TRIVIA FOR CHANGEMAKERS

TRIVIA FOR CHANGEMAKERS

Generation Citizen’s Trivia for Changemakers 4th Annual Trivia Fundraiser Thursday, March 23 2017, 6:30pm-9:00pm Microsoft NERD Center, Kendall Square, 1 Memorial Drive, Suite 100, Cambridge, MA 02142 Test your trivia mettle in this exclusive best-of-Boston...
A Semester in Review: New York City’s Fall 2016 Growth

A Semester in Review: New York City’s Fall 2016 Growth

A Semester in Review: New York City’s Fall 2016 Growth It was a busy fall 2016 semester for the New York City team. This new team of dynamic women leaders jumped into the seat at a time of tremendous growth for the New York City program.  Thanks in large part to a...

Civics Day Highlights from Scott Warren

Every fall and spring semester Generation Citizen hosts Civics Day, our students’ end-of-semester project showcase. Civics day presents a unique opportunity for students to take pride in their projects, advocate for their issues to a local audience, and collect...

Generation Citizen to Expand Civics Education in Central Texas

GENERATION CITIZEN TO EXPAND CIVICS EDUCATION IN CENTRAL TEXAS  Action Civics programming to begin in Austin-area schools in January. AUSTIN, TEXAS — On Wednesday, November 9th, Generation Citizen hosted its launch event for its new site in Central Texas. Joined...
Upcoming Events | Fall 2016

Upcoming Events | Fall 2016

Join Us | Upcoming Generation Citizen Events Fall 2016 Bay Area Civic Tech Challenge Hackathon & Awards Reception | Saturday November 5, 2016 At Generation Citizen’s second annual Bay Area Civic Tech Challenge, we’re bringing together top Bay Area tech innovators...
Justin Kang: Why Civic Tech Challenge and Why Now?

Justin Kang: Why Civic Tech Challenge and Why Now?

Why Civic Tech Challenge and Why Now?  Q&A With Boston’s Leading Young Civic Innovator and Creator of the Civic Tech Challenge, Justin Kang Justin Kang is the founder and Executive Director of City Awake, the civic innovation lab of the Greater Boston Chamber of...
What We’re Reading

What We’re Reading

Every other week, GC picks out a selection of articles, videos, or podcasts that are relevant to our work and to the civic education space as a whole. This week we are focusing specifically on local news and issues in some of GC’s program regions. We at GC love...
Civic Tech Challenge Greater Boston Registration is Open!

Civic Tech Challenge Greater Boston Registration is Open!

The Greater Boston hackathon will take place on Saturday, November 5, 2016 Sign-up to Participate in the Civic Tech Challenge Hackathon Buy Tickets to the Civic Tech Challenge Awards Reception Generation Citizen’s Civic Tech Challenge brings together top tech...
Join Us: Stories of Grassroots Change

Join Us: Stories of Grassroots Change

Join Generation Citizen and the Boston Debate League for this inspiring storytelling event. Local activists and aspiring young leaders involved in contemporary grassroots change campaigns in Boston will share their stories of struggle, success, and advocacy insights....

WE ARE TEAM GENERATION CITIZEN

Last week, the Generation Citizen team traveled from all across the US to attend our annual retreat at the Wisdom House in beautiful Litchfield, Connecticut. This retreat is the one time a year when all GC staff can come together in person to collaborate and engage...
Join Us: Community Change Fellows Graduation Celebration

Join Us: Community Change Fellows Graduation Celebration

We’re excited to announce that Generation Citizen’s Community Change Fellowship graduation celebration is right around the corner. Join us in celebrating these young civic leaders! The GC Community Change Fellowship is an internship opportunity for...
Young Leaders Gather for GC’s Democracy Education Youth Summit

Young Leaders Gather for GC’s Democracy Education Youth Summit

Generation Citizen is thrilled to be bringing 26 young people (ages 14-18), together the first week of August for our first-ever Democracy Education Youth Summit. The participants hail from 14 states across the country and will congregate in New York City for three...
GC’s Expanding to the Heartland

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. When we passed Generation Citizen’s four-year strategic plan two years ago, expanding to new sites was a top goal, both to test our model in new...
Join Us: Democracy Education Youth Summit

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...

GC Welcomes RI Program Associate Molly Cohen!

Hello!   My name is Molly Cohen, and I’m excited to be joining Generation Citizen as the Rhode Island Program Associate.   I first developed an interest in community empowerment as a student at Vassar College. I was lucky enough to be able to study the...

How Do We Educate to Improve Our Democracy?

How do We Educate to Improve our Democracy?   As Generation Citizen matures as an organization, we’ve realized that it’s not enough for us to solely focus on our in-school programming.  We continue to improve and iterate our action civics curriculum and teacher and...

Defending Social Studies Funding in Massachusetts

On March 9, 2015, Greater Boston Advocacy Manager Leila Quinn gave testimony before the MA Foundation Budget Review Commission in defense of funding for social studies and civics courses. Below you will find an abridged version of her testimony.   State law...

GC Boston Class Helps Passage of Homeless Youth Services Law

By Kristen Lobo   Before leaving office, Massachusetts Governor Patrick signed the Unaccompanied Homeless Youth bill into law providing shelter and services to homeless youth on Tuesday, January 6th.  According to the law, a homeless young person is defined as...

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