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civics stories

By Jill Anderson 11/18/2019 1:43 PM EST
We Are America
A new project encourages students to explore their identities and share the stories of what makes them unique — and uniquely American.
By Ashton Wheeler Clemmons 05/28/2019 2:20 PM EDT
Ashton Wheeler Clemmons
Why one teacher decided it was time to run for public office.
By Emily Boudreau 05/01/2019 10:02 AM EDT
Reimagining Migration
The Reimagining Migration project strives to make conversations around migration a part of curriculum and classroom culture so that all students can feel supported.
By 02/27/2019 1:33 PM EST
Civics for the Youngest Citizens
Fostering a relationship between children and their communities.
By Emily Boudreau 11/06/2018 8:57 AM EST
Michael Sandel
Political philosopher Michael Sandel on the power of technology to repair a fractured civic dialogue.
By Emily Boudreau 10/30/2018 4:26 PM EDT
Michael Sandel
At the Askwith Forums on November 1, a conversation with Michael Sandel about robust discourse and ethical decision-making during polarized times.
By 10/07/2018 4:30 PM EDT
graphic illustration of group silhouettes holding speech bubbles
Helping young people learn to use digital media — safely and productively — to make an impact on issues they care about.
By 10/04/2018 10:00 AM EDT
watercolor illustration of US flag, with paint blurring into paper
To encourage civic participation, getting out the vote is a crucial step — but it's just the first step on the road to lasting engagement.
By Emily Boudreau 09/27/2018 4:40 PM EDT
I Voted
On Monday, October 1, Askwith Forums will host a dialogue to illuminate the barriers to voting, to describe new ways to encourage civic action, and to discuss the issues at stake in the upcoming midterm elections.
By Zachary Jason 08/27/2018 2:43 PM EDT
Student activists
A look back at the history of student activism and whether today’s protesters are making a difference.