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This professional development session for high school teachers will focus on the youth vote and the history of young people's political activism.

Join us for reflections of an extraordinary Justice. David Franklin, a former law clerk to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, will be interviewed about his experience working with the legendary Justice.

The Constitutional Democracy Project’s Professional Development Conference for Teachers in Civics, Law, and Government brings together teachers, professors, lawyers, judges, civic leaders, cultural institution scholars, civic education specialists, and others to highlight best practices for teaching young people awareness of the law, the legal system, and their rights and responsibilities as engaged citizens. 

What Does the Constitution Say About Voting? Constitution Day is the kick off for a series of professional development opportunities for teachers to work with and learn from legal scholars and historians to enrich their understanding of both historical and present-day issues and controversies surrounding voting and elections.

How can we build on the current social movements going on around us that will create meaningful, legal change?

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