FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:January 12, 2022 CONTACTS:Annie Toro, Manager, Communicationsatoro@generationcitizen.org Khin Mai Aung, Executive Director, New Yorkkaung@generationcitizen.org(646) 320-9105 As a New Class of Elected Officials Assume Office, Hundreds of New York Students Champion Policy Responses to Community Issues at Biannual Student Action Project Showcase Generation Citizen’s Civics Day Highlights New York Public Middle and High School… Continue reading Press Release: GC New York Fall Civics Day
As a NYC public school teacher who has been facilitating action civics for students with the support of Generation Citizen for several years now, I realize that one of the hardest parts of taking action is to engage new people to help rally for our projects’ goals. Although our educational system is hyper focused on… Continue reading Art Activism
This week, Generation Citizen kicked off our #EquityInCivics event series with our first national conversation, “#WeAreGenC: Advancing Equity in Civics”, co-hosted with our colleagues at the Children’s Defense Fund. We were thrilled to welcome Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson of the Children’s Defense Fund, Atlanta-based youth activist Royce Carter Mann, and Boston University professor Dr. Hardin… Continue reading Event Series Launch: Equity in Civics
Watch: “Youth voices are the key to change for the future.” Justice Paraiso-Caceres and GC Students Share Why Youth Voice Matters Generation Citizen students are leading in their communities by tackling head-on difficult issues that impact their everyday lives: pollution, bullying, gun violence, school funding and many more. At Civics Day, our end-of-semester showcase event,… Continue reading Civics Day: A Movement of Youth Civic Engagement Across the U.S.
Join Us | Upcoming Generation Citizen Events Fall 2016 Bay Area Civic Tech Challenge Hackathon & Awards Reception | Saturday November 5, 2016 At Generation Citizen’s second annual Bay Area Civic Tech Challenge, we’re bringing together top Bay Area tech innovators with passionate middle and high school students for a day-long hackathon that will create… Continue reading Upcoming Events | Fall 2016
Lowell High School brought together 450 students on Wednesday, September 28th to launch Generation Citizen at their school. This year, these 23 classrooms will work to make meaningful change in their communities through the Generation Citizen program. The Lowell High School launch event, held at the school located in Lowell Massachusetts, kicked-off with an exploration… Continue reading 450 Students Take Part in Generation Citizen Launch at Lowell High School