Subscribe to the Maine Civic Digest

The monthly newsletter for Maine educators providing news, ideas and resources to help build a culture of youth civic engagement.

 

Subscribe

* indicates required
League of Women Voters of Maine

Past Issues:

Toolkits

February '24

This month’s issue focuses on Media Literacy, a critical topic and a good companion resource to last month’s issue on Civil Discourse.

Toolkits

December '23

With the elections behind us, help your students understand what happened with all those questions on the ballot and what happens now.

Toolkits

November '23

With election day behind us, we are shifting gears to focus on local government and the ways students can get involved.

Toolkits

October '23

Election season is upon us! This November Maine voters will make their voices heard on eight referendum questions.

Toolkits

September '23

Welcome back! We know you have a busy year ahead and we want to support you as you prepare your students to be active citizens.

Toolkits

August '23

As the summer winds down, we are gearing up for the school year and know you are as well. We have two time-sensitive items for you to share with your students when they're back.

Toolkits

June '23

With the school year ending, we know this is an especially busy time for educators. Rather than suggesting material to use in your classroom this month, we’ve focused on the state of and importance for civics education.

Toolkits

May '23

we are encouraging schools and students to use graduation as an opportunity to register more students, particularly those graduating. Learn below how you can play a role!

Toolkits

April '23

This issue provides resources for schools to support students in getting registered and preparing them to vote.

Toolkits

March '23

This month we are looking at how educators can increase students' understanding of the state legislative process as well as local elections.

Toolkits

February '23

In this issue of Civic Digest, we explore resources for teaching civics K-12 and highlight several projects in Maine schools that inspire students to get involved.

Toolkits

January '23

This month's newsletter focuses on media literacy. With the rapid pace that news, information, and media coming our way, it is more important than ever that we understand how to sort through the noise.