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In Leadup to 2022 Midterm Elections, iCivics and CalMatters Provide News-Based Lesson Plans and Resources for California’s Teachers

Sep 27, 2022

Partnership combines CalMatters award-winning nonpartisan nonprofit state news with iCivics lesson plans, games and content to help educators engage st

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iCivics and All Vote No Play Engaged Athletes: Learning from Civic Greats and GOATs

Sep 08, 2022

On September 13, iCivics will host a special event with All Vote No Play featuring a

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30 Students Take Civic Education into Their Own Hands Through iCivics Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship

Sep 07, 2022

Now in its fourth year, the fellowship works with students from across the country to build civic leadership skills and explore how civic education can

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Nonprofit Leader and Finance Expert Chuck Harris Joins iCivics Board of Directors

Jul 21, 2022

Harris, former co-head of Corporate Finance for Goldman Sachs,brings years of experience in social impact, nonprofits and finance as newest member of t

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Philanthropy Leader Larry Kramer Named iCivics Board Chair

May 17, 2022

Kramer, President of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, succeeds Wendy May-Dreyer, and will guide iCivics as it continues its expanded scope of work.

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An extraordinary investment in civic education at a pivotal moment

Mar 21, 2022

At a moment when the need for better civic education has never been more clear, philanthropists MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett stepped up and gave iCivics the largest single donation the organization has ever received.

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iCivics and the Council on Foreign Relations Release New Game to Teach Students Fundamentals of Foreign Policy

Feb 27, 2022

Convene the Council places students in the White House Situation Room and teaches the delicate balance between foreign and domestic needs, making foreign policy fun and accessible for all students.

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iCivics Board Member, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, releases new children’s book, “Just Help! How to Build a Better World”

Jan 25, 2022

Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States, and iCivics Board Member, released a new children’s book, Just Help! How to Build a Better World, her third book for young readers.

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iCivics awarded $400,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop new game, Supreme Justice

Jan 12, 2022

The grant will fund the development of a unique game-based experience, Supreme Justice, aimed at engaging younger learners.

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iCivics featured in New PBS Documentary Preserving Democracy: Pursuing a More Perfect Union

Jan 05, 2022

iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé is featured in a new PBS documentary,

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