Our Programs:  We The People: The Citizen & The Constitution & We The People: Project Citizen

Our Programs

The Massachusetts Center for Civic Education proudly participates in the We The People: The Citizen and The Constitution and the We The People: Project Citizen programs. These programs are designed to enhance student's understanding of civics and help them to become active participants in a variety of civic processes.

We The People: The Citizen & The Constitution

The We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Program promotes civic competence and responsibility among the nation's upper elementary and secondary students. The We the People printed textbook's and Enhanced Ebook's interactive strategies, relevant content and the simulated congressional hearing make teaching and learning exciting for both students and teachers. The program enjoys active support from state bar associations and foundations, and other educational, professional, business, and community organizations across the nation. Since its inception in 1987, more than 28 million students and 75,000 educators have participated in the We the People Program.

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We The People: Project Citizen

We the People: Project Citizen is a curricular program at the middle school through adult levels promoting competent and responsible participation with government at all levels. The program helps participants learn how to monitor and influence public policy while developing support for democratic values and principles, tolerance, and feelings of political efficacy. It goes well beyond classroom learning and encourages student's to get involved in their school, community, county, state and national public policy process. It is very hands on program that includes the creation of a portfolio and opportunities to present their public policy projects.

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