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.
GenerationNation develops a new generation of civic leaders. Civic literacy, civic engagement, and civic leadership for all K-12 students.
Tell us about one positive experience you've had with government at the local, state or national level.
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 email@example.com.
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 http://bit.ly/cltvoterreg #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 https://go.boarddocs.com/nc/cmsnc/Board.nsf/files/C6UM2354E486/$file/Policy%20BSA%20PCS%209142021.1.pdf
For #ConstitutionDay on Sept. 17, our free teacher toolkit is packed with terrific resources from our partners, including @ConstitutionCtr @DocsTeach @ConstitutingUSA @icivics @civics101pod @GWBooks #RenewCivics #sschat
Constitution Day Toolkit - CIVICS RENEWAL NETWORK
Celebrating Constitution Day is fun and easy with our free toolkit, which contains a wide range of resources for families and students of all ages. Pu...
Charlotte-Mecklenburg student advisory council met today to identify what’s working at CMS and what needs to be addressed. Here’s what they said
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 http://thecivicscenter.org 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: https://vt.ncsbe.gov/RegLkup
Rumor: I can vote at any polling place in my county on Election Day.
Did you serve today? Share your story! #cltmeckyouth #911Day
FULL SPEECH: Former President George W. Bush speaks at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on the 20th anniversary on 9/11.
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: http://bit.ly/3l9rUt3
#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: http://bit.ly/3l9rUt3
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)
How do you talk to your students or children about the events of September 11th, 2001, a day that most of them weren't alive yet to witness?
Use these 10 helpful ideas from the @nytimes (no paywall!)
10 Ways to Teach About 9/11 With The New York Times
Ideas for helping students think about how the Sept. 11 attacks have changed our nation and world.
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. https://bit.ly/391jPRj #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 http://bit.ly/911dayofserviceclt #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 http://bit.ly/911dayofserviceclt
UPDATE: The 2021 Charlotte City Council Election has been postponed and replaced with a Twitter Chat #ctlcc #ncpol #ncga
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: http://bit.ly/BPM2021CLT
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