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Voting & Values Workshop

In partnership with student leaders from YVote and Vote By Design, Civic Spirit curated and hosted an immersive, non-partisan, digital learning experience for 200 high schoolers across eight faith-based private schools. This session promoted democratic fluency, agency, and civic engagement among next generation voters. Students first explored the official job of the U.S. President, defining …

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Civic Responsibility Resources 2020

As part of an initiative that the Jewish Education Program put together in approaching the 2020 presidential election, Civic Spirit was asked to put together resources on the topic of “Civic Education and Engagement in Jewish Education.” The goal was to shine a spotlight on non-partisan resources of value to educators and families. These materials …

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Civic Learning Tools: The Vote

We recently learned about three excellent nonpartisan resources for integrating voting into the virtual or in-person classroom. Sign up for this interactive workshop with Vote By Design. Offered FREE in honor of National High School Voter Registration Week (September 21st – 25th). Students will navigate the heated intersection of politics and personal values. Help students …

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Practicing Civic Skills

The Civic Spirit Student Delegates have begun identifying civic-related issues in their schools and taking the first steps to develop projects that address these themes. This process allows them to practice urgent skills of BRAINSTORMING and PROBLEM-SOLVING, which are needed to maintain a thriving, productive self-governing democracy. Their first step was to use the “How …

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