GENERATION CITIZEN: The Power of Youth in Our Politics, a new book by Scott Warren

February 12, 2019

“Insightful, inspirational . . . A useful resource for aspiring political activists.”

Rebekah Kati

Library Journal

GENERATION CITIZEN: The Power of Youth in our Politics

by Scott Warren

Published by Counterpoint
Release Date: March 5, 2019

America is at a crossroads. We are alienated from civic engagement, and our democracy is in doubt. Yet there is a new energy in the air. Young people are again taking up the role they’ve often held: as leaders of change, demanding a better future, wielding their votes to uphold democracy and lead the country forward. 

Generation Citizen: The Power of Youth in Our Politics details Warren’s political awakening alongside stories of how young people have always been the instruments of political change. Generation Citizen is also a practical guide, providing concrete steps to jumpstart an engagement with politics and rekindle our love of democracy. Through interviews with students and historical portraits of young people who have enacted great political change—from the civil rights movement to the election of Ronald Reagan to #BlackLivesMatter and the Parkland students’ standing up to gun violence—Generation Citizen shows that time and again, it is the young people who lead the way to change.

All proceeds benefit Generation Citizen. 

Join Us - Spring 2019 Book Tour

New York City, NY

Launch celebration – March 5th 7:30 PM at Greenlight Bookstore
(686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217)
Event details here. 
Pre-order signed copy (In-Store Pick-Up)

Providence, RI 

Thursday, March 7th 6:00 PM at the Brown University Bookstore
(244 Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02912)
Event details here. 

Medford, MA 

Friday, March 8th 12:00 PM at the Tisch College of Public Life at Tufts University
(Lincoln Filene Center, 10 Upper Campus Rd, Medford, MA 02155)
Event details here. 

Washington, D.C.

Monday, March 11th 7:00 PM at Solid State Books
(600F H St NE, Washington, DC 20002)

Tulsa, OK

Thursday, March 14th 7:00 PM at Magic City Books in Tulsa
(221 E Archer Street, Tulsa, OK 74103)
Event details here.

Oklahoma City, OK

Saturday, March 16th 3:00 PM at Full Circle Books in OKC
(1900 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73118)
Event details here.

San Diego, CA

Wednesday, March 20th 7:30 PM at Book Catapult
(3010-b Juniper St, San Diego, CA 92104)

Austin, TX

Friday, March 22nd 7:00 PM at BookPeople
(603 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703)
Event details here.

San Francisco, CA

Thursday, April 4th 6:30 PM at Inforum’s Taube Family Auditorium
(110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105)
Event details here.

Minneapolis, MN

Saturday, May 11th-Sunday May 12th at WordPlay Literary Festival.
More details to come.

 

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