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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GC’s Expanding to the Heartland

We are excited to announce Generation Citizen’s expansion to Central Texas and Oklahoma City in the fall of 2016.

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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.”

Latest From The Gc Blog

  • Jul182016
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    WHAT WE’RE READING

    Every other week, GC picks out a selection of articles (sometimes videos or podcasts too!) that are relevant to our work and to the civic 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!   New Yorkers, […]

  • Jul072016
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    GC IS HIRING A NEW YORK OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE

    Generation Citizen New York Operations Associate Position Overview Generation Citizen (GC) is excited to announce that we are hiring a New York Operations Associate to join our growing team. The Operations Associate will work closely with our program team supporting the operations of our program across the five boroughs, as well as event planning, and […]

  • Jul062016
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    New York City Council Allocates Half a Million for Generation Citizen to Expand Civic Education Across the City

    For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Contact: Chelsea Schuster cschuster@generationcitizen.org (561) 843-0197   New York City Council Allocates Half a Million for Generation Citizen to Expand Civic Education Across the City Council Funding allows Generation Citizen to Double Program Service to Reach 4,000 Students Annually (New York, NY) The recently Adopted New York City […]

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