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iCivics Project Innovation Winner

APRIL 09, 2018

NBC Universal Foundation chooses iCivics as one of the winners of its inaugural Project Innovation grant competition.

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iCivics Part of Push For Mandatory Civics in Massachusetts

APRIL 04, 2018

iCivics is a co-founder of the  Massachusetts Civic Learning Coalition. Read to learn more about civics in the state of Massachusetts or join the discussion on social media: #MACivicsForAll, #MACivics!

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Change is in the Air: Announcing New Site Changes for iCivics.org

MARCH 23, 2018

We've recently upgraded our Home page and our About page for a new and improved experience. Be on the lookout for more great changes over the summer!

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iCivics featured in SXSWedu Panel on Games and Learning

MARCH 13, 2018

iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé, joined Assistant Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Northern Colorado Matthew Farber, Steve Isaacs, a games design teacher at William Annin Middle School in Basking Ridge, NJ and Games for Change President Susannah Pollack for their panel: “What Kids Say About Games -- And Can We Listen?”.

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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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