We invite you to welcome Michelle Tilley to Generation Citizen South! Michelle started as the new Executive Director on October 30th, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge to our team. Her passion for democracy was sparked early on as a young student who advocated for increased education funding during a visit to the state… Continue reading Welcoming the NEW Executive Director for GC South, Michelle Tilley!
by Sharnice Neale-Ottley & Jaritza Geigel This Veteran’s Day, at Generation Citizen, we are reflecting more deeply on fostering a sense of belonging and civic engagement for veterans, military families, and the communities across the nation where they reside. Generation Citizen (GC) recently collaborated with New Pluralists Field Builders More in Common, Future Caucus, David… Continue reading Bridging the Military-Societal Divide Through Story & Place: A Recap
by Sharnice Neale-Ottley In the heart of rural America, Generation Citizen’s mission to build civic skills, knowledge, and motivation is connecting with schools invested in local pride. GC team members Arian Davis and Destiny Warrior kickstarted the “Rural Roadtrips” initiative as a way to extend Generation Citizen’s reach to rural communities, starting with their recent… Continue reading RURAL ROADTRIPS: Chickasha, Oklahoma
Connecting Conversations: Meet Allyson Cook, the Chief Program and Impact Officer for Generation Citizen Interview conducted by Sharnice Neale-Ottley, Senior Manager of Communications for Generation Citizen In our latest interview, we had the privilege of connecting with Allyson Cook, Generation Citizen’s Chief Program and Impact Officer. Allyson’s inspiring story begins with her dedicated work shaping… Continue reading Connecting Conversations: Meet Allyson Cook: A Champion for Equitable Education and Youth Empowerment
INTRODUCING THE NY STATE SEAL OF CIVIC READINESS TOOLKIT: EMPOWERING CIVIC READINESS IN NEW YORK STATE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK – OCTOBER 25TH – Generation Citizen (GC) is pleased to announce the launch of the NY State Seal of Civic Readiness Toolkit. This toolkit was developed to serve as an entry point for… Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Introducing the NY State Seal Of Civic Readiness Toolkit: Empowering Civic Readiness In New York State
Generation Citizen Announces New Board Leadership NEW YORK — Leaders from the education, business, and philanthropy communities are bringing their expertise to Generation Citizen’s Board of Directors following the election of new members and leadership in December. The Board elected Jane Lo, an Associate Professor of Teacher Education at Michigan State University, to serve as… Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Generation Citizen Announces New Board Leadership
Barnstable High School students take initiative to reduce out of school suspensions By Allysha Roth, GC New England Program Manager This school year, students at Barnstable High School are going to get paid training to become peer mediators. Then, once they are trained, they are going to get paid every time they step out of… Continue reading Barnstable High School students take initiative to reduce out of school suspensions
Vote16 Culver City Remarks on Razor-thin Election Loss CULVER CITY, CA – Despite heavy opposition, Vote16 Culver City’s youth-led efforts to lower the voting age were narrowly defeated by a margin of only 16 votes. High school youth activists in Culver City led the movement to lower the voting age and get Measure VY on… Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Vote16 Culver City Remarks on Razor-thin Election Loss
As 2022 comes to a close, we’re reflecting on the past year and looking ahead to the next one. This year, we substantially increased the number of students we serve, helped pass meaningful legislation to prioritize civic education at the state level, and more. You can see some highlights from our year in our new… Continue reading Thank you for your support!
Generation Citizen Announces New Board Members NEW YORK – Generation Citizen (GC) announced four new national board members today, including three GC alumni, whose experience and perspectives will strengthen GC’s equitable, youth-centered leadership. Dr. Marjorie Innocent, Director of Learning and Impact at the NAACP, joins the GC Board with more than 20 years of experience… Continue reading Generation Citizen Announces New Board Members