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Election 2016 lessons and activities

Election 2016 is a great civic learning opportunity! Find nonpartisan resources and activities for K-12 that are based on standards, literacy, and critical thinking! Give your students the opportunity to make their voices heard in this year's election. Sign up for the latest news and information.


Watching the political conventions

Watch political conventions to learn about the candidates, find out about each party's platform, build skills, and lots more!


Celebrate Youth Leadership on April 28

Celebrate emerging civic leaders on April 28


NC Youth Leaders

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Youth Council student leaders experience legislative process, learn about different issues and perspectives, and meet youth council leaders from rural and urban communities in NC.


Primary Election 2016

Read, think, decide, and take action! Primary Election 2016 is a great opportunity for students to read and analyze information, think critically, make decisions, and take action while making their voices heard in the presidential primary election.


Youth Lead Charlotte-Mecklenburg Class of 2016

GenerationNation welcomes students to Youth Lead Charlotte-Mecklenburg Class of 2016!


Black History Month

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

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Educating and engaging K-12 students to lead.

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