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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Courts Help Create Civics Passport for Students Visiting Sacramento

Created by the Justice Anthony M. Kennedy Library and Learning Center, in collaboration with the federal and state courts, attendees used the new Civics Passport Guidebook to tour the city and received a stamp in their Civics Passport at each site. During the day, they heard from California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (Ret.), who stressed the importance of civic education and engagement.

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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.