Generation Next is Ground Zero for citizenship’s renewal, with all the tools, energy, flexibility, creativity, the time and opportunity to learn. But there is danger, too, as our youngest have come to doubt the value of democracy. We showcase key research and developments in civ ed here, celebrating the best offerings and initiatives as they become known to us…

Citizenship in our century means extending the concept into all realms, and across all boundaries, making a virtue of our interconnectedness, here and abroad, in the process. The years to come will require and result in unprecedented levels of collaboration, both formal and informal, that will come to blur the lines between government and governed. We highlight modes here…

21st century citizens are issue-oriented, informed, independent, and involved, always on for the common good. They deserve their own hall of fame, and we aim to provide it here, highlighting in particular those of all ages, genders, and ethnicities who have made change happen with the help and support of others, the 21st century way, in hopes that it may inspire the rest of us to do the same.

In the digital age, we believe power will go to those who embrace technology–not those who condemn or run from it–the way we embrace our friends, fully aware of its flaws and limitations. In this section of the site, we’ll be showcasing sites, services, apps, and platforms that embody serenity as Niebuhr defined it, and help us soar.