Project Citizen

What Is Project Citizen?

Project Citizen is a curricular program for middle, secondary, and post-secondary students, youth organizations, and adult groups that promotes competent and responsible participation in local and state government. The program helps participants learn how to monitor and influence public policy. In the process, they develop support for democratic values and principles, tolerance, and feelings of political efficacy.

Please click on the following link to learn more about the Project Citizen textbooks: http://new.civiced.org/programs/project-citizen

Learn more about the portfolio showcase and oral hearings component by visiting our program page or contact Erin Watson at ewatson@flrea.org.

Learn More About Our Curriculum

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    The Florida Bar Benchmarks Program is a program of the Constitutional Judiciary Committee and includes a series of law-related activities developed for adult, nonpartisan group presentations.

  • iCivics 

    iCivics is an innovative web-based civic education project targeting teachers and students with games and lessons designed to reinforce Florida’s civics and government standards.

  • #justadulting 

    Through The Florida Bar’s dynamic Just Adulting mobile app, Florida’s high school seniors can be better prepared to “adult” in this exciting world of rights, responsibilities, and obligations.

  • Justice Teaching 

    Justice Teaching is a partnership program pairing lawyers and judges with elementary, middle, and high school classes throughout Florida.

  • Law Related Course Electives 

    Lists a wide variety of law related electives to offer in your high school or middle school.

  • Life Inside 

    Life Inside is a video and curriculum on the Florida system of corrections. The thirty minute program comes with lessons and background materials for teachers.

  • Middle School Civics Curriculum 

    The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. has developed a seventh grade course outline and sampler of lessons to assist school districts and teachers in successfully implementing the seventh grade civics course.

  • Other National Resources 

    A list of websites that have been selected because of their potential use for civic educators.

  • We the People 

    The primary goal of We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution is to promote civic competence and responsibility among the nation's elementary and secondary students.