The themes for the first Civic Season were generated through Socratic Dialogue conversations with students, historians and civic practitioners.
We encourage you to hold conversations in your community and with family and friends, and have provided a simple How-To Guide to make it easy. Feel free to share the outcomes of your conversations with us at email@example.com.
Freedom – it’s more than a piece of paper. How can we redefine independence, freedom and rights with a new annual #CivicSeason that looks back at our past, and informs our future? Join Made By Us in History Club for a deep dive into freedom, ahead of Juneteenth and the 4th of July. Thursday, June 17th, 10pm EDT. All are welcome to join and participate.Listen
News and views on #CivicSeason from a variety of perspectives.
by Claire Haley and Kristian Weatherspoon, Atlanta History Center
For us, Civic Season looks like a virtual Juneteenth celebration spanning the entire month of June.
by Kaz Brecher
We hosted three conversations to uncover themes and questions around this season.
by Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
The opportunities of Civic Season, from remembrances of the legacy of slavery on Juneteenth to Independence Day.
by Made By Us
After you take the quiz to identify your civic superpowers, meet those in the past who share your skills.
by Caroline Klibanoff
How we remember shapes what we remember. Holidays and rituals are living monuments — where past meets present.