Civic Education Initiative 

Civic education empowers us to be well-informed, active citizens and gives us the opportunity to change the world around us. It is a vital part of a healthy democracy, and equips all people with knowledge about our democracy and our Constitution.

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Dr. David Adler Column

A look at current events through the lens of our Constitution by Dr. David Adler of the Alturas Institute.

The Citizen &
The Constitution

A 6-week online adult course on civic education. This course takes you from the philosophical foundations of the U.S. Constitution through the modern interpretation and application of its ideals.

We the People

We the People: the Citizen and the Constitution is an innovative course for elementary, middle and high school students that explores the history and principles of the United States government.