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Welcome to the official newsletter of Citizen U and Our American Voice, supporting all civics initiatives that empower educators and education supporters to integrate civics into every classroom, civic action into every community, and primary source civic literacy throughout. 
21st century civics: the future of democracy depends on it. What's working, what's not, what's next, plus hear directly from one of the changemakers...Learn More...

http://bit.ly/21st_civics   
http://bit.ly/il_fl_civics

Early observers of America were struck by what they saw as our obsession with associations. The Atlantic argues we've lost this habit, with it our commitment to democracy, and that only you can bring it back... Learn More...

http://bit.ly/dem_habit


Have your class use mathematical ratios and proportions to explore the notorious political phenomenon of gerrymandering in this new Citizen U lesson pack...Learn More...

http://bit.ly/gerry_lesson


Second Avenue's Voters Ed gives your students all the background they need to create their own in-class elections and predict the results of next big Election Day. Includes election primer videos, data from 1789 to the present, and more... Learn More...

http://bit.ly/voters_ed

Celebrate all year long, from New Years to Kwanza, Valentine's to Halloween, and every special day between, with this curated list of links to Library of Congress holiday-themed primary sources and other resources... Explore...

http://bit.ly/loc_holiday


Citizen U is an educational initiative, funded by the Library of Congress, that integrates primary source learning and inquiry-based civics across core disciplines--English language arts, math, science, social studies--and grade levels from elementary to middle and high school. Learn more...
Chicago elementary school students come up with an ingenious way to bring their highly diverse school together...Learn More...

http://bit.ly/lottery_lunch

Middle schoolers reinvent one of high school's oldest rituals in rural Arcola, and bridge another divide in the process...Learn More...

http://bit.ly/sr_sr_prom

Meet Jackie Corin, the teenage organizational mastermind behind the Parkland kids' efforts to change the terms of debate over gun control--and more--that started with the mid-terms... Learn More...

http://bit.ly/jackie_corin

The denizens of one of America's hottest cities band together to make life in the land of the sun more bearable, modeling an innovative all-in approach that could become a standard nationwide... Learn More...

http://bit.ly/phoenix_sun

Harvard Business School distills the key elements that can turn civic actions like yours into broad, enduring social movements... Learn More...

http://bit.ly/hbr_prosoc


Our American Voice is a non-partisan, project-based learning initiative that teaches students from elementary to high school how to apply lessons from the founders to become active citizens in their own communities. Learn more...
 
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