Amplifying youth voices.
Transforming Democracy.

Action Civics in Context

Action Civics…

… aligns with positive youth development and social-emotional learning approaches found in youth leadership development.

…integrates the commitment of both service learning and youth organizing to putting youth in real life civic contexts found in guided-experiential approaches to civic education.

…draws on more traditional civic education insofar as it insists youth learn the political systems in their communities and beyond

….impacts individual students and larger communities.

For the Action Civics theory of change, click here.

Action Civics Components

Action Civics Framework: The pedagogical approach Action Civics educators use

The Action Civics Process: The general six-step process youth go through to analyze their communities and take action