GENERATION CITIZEN BELIEVES ALL STUDENTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO CIVICS EDUCATION THAT PREPARES THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR DEMOCRACY.

vote16usa is featured in the ny times

Generation Citizen is leading a national campaign to lower the voting age to 16 years old.

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Community Change Fellowship

Applications now open for high school students to continue their community engagement in a real-world setting.

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Our Journey:2015 Annual Report

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OUR APPROACH

Generation Citizen’s action civics curriculum is the crux of our work and of both our Democracy Coach-led and teacher-led models. The curriculum is action-based, aligned to relevant standards, and academically rigorous.

STUDENT CHANGEMAKER

LEXIE TESCH
San Francisco Bay Area

“We are the voices. We are the future. We are the change makers.”

DEMOCRACY COACH ALUMNI

John De Vito
New York City

“Decisions about our future are being made in Albany and we need young people to be a part of the conversation. Young people power our campaign.”

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    Young People Could Have Stopped Brexit

    In the aftermath of last week’s globally consequential Brexit referendum, in which voters in the United Kingdom decided to historically break away from the European Union, much of the analysis has centered on the imbalance between the opinions of young people and the ramifications of the vote on their futures. Yet a comprehensive statistical analysis […]

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    What We’re Reading

    Every other week, GC picks out a selection of articles (or in this week’s case, podcasts and videos too!) that are relevant to our work and to the civics education space as a whole. We at GC love to expand our learning in every aspect of what we do, and we hope you enjoy our selections! […]

  • Jun172016
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    Join Us: Democracy Education Youth Summit

    Generation Citizen is organizing a Democracy Education Youth Summit this summer and we want you to join us! We will bring together young people between the ages of 14-18 from across the country for this training and leadership convening, taking place Monday, August 1st – Wednesday, August 3rd in New York City. All expenses will be covered for attendees, but you must apply. The […]

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