Thank you for your interest in participating in our Next Generation Politics Civic Forums! Next Gen Politics aims to empower the next generation (YOU!) to make informed decisions, be active citizens, make sense of the current political climate, and get involved. This program is designed to engage motivated, civically-minded teens who are interested in developing your civic knowledge and skills through engaging with perspectives different than your own.
Over the course of the first semester, we'll convene monthly on Sundays for civic conversations on critical issues of our time--criminal justice, freedom of expression, immigration, and more--from multiple perspectives. The Civic Fellowship will launch with a full day, in person, community building Civic Orientation on Sun, Oct 2 from 10AM-4PM (or on Sun, Oct 9 via Zoom if you are outside NYC.) Subsequent Civic Forums will be on Sundays Oct 30, Nov 20, Dec 11, and Jan 8 from 1-3:30PM ET. Upon completion of the first semester in good standing, Fellows can apply for a spring Civic Action Project internship, convening on Feb 5; Mar 5; April 2; April 23; and May 7, with final presentations on Sun, May 21. Fellows are expected to participate in ALL Civic Forums, and to indicate in advance if you will need to miss due to extenuating circumstances.
To be considered as a Civic Fellow, please fill out this application at your earliest convenience. Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis and no later than Wed, Sept 28. If you have any questions, contact Sanda at Sanda@nextgenpolitics.org