Our Programs.

Mikva’s four main program areas involve young people in civic engagement through hands-on, project-based learning that deeply transforms students’ civic attitudes, skills, and sense of agency. We’ve grown to now impact over 100,000 youth nationwide every year.

All of our programs are grounded in the principles of Action Civics and we adhere to these four core goals in all our work:

1 Provide youth with authentic and transformative democratic experiences

2 Develop agency and future commitment to civic action

3 Provide youth with skills and knowledge to be effective citizens

4 Increase exposure, demand, and access to Action Civics

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The Mikva Challenge seeks to move beyond ‘your grandmothers’ civics’ to what it calls ‘action civics’

Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education

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Whether you are a teacher, a school administrator, or a young person, we want to help you connect to our Action Civics work and programs.

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