Links to the websites of Campaign members and other organizations working to increase and improve civic learning in our schools. These links are broken out by the following categories to make searching easier: 

  • Civic Learning Program and Resources Providers;
  • Service Learning Program and Resources Providers;
  • Research Providers;
  • Discipline or Subject  Advocacy Organizations;
  • Education and Civic Engagement Associations working to improve civic learning;

Civic Learning Program and Resources Providers:

American Bar Association - Public Education Division

Annenberg Public Policy Center-Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics

Bill of Rights Institute

Center on Congress – Former Cong. Lee Hamilton’s institute on all things related to the Legislative Branch

Center for Civic Education

Choices Program at Brown University

Civic Education Project (Massachusetts)

Close Up Foundation 

Constitutional Rights Foundation                                      

Constitutional Rights Foundation – Chicago

Discovering Justice

Facing History Facing Ourselves Program

First Amendment Center                                                  

First Amendment Schools                                                   

Florida Joint Center for Citizenship

Generation Citizen

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

iCivics – Justice O’Connor’s on-line interactive civic learning program

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

Junior State / Junior Statesman Foundation

Kids Voting USA  

Mikva Challenge

National Constitution Center

National Council for the Social Studies 

National History Day

Presidential Classroom 

Rock the Vote

Street Law, Inc. 

Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center


Service Learning Programs and Resources Providers:

Campus Compact (Higher Education Service Learning)                                                         

City Year 

Earth Force, Inc.         

Innovations in Civic Participation

National Coalition for Academic Service Learning

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse

Youth Service America

Research Providers:

CIRCLE (Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement) at Tufts University                  

American Enterprise Institute Program on American Citizenship

Civic Engagement Research Group at Mills College

National Center for Learning and Citizenship/Education Commission of the States 

National Conference on Citizenship

RMC Research


Discipline Advocacy Organizations:

National Council for the Social Studies

American Historical Association

Character Education Partnership

Council for Economic Education

National Coalition for Academic Service Learning

National Coalition for History

National Conference on Citizenship

National Council for Geographic Education

World History Association


Education and Civic Engagement Associations working to improve civic learning:

American Association of Colleges and Universities

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

American Association of School Administrators                   

American Enterprise Institute

American Federation of Teachers 

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) 

California Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools 

Center for the Study of the American Electorate

Cesar Chavez School for Public Policy

Character Education Partnership

Committee for Economic Development 

Coalition for Community Schools

Committee for Economic Development

Corporation for National & Community Service

Council of Chief State School Officers

Forum for Youth Investment                                             

Illinois Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools

League of Woman Voters of the United States

National Alliance for Civic Education

National Association of Secondary School Principals 

National Association of Secretaries of State 

National Association of State Boards of Education 

National Catholic Educational Association 

National Conference of State Legislatures 

National Education Association

National Education Knowledge Industry Association

National School Boards Association

North Carolina Civic Education Consortium          

Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania

Partnership for 21st Century Skills

Public Education Network

Rural School and Community Trust

Southern Poverty Law Center

Teach the First Amendment

Veterans History Project, Library of Congress

Youth Leadership Initiative, University of Virginia

Website made possible by generous funding from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation.

The Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools is a Project of the Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics of the Annenberg Public Policy Center University of Pennsylvania.