Civics Advocacy Resources

Do you need help to advocate for more and better civics education in your school? The Civics Renewal Network has gathered research studies, op-ed columns and editorials, how-to toolkit (e.g., how to write a letter to the editor) and inspirational quotes in one place to support your efforts. You are welcome to employ these resources as needed to make your case! They will be updated regularly with fresh content. Read More ⟶

Celebrate Constitution Day at Home

We’ve made it easy for students, their families and teachers to mark the signing of the Constitution on September 17. Our updated Constitution Day Toolkit has been refreshed with a new section highlighting activities and lessons perfect for distance learning. Share your Constitution Day fun on Twitter or Instagram with #ConstitutionDay2020 #PreambleChallenge #renewcivics. Go here to explore the toolkit. Read More ⟶

Resources for Learning at Home

The partner organizations in the Civics Renewal Network have gathered resources that will help teachers and parents cope with distance learning this school year. These resources cover grades K-12 and offer a variety of activities to keep students engaged in learning outside the classroom. All are free and online. Check back often as we will continue to add resources.
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Resources for Teaching the 19th Amendment

Here is a curated collection of the classroom resources on women’s suffrage that can be found at CivicsRenewalNetwork.org. More resources will be added as we celebrate the 19th Amendment leading up to the anniversary of its ratification on August 18, 2020. Read More ⟶

Teaching Resources for Juneteenth

The partner organizations in the Civics Renewal Network have gathered resources to help teachers and parents coping with school closings. These resources cover grades K-12 and offer a variety of activities to keep students engaged in learning outside the classroom. Please check back often as we will continue to add resources.
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How to Teach Controversial Topics and Civil Debate

How can sensitive issues such as immigration, racial discrimination, politics and government, and police behavior be debated in a civil manner? Our civics education resources provide a foundational knowledge for students to use in engaging in discussions about controversial topics. Read More ⟶