Press

 

  Generation Citizen Press Coverage: 2018

 

Beacon Hill Roll Call. Athol Daily News. November 12,2018.

2.7M voters in Massachusetts cast votes on Tuesday. The Herald News. November 10, 2018.

Governor Baker Signs Bill to Promote Civic Education for Students. Framingham Source. November 8, 2018.

Hello, congresswoman: Kendra Horms beats Steve Russell NonDoc. November 6, 2018.

Editorial: Five things to watch on Oklahoma’s Election Day. NonDoc. November 5, 2018.

Editorial: Civility should be valued in politics, America. NonDoc. October 29, 2018.

The Issues on Local Ballots: Teen Voting, Campaign Finance, Housing, and More. GOVERNING. October 24, 2018.

Lincoln state senator wants to give 16-year-olds the vote in Nebraska. Omaha World Herald. October 24, 2018.

Meet the OK commissioner of labor candidates. NonDoc. October 22, 2018.

The Case for Lowering the Voting Age. JSOR DAILY. October 17, 2018.

A Lesson Plan for Remaking New York City Government. Citylimits.org. October 16, 2018.

Civics is Social and Emotional. Education Week. October 15, 2018.

U.S. Rep. Steve Russell to debate challenger Kendra Horn. NonDoc. October 12, 2018.

Oklahoma school district awarded money to fund civics education. Oklahoma’s News 4. October 5, 2018.

University student groups, campus centers gear up for midterm elections. The Brown Daily Herald. October 2, 2018.

Civics Education Must Put Racial Equity First. Education Week. September 25, 2018.

Union LA, Awake NY, NOAH, UNDEFEATED & Spike Lee Dropped “God Protect Robert Mueller” T-Shirt. HYPEBEAST. August 29, 2018.

Civics Can Make Us More Civil. Standford Social Innovation Review. August 28, 2018.

Brian Bingman: Anthony ‘arrogant’ for debate absence. NonDoc. August 22, 2018.

Mourning the Violence of Its Past, Oklahoma City Is Moving Forward. The Nation. August 15, 2018.

Debate: Voters see Hunter, Drummond in action. NonDoc. August 6, 2018.

Morning Bell: ‘I’m excited to see everybody back’. The Oklahoman. August 2, 2018.

Hofmeister vs. Murphy: GOP superintendent debate set. NonDoc. August 1, 2018.

Corporation Commission debates set, Anthony ‘declines to participate’. NonDoc. July 31, 2018

Aaron Cooper: Training the next generation of engaged citizens. Brown News. July 25, 2018.

Sweeping changes coming for state’s students. Lowell Sun. July 22, 2018.

CityViews: Black, Female and Neglected, 19th-Century Hero Became Students’ Cause. CityLimits.org. July 17, 2018.

LHS’s Lander earns state teachers award. Lowell Sun. July 15, 2018.

Stumped? Watch these debates before casting ballots. NonDoc. June 25, 2018.

How Schools & Philanthropists Are Joining Forces to Fight Back Against Fake News: Inside the Renewed Push for Social Studies, Media Literacy, Civic Engagement. The74. June 25, 2018.

Push to lower the voting age gains traction across the states. NBC News. June 24, 2018.

Insider, outsider ruffle feathers at GOP auditor debate. NonDoc. June 21, 2018.

Goff Middle School students finish year strong. Pawtucket Times. June 20, 2018.

Youth vs. experience: Democratic commissioner of labor candidates debate. NonDoc. June 16, 2018.

Michigan lawmakers introduce bill to lower voting age to 16. Michigan Radio. June 14, 2018.

The Future Of Civics Education In Massachusetts. Radio Boston. June 13, 2018.

Debate set for state auditor and inspector GOP primary. NonDoc. June 13, 2018.

Mayoral Charter Revision Commission Hears Expert Testimony on Voting and Elections. Gotham Gazette. June 13, 2018.

Democrat commissioner of labor candidates to debate June 15. NonDoc. June 8, 2018.

GOP labor candidates talk jobs, mental illness, mistrust. NonDoc. June 6, 2018.

New bill puts emphasis on civics in K-12 classrooms. Boston Herald. June 1, 2018.

Local sponsors and partners make debate possible. NonDoc. May 30, 2018.

Equity and Innovation at NewSchools Summit. EdWeek. May 14, 2018.

Children’s health nonprofit brings in big bucks at Philanthropitch. Austin Business Journal. May 10, 2018.

Forward Failures, Future of Work and What’s (Not) the Next Big Thing in Edtech. Edsurge. May 10, 2018.

Students launch initiative to shift negative perception of Providence’s Roger Williams Middle School Providence Journal. May 9, 2018.

