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Summer Institute 2019

Join educators from around the country to connect to high quality curriculum and inspiring, professional development led by experienced Action Civics...

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Soapbox Nation Youth Speech Showcase

Join us on Tuesday, July 9 at 4pm for the Soapbox Nation youth speech showcase in the Newseum’s Documentary Theater. During...

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James Alford is Our Alum of the Month!

Tell us about your Mikva Challenge experience. My Mikva experience was fun. I really enjoyed it. My AP Government teacher, Mr....

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LET’S SAVE THE FUTURE: A comedy event benefiting Action Civics LA!

Our Action Civics LA team does amazing work to excite and elevate students and teachers to become informed, active, and empowered...

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De’Rell Bonner is Our Alum of the Month!

Tell us about your Mikva Challenge experience.   It is because of my high school guidance counselor (Catherine Lindskog) that I...

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Sharon Alvarado is Our Alum of the Month!

At the recent Mikva Challenge Youth Summit, Sharon was teaching a group of high school youth about health careers, finding a...

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Lilly Athamanah is our Alum of the Month!

Tell us about your Mikva Challenge experience. It all started in 2008 when I joined Mikva Challenge’s Elections in Action program...

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“We all can’t do everything, but we can all do something”

Right now it is a chore to ingest social media or watch the news. It feels like a nonstop barrage of...

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Alex Marquez is our alum of the month!

Tell us about your Mikva Challenge experience. My experience with Mikva Challenge was truly life-changing. It kept me away from the...

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Youth Spotlight: Matthew on Climate Change and the Power of Speaking Up

Matthew traveled with Mikva Challenge to Washington DC this past January to participate in a national Youth Summit as one of...

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