BBYO Conference: Creating Next Generation Civic Activists

On February 13th and 15th CCI had the pleasure of hosting 300 Jewish youth leaders from around the country for two days of intense (and fun!) education on civic activism & technology.

Bee Nguyen, founder of Athena's Warehouse, assisting students as they devise an outreach campaign. 

Bee Nguyen, founder of Athena's Warehouse, assisting students as they devise an outreach campaign. 

The students met with community organizers and activists to learn the tenets of creating effective campaigns and civic technologies that can transform their communities. 

Clay Johnson, formerly of Blue State Digital and founder of Department of Better Technology, instructs a group on community organizing. 

Clay Johnson, formerly of Blue State Digital and founder of Department of Better Technology, instructs a group on community organizing. 

As CCI's first youth-oriented event, it was a big success and a great way to encourage future generations to become civic innovators!