Photos from Fake News Workshop with Julie Smith
Saturday, April 29, Civitas hosted a workshop focused on fake news and media literacy. Students got an understanding of bias, what is fake news, a fun quiz, and then they learned how to check sources and verify information found online. It was hosted by Julie Smith. Resources from the event…
Photos from RenegadeSTL Bus Tour of Immigration
Saturday, April 8, a bus load of students joined up with RenegadeSTL for an engaging tour of the city of St. Louis and the waves of immigrants that shaped it. Here are photos from the event.
Photos from Immigration STL Tour with Clayton High
Friday, April 7, a group of students from Clayton High School joined Civitas for a RenegadeSTL tour of immigration/history of St. Louis. Here are photos from the event.
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.
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.
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….
Photos from January 16th with Luke Babich
Monday, January 16th, Civitas hosted a special Issues Roundtable. We invited a former Civitas student, Luke Babich, who had run for public office to share his experiences with current high schoolers and give advice on how to stay active in local issues. Here are some photos from the event.
Photos from stresses of being a high school student
Saturday, Dec. 10 Civitas was joined by Dr. Laura Chakes to talk about the stresses of being a high school student. Students had a chance to vent and lean positive ways to deal with all the things that stressed them out. Here are photos from the event. To see resources…
Photos from Dec. 3 Issues Roundtable & Mini model UN
Saturday, December 3, Civitas hosted a combination Issues Roundtable and a mini Model UN session. Here are photos from the event.
Photos from Model UN – PM Session
Here are photos from the November 19th Model UN PM Session. More than 80 students from 13 different schools showed off their diplomacy skills and debated 4 resolutions on global issues. Click here to see which resolutions passed.
Photos from Model UN – AM Session
Here are photos from the November 19th Model UN AM Session. About 80 students from 8 different schools showed off their diplomacy skills and debated 4 resolutions on global issues. Click here to see which resolutions passed.
Photos from the Nov. 12th Model UN prep session
Saturday, November 12, Civitas hosted one final prep session to help student delegates get ready for the Fall 2016 Model UN Session. A large group of high schoolers got together and completed country research, polished their resolutions, and talked about the results from the Presidential election. We were also fortunate…