Thursday, March 17, 2011

Start Date:Wednesday, March 23, 2011
End Date:Thursday, March 24, 2011

Democracy Day 2011

The First Annual Democracy Day will take place March 23, 2011 to commemorate the 26th Amendment of the Constitution which gave young adults the right to vote at 18 in the United States.

 

Forty years ago, educators and students stood together and fought to give young adults the right to vote. In doing so, they amended the Constitution and empowered millions of American citizens to have a say in our democracy.  To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 26th Amendment, Rock the Vote, in partnership with the National Education Association, brings you the first annual Democracy Day.   We are kicking off Democracy Day on March 23, 2011, asking educators, principals, school support staff and community organizations nationwide to commit to teaching Rock the Vote’s Democracy Class lesson to students before the end of the school year.

 

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