What It Means to Be A Teacher in 2018. Emerson Collective Blog. May 2018.

MEMBERS OF GENERATION CITIZEN RHODE ISLAND JOIN JOE PAOLINO IN THE ARENA. May 6, 2018

MHS participating in Generation Citizen Project. Wicked Local. May 8, 2018.

20 Under 40: Patrick Reynolds. The Sun Chronicle. May 6, 2018.

Oklahoma’s recent teacher walkout is a lesson in civic engagement. EdWeek. May 3, 2018.

Les jeunes unissent leurs voix. April 28, 2018.

With students’ help, Rep. Ranglin-Vassell seeks better high school science labs. Newport Buzz. April 27, 2018.

Science and civics interact in R.I. students’ bill to improve lab facilities. Providence Journal. April 25, 2018.

The March for Our Lives revives in DC the debate to reduce the voting age to 16 years. El Tiempo Latino. April 10, 2018.

Gen Z’s next battleground: lowering the voting age. Axios. April 21, 2018.

Incredibly, 16-Year-Olds In D.C. Might Be Able To Vote For President In 2020. APlus.com. April 19, 2018.

Bill Seeks to Lower D.C. Voting Age to 16. Washington Informer. April 18, 2018.

Hearst Foundations give $1.6 million in grants to CA nonprofits. SFGate. April 18, 2018.

I’m an Oklahoma educator who had become complacent about funding cuts. Our students will be different. Chalkbeat. April 17, 2018.

‘So there I was, figuring it out myself’: A Brooklyn teen on why the city’s specialized high school prep wasn’t enough. Chalkbeat. April 17, 2018.

A New Bill Could Lower The Voting Age To 16 In Washington D.C. Vibe.com. April 17, 2018.

Youthful March for Our Lives revives push to lower voting age to 16 in D.C. The Washington Post. April 10, 2018.

Jim Ross column: Lower the voting age to 16. Ocala.com. April 8, 2018.

Civics educators seek reform amidst the political chaos. South Coast Today. March 31, 2018.

Point of View: A strategy for Oklahoma’s teachers. NewsOK. March 28, 2018.

Podcast: Reimagining Civics Education for High School Students. The Chronicle of Philanthropy. March 23, 2018.

Civic Participation Begins in Schools. Standford Social Innovation Review. March 20, 2018.

Students Are Walking Out. Are Schools Ready for When They Walk Back In?. Education Week. March 13, 2018.

Students gain insight, get politically active by working on state, national campaigns. The Tufts Daily. March 5, 2018.

Training citizens, one student at a time. Legislation would mandate civics requirements in school. CommonWealth. March 3, 2018.

Can the Parkland Survivors Inspire a New Focus on Civics Education? Education Week. March 2, 2018.

N.D. Sen. Heitkamp finalist for Democracy Awards. Daily News. February 25, 2018.

At Lowell High, Tackling Nation’s Racial Turmoil. Lowell Sun. February 25, 2018.

When Children March (Podcast). SundayCivics. February 25, 2018.

Lower the Voting Age to Sixteen. Crooked Media. February 23, 2018.

Lower the Voting Age to 16. The Nation. February 23, 2018.

Civics education: Make it your school district’s priority. Education DIVE. February 14, 2018.

Focused on civic engagement. Norman Transcript. January 3, 2018.

 

 

 

 

  Generation Citizen Press Coverage: 2017

 

Bastrop students make history establishing city Youth Advisory Council. The Statesman (December 29, 2017)

From student project grows Lowell High food pantry. Lowell Sun (December 23, 2017)

Generation Citizen gains traction with OKCPS students. NonDoc (December 19, 2017)

Students keep finding needles near their school. They want action from the city. The Boston Globe (December 11, 2017)

Josiah Quincy School students lobby for gun regulation measures. Sampan (December 11, 2017)

Civics program shows students they can make a difference. Eagle Tribune (December 5, 2017)

Looking past ‘get out the vote.’ Crain’s New York Business (November 8, 2017)

New York Today: Reflections on Elections. New York Times (November 7, 2017)

DeVos, invest in the future of our democracy by focusing on civics. The Hill (October 31, 2017)

Civics Education Shouldn’t Put Students to Sleep. Education Week (October 10, 2017)

My Turn: Tom Kerr-Vanderslice: Civics education sorely needed in R.I. Providence Journal. (September 29, 2017)

A New Time Requires a New Civics. Morning Consult. (September 27, 2017)

Learn a Thing or Two About a NY Constitutional Convention. WNYC. (September 21, 2017)

