Preserving our Democracy
By making democratic values visible in the classroom and by recognizing that the social world of young people is already a civic space, our student-centered approach makes civic learning more authentic and relevant. Facing History students learn about the importance of actively working to preserve our democracy.
Civil Rights Leader & Congressman
Compared to their peers, Facing History students were 69% more likely to report feeling strongly that it is their responsibility to be actively involved in state and local issues.
Read About Our Impact
We know that an engaged citizenry is vital for sustaining and upholding a healthy democracy, and throughout history we have been reminded of democracy’s fragility. Facing History students examine the concept of democracy itself, learning that democracy is more than a form of government—it encompasses the individuals, communities, and historical legacies that undergird our very institutions.
Eddie Glaude Jr. and a Multiracial Democracy
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Outstanding learning opportunities. Thought-provoking conversations. Inspiring stories from students and teachers. Join us for an upcoming event and experience the power of Facing History.
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