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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    By John Trasviña, California Executive Director As California schools re-open online and ultimately in person, two upcoming education decisions in Sacramento will define schools’ role to prepare students for our diverse democracy. In recent years, we have asked more and more of our teachers and schools to prepare students on science and technology literacy and […]

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    Testimony by DeNora Getachew, New York Executive Director, to the New York State Legislature

    New York State Legislative Hearing Elections in a Pandemic: A Review of the 2020 Primaries August 11, 2020 Good Afternoon Senators and Assembly Members, Thank you for the opportunity to testify before you today at this public hearing on the 2020 Primary Elections. I am the New York Executive Director at Generation Citizen. Generation Citizen […]

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