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.


7 County Schools Recognized with Civic Learning Awards

​Seven San Diego County Schools are among 92 in the state to be honored with this year’s Civic Learning Awards, which celebrate public schools’ efforts to engage students in civic learning. Now in its seventh year, the awards program is co-sponsored by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond and Chief Justice of California Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.

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Kairos honored by state for civic learning

For the third year in a row, Kairos Public School Vacaville Academy has been honored by the state for its civic engagement lessons. It is one of 92 schools to receive a Civic Learning Award and the only one in Solano County to do so.

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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.