All of us who have been involved with the We the People Programs know that civic education empowers students and changes lives.
Every so often We the People or Project Citizen students submit brief videos to the Center, and we are always delighted to see the results. We want to hear more of their stories and share them with the world.
The Center invites all students using either of the We the People programs or any other of the Center for Civic Education’s curricula to create and submit short—between 2-5 minutes—videos that discuss what the programs mean to the students.
We would also be happy to have videos in which teachers, school administrators, or adult volunteers comment as well, but our principal focus is on giving students the ability share their compelling stories.
The Center will feature the best videos on our website and send them to people who are interested in understanding the essential elements of the programs.
Feel free to use any kind of approach you wish—humorous or serious or any combination—keeping in mind the fact that the Center will not post videos that violate copyright protections or offend community standards.
The parents of all students featured in the videos will need to sign release forms in order for the videos to be posted on our site (click here [student 18 and over] or here [student under 18] to download).