Virginia Civics

Promoting constitutional literacy, critical thinking, and civic engagement, empowering the next generation of leaders in Virginia.


Applications are now open for the 2020–2021 We the People Training Cohort for educators who teach social studies, government, civics, and similar subjects. The Cohort kicks off with a We the People Summer Institute over June 29–July 2, 2020, at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon in Alexandria, VA. Read more…


Competition dates are set for the 2019–2020 We the People Regionals and State Finals! Join us as a volunteer for one of these inspiring events.

Northern Virginia Regional (High School and Middle School)
Saturday, December 7, 2019
9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Patriot High School
10504 Kettle Run Road
Nokesville, VA 20181

Central Virginia Regional (High School)
Friday, December 13, 2019
9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Randolph-Macon College
114 College Avenue
Ashland, VA 23005

Central Virginia Regional (Middle School)
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Randolph-Macon College
114 College Avenue
Ashland, VA 23005

We the People State Finals
Friday (HS)–Saturday (MS), January 24–25, 2020
University of Virginia Darden School of Business
100 Darden Boulevard
Charlottesville, VA 22903