Project Citizen: Civics in Action!

Inquiry-based project learning that leads to relevant, real change in students’ communities is what Project Citizen: Civics in Action is all about!

Change your Community, Change your World!

Check out our full Guides for Elementary, Middle, and High School for how to implement Project Citizen. The Handbooks all include materials, handouts and lesson plans ready to go:


A new addition to our Project Citizen resources is our Project Citizen Distance Learning Guide – it will give you tips on how to adjust Project Citizen to remote learning.


Click here for a helpful, interactive demonstration of a Project portfolio.




The Basics of a Civics in Action Project:

Step 1 – Identify a problem or gap in policy in your community

Step 2 – Suggest several research-based solutions

Step 3 – Pick a Solution that will have the best outcome and develop an Action Plan to implement the Solution

Step 4 – Testify about Steps 1-3 and be prepared to answer questions from a panel or government entity associated with the issue.

Step 5 – Reflect on the problem-solving process and its outcome

Project Citizen is a nationwide curriculum developed by the Center for Civic Education.

If you would like Classroom Law Project to come to your school or district during the school year to do a Project Citizen: Civics in Action training, contact Cari Zall.