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Generation Citizen: The Power of Youth in Our Politics

Generation Citizen: The Power of Youth in Our Politics

by Scott Warren


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781640091276
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 03/05/2019
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

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

Table of Contents

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