Kids Voting: Empowering Youth to Become Active Citizens

Event Description

Name

Kids Voting: Empowering Youth to Become Active Citizens

Grade

Advanced Elementary/Middle/High School Academy

Date

March 15, 2012

Time

08:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Training Fee

Free

Coupon Code

Location

Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education
4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Faculty

Rosie Figueroa

Kristen Sharifi

Tammy Waller

Description

Overview:The Kids Voting curriculum provides lessons and activities to enhance civic education and reinvigorate democracy. Kids Voting enables students to have a real-life voting experience that mirrors the adult process. What’s a better time to teach youth the importance of civic participation and the responsibilities of voting than a Presidential Election year?! Come to this training and learn how to prepare your students for November 2012!
 
Training Objectives:
 
  • Strategies/Activities to engage students to be knowledgeable, active citizens
  • Useful content that will guide students through the voting process
  • Effective methods for developing informed citizens
  • How to participate in Kids Voting 2012

*This training is FREE. Please disregard request for $1.00 payment when registering*

 
Campus Issues Curriculum Addresses:
 
  • Lack of interest in school
  • Lack of appreciation for surrounding community
  • Lack of understanding of rights and responsibilities
  • Lack of civic participation
  • Lack of understanding the voting process