2019-2020 Civic Learning Award application is now open! Easy to apply online, all California public schools welcome. 

The only way we can meet the many challenges currently facing California and the nation is with a citizenry that understands and participates in all aspects of civic life. Join us in shining a light on the need for quality civic education and engagement to ensure that these important issues are ultimately part of meaningful state policy changes.


Seeking proposal on teaching of history and civics

Educators, national leaders, researchers and others are being offered a chance to help assess how American history, civics and government are taught. The National Endowment for the Humanities and the U.S. Department of Education are offering a special funding opportunity to address how those topics are taught in K-12 education.

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Watch how California high school students benefit from engaging civic learning programs that equip, empower, and encourage them to grow into active citizens. The Power of Democracy Steering Committee is working to support robust civic learning experiences for all California students.