Generation Citizen

Evidence in Action: Age is Not a Barrier to Civic Engagement

Thanks to the persistence of social entrepreneurs across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of the more than 70 social innovation organizations that make up the America Forward Coalition, the results-driven solutions our community has to our country’s most pressing social
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To Save Politics, We Must Get More Political

The following blog post was written by Scott Warren, Executive Director of Generation Citizen. It’s hard not to be disillusioned by our country’s political system right now. Our elected officials in Washington spend more time sniping at each other than passing bills, and the presidential campaign stories revolve around twitter spats and finger pointing. While Americans in communities across the
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Take 5: “Whatever Happened to ‘We, The People…'” and more…

Here's five social innovation links we are clicking on today: The New York Times: How Can Community Colleges Get a Piece of the Billions That Donors Give to Higher Education? "Educational institutions and services remain the second biggest beneficiaries of philanthropy in the country, after religious organizations, but little of the money flows to community colleges, the mostly public institutions
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Take 5: “What to do when healthcare isn’t enough” and more

Here are five interesting social innovation links we are clicking on today: American Public Media's Marketplace: What to do when healthcare isn't enough (AUDIO & TEXT) "How can doctors keep people healthy when they have almost no control over what happens outside the four walls of the hospital? It’s the edge of the healthcare world." That is where Health Leads comes in to
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