Our Speaking Initiative serves public schools, private schools, charter schools, and after school programs all across America, empowering students to learn about the Constitution and the importance of being civically engaged at a young age. Reaching over 38,900 adults and students, Constituting America’s founder and co-president Actress Janine Turner (Northern Exposure, Friday Night Lights, Cliffhanger), Immediate Past President of the National Council of the Social Studies, Mr. Terry Cherry, Constituting America co-president Cathy Gillespie, Our Constitution Rocks author Juliette Turner and the Constituting America team speak to all grades at schools across the nation, from Quincy, Massachusetts to Phoenix, Arizona. These in-person or virtual presentations are free to schools!
In these interactive presentation, Constituting America takes a unique approach. Instead of teaching at students, our presentation engages students in discussion of how they hold a vital role in government and can participate, even at a young age. PSAs, songs, and clips of our winning scholarship recipients are included in the presentation.
Watch the clip to see our success!