September 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, commemorating the signing of the United States Constitution in 1787. The National Constitution Center brings innovative teaching tools to the classroom for use on Constitution Day and year-round.
The NEA Foundation’s Envision Equity Grants provide educators across the nation with opportunities to lead an equity-focused reimagining of public education, encouraging students’ love of learning and the best possible educational experience for every child.
CIVIX digital information literacy initiative supports teachers in empowering students with the knowledge and skills required to locate trustworthy information so students can make informed choices in the best interests of themselves and their communities.
In 2013 the Tunnel to Towers Foundation launched its 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit, a tribute to all those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, including the 343 members of the Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Every year the Youth Free Expression Program (YFEP) invites young filmmakers to create a short film on a contemporary First Amendment issue. This year the topic for the Youth Free Expression Film Contest is BODY LANGUAGE: Uncensored Pride.