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2018 Update

2018 Update: Summer Institute in Civics and Law-Related Education Get Updated Before School Starts! August 7-9, 2018 Room 230 Minnesota Judicial Center St. Paul, MN   Read More


James Madison Legacy Project: Summer Institute U of W Madison June 24-28, 2018

Professional Development opportunity for Minnesota and Wisconsin teachers. All costs paid by this 4-year federally funded nation-wide initiative to address needs of students in high Read More


Project Citizen State Showcase goes to the State Capitol

Students will show what they know in this project-based-learning on solving public problems. More Information


Minnesota We the People Competition and Showcase

December 13, 2016 Minnesota Judicial Center, St. Paul, Minnesota More information


Shaping America’s Elections Workshop

During an election year, Americans are bombarded by various messages and images from candidates. Discuss political media through the lens of shared American values and Read More


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