Our Policy


Our mission is to reflect students’ needs and interests in the California public education system by improving youth representation and promoting student civic engagement in local and statewide legislative procedures, accomplished through transparent ground-up advocacy that makes the legislative process accessible to the statewide student population. ​

View the GENup 2021-2022 Policy Slate here: https://tinyurl.com/genuppolicy2021



All K-12 students in the state of California feel empowered to succeed within inclusive educational environments that provide them with equitable access to opportunities and resources, such that they are familiar with the civic process, regardless of background or identity. 


  • Civic Engagement

  • Mental Health

  • Health and Safety

  • Identity Equity

  • Environmentalism

  • Learning Accessibility and Resource Equity

  • Funding Stability and Finance Transparency