Developing a new generation of civic leaders.

Through GenerationNation, students learn first-hand how their governments and communities work; understand and can discuss important civic issues and differing points of view; know how to find and use good sources of news and civic information; and, build social capital, knowledge, and experience to be civic leaders who transform their schools, neighborhoods, communities and nation for the better…now and for the future.

Me: @thecharpost is hiring an emerging journalist with ability to tell stories in print, online and social media.
You: How can I get in on that?
Me: Email a cover letter, resume and 3-5 clips or links to
You: Thanks!
Me: You're welcome.

Letter I’ve obtained sent today by Dr. Mandy Cohen to chair of Union Co School Board requesting they rescind motion passed Monday.

“If Union County public schools do not take such steps by September 17th, legal action may be required to protect the public’s health.” @wsoctv

HS voter registration week is coming soon! Want to plan and lead a voter registration activity at your school? Sign up by 9/22 to get a toolkit with instructions and reg forms from @lwvcm @GenNation #cltmeckyouth #studentslead #service #hsvoterregweek

Q7: A City Report evaluated equity distribution and how the land use planning process and development patterns can address identified inequities. Do you think equity-focused planning will impact how people vote in the next City election? #CLTPrimary @CltPublic

🙌🏽 @CMSboard is creating a policy about the Student Advisor including the election process and SA roles. This is a big commitment by the school board + @CharMeckSchools to student leaders and student voices! #cltmeckyouth #studentslead #leadwithus$file/Policy%20BSA%20PCS%209142021.1.pdf

High School Voter Registration Week is just 2 weeks away which means we have just 4 workshops left to train students/teachers/administrations to plan voter registration drives.

Visit to ensure you receive our democracy in a box merch!!✨ #HSVRW #youthvote

Reality: Each voter has an assigned precinct on Election Day. To find your polling place, use the Voter Search:

Rumor: I can vote at any polling place in my county on Election Day.

#MythbusterMonday #YourVoteCountsNC

With the 9/11 Charlotte Day of Service Toolkit, students can learn more about what happened on September 11, 2001, and find opportunities to volunteer:

@GenNation @CharMeckSchools

#cltmeckyouth #911day #volunteer

Today, we pause to remember and honor those that were lost and those who risked their lives in service to our country. The 9/11 Charlotte Day of Service Toolkit lists ways students can volunteer today:

@GenNation @CharMeckSchools,

#cltmeckyouth #911day

In @mediawise team meetings this wk, we've been discussing the uptick in misinfo going viral in the form of videos of local school/town board meetings. We're developing some media literacy tips around how to find the *facts* about what is happening in your town (THREAD)

Youth are transforming our city for the better! Today, teens and nonprofit leaders joined @shareclt @CMS_IntBacc @GenNation to talk about the Charlotte Youth Service Report and brainstorm ways to increase + improve youth service across city. #cltmeckyouth

YOU can help turn a day of tragedy into a day of doing good! In 20yrs since #september11  attacks, Americans have united to make #911day a big day of service! @shareclt @CMS_IntBacc @GenNation @YouthService are partnering to help youth serve #cltmeckyouth

Watch @MalachiThomp, Jaylen, Veronica, and Darrell discuss how CMS is doing to address top issues and engage students in creating solutions! The youth advised and made the video for Reimagining America Project, led locally by @JenRobertsNC @rodney_sadler

Turn a day of tragedy into a day of doing good! In 20 yrs since #september11 attacks, Americans have united to make 9/11 the largest day of service in the US! @shareclt @CharMeckSchools @CMS_IntBacc @GenNation are partnering to help youth serve 9/4-9/11

But above everything else I want to relay a message of the greatest importance: school is back in session, and many places don’t have sidewalks and there are no safe options. Slow down. There’s no where you need to be that’s worth changing someone’s family forever. Remember that

Today is CLT Gives Black, a community-wide day of giving, led by @NGAAPCharlotte, to benefit the Black-led and Black-benefitting nonprofit organizations serving Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Click here to find and support a nonprofit:

You are invited to participate in a conversation with CM Renee’ Johnson, @winnerspath , and I as we discuss the
Comp 2040 Plan next steps and the UDO process.  The joint town hall will be held via Facebook or YouTube@CLTgov on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

What does a civic leader look like? Like @BreanaFowler19 @john_schubert_ @sid_griff10 @MalachiThomp ... and YOU!
Join Charlotte-Mecklenburg Youth Council student advisory council for @CharMeckSchools @CMSboard @CLTgov @MeckCounty @CLTgov @GenNation. #cltmeckyouth

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