Our students have opinions, so listen up! Learn how to address the civic debt by promoting equity, social justice, and civic action. Elevate student voice and youth agency for civic empowerment. Explore practical tools to create an equitable system for establishing the State Seal of Civic Engagement for your school district and prepare for possible future changes in the College/Career Readiness Dashboard Indicator. Join guest student presenter Alina Ramirez of GENup South Monterey County with presenters Dr. Jennifer Elemen of the Monterey County Office of Education, Olivia Santillian and Laura Guajardo of the Santa Clara County Office of Education, for this informative session and design challenge (also read "Equitable civic empowerment in schools Addressing the civic debt in democratic education" in ACSA's Leadership Magazine).