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

 

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.

 

 

Generation Citizen Annual Report 2018

 

 

Strategic Plan 2017-2020

Through this three-year strategic plan, we will create the conditions for a broad national revival of civics education nationwide, using Action Civics as the centerpiece.

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

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    Generation Citizen hosts Fireside Chat with John King, Education Trust President and former U.S. Secretary of Education

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    A Solution for States with Skill Gaps in Workforce Development: How building civic skills and knowledge can prepare students to lift our economies

    by Amy Curran, Oklahoma Executive Director The United States faces a challenge to fill workforce development gaps as a result of the shift from the industrial age to the knowledge age. The need for a post-secondary degree or certification has become more important than ever. And, with the rising expense of degree programs, it is […]

  • Apr042019
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    Localizing College Civics: The need to engage college students in local government

    by Hannah Bigbee a Generation Citizen’s Student Leadership Board member Like many college campuses, the University of Oklahoma is seen as its own community by the students. Many students live, work, attend classes, and eat all of their meals while on campus. Because of this, the university becomes its own world. While having this community […]

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