What We’re Reading

Every week, GC picks out a selection of articles that are relevant to our work and to the civics education space as a whole. We at GC love to expand our learning in every aspect of what we do, and we hope you enjoy our selections!

Civic Education in the Age of Trump, The Atlantic: Public schools in the United States aren’t teaching students how to engage diverse opinions.


How Do You Change Voter’s Minds? Have a Conversation, New York TimesGoing door to door, a Los Angeles-based activist group tries to reduce prejudice against transgender people.

Virgins, Booze and American Elections, New York Times: Unbeknownst to many, young Americans were once the most coveted demographic in politics.

Attawapiskat Crisis: Teens Reveal What Their Community, Huffington Post: Youth organizing used to address the suicide epidemic in Canada’s Attawapiskat community.