The Jonathan U. Newman Legal Citizen of the Year Award recognizes the late Judge Newman for his leadership in encouraging and instilling respect for civic education in Oregon.
Each year, a leader is honored for demonstrating a commitment to the mission and principles of Classroom Law Project including advancing the ideals of civic education and inspiring future citizens.
The 2019 recipient of the Jonathan U. Newman Legal Citizen of the Year Award was Congressman Earl Blumenauer, who has promoted the values of civic education and engagement throughout his career in public service.
Classroom Law Project also honors an exemplary civic educator in Oregon with the Civic Educator of the Year Award. The 2018 – 19 honoree is Matt Kellogg of West Linn High School.
The 2020 dinner will be held on April 23. Watch for more news about the honoree and plans!
View a list of all the honorees.