Welcome to Generation Citizen on ChangeX! We believe that students must participate in the political process to understand how it functions and we've designed a programme that allows them to do that. Here you can find out how you can get involved in your school or college campus.
Scott Warren, Co-Founder of Generation Citizen
Generation Citizen works to ensure that every student receives an effective action civics education, providing them with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in our democracy as active citizens. To achieve this, Generation Citizen’s core programme partners college volunteers, called Democracy Coaches, with secondary school teachers to lead an act...
"GC has shown me that youth civic engagement is vital to our nation’s progress. My small group of twenty students is already working toward change in their school of over 700. Our youth want to impact the world, and it is up to us, as volunteers, educators, parents, and community partners, to help them reach that goal."
Kathleen Kelleher, University of Massachusetts Boston Democracy Coach
What you can do
Originating in the US, you can help bring Generation Citizen to Irish secondary schools and college campuses.
If you are a third level student and are interested in becoming a Democracy Coach and starting a Generation Citizen chapter in your college, click on Register Interest.
If you are a secondary school teacher and are interested in seeing this programme in your school, contact [email protected] to connect with your nearest Democracy Coach.