These Students Fought SB – And Now They’re Getting Ready for What Comes Next. MTV News. (June 20, 2017)

Beyond Georgia: Democracy’s Long Game. Morning Consult. (June 15, 2017)

Embracing civics education in Oklahoma with more than a test. The Journal Record. (June 14, 2017)

Action Civics: To lead change, we must first teach it. Red Dirt Report. (May 15, 2017)

Students Tackle Real Life Issues on Civics Day. Channel One News. (May 12, 2017)

OKCPS Students Write Bill For Arts Funding. News 9, Oklahoma City. (May 3, 2017)

Malden High Students Tackle Addiction. Malden Patch. (May 3, 2017)

A How-to Book for Wielding Civic Power. New York Times. (April 5, 2017)

Generation Citizen: Building a new generation of leaders. Amsterdam News. (March 30, 2017)

Modeling Civic Engagement for Our Children. Boston Moms Blog. (March 5, 2017)

Legislation would require R.I. students to get lessons on historical U.S. documents. Providence Journal. (March 3, 2017)

What’s The Connection Between Civic Engagement And Civics Education? Georgia Public Broadcasting. (February 23, 2017)

Local Election Toolkit. KQED Learning. (February 7, 2017)

Schools move to prioritize civics. Sentinel and Enterprise. (February 6, 2017)

Civic Education: Are students learning how to be good citizens? CQ Researcher. (February 3, 2017)

Millennials prone to skip local elections. The Daily Citizen. (January 26, 2017)

What You Had to Say About K-12 Policy and the Election. Education Week. (January 19, 2017)

Teens Push to Lower the Voting Age. Youth Today. (January 17, 2017)

Readers write: Activism in the classroom. Christian Science Monitor. (January 16, 2017)

Making country better begins with you and me. The Oklahoman. (January 6, 2017)

Civics education needed now more than ever. Common Wealth. (January 5, 2017)

Watch: Students’ powerful video on heroin crisis. SILive.com (January 3, 2017)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Generation Citizen Press Coverage: 2016

 

Lowell High students take aim at opioid epidemic. Lowell Sun. (December 27, 2016)

Civics education needs a revival like STEM. Boston Business Journal. (December 16, 2016).

Melrose Education Foundation Awards $22K. Wicked Local. (November 28, 2016)

Was Nov. 8 a massive failure in civics education? Hechinger Report. (November 17, 2016)

After Trump Victory, Protest, Conflict at Bay Area Schools. KQED Radio. (November 17, 2016)

Teaching civics in the age of Trump. The Christian Science Monitor. (November 16, 2016)

Political Pupils: Civics Gets Renewed Attention in Schools. Associated Press. (November 16, 2016)

Don’t Let This Election Ruin Politics for You. TIME (November 9, 2016)

What Will Election 2016 Mean to Young Voters? City Limits (November 9, 2016)

The Case for Allowing 16-year-olds the Right to Vote. Vox (November 7, 2016)

Alum Named Social Entrepreneur in Residence. Brown Daily Herald (October 24, 2016)

NYC Teacher Talks: ‘The Learning Is Really On Them‘. Gothamist (October 17, 2016)

Why my education nonprofit is bucking the coastal trend and setting up shop in Oklahoma. Chalkbeat (October 6, 2016)

Solving the problem of disappearing youth vote. San Diego Union Tribune (September 29, 2016)

COALITION TURNING STUDENTS INTO VOTERS. The Huntington News (September 22, 2016)

University High student recalls NYC trip to encourage democracy education. Waco Tribune (September 21, 2016)

Students Lead Voter Registration Drive on Campus. News @ Northeastern (September 13, 2016)

Our star student was honored by Michelle Obama, but he felt like a fraud. Now, we’re rethinking everything. Chalkbeat (July 25, 2016)

Why Younger Voters Could Have Stopped Brexit and Trump, EdSurge (July 20, 2016)

Edward Fitzpatrick: Young voters in U.S. should look at what happened in Brexit vote, Providence Journal (July 2, 2016)

Brexit: everything you wanted to know about turnout by age at the EU referendum, Financial Times (July 1, 2016)

Civics Gets Real: When Civic Education is Local and Personal, Real Change Can Happen, Harvard Graduate School of Education (June 2, 2016)

Close the Political Participation DeficitU.S. News (May 19, 2016)

Sweet Sixteen: The Case For Lowering The Voting Age, Generation Process (May 18, 2016)

Search and Destroy: Boston High School Students Push for an End to Racial Profiling, digboston (May 12, 2016)

Lobbying, in Albany, for Better Voting Laws, Gotham Gazette (May 9, 2016)

