When History Calls: How Moments in Time Became Movements of a People

Maybe where you are, it’s one of those lazy, hazy, crazy days of Summer. When the July 4th holiday rolls around you know that fireworks gonna be flying and temps gonna be soaring. When it’s behind us we’re in the dog days of hot weather. On those lazy days you just don’t feel like doing …

Smart Civics 101 and We the People: Influencing Culture in the Classroom, at Work or Your Field of Dreams

The tassels and caps are flying! Whether it’s in middle school through college or trade school, many graduates are taking their last strolls before leaving campus. With Covid being less of a factor there’s room to laugh, hug and for some maybe even twerk their way to the next stage in learning, work and life. …

Voices of Change in Communities: Fresh Hope and Clear Vision for a New Day in Civic Engagement

It’s the verdict people were waiting for from coast to coast. Some 25 million watched to see where things would come down regarding the death of George Floyd. The jury turned in a guilty verdict for the case. As the judge read the counts which surprised many, folks wondered if it was justice or a …

A Shift to Move Past Race, Gender and Equity Social Hangups that Will Have Us Thinking.. What a Change!

What a game (times 2)! First it was the NCAA men’s semi-final game that came down to three seconds and a buzzer beater from Gonzaga. Then it was the women’s championship game which also came down to a last second shot. But that time it didn’t drop in the basket. The thrill of victory and …

What We Learn from the Founding Fathers that Might Help us Deal with Cancel Culture and the Cultural Divide

Well, Perseverance has landed! That’s one way to describe the news when the mars rover made it to the far-out planet. We saw a collective sigh of relief and at the same time exhilaration of accomplishment in the reaction of the mission control team. Ever wondered what that feeling must be like? Their work involves …

A Shot of Hope for Change to Get Past the Pandemic, Social Protests and Post-Election Drama!

Who’s ready to talk playoffs? Or maybe it’s the buzz around new TV shows that’s on some people’s minds? In college football the national championship game is set to be a kinda north vs south. In pro football, there’re a couple teams in the mix that hadn’t made the playoffs in years. Even with almost …

(Part 2) After We Vote: How We Move on From the Elections and Bring Change Whether Win, Lose or Flaws.

The holiday season is here! It’s usually a time of fun moments and festive cheer. But as the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, there’re shifts and changes we’ve had to make when compared to past years. This is also a time that the ‘Year-in-Review’ news programs get rolled out. Some of us will do our best …

After We Vote: Where is History, Civics & Culture Gonna Take us As the U.S.A.?

How do you know if someone represents you or your issues? That’s the sort of question citizens face every time they vote. We’re trying to make a decision based on a combination of factors of person, party, platform and policy proposals. Sometimes a candidate might get support from celebs or other public figures to help …

The Ultimate Breakthrough in Next Gen Civics: When You’re Ready for Change and Realize America Can More Fully Live Up to Its Ideals

The countdown clock is off and running! Every four years the nation gets to vote for the highest office in the land. This time, it’s being billed as the most important decision in a generation, maybe even in our history. The conventions are done, the debates are ramping up along with the campaign ads to …