APPC's Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics and The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's contributions to civic education.
Three Annenberg Public Policy Center civics projects, a film and two websites, have received honors including Hermes, Clarion, and Silver Telly Awards.
A project by the Boston-based Kennedy Institute to help teachers lead productive classroom talks on difficult policy issues has won the inaugural Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics Award.
The Rendell Center for Civics & Civic Engagement has moved its headquarters to the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, and the two institutions announced plans to collaborate on projects to strengthen civics education in schools.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics is pleased to announce that it is the new administrative home of the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools (www.civicmissionofschools.org), a coalition of over 70 national organizations and scholars dedicated to strengthening civic learning in America’s schools. The Campaign is co-chaired by Justice Sandra Day
The Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics co-sponsored a debate on Oct. 18 at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia to mark the 20th anniversary of the Temple American Inn of Court. A British team from Gray’s Inn, London, was challenged to an Oxford-style debate on “This House Believes the Declaration of Independence Was an Illegal
The Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools, in partnership with APPC’s Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics, the National Conference on Citizenship, the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University, and the American Bar Association Division for Public Education, produced “Guardian of Democracy: The Civic Mission of Schools,”