest, there’s always a “you-sized spot” on the Bus!

The Washington Bus
Education Fund

Of young people, by young people, for all people.

The Washington Bus Education Fund engages our generation on their own terms. We train young leaders with the skills to organize, and connect our values to civic action. At the Bus, we’re shaping the future of Washington!

Hella Bus Blog


Happy Census Day!!!!!

HAPPY CENSUS DAY! (Not an April Fool’s is actually Census Day!) Woah, woah, slow down. What the heck is the Census and why should I care? The Census is an official count of every person living in the United States. It impacts how the government uses its...

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COVID-19 and our democracy

Friends, With two new Co-Executive Directors starting earlier this month, we here at the Bus were feeling ready to take on the world! Or at least, ready to continue building our statewide movement to increase political access and participation for all young people...

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A Special Message from the Co-Executive Directors of the Bus

Dear Bus Family, We are stoked to address you for the first time in our new positions as the Co-Executive Directors of the Washington Bus! The Bus is the political home for young people in Washington’s politics. We’re looking forward to building upon the inspiring...

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People. Participation. Policy.

We believe in people. We believe in participation. We believe in policy. The Bus meets young people where they are and mobilizes them to build a more progressive and representative Washington State. We run large voter registration drives, educate our peers on civic issues and train the next generation of leaders.

Learn what we do!Get involved!

People. Participation. Policy.


Learn what we do!Get involved!

Voters registered

Leaders developed

Volunteers engaged

Voter contacts

Help fuel the Bus!

The Bus couldn’t run without the help from folks just like you, so we thank you in advance for supporting the Washington Bus Education Fund! As a 501(c)(3), all donations are tax-deductible and go directly to supporting our leadership development and civic engagement work.

Looking for our sister organization?

To best fulfill the full scope of our mission, ‘The Washington Bus’ header is comprised of two separate legal entities: The Washington Bus Education Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity, and The Washington Bus, a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization.