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Unity & GSV Venture Select iCivics Among Top 5 Winners of EdTech Creator Challenge

Nov 18, 2021

Today, iCivics was named one of the Top 5 winners of the Unity and GSV Ventures EdTech Creator Challenge, and one of the Challenge’s overall top 30 projects. 

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30 Students from Across the Country Join iCivics Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship

Nov 12, 2021

Now in its third year, national youth fellowship has engaged a students from across the country to build civic leadership skills and explore how civic education can become more relevant to all youth in the United States.

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Department of Defense and National Defense Education Program Move to Prioritize Civic Education With $2 Million Grant to iCivics

Nov 01, 2021

The Department of Defense and the National Defense Education Program have awarded $2 million to iCivics to build content and curriculum to teach civics to K–12 Department of Defense Education Activity and Junior ROTC students.

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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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