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Mikva Challenge Releases: Issues to Action…2020!

Amidst the polarization and gridlock of national politics, this newly revamped curriculum is equipping young people nationwide to take informed civic...

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An International Perspective on “Democracy is a Verb.”

By: Aghadeer Alhreirat, Mikva DC International Fellow My internship experience at Mikva Challenge DC was a very fulfilling, memorable and rewarding...

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Mikva Challenge Announces The Founder’s Circle

Between 2019 – 2022, we aim to raise over $20 million to grow our impact throughout the United States. You can...

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Comics In The Classroom: Teaching Democracy

From the Beachwood Reporter September 24, 2019 The annual Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey finds that only 26% of Americans can...

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Young People Are Leaders Now

Picture this, it’s summer time in DC, the weather is warm, it’s summer barbecue season, baseball is in session, and school...

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Is Democracy a Verb?

School is back in session and students are learning about nouns & verbs, new mathematical equations, and the periodic table. And...

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C-SPAN in the Classroom visits Mikva Challenge Schools

On Friday, Sept. 20 C-SPAN in the Classroom sent its iconic C-SPAN bus to two suburban Mikva Challenge schools in Lake County. Students...

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Soapbox Nation: Youth Speech Showcase

July 7, 2019 | Washington, D.C. See Mikva Challenge youth in action! Mikva Challenge held its public speaking competition, “Soapbox Nation:...

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Proving ourselves through civic engagement is important for immigrants

From the Daily Herald By Jeromel Lara | 8/26/2019 For immigrants who come to the United States, like my mother and...

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Action Civics highlighted | Education Weekly

‘Action Civics’ Enlists Students in Hands-On Democracy From Education Weekly By Catherine Gewertz | Education Week | March 20, 2019 The...

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