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, communities and world for the better…now and for the future.

Thank you volunteers that came to the Innovation Barn to help break down the take out plastics so we can turn into filament for 3D printers making PPE! If you want to give your CLEAN - STICKER FREE take out plastic bring to @CLTSWS or @7thPublicMarket

Envision Charlotte is Turning Trash Into Personal Protective Equipment

Takeout containers are still being collected.

Educators: It's your turn to have YOUR voice heard on school reopening!

Use the link to send us your thoughts for PBS @NewsHour EXTRA's Educator Voice blog by 7/15.

#sschat #engchat #scichat #hsgovchat #apgov #apush #aplang #ngsschat #ellchat #edtechchat

A #contacttracing story: @CatawbaCounty health director Jennifer McCracken says a family gathering without masks or distancing eventually led to positive #coronavirus cases in at least 41 people. Read the case study at #wearthedangmask #stayhome

In collaboration with public and private partners, CMS will provide free masks at our summer meal sites every Friday until the end of July. If you need a mask, find one of our locations and stop by between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Learn more:

Last week, our students hosted a town hall on racism and inequity. There,
@CMSSupt asked students to improve the Code of Student Conduct. This might include dress code, peer mediation, restorative justice, leadership accountability etc. What would YOU change or add? #cltmeckyouth

ensure that students see themselves reflected in the curriculum, and desegregate schools wherever possible to create intergroup contact with different racial and ethnic populations. #nced

Written one year after the 13th Amendment—which abolished slavery—the 14th Amendment contains the basic guarantees of equality and due process of law for US citizens.

Learn more ➡️

Happy #IndependenceDay!

Just like America's early leaders and their actions, a new generation of civic leaders is working to change our schools, cities and nation for the better.

🙌🏽 to young civic leaders who are making a difference now and for the future. #democracy

We’ve been getting a lot of DMs and questions about where you can purchase the official #BlackLivesMatter t-shirt that was approved by the artists and organizations involved in the creation of CLT's mural.⁣

And the answer is... right here! Link:

100 students signed up - and 30+ spoke out! - at today's student town hall on racism + inequity at CMS. Thx @cmssupt and @elysedashew for partnering with students who are working to transform CMS for the better. Students will share report and Zoom video soon. #cltmeckyouth

Are you a young #Charlotte leader with a bold idea to make our city more equitable? The @880Cities #EmergingCityChampion’s program will give you 5K in support & training to make your idea a reality. Learn more at our next info session: #knightcities

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