This is the nation's first non-partisan, non-profit magazine for young people interested in civics and politics. We are where civics education, creative expression and community action merge. Have you been looking for a place that will amplify the voices of engaged kids? Welcome! You’re here.
A fascinating account of the student-led lawsuits that changed American history
Zion Dixon lost many debates before he won the Tournament of Champions; here’s what he learned.
Meet the student leaders tackling issues of self-acceptance, disordered eating, and everyday stress and anxiety.
Zion Dixon lost many debates before he won the Tournament of Champions;
Meet the student leaders tackling issues of self-acceptance, disordered eating, and everyday
How trauma drives some to political action and others to healing
A young Republican from Wisconsin is pushing for bipartisan action on climate changeKeep Reading →
A young leader’s fight to lower the U.S. voting age to 16Keep Reading →
Let's better understand the meaning and purpose of headscarvesKeep Reading →
Learning from those we clash with and finding agreement across party linesKeep Reading →
WATCH LIST: WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 2022
20 entertaining yet informative things to watch about women activists and politicians Every March, the United States observes Women’s History Month and
Will Ye’s Instagram Tirades Be the End of Social Media?
Kanye West is spiraling publicly online — and it’s up to us to make sure he doesn’t take us down with him.
Stop Writing that Book Report! Write About TV and Music for Us Instead 🙂
Every Sunday evening, HBO’s Euphoria takes over Twitter. Like clockwork, whether you watch the show or not, your timeline is flooded with
THE KIDIZENSHIP QUIZ
Which Branch of Government Do You Belong In?
Fly Your Flag
Design a flag that shows us YOUR America… That was the prompt for our first Kidizenship contest. We asked middle and high school students to celebrate our national symbol–or challenge it. The American identity is beautifully vast and varied, and the amazing submissions that poured in were, too.
Reimaging this symbol is a uniquely American exercise. For decades, famous artists including Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, and Amy Sherald have shared their own interpretations of the flag. Artists have printed the flag in neon colors, painted people dancing across its stripes, woven its colors into landscapes, turned it upside down. Sometimes their art doesn’t look like the traditional flag at all–but it is still a symbol of America, seen through the artist’s eyes. We were blown away by the results of this first contest… Check them out:
Sing Your Anthem Contest Winners
Age 13 Jasiah Reeves3:20
10 things to read, watch, and listen to if you're interested in civics and politics
Kelly Danielpour wants you to get vaxxed, even if your parents don’t.
James Baldwin captured the multifaceted nature of the American character with all its complications and its often-paradoxical nature. To be American is, to evoke Walt Whitman, to contain multitudes. And Baldwin captured this essence so well because of his many
A guide to taking civic engagement personally