Our Mission and Vision
Engage diverse, talented young people in the work of cities. Empower them to be effective local change agents. Support their evolution from community-oriented student to local citizen leader.
An America where all citizens understand what cities do and why local government matters. An educated citizenry actively engaged in developing and providing innovative and cross-disciplinary responses to the social problems in their own backyards. A society where government service is as high on our best and brightest’s priority lists as law school, high-paying consulting jobs and nonprofit work are today.
Why do we what we do?
America’s cities are facing a silent crisis of epic proportions. Give our founder 90 seconds to convince you how much our work matters: