Leveraging digital literacy, protests and demonstrations, and public debate on social media channels, millennials and Generation Z have a distinct way of engaging in our society. And some are beginning to bring their style of civic engagement to the more traditional venues, such as in elected office. How does their reimagining of civic engagement in America challenge tradition? And how will it reshape our democracy?
Join us for a live discussion with Theodore R. Johnson, director of the Fellows Program at the Brennan Center; Elan C. Hope, fellow at the Brennan Center and an associate professor of psychology and university scholar at North Carolina State University; Ruby Belle Booth, fellow at the Brennan Center; Chuck Yarborough, history teacher at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science; Layla Zaidane, president and CEO of the Millennial Action Project; and Laura Baron-Lopez, White House correspondent at Politico to discover the opportunities found when we engage across generations to make our country stronger.
Produced in partnership with New York University’s John Brademas Center
- Introduction: Theodore R. Johnson, Director, Fellows Program, Brennan Center
- Ruby Belle Booth, Fellow, Brennan Center
- Elan C. Hope, Fellow, Brennan Center
- Chuck Yarborough, History Teacher, Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
- Layla Zaidane, President and CEO, Millennial Action Project
- Moderator: Laura Barrón-López, White House Correspondent at POLITICO and CNN Contributor
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