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

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.

 

Action Civics Landscape: A Digital, interactive visualization of Action Civics and Action Civics-adjacent organizations

 

 

Generation Citizen Annual Report 2017

 

 

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.”

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    Announcing the Hasbro Change Maker Award Recipients

      This year, Generation Citizen and the Hasbro Children’s Fund collaborated to create the Hasbro Change Maker Award. Awards were given out in the form of mini-grants to fund and support student ideas on how they could make their communities a better place. Across five schools in Providence, RI and the surrounding areas, volunteers from Hasbro […]

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    GENERATION CITIZEN NYC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DeNora Getachew TESTIMONY TO JOINT HEARING OF NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL’S EDUCATION AND YOUTH SERVICES COMMITTEES

    Testimony delivered by DeNora Getachew, New York City Executive Director of Generation Citizen to Joint Hearing of the New York City Council’s Education and Youth Services Committees regarding Youth Civic Engagement Opportunities. Read on!   Good Afternoon Members of the City Council’s Education and Youth Services Committees: My name is DeNora Getachew and I’m the […]

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    GC STUDENT, Samara Henry, Testifies TO THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL Executive Budget Hearing

    On May 24th, 2018, Samara Henry, a student at the Bronx Academy of Letters, testified at the New York City Council Executive Budget Hearing. Here she explains the crucial role of Action Civics. Read on!   Good afternoon. Thank you for the opportunity to testify at today’s hearing. My name is Samara Henry and I […]

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