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Challenge Model UN Rights

Student delegates participating in the Challenge Model UN created two bills of rights: one for refugees and one for host countries receiving refugees. Here are the results that they came up with and voted on. (To see photos from the event, please click here) Rights of Host Nations: (Vote was…

Photos from 2017 Challenge Model UN Session

Here are photos from the 2017 Challenge Model UN Session. Student delegates worked together to create, debate, and vote on rights for refugees and rights for host countries. To see what the committees came up with, please click here.

Photos from Feb. 18th with the ACLU

Sat., Feb. 18th Civitas invited the director of the Missouri chapter of the ACLU, Jeffrey Mittman, to come and talk with students. Here are photos from the event.

March 18 Issues Roundtable

Civitas is hosting an open Issues Roundtable at the Civitas office from 9-11 am on Saturday, March 18, 2017. The topics we discuss will be selected by students. It can be anything from current political news, to international issues, to events happening in your high school. If there is something…

March 17th Pizza & Movie Night

Join Civitas on Friday, March 17, 2017 for a fun filled pizza and movie night. The event starts at 6 pm at the office for pizza, then we will either stay in and watch a movie or go to the theater! Space is limited R.S.V.P. now. Loading…

March 7, 2017 Evening Issues Roundtable

Join Civitas on Tuesday, March 7th from 5-7 pm for an evening issues roundtable on topics of your choosing. We’ll have pizza, snacks, and tons of great conversation. The event will be at the Civitas office. Please R.S.V.P.! Loading…

Photos from Feb. 4th Issues Roundtable

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 a wonderful group of students gathered to talk about immigration, the Supreme Court vacancy, Trump’s cabinet positions, and many other topics. Here are photos from the event.

Feb. 4th Resources

For the Feb. 4th 2017, Issues Roundtable, students have picked out the discussion topics. Civitas staff has compiled some helpful resources to aid the conversation. Immigration/Refuge resources: Presentation about the Muslim Ban Facts about resettlement via the UN Key facts about refugees to the U.S. (Pew Research) Trump’s Cabinet resources:…

Photos from Election Discussion with InspireSTL

Civitas staff met with the scholars from InspireSTL to explain how the electoral college works, what students can do to remain active in politics, and to talk about the Nov. 2016 election. We were joined by Reece Ellis, a high school student who has volunteered for various political candidates/issues. Here…

Photos from Immigration Roundtable with MIRA

Saturday, January 21 we were joined by the executive director of MIRA, Marie-Aimee Abizera. She did a wonderful job talking about the struggles refugees and immigrants face when coming into the United States and also answered a ton of questions put forth by students. Here are photos from the event….