Developing a new generation of civic leaders.
Through GenerationNation, students learn first-hand how their governments and communities work; understand important civic issues and differing points of view; know how to find and use good sources of news and information; build social capital and experience for civic problem-solving and leadership; and, join a diverse network of civic leaders who are working to transform their schools, neighborhoods, and city for the better…now and for the future.
GenerationNation develops a new generation of civic leaders. Civic education, civic engagement, and civic leadership for all K-12 students.
601 Meck County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. There have been 3 related deaths.
New data was released today on cases through 4/1. This info is released 2x per week to help our community better understand how this pandemic is developing » https://t.co/JvMxqvcTMe
Thank you @crjeterjr for meeting with members of the student advisory council! Now we better understand how education policy is made, who makes the big decisions, and how we as students can find info! #cltmeckyouth
Proud to announce this today with @CMSSupt and our great partners at @CharMeckSchools #Charlotte and @MeckCounty is our home and we are excited to make this program available for area high school seniors and families.
Queens Univ of CLT on Twitter
“Given the uncertainty impacting our local community, Queens is expediting a scholarship initiative for 2020 Mecklenburg County high school grad...
A little more clarity on this:
It's a minimum $10,000 scholarship for any CMS, or Mecklenburg private, charter student who has already been admitted to Queens for Fall 2020
Avg. tuition for Queens almost $36,000 dollars
Chandler Morgan on Twitter
“HAPPENING NOW: @CharMeckSchools and @QueensUniv having a virtual press conference. They just announced the "Queens commitment" which promises...
Q: The president has said the convention will go on. How much will convention planning, now or in coming w… #AskVi
A: Thank you for your question Gary. We’ll continue to follow state and federal safety guidelines while upholding the obligations of our contract.
Chief Justice Beasley Issues Order Postponing Court Proceedings Until June 1, 2020 – the order contains seven directives including the postponement of court proceedings until June 1, 2020. https://t.co/iNUGDuwE2y
.@AtriumHealth and @NovantHealth have asked the County and our partners to build a field hospital to treat as many as 3K more COVID-19 patients during the anticipated surge of the virus » https://t.co/BPRopbaHng
As a former kindergarten teacher there’s nothing about this thread I don’t love. A five-year-old gets to work solving COVID-19. #earlychildhood #earlyed
Jess Calarco on Twitter
“My 5-year-old is determined to "solve the Coronavirus problem," so she figured she'd start by documenting everything she knows about it so far:...
Trump sends a letter to Sen. Schumer and it is worth reading in full.
The CEOs of Atrium and Novant are requesting the field hospital to be on the campus of @unccharlotte. School leaders are clearing 6 dorm rooms @wsoctv
Earlier today, UNCC notified students living in six dorms to remove their belongings to ensure the community has the resources to support Emergency Management, the Army Corps of Engineers and the National Guard.
The CEOs of Atrium and Novant sent this letter to the county manager today asking the county to build a mass care facility for COVID-19 @wsoctv
Atrium CEO Gene Woods says they have been sourcing their own international and national vendors for PPE since the national stockpile is empty. Atrium is working with local schools to 3D print face shields for physicians
Hey @wsoctv @GinaWSOC9 @JoeBrunoWSOC9...can you help? Have two more awesome Charlotte families to find. 🙏
David Hogg on Twitter
“I’ve got two more HUGE care packages left. I’m trying to find that special elderly person here in Charlotte that doesn’t have...
Remember to meet us on Kahoot! Tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. EST we will release the PIN and details here and on our website. We cannot wait to see what you have learned as you play with kids from all over! 4th - 7th grades play at 1:00pm and 8th - 12th plays at 1:30pm.
Try being informed instead of just opiniated.
Not to brag, but Stella's dad used to be my partner in ed reporting way back in the day at @theobserver. I'm hoping @ParkRoadBooks will let me make a purchase & get it delivered or picked up for this.
GenerationNation on Twitter
“Have K-8 books? Donate them to the quarantine book drive - created BY students FOR students. 🙌 to Stella for a great idea and for making a d...
Our @cmlibrary is 3D printing masks for health care workers in partnership w/ @AtriumHealth @unccharlotte @CharlotteLatin & @discoveryplace. Librarians are printing from their homes! Amazed by the tech&heartened by the spirit of collaboration & community. https://t.co/89ccfZUbn5
Have K-8 books? Donate them to the quarantine book drive - created BY students FOR students. 🙌 to Stella for a great idea and for making a difference! #cltmeckyouth #studentleader #COVID2019 #Charlotte
2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Dialing 2-1-1 is free, confidential and available in most languages. Representatives can help with questions about access to food, shelter, health care, employment and child care.
Question for you, and fun request:
Who are the Helpers and Heroes in our community? Could be a neighbor helping with childcare, or a family buying food for a nursing home. Big or small—tell us who. (Keep reading because we’re going to feature them on @WBTV_News.) #thread
This map will help explain where there are #earthquake hazards in the U.S. While there are faults and activity in #Idaho this was a rather large quake this evening.
If you have questions about #COVID19 and how we’re responding, I’ll be participating in a nationwide #AsktheMayor Twitter Q&A on ⏰Friday, April 3 at 10am.
I'll answer as many questions as I can! Tap below or Tweet your question with: #AskVi
Today there are 299 total cases of COVID-19 in Mecklenburg County.
What are you doing to make the most of the first weekend of #StayHome?