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High school teacher meeting sign-up!

On Saturday, August 12th, Civitas is hosting a planning meeting for all high school teachers interested in Civitas programs for 2017-2018. This meeting is for ALL teachers, newcomers to Civitas and veterans of our programs. We will explain the details of our new On-the-Go program, report on the success of…

Inspire Week 7

Today we’re going to have some trivia about St. Louis! Trivia Questions Answers

InspireSTL Week 6

This week we want you to learn about St. Louis. We’re providing a few links to help you look for information, but you might have to use Google to answer some questions. Presentation by Reece City of St. Louis website STL Police Stats for December 2016 (check the last page!)…

Walking Tour of Arch Grounds While Under Construction

Join Civitas on Thursday, July 13 for a special walking tour of the Arch Grounds. We will be meeting at the Old Courthouse at 5 pm and then a member of CityArchRiver will lead us on a 90 minute tour. From their site’s description: Construction is underway now on the…

Special night at the movies!

Join Civitas on Tuesday, July 18 for a showing of the new St. Louis focused documentary, Atomic Homefront. We will be meeting up in front of the Tivoli theater at 7:00, (the movie starts at 7:30) 6350 Delmar Boulevard, 63130. Here is a synopsis of the movie: St. Louis has…

InspireSTL Week 4

Today we are focusing on fake news. Arthur has prepared a presentation for us to watch. For homework, students will read an opinion piece about the Senate Health Care Bill. Their job will be to figure out which statements are facts and which ones are opinions and write them down….

InspireSTL Week 3

VINTAGE COMMERCIALS—We’ve come a long way, baby! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChaRHzB2EpQ Ivory Snow laundry detergent. What audience is it targeting? Biased/offensive? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EBUi0Uod7xU Folgers. What audience is it targeting? Biased/offensive? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=en4muUSIRT4 McDonald’s. What audience is it targeting? Biased/offensive? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WMrRd6MYJP8 Kool-Aid. What audience is it targeting? Biased/offensive? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=80GYLwgVxQs Virginia Slims. What audience is it targeting?…

InspireSTL 2017: Week 2

This week we are focused on marketing and creating our own successful product/food truck. We have some ads to watch, some info to share, and an activity planned. Here are some links to help you out. This week’s presentation. Amazon Grocery (can help you find food prices/estimates) Costco (can help…

InspireSTL Day 1

Each summer, Civitas works with students from InspireSTL on a different issue. This year we are going to look at advertising, fake news, & perceptions of St. Louis. To kick it off, we have a lovely presentation put together by Stephanie. (Click here for the presentation) As the program progresses,…

Global Democracy Workshop this Sat!

Citizens for Global Solutions will be joining us at the Civitas office this Saturday (May 10) for a presentation by Dr. Robert Flax of Saybrook University from 2:00 – 3:30 PM. Many people become fixated with the day-to-day challenges of international relations, but few take time for a bird’s-eye view…