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New York Civic Learning Week
From DemocracyReady NY and the Center for Educational Equity at Teachers College

Decoding Democracy: Media Literacy for Civic Readiness featuring Christopher Sperry, Arlene Laverde, and Jaclyn Siegel. Available now. https://tc.yuja.com/V/Video?v=7450180&node=31979896&a=156225376&autoplay=1

Mon. March 6th: 3:00-4:00 pm - A Conversation with U.S. Diplomat and Author Richard Haass. Michael A. Rebell discusses why we need civics with Dr. Richard Haass. Opening remarks from DeNora Getachew.

Tues. March 7th: 4:00-6:00 pm - First Annual Summit on Civic Readiness: Preparing Democracy-Ready New York Students

What Does It Mean to Be Democracy Ready? Michael Rebell, Center for Educational Equity & DemocracyReady NY
The Value of Civic Readiness for Students’ Futures and the Future of the State. A Discussion with Policymakers featuring Betty Rosa, Catherine Collins, and Abby Jo Sigal; moderated by Brett Levy.
How Do We Ensure All Students Become Democracy Ready? Featuring several NY teacher-student pairs; moderated by Christine Radez.

Wed. March 8th: 4:00-6:00 pm - Civic Learning in the Early Grades: A Whole School, Whole Child Endeavor. Hear from educators and other experts about how to lay a strong foundation for civic readiness featuring Pierce Berke, Jaimie Cloud, Patricia Crain de Galarce, Carri Manchester, Chelsey Palmer, Gail Sider, Jacqueline Simmons, Elizabeth Waters; moderated by Rashid Duroseau.

Thur., March 9th: 4:00-6:00 pm - Beyond the Vote: Youth Civic Participation from Classroom to Community *Youth-organized and youth-led session
Panel 1: How can students be involved in the policymaking process affecting their schools? An interview with Chancellor Lester W. Young, Jr.
Panel 2: How can students be civically engaged in their communities? Young local elected officials discuss how young people can be civically engaged even as non-voters outside of the classroom.
Panel 3: Making connections between civic learning in schools and communities.
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