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Guest Speaker: Ed Smith from Missouri Coalition for the Environment

Join Civitas on January 13th, 2018 for a special guest speaker. We will be joined by Ed Smith from the Missouri Coalition for the Environment. Ed has helped us before on our Radioactive Tours of STL and he’s an expert on many things concerning the environment in our region. He…

Resources from 2017 Stress Workshop

Saturday, December 9th we were joined by Dr. Laura Chackes. She did an excellent job listening to students about what stresses them out and also providing constructive ways to work past the stress. We are including the handouts and resources she shared with us for students who were unable to…

Special guest speaker, Dr. Laura Chackes

Join Civitas on Saturday, December¬† 9 from 9-11 am for a special guest speaker. We are pleased to be hosting Dr. Laura Chackes again to talk about high school stresses and how to deal with them, mindfulness, and student mental health. The event will be held at the Civitas office…

Photos from Guest Speaker Detective Mark Biondolino

Saturday, October 14, Civitas had a special guest speaker. Detective Mark Biondolino talked about a day in the life of a homicide detective, shared some stories, and answered a ton of questions.Here are photos from the event.

Oct. 14: Special Guest Speaker Detective Mark Biondolino

On Saturday, October 14, Civitas is hosting a special guest speaker, Detective Mark Biondolino. What is life like for a homicide detective in a major American city? In particular, what is it like in St. Louis now with discord between police and some of our citizens? Detective Mark Biondolino has…

College Counseling Workshop with Special Guest!

Join Civitas on Saturday, September 23 for a special college counseling workshop with Beth Brasel. She is an experienced college counselor who works at Crossroads College Preparatory School. The event will be at the Civitas office (map) from 1-3 pm. (Note: This is an afternoon activity, because in the morning…

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 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.

Issues Roundtable with ACLU Guest Speaker

Join Civitas on Saturday, Feb. 18th for a special issues Roundtable. We will be joined by Jeffrey Mittman, the Executive Director of the Missouri chapter of the ACLU. Jeffrey will lead a conversation on knowing student rights and what issues the ACLU will be focused on this year. Breakfast snacks…

Sign up now, Feb. 4 Issues Roundtable!

Civitas is hosting an open Issues Roundtable at the office from 9-11 am on Saturday, February 4. 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 you’re passionate…

Issues Roundtable on Refugees and Immigration with Guest Speaker

Saturday, January 21st, 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, what…

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…