Bridging the gap between Pace students and NYC Public Schools

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Overview

This page serves as an internal resource for Pace University’s chapter of Generation Citizen (GC). Generation Citizen empowers young people to engage and become active citizens. With the help of Democracy Coaches (DC), we teach a course in civics action to high school and middle school students using a pre-structured curriculum. Students are asked to identify a community issue that they feel passionate about and develop an action plan to address the issue. The classroom teacher and Democracy Coach guide and support the students throughout their project. At the end of the semester, students are invited to Civics Day, a one-day event where they display and present their action plan to judges and other students who are part of Generation Citizen.

 

We also recruit Civic Allies who assist us in our mission in being active citizens. These individuals are grouped within the Education or Outreach Committee and assist directors in building resources for the chapter.

Announcements (for members)

Chapter Meetings

  • Wednesdays, 12:20pm - Room E318
  • Reminder: Bring a laptop

 

2014-2015 Election, polls close Friday, April 25th, 11:59pm

 

Change-Maker Nomination

  • Nominate an excelling student now!
  • Nominate a fellow Democracy Coach or Chapter Director now!
  • Nominate your classroom teacher now!

 

Printing Materials - Send to Shyam

  • If you are teaching on a Monday or Tuesday, please send your materials by Friday, 12pm
  • If you are teaching on a Wednesday or Thursday, please send your materials by Tuesday, 12pm
  • If you are teaching on a Friday, please send your materials by Thursday, 12pm
PAID Community Change Fellowship for High School Students
Student Pipeline Application.docx
Microsoft Word Document [51.8 KB]
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Project Summary Template
GC Project Summary Template.docx
Microsoft Word Document [114.9 KB]
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Civics Day Rubric
Civics Day Judging Rubric.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document [42.0 KB]
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Programming Worksheet
Programming Worksheet.docx
Microsoft Word Document [132.4 KB]
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Upcoming Events

 

Spring 2014 Events

 

Apr. 22nd, 2014, 7pm - Location TBD

Pop Culture and News Game Show Event

co-Sponsored with the Economics Society

  • Participants will form groups of 5 to answer trivia questions, including riddles, relevant to news, pop culture, and more. Winners that are undergraduate Pace University students with a QPA of 2.0 or more will receive gift cards. This event is open to all Pace students. Each memeber of the winning team receives a $50 American Express Gift Card. Following the game, guests will have the opportunity to answer random questions to win various gift cards.

 

Apr. 30th, 2014, 6:30pm - One Pace Plaza, E308

Exhibition: Women's Contribution to Education in America

  • The exhibition looks at the impact and contribution women have made to education in America throughout the decades. The exhibition will feature work of Pace University students. A discussion will follow analyzing how women's involvement in education has led to major advancement.

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We are now accepting Democracy Coach applications for Fall 2014.

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