Neighborhood Sanitation

Neighborhood Sanitation

In Fall 2014, seniors from the Academy of Urban Planning (AUP) in Bushwick, Brooklyn voiced frustration with the trash lining their neighborhood’s streets. Students saw this not only as a littering issue but as a vivid detriment to a healthy community identity and...
Carmen Sobczak, Brown University

Carmen Sobczak, Brown University

Carmen Sobczak was one of the first Democracy Coaches on the Brown University campus and is a current member of the Generation Citizen Bay Area Board. Carmen was 17 in 2008, too young to vote in the presidential election in her home state of California, but eager to...
Sameea Butt, Columbia University

Sameea Butt, Columbia University

In 2011, Democracy Coach alumnus Sameea Butt joined the Columbia chapter of Generation Citizen as a Democracy Coach and later Chapter Director. After graduation, Sameea launched an action civics program in her hometown of Islamabad, Pakistan, through a program called...
John De Vito, New York University

John De Vito, New York University

In Fall 2015, Generation Citizen alumnus and former NYU Chapter Director John De Vito launched a campaign to run for office as the Democratic Candidate for the New York State Senate’s 3rd District. At 25 years old, John is an advocate for getting young people involved...
Giancarlo Castenda

Giancarlo Castenda

In Summer 2015, Giancarlo Castenda, a student at Margarita Muniz Academy, was chosen to be a Community Change Fellow, GC’s summer internship program designed to sustain students’ civic engagement after graduating from the GC program. Giancarlo was paired with the...

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