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Saturday, March 16 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Get On Your Soapbox: Empowering Youth Voice and Action FILLING

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In this interactive session, you will learn about how the Action Civics curriculum creates students that are active, engaged, and informed citizens. Participants will receive materials and guidance on how to institute Soapbox Speech competitions at their schools as well as action civics projects that will take civic learning outside of the four walls of the classroom.

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Erik Peterson

Teacher, SAUSD/Mikva Challenge/NHD-CA
Erik Peterson teaches seventh and eighth grade social science at Santiago K-8 in Santa Ana. As the 2018 CCSS Middle School Teacher of the Year, Erik Peterson constantly seeks opportunities to empower and elevate his students. He is going into his 6th year doing Action Civics and Project... Read More →

Siaira Harris

Program Coordinator, Mikva Challenge-ACCA
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Ryan Stough

Teacher, S.T.E.A.M.- Legacy High School
Ryan Stough teaches U.S. History, A.P. U.S. History, World History and AVID at S.T.E.A.M. Legacy High School in the Los Angeles Unified School District. As a teacher, his goal is to develop his students' into active and engaged citizens.

Saturday March 16, 2019 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Santa Clara Room Doubletree by Hilton, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA 95110