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Today young people feel that older generations and government have ignored them, and because of it, they are not well positioned for their futures.

 

Today young people feel that older generations and government have ignored them, and because of it, they are not well positioned for their futures.

 

Today young people feel that older generations and government have ignored them, and because of it, they are not well positioned for their futures.

 

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Imperative lessons on how to succeed in a post-high school world are not being taught in school. Students feel anxiety about falling behind. They feel the pressure of not succeeding. 

They have called out the "B.S.," said they "don't want our virtue signaling," or our "thoughts and prayers." They want our action. They need our support. It's time we listen, make them part of the process, and work with them on developing the tools to help them lead and succeed.  

They have called out the "B.S.," said they "don't want our virtue signaling," or our "thoughts and prayers." They want our action. They need our support. It's time we listen, make them part of the process, and work with them on developing the tools to help them lead and succeed.  

They have called out the "B.S.", said they "don't want our virtue signaling," or our "thoughts and prayers". They want our action. They need our support. It's time we listen, make them part of the process, and work with them on developing the tools to help them lead and succeed.  

Imperative lessons on how to succeed post-high school are not being taught in school. Students feel anxiety about falling behind. They feel the pressure of not succeeding. 

Imperative lessons on how to succeed post-high school are not being taught in school. Students feel anxiety about falling behind. They feel the pressure of not succeeding. 

WE BELIEVE
THE KIDS
WILL LEAD

WE BELIEVE
THE KIDS
WILL LEAD

WE BELIEVE
THE KIDS
WILL LEAD

From school desegregation, Greensboro sit-ins, and the Vietnam War protests, to Standing Rock, Black Lives Matter, The Women’s March, and March for Our Lives movements, America’s youngest generation has always been a powerful catalyst of change.

From school desegregation, Greensboro sit-ins,  and the Vietnam War protests,  to Standing Rock, Black Lives Matter,  the Women’s March,  and March for Our Lives movements,  America’s youngest generation has always been a powerful catalyst of change.

From school desegregation, Greensboro sit-ins,  and the Vietnam War protests,  to Standing Rock, Black Lives Matter,  the Women’s March,  and March for Our Lives movements,  America’s youngest generation has always been a powerful catalyst of change.

OUR MISSION IS SIMPLE
yet necessary

To ensure that America’s youth are heard and equipped with the tools, training, and spaces to become the change they want to see in their communities.

OUR MISSION IS SIMPLE
yet necessary

To ensure that America’s youth are heard and equipped with the tools, training, and spaces to become the change they want to see in their communities.

OUR MISSION IS SIMPLE
yet necessary

To ensure that America’s youth are heard and equipped with the tools, training, and spaces to become the change they want to see in their communities.

OUR SOLUTION IS DYNAMIC
CU Fellowship

Youth from across the nation will participate in a 3-month online training program that blends personal development, systems mapping, and civics education. They will learn collaboratively and receive one-on-one mentoring. The program culminates in an inspiring 3-day convention in Washington, D.C. consisting of high profile speakers, skills and issue based workshops, celebrations of their collective transformations, and more.

OUR SOLUTION IS DYNAMIC
CU Fellowship

Youth from across the nation will participate in a 3-month online training program that blends personal development, systems mapping, and civics education. They will learn collaboratively and receive one-on-one mentoring. The program culminates in an inspiring 3-day convention in Washington, D.C. consisting of high profile speakers, skills and issue based workshops, celebrations of their collective transformations, and more.

OUR SOLUTION IS DYNAMIC
CU Fellowship

Youth from across the nation will participate in a 3-month online training program that blends personal development, systems mapping, and civics education. They will learn collaboratively and receive one-on-one mentoring. The program culminates in an inspiring 3-day convention in Washington, D.C. consisting of high profile speakers, skills and issue based workshops, celebrations of their collective transformations, and more.

OUR SOLUTION IS DYNAMIC
CU Fellowship

Youth from across the nation will participate in a 3-month online training program that blends personal development, systems mapping, and civics education. They will learn collaboratively and receive one-on-one mentoring. The program culminates in an inspiring 3-day convention in Washington, D.C. consisting of high profile speakers, skills and issue based workshops, celebrations of their collective transformations, and more.

OUR SOLUTION IS DYNAMIC
CU Fellowship

Youth from across the nation will participate in a 3-month online training program that blends personal development, systems mapping, and civics education. They will learn collaboratively and receive one-on-one mentoring. The program culminates in an inspiring 3-day convention in Washington, D.C. consisting of high profile speakers, skills and issue based workshops, celebrations of their collective transformations, and more.

CIVICS EDUCATION WORKS

CIVICS EDUCATION WORKS

CIVICS
EDUCATION
WORKS

SOME HARD TRUTHS

SOME HARD TRUTHS

SOME HARD TRUTHS

Only 26% of Americans can name all three branches of government.

Only 26% of Americans can name all three branches of government.

23% of 8th graders perform at or above the proficient level on the NAEP civics exam.

23% of 8th graders perform at or above the proficient level on the NAEP civics exam.

79% of students feel anxiety about how to succeed in a world past high school.

79% of students feel anxiety about how to succeed in a world past high school.

Only 8 states require social emotional learning for Grades K-12 in their curriculum.

Only 9 states (and D.C.) require one year of U.S. government or civics.

Only 8 states require social emotional learning for Grades K-12 in their curriculum.

Only 9 states (and D.C.) require one year of U.S. government or civics.

0 states have experiential learning or local problem-solving components in their civics requirements.

0 states have experiential learning or local problem-solving components in their civics requirements.

CIVICS UNPLUGGED WORKS

CIVICS UNPLUGGED WORKS

When civics education is taught effectively, it can equip students with the knowledge, skills, and the disposition necessary to become informed and engaged citizens.

77% of teachers believe social emotional learning will improve academic performance.

States with the highest rates of youth civic engagement tend to prioritize civics courses and AP U.S. government in their curricula.

For instance, Colorado’s only statewide graduation requirement is the satisfactory completion of a civics and government course. Colorado’s civic education program is seen as a success and may contribute to youth voter participation and volunteerism, which is slightly higher than the national average.

When civics education is taught effectively, it can equip students with the knowledge, skills, and the disposition necessary to become informed and engaged citizens.

77% of teachers believe social emotional learning will improve academic performance.

States with the highest rates of youth civic engagement tend to prioritize civics courses and AP U.S. government in their curricula.

For instance, Colorado’s only statewide graduation requirement is the satisfactory completion of a civics and government course. Colorado’s civic education program is seen as a success and may contribute to youth voter participation and volunteerism, which is slightly higher than the national average.

THE CU CURRICULUM

THE CU CURRICULUM

THE CU CURRICULUM

   Personal development and self mastery.

   Personal development and self mastery.

   Development of civic roles and purpose.

   Civic roles and purpose.

   Networking and team building.

   Networking and team building.

  4   Complex systems mapping and change.

  4   Complex systems mapping and change.

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