Programs

Civil Conversations

The Michigan Center for Civic Education is pleased to be part of Civility and Free Expression in a Constitutional Democracy—A National Dialogue, a nationwide initiative of the American Bar Association Division for Public Education (ABA). The initiative is funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Click here to learn more about this project and Civility and Free Expression: A Conversation about Gun Violence held in Grand Haven on March 21.

MCCE partnered with the Grand Haven Community Conversation Forum (CFF), Loutit District Library, and League of Women Voters of West Michigan.

For more information on Civility and Free Expression in a Constitutional Democracy—A National Dialogue, visit www.ambar.org/civility.

MCCE’s Resources, Programs, & Lessons

Educating for Citizenship

Educating for Citizenship is a conference for educators and community members that highlights best practices in law-related and civic education in Michigan and nationally.

Civic Education Teacher of the Year Award

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Mock Trial

A Mock Trial is designed to reenact much of what might take place in a trial court.  Students take on the roles of attorneys and witnesses and compete against each other in real courtrooms in front of real judges and lawyers.

"[A] unique opportunity for young people to learn about the legal system..."

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