Virginia Civics

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


2020–2021 We the People Training Cohort

Applications are now closed for the 2020–2021 We the People Training Cohort. The Cohort kicks off with a virtual We the People Summer Institute over June 29–July 9, 2020. Read more…


Read the latest Civic EDge, the VA Civics newsletter!


Upcoming VA Civics Events and COVID-19 Update

For the safety of our teachers and students in the face of the growing COVID-19 crisis, all in-person events for the remainder of the spring and summer have been canceled or moved to a virtual format.

We the People Summer Institute
Virtual!
Monday, June 29–Thursday, July 9

Two hours per day for eight days


2020 We the People National Challenge!

Congratulations to Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for their 3rd place finish at the virtual 2020 We the People National Challenge, and kudos to the winning team from Massachusetts!


2020 We the People Virginia State Finals

Congratulations to the 2020 We the People Virginia State Finals competitors!

High School Results:

1st: Freeman High School—Team Rehnquist
2nd: Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School
3rd: Glen Allen High School—Team Grant
4th: Glen Allen High School—Team Bingham
5th: Freeman High School—Team Brennan

Middle School Results:

1st: Rachel Carson Middle School
2nd: Midlothian Middle School
3rd: J.T. Henley Middle School