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An education in civics itself, independent of tech, is a necessary precursor to effectively designing and building civic tech. Too many founders jump into democracy and government contexts with a favorite tech solution despite near-total ignorance of those sectors, their histories, or their inner workings. The projects here address traditional civic literacy education, often with a more modern and digital approach.

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Share My Lesson Civic Education Resources

Use these free K-12 civic education lessons, activities, blogs and webinars to help you educate students on the election and the importance of counting every vote.

Minecraft Build the Vote

From october 26 to 30, rock the vote invites you to learn about the united states’ electoral process and, more importantly, vote on the most important issues that are being debated across the country right now.

CUP Home Movies

In the winter of 2020-2021 Center for Urban Pedagogy collaborated with eight Teaching Artists to create civically-engaged art activities to do at home!

Responsive Policy Project

Responsive Policy Project (RPP) lifts the curtain on public policy, making it easy to find, understand, and engage with opaque policy documents. Ultimately, RPP aims to radically transform policy by changing who participates and how.

GovSight

GovSight is a 501(c)(3) US nonprofit that is building a comprehensive civic information platform to help make citizenship simplified for all.

Politize!

The largest civic literacy network in Brazil

Civics Unplugged

The Civics Unplugged Fellowship is a 3-month civic leadership program that empowers high school students with the training, funding, and network they need to become civic innovators that build a brighter future for humanity.

aula

aula is a completely new way of thinking about what participation means, offering young people the chance to play an active part in shaping the world around them. Our online platform and learning resources (click here) promote a better understanding of democracy and develop the skills needed to participate in it.

Civix

CIVIX is a non-partisan, national registered charity dedicated to building the skills and habits of active and engaged citizenship among young Canadians. The vision is a strong and inclusive democracy where all young people are ready, willing and able to participate. CIVIX was born through a merger between Operation Dialogue and Student Vote – two non-partisan organizations with a significant history of engaging Canadian youth.

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