We create and partner with like-minded organizations to present the public with opportunities to learn more about government and our rights and responsibilities as citizens.


View a video of our November 2 event, The First Amendment in Public Schools.

Premier of RBG documentary

Red River Theatres and Magnolia Pictures are partnering with NHICE to provide two FREE SHOWINGS for New Hampshire teachers and students of the new documentary about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg on the morning of May 25. For reservations or questions please email Executive Director, Angie Lane. Tickets will go fast, so act quickly! Co-producer Julie Cohen and Leah Plunkett of UNH School of Law will be leading a discussion after each showing. Watch the trailer here.

Advocating for Civics Education

NHICE is offering two FREE workshops for NH educators in June. For Middle School educators: A two-day training titled Engaging Civics in Middle School: Primary Sources, Video Games, & Project Citizen will be held on June 27 and 28 at the NH Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in Manchester and the NH Supreme Court in Concord. For Elementary educators:  NHICE will offer a workshop on Seeds of Citizenship: Integrating Civics in Elementary School on June 29. Learn more here

Public Programs

Workshops for educators

collaborating with community partners

Generous support 
gratefully received from:


William W. Treat Foundation

NH Supreme Court Society

Friends of Charles F. Leahy
The NH Bar Foundation
William W. Upton

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What we do

The NH Institute for Civics Education advocates for improved teaching of civics and greater inclusion of civics education in the classroom.


Read an op ed by NHICE Board Chair Susan Leahy and Trustee Dianna Terrell on the value of civics education that recently appeared in the Union Leader and other New Hampshire newspapers.