Should the Voting Age Be Lowered to 16?, KQED News (May 5, 2016)

There’s a Long List of Voting Reforms New York Can Pass, Gotham Gazette (April 22, 2016)

Worth their salt: Malden students present salt alternatives to mayor, Wicked Local Malden (April 20, 2016)

Thousands of young people doing their bit for society? Let’s be more ambitious, The Guardian (April 13, 2016)

Are Teenagers Mature Enough to Vote?, Learning English (March 28, 2016)

Eugene Lang Student Wins Community Service Award, The New School News (March 9, 2016)

Board of Education Joins the Growing List of Advocates in Support of Expanding Voting Rights to 16 and 17 Year Olds, San Francisco Youth Commission (February 24, 2016)

Generation Citizen Partners with #CollegeDebate16, Dominican University of California News (February 24, 2016)

Civics Courses, Political Role Should Go Hand in Hand, Education Week (January 20, 2016)

 

 

 

Generation Citizen Press Coverage: 2015

 

Generation Citizen Making a Difference, The Lowell Sun (December 30, 2015)

Is a 16-Year-Old Mature Enough to Vote? This Campaign Thinks So, The Daily Signal (December 19, 2015)

Malden’s 8th-Graders Work Towards ending Gun Violence, Malden Patch (December 15, 2015)

Civics-Education Group Honors Providence Journal for Race in RI Series, Providence Journal (December 14, 2015)

Josiah Quincy School Seventh Graders Take Their Homelessness Advocacy to the Statehouse, Sampan (December 10, 2015)

Campaign to Lower the Voting Age to 16 in Local Races Sparks a Debate, The New York Times (December 9, 2015)

Lower Voting Age Gains Traction in Some Cities, Wall Street Journal (November 20, 2015)

Students Need to Step Up to the Political Plate, WNYC (October 15, 2015)

For Generation Citizen, Action is Education, Providence Journal (July 27, 2015)

Active Approach to Bullying Issue, San Francisco Examiner (July 13, 2015)

Melrose Ed Foundation Marks Second Birthday, Wicked Local Melrose (June 2015)

Students Veto Campos’ Moratorium Plan and Win Big, Mission Local (May 17, 2015)

Give Young Americans the Right to Vote, San Francisco Examiner (May 3, 2015)

Coming Soon to a Community Board Near You: Teenagers, Village Voice (April 30, 2015)

National Test Shows American Students Score Low in History, Civics, Wisconsin Public Radio (April 29, 2015)

BC Student ‘Leads Change’ in Effort to Stop Police Brutality, The Gavel (April 23, 2015)

Action Civics in Fourth Grade: Tackling School and Community-Based Issues, Social Studies and the Youth Learner Vo.27 (April 2015)

Teach Civics in Schools – But Do it Right, Boston Globe (April 18, 2015)

New Yorkers Would Receive Voter Registration Forms with Leases Under New Proposal, NYC Council Member Benjamin Kallos (April 17, 2015)

Motivate Young People to Experience Democracy Firsthand, Boston Globe (April 6, 2015)

Give Students a Voice So They Can Improve Their Own School, Standing with the Kids (March 27, 2015)

Student Voter Registration Push Targets New York’s Turnout Crisis, Gotham Gazette (March 19,2015)

Bushwick Students Give City’s Street Cleanliness Scorecards an Incomplete, Gotham Gazette (March 10, 2015)

Teach Young People about Civic Duties, Albuquerque Journal (February 13, 2015)

To Revive Our Democracy, Revive Civic Education, The Hill (January 14, 2015)

Newport Students Ask School Committee for New Playground, ABC6 News (January 14, 2015)

Brooklyn Tech Students Seek Voice in Police-Youth Relations, Fort Greene Focus (January 19,2015)

 

 

 

Generation Citizen Press Coverage: 2014

 

The Program That’s Putting College Students in Classrooms to Teach About Civic Engagement (December 5, 2014)

Civic Engagement Can Help Millenials Get Jobs (December 1, 2014)

Generation Citizen students participate in writing unprecedented gun violence resolution, San Francisco KTVU (November 2014)

Teens Now Have a Say in New York City’s Government, The Boston Globe (November 30, 2014)

Brooklyn Borough President Adams Calls on Teenagers to Join Community Boards, Brooklyn Daily Eagle (November 19, 2014)

Generation Citizen sends college volunteers into high schools and middle schools to teach kids to solve social problems, National Journal (October 31, 2014)

The Elfenworks Foundation Presents $25,000 Award to Three Social Entrepreneurs Who Change Young Lives, Bulingame-Hillsborough Patch (October 9, 2014)

