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"Required reading." -Josh Tickell, author of The Revolution Generation Since its beginnings in 2009, Generation Citizen has grown to become one of the preeminent civics education organizations in America. Championing the activism of young people now and throughout history-from the civil rights movement to #BlackLivesMatter and the Parkland students-Generation Citizen is a bold reminder of the positive power of politics, and an inspiring, actionable guide for anyone ready to fight for democracy. "Timely and accessible. The rising generation is ready to exercise power-and save our republic."…mehr

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"Required reading." -Josh Tickell, author of The Revolution Generation Since its beginnings in 2009, Generation Citizen has grown to become one of the preeminent civics education organizations in America. Championing the activism of young people now and throughout history-from the civil rights movement to #BlackLivesMatter and the Parkland students-Generation Citizen is a bold reminder of the positive power of politics, and an inspiring, actionable guide for anyone ready to fight for democracy. "Timely and accessible. The rising generation is ready to exercise power-and save our republic." -Eric Liu, CEO of Citizen University and author of You're More Powerful Than You Think
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: COUNTERPOINT PR
  • Seitenzahl: 384
  • Erscheinungstermin: 5. März 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 208mm x 140mm x 28mm
  • Gewicht: 363g
  • ISBN-13: 9781640091276
  • ISBN-10: 1640091270
  • Artikelnr.: 53209859
Autorenporträt
Scott Warren is the cofounder and chief executive officer of Generation Citizen. He has been named an Echoing Green Fellow, a Draper Richards Kaplan Fellow, and a Forbes 30 under 30 for Social Entrepreneurship. He has also been a social entrepreneur in residence at Brown University, and a social entrepreneur in residence at Tufts University. He is currently a democracy fellow at Brown University. Visit www.GenerationCitizen.org.
Inhaltsangabe
Part 1: Making the Decision to Live a Political Life
Chapter 1 - A New Politics: Is Democracy a Dirty Word?
Chapter 2 - Democracy is Us: Unpacking "We the People"
Chapter 3 - Generation Citizen
Chapter 4 - A Framework for Change: The Advocacy Hourglass
Part 2: Setting Off on the Journey
Chapter 5 - The (Real) Political Journey: Getting Past the BS
Chapter 6 - Observing Elections in Kenya: My Political Awakening
Chapter 7 - Choosing an Issue: Getting Angry, and Getting Passionate
Chapter 8 - Developing Expertise: Inequality is Not Destiny
Chapter 9 - The Power of Story: Changing Hearts and Minds Through Narrative
Chapter 10 - Travelling Farther Together: Tracing Teams In Lowell
Chapter 11 - Unleashing our Action: Becoming Powerful
Chapter 12 - Stay Strong: Remaining Resilient when the Going Gets Tough
Part 3: Continuing the Journey
Chapter 13 - What Happens When We Don't Agree?: Working (or Attempting to Work) Through our Differences
Part 4: A New Movement
Chapter 15 - A Global Democratic Movement: Learning from the Rest of the World
Chapter 16 - Elevating Youth Voice in Our Current Moment: Ensuring All Young People Become Powerful
Chapter 15: A Manifesto for a New Democracy: Living our Full Political Lives