On May 31 Rick Pearson, of WGN’s Sunday Spin, spoke with Lissa Druss, Founder and CEO of Strategia Consulting, about the Our American Voice civics education program for students. Lissa highlighted the creativity teachers are using in order to get their students involved; and also touched on the positive impact the program is having on the […]
Wishing a Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to all the #OAV teacher facilitators who make civic action and engagement a priority. THANK YOU for making a lasting difference in the lives of your students, the state of Illinois, and our nation!
Kristen Caprarola, a Heritage Middle School teacher and facilitator of the Our American Voice program, and eighth-graders Camila and Veronica joined ABC7 News at 11 to talk about how the group uses community problem-solving to the teach young people about how democracy works, and get them involved in the process.
CBS News Chicago visits with 4th graders at Hiawatha Elementary School in Berwyn, IL who successfully changed their school’s mascot and logo to respect cultural sensitivity.
CBS News Chicago visits with students at Irving Elementary School in Berwyn, IL make their school a better place by promoting inclusion and friendship with a buddy bench.