Q&A with Gillian Pressman of Generation Citizen, Host of the Civic Tech Challenge, Microsoft New England Blog (October 23, 2014)

And the Winners of the In Harmony With Hope Awards Are, San Jose Mercury News (October 7, 2014)

At 16, Learn to Drive – and Learn to Vote, Daily News (September 28, 2014)

16 and 17 Year Olds Now Eligible for Community Boards, The Bronx Chronicle (August 12, 2014)

Jersey City Girl Who Lost Dad, Stepdad to Gun Violence Wants to Help Others, NJ.com (August 12, 2014)

5 Organizations Created by Americans for Americans, MISSION.tv (July 4, 2014)

Students Help Solve Civics Issues through Generation Citizen, Boston Globe (April 3,2014)

Students to share ideas on improving communities at Civics Day (May 9, 2014)

Undergrads Help High School Students Register to Vote, Brown Daily Herald (April 24, 2014)

Rebuilding democracy at home with lessons from abroad, The Hill (April 23, 2014)

Service Through Policy and Politics – Sarah Andes Podcast, The Giving Net Radio (April 16, 2014)

Let 16-Year-Olds Serve on Community Boards, Politicians Say, DNA Info NY (March 17, 2014)

De Blasio Must Get Youth Engaged in Civics, City Limits (February 14, 2014)

 

 

 

 

Generation Citizen Press Coverage: 2013 – 2009

2013

Mayoral Election 2013: Young Voters Want Vision, City Limits (June 24, 2013)

Road to City Hall, NY 1 (May 15, 2013)

Get Connected- Generation Citizen, 106.7 Lite FM (May 12, 2013)

Scott Warren Interview, Bloomberg on the Weekend (April 29, 2013)

Scott Warren Interview, ABC’s Viewpoint (April 10, 2013)

Scott Warren Interview, FOX Street Talk NYC (April 11, 2013)

Scott Warren Interview, The Metro South Morning Show on WXBR 1460-AM (March 25, 2013)

Generation Citizen should receive NYU club status, NYU Press (February 5, 2013)

2012

Scott Warren, 30 under 30: Social Entrepreneurs, Forbes Magazine (December 17, 2012)

When the Voting Booths Close, Then What?, Pass the Chalk, Teach For America Blog (November 2, 2012)

Restoring the Civic Mission of Higher Education, Huffington Post (October 9, 2012)

Rob Ferrett and his guest discuss the civics gap in our country, and what can be done to turn students into engaged citizens, Wisconsin Public Radio (July 23, 2012)

The threat to American democracy that Romney and Obama aren’t talking about, Christian Science Monitor (July 16, 2012)

Councilor wants school recycling bins, Jamaica Plains Gazette (July 6, 2012)

High schooler brings single-stream recycling to BPS, Bay State Banner (July 5, 2012)

Brighton High students take dropout concerns to the State House, Allston-Brighton Tab (May 11, 2012)

At IS 204, a lesson in changing the world, Queens Chronicle (May 10,2012)

Providence Students in Civics Day at the Statehouse, WPRO (May 7, 2012)

Young leaders pitch their solutions at RI Statehouse, video (May 7, 2012)

Angel Taveras: Making students citizen-ready, Providence Journal (May 7, 2012)

Presenting a better Providence, Providence Journal (May 7, 2012)

At civics competition, students present plans for progress, Gotham Schools (May 4, 2012)

The Young are Always Right Eventually, The Broadsheet Daily (May 3, 2012)

Students strive to create change in policies of the state, Washington Square News (May 3, 2012)

Nonprofit group takes message of active citizenship to Boston youth, Tufts Daily (February 13, 2012)

2011

Linden Students Win Civics Day Grand Prize, Malden Patch (December 28, 2011)

Wagner College Students Teach Port Richmond High About Civic Leadership, NY1 (December 3, 2011)

Closing the Civic Engagement Gap: The Potential of Action Civics Social Education (October 2011)

HuffPost Greatest Person Of The Day: Scott Warren Hopes To Encourage Civic Responsibility Among Inner City Teens, Huffington Post (July 25, 2011)

Bob Kerr:  These students found a way to make a difference, Providence Journal (May 11, 2011)

Deficit, Class, and Civics Education, Providence Journal (April 7, 2011)

2010

Program Gets Students Involved in Civic Advocacy, Providence Journal (December 9, 2010)

High School Students Giving Ideas on how to Improve Providence, ABC6, Providence (December 8, 2010)

Educating Youth for Better Politics, Huffington Post (September 29, 2010)

2009

Volunteers Teach Local Students to Be Active Citizens, Brown Daily Herald (October 28, 2009)

 

 

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