STORIES

Unique accounts on the impact of Generation Citizen's civics action programming.

Student Changemaker

Lexie Tesch

San Francisco Bay Area

“We are the voices. We are the future. We are the change makers.”

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Student Changemaker

Anyla Unique Lee

Rhode Island

"...with Generation Citizen, I’m not just a leader in the classroom-- I’m learning to be a leader in my community."

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STUDENT ALUMNI

Tess Ross-Callahan

Greater Boston

"Being a Democracy Coach...teaches students what an education is for: making a difference. Of course I want to be a part of that.”

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COMMUNITY CHANGE FELLOW

Giancarlo Castenda

Greater Boston

“Informing kids just like me about injustice will inspire them to be change agents.”

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FROM THE CLASSROOM

Neighborhood Sanitation

New York City

FROM THE CLASSROOM

Resources for English Language Learners

Rhode Island

FROM THE CLASSROOM

Affordable Housing

San Francisco Bay Area
“I am scared. I feel at any time, our rent could be raised and my family and I will live on the streets. I feel at any time, all of the men in my family could become unemployed and they too, will live on the streets.”Read The Full Story

COMMUNITY CHANGE FELLOW

Miajia Jawara

New York City
“Young or old, black or white, regardless who you are, or where you come from, your voice matters, you matter, and what you can do to change your community matters.”Read The Full Story

Student Changemaker

Justice Paraiso-Caceres

New York City
“We have the power to galvanize kids our age."Read The Full Story

Student Changemaker

Safiya Alsamarrai

Massachusetts
"We - students in the room - have the opportunity and responsibility to act - to speak up about the issues that affect our communities, to raise our voice, to become leaders."Read The Full Story

FROM THE CLASSROOM

Advocating for an American Sign Language class (ASL)

New York City
“I feel like we became a family on this project, and we took on the world together."Read The Full Story