Welcome to the 3rd Annual Massachusetts Civic Learning Week (March 6-10, 2023)!

Civic Learning Week 2023 seeks to highlight the importance of civic education in sustaining and strengthening constitutional democracy in the United States.

By highlighting the civic knowledge, skills, and dispositions that provide the foundation for an informed and engaged populace, Civic Learning Week seeks to further energize the movement for renewed civic education across Massachusetts and the nation.

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Thursday, March 9 • 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Seeking Racial Justice Today is the Legacy of Courage

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This event is organized by Primary Sources.

Designed for middle and high school students, this session features the short documentary film, Legacy of Courage: Black Changemakers in Massachusetts Past, Present, and Future. Legacy of Courage traces the perseverance and agency of those who have sought and continue to seek racial justice in the Commonwealth since the 18th century. Revolving around questions of structural racism, civic action, and interracial alliances for equal rights and equity of educational opportunity, this session explores the long history of racial change and brings students into dialogue with each other regarding their role as civic agents today.

Please note that an additional registration step is required for this event. Please register for this event here to receive the Zoom meeting details.

Thursday March 9, 2023 12:30pm - 1:15pm EST