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Photos from Marie-Aimee Abizera

Saturday, Feb. 17th, Civitas hosted the director of MIRA (Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates) to come speak to students about immigration and refugee policy in Missouri. Marie-Aimee Abizera once again did a stellar job of answering student questions and explaining the nuances of immigration laws. Here are photos from the…

Photos from Feb. 3, 2018 Prep Session

Students gathered on Saturday, February 3 to prepare themselves for the Spring 2018 Model UN session and help brainstorm what topics will be discussed at the Challenges to American Democracy Conference. Here are photos from the event.

Resolutions for Feb. 24 Model UN

We are currently accepting resolutions for our upcoming Spring Model UN session. The session will be from 8:30-11:30 am at the Creve Coeur Drury Inn. Details/Sign Up about the session can be found by clicking here. To submit a resolution, please email it to info@civitas-stl.com. The deadline for resolution submission…

Spring 2018: Pulitzer Journalists coming to STL!

The Pulitzer Center is once again sending some dynamic speakers to the St. Louis area. Monday, February 26 – Friday, March 2, two reporters will be able to visit classrooms. Both journalists will be talking about their science reporting on communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS and Ebola. Jon Cohen was…

Photos from Luke Babich & Opportunities in STL

Saturday, January 27th Civitas was pleased to have Luke Babich return as a guest speaker. This time around he spoke about all of the new jobs, opportunities, and entrepreneurs that are shaping St. Louis.  Here are photos from the event.

All The Presidents Men Movie Watching Party

Saturday, February 3 join Civitas for a viewing of the classic movie, All the President’s Men. Two green reporters and rivals working for the Washington Post, Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman), research the botched 1972 burglary of the Democratic Party Headquarters at the Watergate apartment complex….

March 3: Renegade Bus Tour on Stuff Made in STL

Civitas is pleased to provide to students another bus tour of the region led by Renegade Tours. (You might remember them from last year’s Immigration Tour) Join us on Saturday, March 3rd from 8:45-11:30 AM for a look at manufacturing in STL or as Renegade calls it, “Meet your maker(s)”….

Guest Speaker on Refugees & Immigration, Feb. 17th

Saturday, February 17th, Civitas is hosting an Issues Roundtable on refugees and immigration. We will be joined by a guest speaker from MIRA (Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates). The executive director of MIRA, Marie-Aimee Abizera will lead a discussion with students on how immigrants and refugees come to America, DACA,…

Photos from Human Trafficking Presentation

Saturday, January 20, Civitas was fortunate to have Carmen Guynn from CATE give a presentation to students about human trafficking. It was a morning of interesting antidotes, tons of information, and questions from our engaged high schoolers. We will be sharing Carmen’s presentation and other resources soon. Here are pictures…

The Post: Civitas at the movies!

Join us Saturday, January 27 for a trip to the movies to see The Post. We will be having a quick lunch after the “10 good reasons to be a young adult in STL” event and going to a local movie theater. (The movie will be at 11:25 am at…

Spring Model UN/Challenges to American Democracy Prep Session

Saturday, February 3rd Civitas is hosting a prep session for our two upcoming conferences. It will be from 9-11 am at the Civitas office. You are encouraged to bring a laptop to work on There will be time to write resolutions & research for the spring Model UN session Students…

Challenges to Democracy Convention

After the morning Model UN Session on Saturday, February 24th, we will switch gears from international issues to domestic ones. That afternoon, we are hosting a conference on the Challenges to Democracy in the United States. The Challenges will consist of two parts: Brainstorming a list of issues that seem…

Spring 2018 Model UN Session

Instead of our usual Challenge Model UN this spring, we are hosting an additional “regular” United Nations session. The session will once again be at the Creve Coeur Drury Inn, on Saturday February 24th. Unlike in the fall, there will only be 1 session. We have space for 80 students…

Photos from guest speaker Ed Smith from MCE

Saturday, January 13 Civitas hosted special guest speaker Ed Smith. He works for the Missouri Coalition for the Environment on various policy issues including West Lake Landfill. He took students on a digital tour of some of the biggest environmental issues facing Missouri right now. Here are photos from the…