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

Celebrate GC10 

GC10 is a celebration of the amazing impact created by the GC community over the past ten years – and you’re invited!

Join Us in the Classroom

If you are a teacher or college student, we want you to join us in the classroom to provide students with the skills, knowledge, and motivation to lead change.

Annual Report 2019 

The report highlights key achievements from the past year, including the many ways our students have been at the forefront of positive change in their communities.

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

  • Apr032020
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    Generation Citizen celebrates Utah’s enactment of pioneering civic engagement program pilot

    Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert exercises national leadership on civics education by signing HB 334 into law, authorizing a three-year, pilot civic engagement program calling for project-based civics, service learning, and local innovation

  • Mar112020
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    Generation Citizen applauds Utah legislature for passing innovative civic engagement program pilot

    On March 10, 2020, the Utah legislature passed HB 334, a landmark, three-year civic engagement program pilot that builds on the state’s culture of volunteerism and community engagement by introducing a commitment to local innovation and project-based civics.

  • Mar102020
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    Impressive First Impressions: John Trasviña

    We’re excited to announce that Generation Citizen has a brand new California Executive Director: John Trasviña! John is a former appointee of President Obama (as Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development), former dean of the University of San Francisco School of Law, and an accomplished civil rights attorney.

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