These core lessons provide students with key content and skills they need to choose an issue and begin taking civic actions.
Lesson 1: A Different Kind of Government Course
Lesson 2: Introduction to Public Policy
Lesson 3: Problems, Policy, and Civic Actions
Lesson 4: Introducing Policy Analysis
These supplemental lessons provide additional skill-building and U.S. government content as students continue their projects.
Lesson 6: Analyzing Anti-Gang Policies
Lesson 7: Policymaking at the Local Level
Lesson 8: Law & Policy
Lesson 9: Persuading
Lesson 10: Building Constituencies
Lesson 11: Setting the Public Agenda
Lesson 12: Using the Media
Lesson 13: Persuading Policymakers
Lesson 14: Creating Change Through the Electoral Process