the hometown of Judge Abner Mikva and his wife Zoe Mikva, with the idea of opening up democratic spaces for youth living in under resourced neighborhoods and politically “insignificant” communities. Today, we bring Action Civics programs and curriculum to young people across the state of Illinois.
Mikva for me woke that part of me that society tried to keep quiet and it gave me back that confidence…. It gave me that awareness to say, ‘hey just because you’re a student doesn’t mean you’re not entitled to having a voice.
We support educators and young people across the country with engaging, Action Civics curriculum and programming that helps youth develop skills and removes barriers to be involved community leaders.Learn More