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New Documentary Recounts the Life of iCivics Founder Sandra Day O’Connor

Sep 20, 2021

Sept. 21, 2021, marks the 40th anniversary of the unanimous confirmation of Sandra Day O’Connor as the first female Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. A new documentary just released by American Experience, “Sandra Day O’Connor: The First,” provides new insights into this pioneering woman, recounting a life that reflected and shaped an era. O'Connor founded iCivics in 2009.

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iCivics Joins Partnership for American Democracy to Support Transformative Change for the Renewal of Democracy

Jul 02, 2021

The nonpartisan nonprofit launched July 1 during an event featuring remarks from iCivics’ Executive Director Louise Dubé

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Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Justice Neil Gorsuch Discuss Importance of Civic Education

Apr 15, 2021

In a recent conversation with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the National Security Institute (NSI), iCivics Board Member, Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussed the importance of civic education in building societal resilience with fellow Justice Neil Gorsuch.

 

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Youth As Civic Experts Network Launches Social Media Campaign

Mar 10, 2021

The Youth As Civic Experts Network launched the #CivicsForUs social media campaign, engaging students to share what equitable civic education means to them.

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Education and Philanthropy Leaders Larry Kramer, Andrea Foggy-Paxton, and Gerard Robinson Join iCivics' Board of Directors

Feb 23, 2021

Kramer, Foggy-Paxton, and Robinson will play a critical role in iCivics’ expanded scope to help create an American school system that is committed to providing high-quality civic education to all students.

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iCivics, XanEdu Partner to Provide Students with Workbooks to Meet the New Massachusetts Civics Project Requirement

Feb 05, 2021

iCivics has partnered with custom content publisher XanEdu to help Massachusetts students discover the power of creating positive change.

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Educating for American Democracy National Forum

Feb 04, 2021

Join us at the National Forum on March 2, 2021 for the official release of the Educating for American Democracy Roadmap and Report.

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iCivics and Kami Partner to Provide Educators With Accessible, Interactive Digital Lessons for Teaching Civics

Jan 26, 2021

Kami has transformed iCivics’ lesson plans into digitally assignable activities that make the curriculum tailor-made for use during the extension of remote learning and at a time when civics lessons are in-demand.

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TWU, iCivics Launch Digital Game to Promote Civic Engagement

Dec 08, 2020

iCivics has partnered with the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University to launch Counties Work: Texas, a first-of-its-kind digital game to teach young Texans about local government and how to solve community problems. 

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Farewell to Flash, Hello to More!

Dec 04, 2020

Although we're saying goodbye to Adobe Flash and a few iCivics games at the end of the year, we've upgraded the majority of our game library to become even more equitable and inclusive!

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