Generation Citizen's Program is used in our current events classes. Below is their miss and vision statement. If you would like to know more about them please follow the link to their website.
OUR MISSION & VISION
WE EMPOWER YOUNG PEOPLE TO BECOME ENGAGED AND EFFECTIVE CITIZENS.
GENERATION CITIZEN (GC) WORKS TO ENSURE THAT EVERY STUDENT IN THE UNITED STATES RECEIVES AN EFFECTIVE ACTION CIVICS EDUCATION, WHICH PROVIDES THEM WITH THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR DEMOCRACY AS ACTIVE CITIZENS.
WE ENVISION A COUNTRY OF YOUNG PEOPLE WORKING AS ACTIVE AND EFFECTIVE CITIZENS TO COLLECTIVELY REBUILD OUR AMERICAN DEMOCRACY.
THE PROBLEM: YOUNG PEOPLE ARE NOT PARTICIPATING IN POLITICS
Democracy depends on political participation but young people are turning away from politics
THE SOLUTION: ACTION CIVICS
Generation Citizen believes every student has the right to learn how to effectively participate as citizens. We inspire civic participation through a proven state standards-aligned action civics class that gives students the opportunity to experience real-world democracy