Results of January 6, 2022 We the People Hearings are in!
The Constitutional Democracy Project is asking students for policy ideas for the Youth Summit. What do you want to talk about? Fill out the form to make your ideas known. The Youth Summit will be organized around the topic the majority of students select. Students in grades 8th - 12th are invited to fill out the form. Selection of topic or topics will be determined no later than January 20, 2022. Last year's topic was defund the police.
Join us for a panel discussion on the history of Court reform, the various proposals currently being discussed, and whether any of these proposals are likely to be adopted. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Registration is required.
In the Fall of 2020, the Constitutional Democracy Project with support from the Jack Miller Center's Chicago Founding Civics Initiative offered a four-session professional development workshop series about voting and the Constitution. The lessons included in this curriculum arose from those workshops, and were created with input from participants. They are designed for use in high school government and civics classes.
Free curriculum available for field test! If you are a middle school social studies or civics teacher, we need you to help us test a new curriculum. If you’re interested in being part of our field test and learning more, please read on.