We’re Hiring a Central Texas Community Ambassador VISTA

We’re Hiring a Central Texas Community Ambassador VISTA

  Generation Citizen Central Texas Community Ambassador VISTA Generation Citizen (GC) is excited to announce that we are looking for an exceptional person to join our team as the Central Texas Community Ambassador VISTA! Did you know that on every measure of civic...
We’re Hiring a New York City Program Associate

We’re Hiring a New York City Program Associate

Generation Citizen New York City Program Associate  Position Overview Generation Citizen New York City is looking for an exceptional young professional to join our team as New York City Program Associate. The Program Associate will recruit, train and manage college...
When is Enough Actually Enough?

When is Enough Actually Enough?

When is Enough Actually Enough? A Michelle Branch-induced breaking point. By Scott Warren Last May, I sat in a café on 24th and Valencia in San Francisco, gathering my thoughts after a fruitful meeting, ready to walk into a gorgeous San Francisco morning for a day...
WE’RE HIRING A Manager of Program Development

WE’RE HIRING A Manager of Program Development

Generation Citizen Manager of Program Development Generation Citizen (GC) is looking for a passionate, innovative, and collaborative educator to fill its first Manager of Program Development (MPD) role. The MPD will work closely with GC’s National Director of...
What We’re Reading

What We’re Reading

Every few weeks, GC picks out a selection of articles 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! Factoring Schools into the...
Meet Generation Citizen Associate Board Members!

Meet Generation Citizen Associate Board Members!

Generation Citizen Associate Boards are comprised of dedicated young professionals who are passionate about empowering young people to become engaged and effective citizens. Each member plays a critical role amplifying our mission and bringing awareness and visibility...
“Change-making” in Process

“Change-making” in Process

Eli Emigh, Generation Citizen’s newest New York Program Associate, reflects on some of his first experiences in the classroom.   I began my role as a Program Associate with Generation Citizen’s NYC team at the start of February 2017 after working as an...
We’re Hiring a Massachusetts Executive Director

We’re Hiring a Massachusetts Executive Director

Generation Citizen Massachusetts Executive Director  Overview: Generation Citizen (generationcitizen.org), a quickly scaling non-profit that seeks to ensure that every young person in the United States receives an effective action civics education, is looking for a...
Lowell students spoke up, and the Police Chief listened

Lowell students spoke up, and the Police Chief listened

Lowell students spoke up, and the Police Chief listened By Amy Joy Stahl Sophomores at Lowell High School have a goal: Create a gun buyback program in their city to make homes and kids safer. They’ve just convinced William Taylor, Chief of Police for the City of...
It’s Personal

It’s Personal

It’s Personal By Ellie Sanchez, MA Program Associate Within the past few weeks, many of our classes have dove into a variety of issues they feel connected to at the school, neighborhood, city, and state level. Issues our students in Massachusetts have...
Yasmine Mahdavi: Does My Voice Matter?

Yasmine Mahdavi: Does My Voice Matter?

Does My Voice Matter? After years of promising to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, the repeal bill was pulled from the House floor on March 24. This was a surprising turn and a prime example of successful civic engagement...
Bahar Ataai: Youth Civic Engagement Without The Noisy Hashtag

Bahar Ataai: Youth Civic Engagement Without The Noisy Hashtag

The most important political office is that of the private citizen. –Louis D. Brandeis Reflecting upon myself as a wide-eyed eighteen-year-old Iranian American female living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania preparing to cast my first vote in the 2008 U.S. presidential...
What We’re Reading

What We’re Reading

Every few weeks, GC picks out a selection of articles 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!   Study: 60 Percent of...
Vote16 on Ozy: To Bridge the Political Divide, Let Minors Vote

Vote16 on Ozy: To Bridge the Political Divide, Let Minors Vote

“Our political challenges may seem insurmountable. But let’s remember that in addition to building bridges across the aisle, we need on-ramps to participation.” This piece tells the story of one of Takoma Park’s first under-18 voters, and argues that extending voting...
What We’re Reading

What We’re Reading

Every few weeks, GC picks out a selection of articles 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!   A Great New Accidental...

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