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.

Excited to partner with @CharMeckSchools @CMS_IntBacc @shareclt @YouthService to increase student civic engagement across the community! Youth and adult leaders, schools, nonprofits and govts will collaborate to increase opportunities and reduce barriers to student service .

#MORE #NC officials advising K - 8 schools to require ALL children and staff to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccine status. Grades 9 - 12 schools should ensure that anyone who is NOT vaccinated wear a mask indoors. @wsoctv

West Nile detected in Charlotte. The State Laboratory of Public Health identified West Nile virus (WNV) in a mosquito collected in Central Mecklenburg County on July 14, 2021. Thus far, in 2021, zero residents of Mecklenburg County have been identified with neuroinvasive WNV.

Student leaders in @MeckCounty districts 5 and 6: your county representatives @LauraMeierD5 @susanrodmcd want to meet with you on 7/26! Meet officials and share ideas and views on county issues + programs that matter to YOU! Check your youth council email for info. #cltmeckyouth

@SloanRachmuth @cltm22 @anndosshelms I am just a 17-year-old girl with a strong passion for education equity that wants to use her voice to advocate for the future. That includes me and all K-12 students across the district.

So what is Critical Race Theory, really? And why is it so important?

Kimberlé Crenshaw (@sandylocks) sets the record straight on CRT and the right's disinformation campaign in our latest video. Watch and share:

Michelle and I sat down with some terrific young people from @KidsPress to talk about We The People, our latest @Netflix series through Higher Ground. We're hoping these songs teach the next generation about how our government works and what it means to be an active citizen.

Does me proud to work with emerging journalists like Hadiya Presswood, a @HowardU senior and spring 2021 intern at @thecharpost. She'll intern at @washingtonpost in the fall, so y'all getting one of our best ever. Students, if you want to learn reporting, see us in Charlotte.

Vice Chair @Thelma4CMS and I started this work in January with @GreatCitySchls and school board leaders around the country. Brought to our full board in April. Now introducing the work to the community, starting with students, with help from @BreanaFowler19. 2/

CATS and the Planning, Design, & Development Department are hosting a series of community meetings for the LYNX Silver Line station area planning effort. Visit to learn more!

Twitter is one way to make your voice heard but there are also a lot of other ways to connect with #MeckBOCC or one of the more than 5,000 County employees who can help you solve a problem »

Who does @CharMeckSchools talk with *first* about creating a student outcomes focused school district? STUDENTS! Thx @BreanaFowler19 @elysedashew @JenniferforCMS @Thelma4CMS @RubyMJonesEdc for talking with students about important work of @CMSboard

(1/3) In a strengthened call for social justice, the Legacy Commission recommends changing street names & reimagining spaces to create a new symbolic landscape that is representative of the dynamic & diverse city CLT has become. Part of this includes understanding our history.

Students: see you at the student town hall on 6/29 at 6pm! @CMSboard wants to talk with YOU about a process they’ve been working on that more clearly centers @CharMeckSchools policy and decision-making on student outcomes. Make your voice heard! #cltmeckyouth

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