Inspiring youth to engage in activating democracy and emerge as game changers
ACTIVATING MY DEMOCRACY
Civics lessons and resources for grades 6–8
Explores how to:
(1) Move ideas into action; (2) Understand values and liberties (3) Understand rights, privileges, and the balance of power; (4) Trace the historic roots of the democracy crisis in current events; (5) Repair a democracy and protect our liberties; and (6) Exercise our rights to defend what we love.
Youth by nurturing self-efficacy and teaching skills and strategies to take control of their destiny.
Youth as change agents to define their roles as global citizens during a critical time in human history.
Our mission is to work towards a government of, for, and by the people — 240+ years and it’s still a work in progress.
…in our youth, so we create educational tools to engage and inspire our future leaders.
…that real change begins close to home, so we also provide tools for adults who need a refresher course in rights, rules, and tools.
… that inalienable rights belong to real (human) people and that money is not speech, so we develop teaching tools for system change.
Tools + Rules = Game Changers!
Jane Smith Turner Foundation
And to all those able to pay it forward
Help empower students, one classroom at a time.