Amplifying youth voices.
Transforming Democracy.

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NACC is working to ensure that all young people have access to Action Civics—high-quality, student-centered, project-based civics education. Please join our movement to help make this vision a reality!

As a member of NACC you will…

  • Become part of a growing community of young people, practitioners, researchers and policymakers who believe in the Action Civics approach
  • Receive updates via a monthly newsletter
  • Be invited to future convenings and conferences
  • Receive access to shared resources both on this site and through the NACC network
  • Be a leader in transforming civics education for youth across the United States

Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for information about upcoming NACC events!

I WANT TO JOIN!
I AM A…

  • If you are a student who wants to bring Action Civics to your school or youth organization, please fill out the brief form below and we will work with you to find partners to make this happen!

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    YOUR INFO

    Name

    School or Organization

    City

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    How did you hear about NACC?

    Why Action Civics?

    Why I want to bring Action Civics to my school or community:

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  • If you are an educator (e.g. teacher, youth worker, principal) who is currently practicing or aspiring to practice Action Civics work, then we’d love to have you. We have seen science, art, social studies, and English teachers all successfully implement Action Civics work in their classrooms, and strongly believe that educators are the most important leaders in this movement. To join our movement, please fill out the following form. You will automatically become a member of NACC and added to our mailing list.

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    YOUR INFO

    Name

    School or Organization

    City

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    Email

    How did you hear about NACC?


    Why I am an Action Civics educator:

    Are you interested in serving on committees or leadership teams?

    Pledge

    Yes I am committed to the following Action Civics principles…

    • Youth voice is encouraged, valued and incorporated to the fullest extent possible
    • Experiences, knowledge, perspectives and concerns of youth are incorporated to the fullest extent possible
    • Students learn by doing, with a focus on collective action
    • Student reflection and analysis are central to the process
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  • As a youth-serving organization, please fill out a brief application to join NACC. We are excited to bring many diverse organizations into the Action Civics movement and require this application to ensure that the principles and practice of Action Civics sustain through the growth of the movement.

    *All information is required.

    School or Organization

    City

    State

    Website

    Organization Email

    Name

    Position

    Email

    How did you hear about NACC?


    Please provide a short paragraph about how your organization exemplifies Action Civics work:

    Action Civics Pledge

    Yes Our organization is committed to the following Action Civics principles…

    • Youth voice is encouraged, valued and incorporated to the fullest extent possible
    • Experiences, knowledge, perspectives and concerns of youth are incorporated to the fullest extent possible
    • Students learn by doing, with a focus on collective action
    • Student reflection and analysis are central to the process

    Active Participation Agreement

    Yes Our organization will adhere to the principles of active participation in NACC…

    • Engagement in work which espouses action civics principles
    • Actively participating in NACC by serving on a committee or fulfilling other projects
    • Being accountable for the agreed upon work
    • Attending relevant conferences

    Transparency Agreement

    Yes Our organization agrees to the follow terms with regards to transparency…

    Organizations agree to be transparent around potential funding opportunities for NACC, alerting member organizations of potential grants. If organizations explicitly mention NACC as a rational for funding, other NACC members should be notified. If NACC members encounter a funding opportunity that may apply to other groups, other NACC members should be notified. Members are also encouraged to work together as topic issues and localities allow.

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