Civic Education Resources
For more information on Civic Education please refer to:
- Center for Civic Education – The Center for Civic Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational corporation 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 King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center – Founded in 1989 to help the public understand Hawai’i’s unique legal history and the development of Hawai’i’s judicial system. The Center primarily promotes civics and law-related education activities for students, teachers, and the general public.
- Hawai`i State Chapter of the American Judicature Society – Established in 1998, the Hawai`i State Chapter of the American Judicature Society has over a hundred members comprised of judges, lawyers and other citizens of the State of Hawai`i. The Chapter was formed to strengthen support of the objectives and ideals of AJS National, which is an independent organization. The Chapter’s activities are geared to improving Hawai`i justice system through (a) focusing on merit selection, (b) judicial ethics and accountability, and (c) education.
- National Conference of State Legislatures – NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues.
- Constitutional Rights Foundation – CRF is a non-profit, non-partisan, community-based organization dedicated to educating America’s young people about the importance of civic participation in a democratic society.
- Center on Congress – The central mission of The Center on Congress is to help improve the public’s understanding of Congress and to improve civic engagement, especially among our young people, as a way to strengthen our basic institutions of government. The Center is non-partisan and its goal is purely educational — to explain the work and role of Congress.