iCivics Program Works To Counter Cynicism In Government Institutions

Published: Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 10:43am
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Many Americans have felt as though a number of our most established institutions are under attack.

The attempted insurrection on Jan. 6 was the most obvious and visceral, but there are more examples happening gradually and causing slower erosion in perception and fact.

iCivics, which was started by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor here in Arizona, is expanding its reach and trying to counter some of the damage and cynicism.

The CivXNow Policy Summit — which includes iCivics — finishes in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 22.

The Show spoke with iCivics’ executive director, Louise Dubé, and began by asking her to define "civics."

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