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

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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.

Celebrate GC10 

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

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

  • Feb182020
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    Generation Citizen Public Testimony on New York State Education Budget

    Members of the Joint Budget Elementary and Secondary Education Committee: Thank you for the opportunity to submit budget testimony on behalf of Generation Citizen about the New York State Fiscal Year 2021 Education budget. Generation Citizen (“GC”) is a decade-old national nonprofit dedicated to bringing civics education back into the classroom through a new, engaging […]

  • Feb042020
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    Reflections and Recommendations for The Civics Education Field: Strengths, Challenges, and the Road Ahead

    Prepared by Scott Warren, Co-Founder, Generation Citizen, and Departing CEO Overview: For the past ten and a half years, I have served as the CEO of Generation Citizen (GC). GC has established itself as one of the largest and pre-eminent actors in the civics education field, leading programmatic work across the country, and developing a […]

  • Jan212020
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    Partisan Takes Won’t Define Nonpartisan Action Civics

    By Amy Curran, OK Executive Director, and Scott Warren, CEO (Editor’s note: The following commentary appears in response to a commentary published by the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs’ Center for Independent Journalism criticizing the civics-education nonprofit Generation Citizen. OCPA’s center did not respond to a request that this piece be published on their site.) In the last 10 […]

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