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    •   Civics in Action: Learning Opportunities  For more information visit www.GenerationNation.org    Impact  Combines classroom learning with real content and/or experiences  The best way to build interest, knowledge, skill and comprehension  Learning opportunities narrow gaps among at‐risk students    Elections and Voting: Kids Voting Election  October and November  Student mock election on local, state and national races; service‐learning in polls  Candidate debate watch, curriculum and activities  Voting available online, in polling places and at school  Additional opportunities for student council elections (remainder of year)    Government, Citizenship, Leadership: Civic Learning Opportunities  All year  Discussion questions, resources and education guides for current and special events  Constitution Day, Election Day, MLK Day, President’s Day, State of the Union, Black History Month, local  government budgeting, Elections and Voting, Conventions, Debates, more  Opportunities to visit, learn about and interact with government and leaders, and report on civic issues    Local Government and Law: Youth Civics  All year  Students learn about local government and visit government meetings, courts, media  Different opportunities  o 4‐6 week evening program (high school students)  o Instruction for students visiting government meetings for extra credit  o Government presentations, curriculum and resources for the classroom or home study (all grades)  o Being developed: videos and other online resources; students watch meetings on TV or online,  participate in polls, text response and other ways to engage    High School ‐ Youth Leadership Alliance/Youth Voice Press Corps (Civic Leadership, Government, Media)  All year  Students identify, report on and address school/community issues and advise local government leaders.  Official youth council for community ‐ partnership with City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and CMS.  Civic leadership mentoring  www.GenerationNation.org GenerationNation @GenNation All high school  students invited to participate