Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Project Citizen in Latin America

Video describes Project Citizen and relates its impact in Latin America through interviews with students, teachers, and civic educators


Project Citizen is a civic education program created by the Center for Civic Education that has been adapted and implemented in more than 60 countries worldwide. This video describes the steps of Project Citizen and relates its impact in Latin America through interviews with students, teachers, and civic education leaders.

Project Citizen promotes competent and responsible participation in local government. The program helps students and youth learn how to monitor and influence public policy. In the process, they develop support for democratic values and principles, tolerance, and an improved sense of political efficacy.
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