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2017-02-02

Black History Month

A civic learning opportunity! Learn about leaders and events important to the history and progress of the United States.

2017-01-11

Inaugurating a President

Activities to educate and engage K-12 students in the Presidential Inauguration through reading, writing, analysis, civics, history and more

2017-01-09

I have a dream, do you?

MLK Day is a great opportunity for students to learn about MLK and the historic "I Have a Dream" speech, envision their "dreams" for the community, think about how citizens and leaders work to make a dream a reality, plus learn about government, leadership and problem-solving.

2016-11-17

Charlotte youth collaborate with leaders across US at City Summit

High school student leaders who serve on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Youth Council, a program of GenerationNation, represented local youth at the National League of Cities City Summit.

2016-10-26

Civic leadership opportunities for high school students

Mecklenburg County high school students are invited to apply to be part of Youth Lead Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Youth Council.

2016-10-24

I Voted! K-12 students read, think, decide, and vote in Election 2016

K-12 students had the opportunity to experience Election 2016 and explore civics in action through Charlotte nonprofit GenerationNation’s annual student election program.

2016-10-07

Wearing the “I Voted” sticker is just a start

Recent events provide a vivid reminder: educating and preparing our youth to lead and engage in the life of Charlotte and our nation has never been more important. Launched in 1992 as a mock election event called “Kids Voting”, this year marks the 25th anniversary for GenerationNation, now a Charlotte-based nonprofit organization working year-round to educate and engage a new generation of citizens and leaders.What we have learned over the years - nearly one million student participants later - is that giving young people an opportunity to cast a mock vote is just one critical part of becoming an informed and engaged citizen.

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