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Speaker's Bureau

Center for Civics Education

Center for Civics Education Speakers Bureau

The Center for Civics Education has stories to tell – some inspiring, some unsettling, but all informative and motivational – about civics education, our shared American history and the importance of all citizens having a basic knowledge of their country and their role in it.

Did you know…

  • Sixty-seven percent of Americans cannot identify even three of the rights guaranteed in the First Amendment
  • Independence from Great Britain in 1776 was decided by one vote
  • Seventy-five percent of Americans believe that incivility has risen to crisis levels
  • Abolition of slavery in Massachusetts was prompted by a female slave who sued for her freedom in a jury trial
  • Only twenty-six percent of Americans can name the three branches of government
  • Dolly Madison saved her husband’s private and confidential notes of the Constitutional Convention when the British burned the White House in 1814?
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The Center is happy to provide a speaker to share a variety of topics to your organization which we hope will inspire and engage your members and friends and encourage their engagement in the civic life of their community. Topics may include:

  • The need for civic education in our schools and community
  • Why the return to civility in our politics is necessary
  • Why the return to civility in our politics is necessary
  • The impact of the Magna Carta of 1215 on the American Revolution of 1776
  • How to celebrate Constitution Day
  • Important, but little known, stories in American history
  • And more...

Speaker Request Form

To request a speaker from the Center for Civics Education, please fill out this form.

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