The 2008 We the People: Project Citizen National Showcase is the focus of this monthís podcast. The showcase, cosponsored by the Center for Civic Education and the National Conference of State Legislatures, was held in conjunction with NCSLís Legislative Summit in New Orleans. Kaci Patterson interviews Karl Kurtz, director of the Trust for Representative Democracy at the NCSL, who speaks about the how the NCSL and the Center collaborate to introduce policymakers to students making a difference through their Project Citizen portfolios. Patterson then speaks with Michael Fischer, director of Project Citizen, who discuss the importance and impact of Project Citizen. Carol Paola provides the perspective of a teacher successfully implementing the program with her students at WJ Quarles Elementary School in Long Beach, Mississippi. Don't forget to post a comment here or write a review and vote for the podcast at iTunes and Podcast Alley.