Center for Civic Education

The Center for Civic Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization dedicated to promoting an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice of democracy in the United States and other countries.

The principal goals of the Center’s programs are to help students develop:

  1. an increased understanding of the institutions of American constitutional democracy and the fundamental principles and values upon which they are founded,
  2. the skills necessary to participate as effective and responsible citizens, and
  3. the willingness to use democratic procedures for making decisions and managing conflict.