As the election draws near, there has been an expressed interest in how we might improve civic knowledge, civic participation, and civic education in the United States. Here are two great radio interviews with the leadership from Teaching for Democracy Alliance members, iCivics and CIRCLE.
The holiday season is right around the corner, and iCivics is looking for student artwork to include in this year's holiday cards! Artwork should reflect the student’s perspective on peace and civic engagement. The winner will have their art displayed on our printed and electronic holiday cards.
iCivics Board Member, Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, was honored with the Leadership Award at the 29th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards. The Hispanic Heritage Awards is a celebration to honor those celebrities, community activists, innovators, business leaders, and others who contribute to the enrichment of American culture while celebrating the richness of their Hispanic heritage.
Saturday, September 17th, 2016, 500 people attended the FastForward Women's Leadership Forum, co-hosted by iCivics and Seneca Women at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. It was an evening of amazing conversations about women, power, and purpose, featuring remarks from fashion icon and philanthropist, Diane von Furstenberg, as well as Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of U.N. Women.