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¿Tengo Algún Derecho? Featured on NBC Latino

DECEMBER 14, 2017

The iCivics recently upgraded Do I Have a Right? game was featured on NBC Latino. The network highlighted the game's Spanish language version, ¿Tengo Algún Derecho?.

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Holiday Card Contest Winner

DECEMBER 06, 2017

Find out the winners of our 2017 iCivics Holiday Card Contest! Check out the excerpts from our finalists.

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iCivics Covered by the Associated Press and the Washington Post

NOVEMBER 24, 2017

The iCivics game Do I Have A Right? was featured by the Associated Press and the Washington Post this morning. The game allows players to run their own constitutional law firm and help potential clients fight for their rights.  

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iCivics Holiday Card Contest

OCTOBER 27, 2017

Participate in this year’s iCivics Holiday Card Contest! Contestants should include their favorite thing about iCivics games and how iCivics is helping form them into a future engaged citizen.  

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Democracy at a Crossroads: A National Summit to Promote Innovative Civic Learning Now

OCTOBER 25, 2017

iCivics co-hosted a national summit to focus attention on why our nation needs innovative civic learning now. With over 250 people in attendance, strong press coverage and a roster of panelists that included Justice Sonia Sotomayor, former Education Secretary John King, PBS anchor Judy Woodruff and so many others, the summit was a huge success by all accounts.  

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CivXNow: iCivics Co-Hosts Democracy at a Crossroads Summit

SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

Our nation faces enormous challenges at home and overseas, yet we are deeply divided. As Americans, we have increasingly segregated ourselves into echo chambers of the like-minded. To shed light and spur action on this issue, Carnegie Corporation of New York and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation sponsored a summit on September 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.  iCivics – the largest civic education provider in the country founded by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (U.S. Supreme Court, Ret.), the Jonathan Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University, the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools and the Lou Frey Institute are co-hosting the summit and coordinating the program.

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Civic Initiative in Santa Clara County

AUGUST 17, 2017

On August 9th, Santa Clara County leaders came together to participate in a nonpartisan county-wide discourse regarding the state of civic engagement.

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iCivics Featured in Venture Beat

AUGUST 11, 2017

The article spoke to the popularity of iCivics during the election season and the growth of the organization, highlighting our ability to remain nonpartisan in a tough political climage.

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Three Educator Network Members Earn Prestigious Educator Honor

JUNE 30, 2017

Three iCivics Educator Network members earned the 2017 Gilder Lehrman History Teacher of the Year Award for their state.  The Gilder Lehrman Teacher of the Year Award recognizes outstanding K12 American history teachers across the country.

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Making Connections Through the iCivics UF-Graham Center Virtual Internship

MAY 05, 2017

iCivics and University of Florida Graham Center have partnered to bring virtual internships to UF students interested in pursuing a career in the nonprofit and civic education space.

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