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

 

Support Youth at the Forefront of Change

Together we can ensure students leave their classrooms 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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    Youth voter participation is not red or blue, it’s universal

    I have the privilege of working with middle and high school students across the state of Oklahoma. As a civics educator, I find myself constantly noticing where young people show up. During the build-up to the 2018 midterm election, I saw students where I always do — at the mall, in their schools, at athletic […]

  • Nov132018
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    Generation Citizen 2018 Annual Report

    We are excited to share our 2018 Annual Report. The report highlights key achievements from the past year, including progress on our three-year strategic growth plan, our advocacy work, and the many ways our students have been at the forefront of positive, real change both in their communities and in our democracy. Click here to […]

  • Nov082018
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    Civic Dispositions and School Culture

    The conflict between youth civic engagement and anti-democratic educational environments I tried to find a way to start this without invoking the midterm election and all of the reports of “apathetic” voters. I promise I did. But before you stop reading, this might not go where you think it’s going to. I offer a challenge: […]

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