Civics Summit to be held in Virginia in September

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2008 Civics Summit
September 19, 2008
Capitol Building, Richmond, Virginia

Civic Engagement in a Changing World


The Hidden Dimension of Civic Education and Engagement
Professor David Wilkins
Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Civic Engagement in the 2008 Election
Dr. Robert Holsworth
Professor of Political Science and Public Administration
Virginia Commonwealth University

Virtual Civic Engagement: Games, Social Networking and Learning
Lee Rainie
Director, Pew Internet and American Life Project


Dr. Joseph Kahne
Dean of the School of Education
Research Director of Civic Engagement Research Group, Mills College
Teacher/administrator registration:

Can’t attend? The Summit will be webcast live from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
To view, go to the Everyday Civics Web site at:

For more information, call Beverly Thurston at (804) 225-2893.
Hosted by the Virginia Commission on Civics Education

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