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.

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Making History Relevant for the Social Media Generation

Adjusting the way we teach, when done with this generation’s needs in mind, can go a long way to improve student engagement. History is too crucial a subject for good citizenship to let our generational disconnect keep students from learning.

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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.