Birdies For Charity

Contribute today to Civics First through the Birdies for Charity program! We receive an additional 15% of each dollar we raise! Continue reading

Trumbull We The People Team Recognized in Congressional Record

Civics First is pleased to announce that on January 17, 2018, Rep. Himes gave well deserved recognition to Trumbull High's We the People coach Katie Boland and her  team which will represent CT at the 31st Annual National Finals in April.  In addition, Congressman Himes sent copies of his comments as printed in the Congressional Record and personal notes to each of the 29 team members. Check out the official record below or here! Continue reading

Opportunity for Project Citizen Students

Dear Project Citizen teachers, Peace First is an organization that is running a nationwide Peace First Challenge this spring, investing $1 million in young people's ideas to change their communities all over the US. Continue reading

Aaron Hull, Greenwich WTP Teacher, to present at Texas Bar Conference

On Saturday, February 17, Aaron Hull, who has taught We the People at Greenwich High School for the past 15 years  will  present at the by TexasLaw/State Bar of Texas Conference on Civic Education in a Time of Upheaval. Continue reading

We The People Student Testimonial

Below is a wonderful testimonial we received from Lindsay Adams (front left) discussing her experience with the We the People Program at Trumbull High School Continue reading

Trumbull High School Wins State We the People Competition

Trumbull High School Wins its seventh consecutive We the People title!  Other schools competing included St. Joseph’s High School, Greenwich High School, Immaculate High School, South Windsor High School, Staples High School and Torrington High School.  Trumbull will attend the national competition in Washington D.C. from April 28 to May 1.   Continue reading

Another Successful Golf Outing!

The 2nd Annual Civics First Golf Outing was a great success!  We would like to thank all the players and sponsors who came out in support of Civics Education in Connecticut!  Check out a list of our generous sponsors and pictures from the event below! Continue reading

Greenwich High Student Earn College Credits

Greenwich High School's Aaron Hull and his We the People class are featured in a Greenwich Times article about their civic educations successes!   Continue reading

Katie Boland Wins CT History Teacher of the Year

Trumbull High School teacher and We the People Coach Katie Boland wins Connecticut High School Teacher of the Year! Continue reading

Congratulations to the We the People Teams from Connecticut

Congratulations to Katie Boland’s We the People team from Trumbull High School which earned the Unit 3 Award for Best Non-finalist Team for Expertise in that unit. Connecticut was proud to be represented at the 30th Annual We the People National Competition by both Trumbull which placed first in our state competition and by Suzanne Kammerman’s team from Staples High School, Westport. Ms Kammerman is an alumna of the We the People program.   Continue reading