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Resources from stresses of being a high school student

Dr. Laura Chackes helped lead students in a workshop about high school stress on Saturday, December 10th. Here are a list of valuable resources that were handed out that morning. Managing stress in high school Stressors & Responses Techniques to relieve stress Weekly Schedule My stress management plan The Center…

Some of the discussion topics for Dec. 3

Students have been sending us a ton of great suggestions. Here a few of them, with videos to help steer the conversation: Some of you may have attended the Sept. 10 Civitas Event when several members of Just Moms STL came and spoke about the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton….

What’s it like to run for office as a 22-year-old?

IMPORTANT: Due to the ice storm we are postponing this event. It will now be on Monday, January 16th. It will still be 9-11 am at the Civitas office.  Saturday, January 14, Civitas is hosting a special Issues Roundtable. We will be joined by former Civitas student, Luke Babich. Luke…

December 3, 2016 Issues Roundtable

The next Issues Roundtable will be Saturday, December 3, 2016. It will be at the Civitas office (map) from 9-11 am. Students can talk about whatever they wish to discuss. We might also some have short videos on hand to watch.     Loading…

Event: How to deal with the stresses of being a high school student

December 10, 2016, Civitas is hosting a different sort of event for students. We will have a special guest speaker, Dr. Laura Chackes, who will listen and help students deal with the stresses of school, college, family, election results, and more. The event will be from 9-11 am at the…

Oct. 15 Issues Roundtable Sign Up

Saturday October 15, Civitas is hosting an Issues Roundtable. There is no set topic for the morning so that students can discuss whatever they wish. The roundtable will be from 9-11 am at the Civitas office. (Map) Due to space constraints, we request that students sign up in advance.  …

Watch this: Are poor people getting picked on by police in Missouri?

The second Civitas Issues Roundtable of the year will be on Saturday, September 24. Our guest will be Michael-John Voss of Arch City Defenders, a local organization “advocating and combating the criminalization of poverty and state violence against poor people and people of color.” The event will run from 9:00…

Ferguson and Beyond with Arch City Defenders

September 24th, Civitas is hosting an Issues Roundtable. We will have a guest speaker, Michael-John Voss from Arch City Defenders. (He has spoken with Civitas students before, click here for details from last time) Michael-John Voss is part of the legal team (Arch City Defenders) that has put municipal court…

First event of 2016-2017: Attacking Apathy with Guest Speaker

Attacking apathy: How to identify problems in your community & do something about them Join Civitas on Saturday, September 10th for a special guest speaker. We’ve invited Dawn Chapman, one of the founders of JustMomsSTL, to speak with students. The event will be from 9-11 am at the Civitas office….

Discussion Items for April 30

The last high school Civitas event of the year is April 30th. (Our previous post on this event can be found here. The important news is we will no longer have a guest speaker.) It will still be from 9-11 am at the Civitas office, however we have added additional…

Political Ads Resources

On Saturday, April 2, Civitas compiled a long list of political ads, from old tv spots to new Youtube Super PAC ads, to show to students. We’re making the list available here for students to share/re-watch. The site that had all of the older ads can be found here: The…

Issues Roundtable: Political Ads Then & Now

Join us on April 2, from 9-11 am at the Civitas office (map) for a look at political advertising. We are going to watch some presidential ads from the past and compare them to the ones running this election cycle. What has changed? What has stayed the same? Are these…

Issues Roundtable – March 19

Saturday, March 19th there will be an Issues Roundtable at the Civitas office, from 9-11 am. Besides the usual breakfast items there will be a ton of interesting topics to talk about. (Some topics will be posted at a later date) If you’re interested in joining the conversation, please RSVP…

March 5th 2016: Issues Roundtable Sign Up

Saturday, March 5th there will be an Issues Roundtable at the Civitas office. Besides the usual breakfast items there will be a ton of interesting topics to talk about. (Some topics will be posted at a later date) If you’re interested in joining the conversation, please RSVP below!