Gen Alpha Can Save Democracy — Will We Let Them?

What happens when an unstoppable force (generational change) collides with an immovable object (pedagogical policy)? Millennials were the scapegoat and punching bag for the recent generational dissonance. Enter Generation Alpha. Taking lessons learned from the last collision, will we let the next wave of leaders tell their story to help form a symbiosis? We have the tools; we don't always have the savvy. Storytelling can bridge the gap and help save our democracy in the process.

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Kelly Glasscock

Journalism Education Association

Sarah Nichols

Journalism Education Association