I’m excited to share with you that Next Generation Politics (NGP) is preparing for what we hope will be our strongest year yet! For our first two years, NGP has been entirely youth-led. For a bunch of high schoolers with empty wallets and big mouths, we’ve accomplished a lot. And if you’re new to NGP, I encourage you to check out our News and Events page to see what we’ve been up to.
It’s now time for NGP to take a step forward in its evolution and expansion. Towards this end, we are merging with Civics Unplugged, a New York-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to empowering young people with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities as citizens. Civics Unplugged hosts Civic Forums to provide a unique opportunity for high schoolers to learn from and connect with each other — as well as with educators and political experts — to explore issues and engage in robust discussion in a fun and supportive environment.
To maximize our impact, we’re joining forces and decided to retain the name “Next Generation Politics” for the expanded enterprise. These changes will allow NGP to begin fundraising on a larger scale, improve its programming, and