iCivics in the News

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Announcement Civic Education

iCivics and NACo Encourage Teachers to Teach Local

APRIL 07, 2017

April is National County Government month and iCivics and the National Association of Counties (NACo) have partnered to bring local government to the classroom with the re-launch of "Counties Work"- a game that teaches about local government through playing as a county official responsible for juggling citizen requests.

Announcement Civic Action

Make An Impact: Play. Donate. Repeat.

APRIL 03, 2017

Are you wondering what to do with all of those hard earned points from iCivics games? Use them to empower and support young social entrepreneurs. Through iCivics’ Impact Projects, you can log on to icivics.org/impact and spend your points to cast your vote for a handful of projects that have been carefully selected by the Ashoka Youth Ventures Change Makers.

Media Events

iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé Wins DVF People's Voice Award

MARCH 27, 2017

We are very excited to announce that iCivics Executive Director, Louise Dubé won this year's DVF People’s Voice Awards.   Dubé's win, based upon thousands of popular votes, brings $50,000 to iCivics to help continue our mission of engaging the next generation of citizens with quality, nonpartisan civic education resources.

Civic Education

Announcing: The National O'Connor Scholars

MARCH 13, 2017

iCivics and the Aspen Institute are cosponsoring the National O'Connor Scholars Program. 11th or 12th grade students interested in the work of the Supreme Court, the life of Justice O’Connor, and/or constitutional law and history; and a record of civic participation and leadership in school, community, and/or faith- based organizations are encouraged to apply.  


iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé Up for DVF People's Voice Award

MARCH 08, 2017

A vote for Louise is a vote for iCivics!  

Civic Education

Breaking It Down: Civic Ed Research

MARCH 03, 2017

Research: the word heard ‘round the world by college freshmen. When I began my first year at the University of Florida (UF), it seemed that everyone who was anyone was doing research. In fact, my first course syllabi were filled with research proposals, papers, and panels with experienced undergraduate researchers.

Civic Education

iCivics and Newsela Partner For Media Literacy

MARCH 02, 2017

The Presidency, the Press and Protests: A Partner Webinar 

Civic Education

Social Media, Social justice and Civics

FEBRUARY 17, 2017

How civics must stay relevant in a changing democracy  

Civic Education

Press Release: Sandra Day O’Connor’s iCivics Provides Free Resources to Help Students Analyze the President’s First 100 Days

JANUARY 23, 2017

  — Updated game, new lesson plans, infographic help students understand and analyze the presidential transition of power —