Amplifying youth voices.
Transforming Democracy.


While each NACC organization has its own unique theory of change, all organizations doing action civics work are represented in the following theory of change visual. This visual demonstrates that Action Civics answers the challenge of marginalized youth voices and the civic empowerment gap through the application of the Action Civics framework. While some organizations engage students directly in the project-based work, others train outside partners to implement the process. Regardless of the route taken, all high-quality Action Civics work will lead to the following six community and individual-level outcomes and a stronger democracy.