Join Miley Cyrus's New #HopefulHippies Initiative

Join Miley Cyrus's New #HopefulHippies Initiative

With her Happy Hippie Foundation, Cyrus is calling on her generation to stand together for the future of America. Here's how you can get involved.

With her Happy Hippie Foundation, Cyrus is calling on her generation to stand together for the future of America. Here's how you can get involved.

Text: William Defebaugh

The shocking results of this week's presidential election have left much of the country in mourning—specifically millennials, an overwhelming majority of whom voted for Hillary Clinton. (According to polling data, had only 18-24 year-olds voted, Clinton would have won 504 electoral votes.)

Many are clinging to these statistics as a resource of hope for the future, and a rallying cry for the younger generation to not go silently into a Trump presidency, but rather channel our feelings of injustice into proactive measures.

Among these hopeful radicals is Miley Cyrus (a true representative of her generation), who has started a new social media initiative with her Happy Hippie Foundation encouraging everyone to become more politically and personally active with the causes of their choice—whether that's education, climate change, or social justice issues.

Below is her call to arms, which has already gained traction on social media:

To join Miley's movement, post on social media with the #HopefulHippies tag, explain which specific causes and organizations you're getting involved with, and encourage others to do the same. If you're not sure of where to start, you can click here for a list of charities and companies that will need our help more than ever in the coming for years.

Credits: Cover image courtesy of Instagram/@Marilynminter.

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