Project Citizen enjoys the active participation of members of Congress and State Legislatures, as well as support from local policy makers, and educational, professional, business, and community organizations across the nation. Policy makers play a very important role in helping to make sure that schools are enabling effective civic engagement for students.
Some ways to get involved with Project Citizen include the following:
At the local level contact your state and/or congressional district coordinators for more information and suggestions on effective participation. For contact information for your program coordinators in your state, visit our state program page.
- meet with students to discuss public policy issues
- work to strengthen policies that promote civic education
- serve as evaluators and guest speakers at portfolio and hearing showcases
- sign and present award certificates
- speak at teacher training workshops
- support the efforts of the local and state coordinators in all aspects of the program implementation
For more information at the national level, contact:
Associate Director of the Center for Civic Education
& Managing Director of the Washington D.C. Office