NH Civics always has something going on! Check out some of our past events:
April 15th, 2021
What Inspires You?
Hear from young leaders such as the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Manchester movement, a state representative, a school board member, a campaign manager, a legislation tracker, etc., who have taken actions such as planning walk-outs, organizing rallies, holding public office, speaking before the NH legislature and more. A nonpartisan public discussion featuring five inspiring young leaders in their community who will be sharing their experiences in civic engagement.
This project was made possible with support from New Hampshire Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities.
March 17th, 24th and 31st 2021
Deepen your knowledge about foundational concepts of our constitutional democracy. Do you want to add to your civics knowledge? Do you want to get more civically involved and would like a deeper understanding of how government works? Deepen your knowledge about the following foundational concepts:
Session 1 Video Replay
Session 2 Video Replay
Session 3 Video Replay
The annual Treat Lecture is NH Civics’ premier public event. As the title suggests, it can be a formal lecture, more often, however, it has taken the form of a conversation.
The New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education offers multiple free professional development for NH K-12 teachers as well as student voice events for students each year.
Kate Sintros presented on teaching racial justice in a predominantly white state like NH. She shared her practices of utilizing mock trial as well as Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy in her civics and law classes. Attorney Seth Aframe described how he has supported Kate’s instruction.
Aaron Blais presented on how he teaches law using a project-based-learning approach incorporating the Innocence Project and a sentencing activity, You Be the Judge , with Judge Will Delker. He wants teachers to know that fruitful connections between the community and the classroom are plentiful and accessible no matter where you teach in NH, especially in the age of remote learning.
Watch the video here .
If we want children to grow into active citizens - people who will participate in the democratic process, they need to experience the foundational principles of a democratic society in childhood. The elementary school classroom provides many opportunities to model and help children experience many core tenets of democracy in action. Featuring Mike Anderson , award-winning educator and best-selling author.
Watch the video here .
Please contact us with any questions you may have about any of our programs or would like additional information.