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Theory of Change.

1We provide.

Creating bridges between youth and adults to allow for them to form interpersonal connections and make civic decisions together.

Opportunity

We provide youth with the opportunities needed in order to participate in civics.

Support

We provide Action Civics youth leadership curriculum materials and professional development to teachers.

Connections

We provide opportunities for youth to form interpersonal connections with adult leaders.

2We will see.

Knowledge

We will see the development of Civic knowledge, attitudes and behaviors.

Engagement

We will see more youth engaged in civics in partnership with adults.

Transformation

We will see more youth participating in civic processes, along with teachers and adults better trained to promote it in their institutions.

3This leads to.

Empowerment

This leads to empowered, informed, and active youth who promote a just and equitable society.

Skill

This leads to teachers with the knowledge and confidence to implement youth-centered pedagogy and civics curriculum.

Inclusion

This leads to adults who include youth in civic processes.

A stronger, inclusive democracy that values youth voice.