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Next Generation Politics Civic Forum Series

TUNE IN. OWN THE ISSUES.

2018 - 2019

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The Next Generation Politics Civic Forum series brings teens from diverse backgrounds together to engage in deliberative dialogue on provocative issues of our time.

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Upcoming Dates

September 30, 2018

Time: 10:00am To 3:00pm


Civic Orientation 


75 Fellows from 13 high schools gather for a high voltage induction, building skills, knowledge, and relationships as they investigate what it means to be a citizen through the lens of the U.S. Constitution, through tensions between federal, state, and local government and policy; and through dialogue with on another. 


  Location: 
Roosevelt House
 47-49 East 65th Street
New York, New York 10065

October 21, 2018

Time: 11:00am To 2:00pm 


Voting Today in the USA 


Speaker: Zachary Roth of the Brennan Center for Justice


 Fellows will explore why voting is important through a civic lens; how youth voter turnout could change the political landscape in our country; why the US has the lowest voter participation in the world, exploring the social, structural, and political reasons; and what we can do about it.

Location: 
Roosevelt House
47-49 East 65th Street
New York, New York 10065

November 11, 2018

Time: 11:00am To 2:00pm 


  What Happened--and What Happens Next?  An Electoral Post-Op. 


Fellows will analyze and discuss who voted, who didn’t, and what this translates to at the local, state, and federal levels; what this tells us about politics and policy; and possible implications for moving forward.

Location: 
Roosevelt House
47-49 East 65th Street
New York, New York 10065

December 9, 2018

Time: 11:00am To 2:00pm

Location: 
Roosevelt House 
47-49 East 65th Street 
New York, New York 10065

January 13, 2019

Time: 11:00am To 2:00pm

Location: 
Roosevelt House
47-49 East 65th Street
New York, New York 10065

February 10, 2019

Time: 11:00am To 2:00pm 

  Location: 
Roosevelt House 
47-49 East 65th Street 
New York, New York 10065

March 10, 2019

Time: 11:00am To 2:00pm 

  Location:
Roosevelt House
47-49 East 65th Street
New York, New York 10065

April 14, 2019

Time: 10:00am To 3:00pm 

  Location:
Roosevelt House
47-49 East 65th Street
New York, New York 10065

Roosevelt House

Roosevelt House, an integral part of Hunter College since 1943, re-opened in 2010 as a public policy institute honoring the distinguished legacy of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Its mission is three-fold: to educate students in public policy and human rights, to support faculty research, and to foster creative dialogue. 

 47-49 East 65th Street
New York, New York 10065

(212)650-3174

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Partner Schools

We are delighted to partner with exemplary schools who are committed to empowering the next generation to make informed decisions, be active citizens, make sense of the current political climate, and get involved.

ARTHUR L. JOHNSON

BARUCH

DWIGHT SCHOOL

Ethical Culture Fieldstone School

FACING HISTORY SCHOOL

GRACE CHURCH

HARVEST COLLEGIATE

MOTT HALL BRONX

NEW EXPLORATIONS INTO SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & MATH (NEST +M)

PACKER

SPENCE

POLY

SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE