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Civics In Color Class 2020

Free Civic Education classes

Civics in Color: Politics for Black and Brown Girls

Understanding State and Local Government and Your Place Within It

October 3- October 24

10-12pm EST


This 4-week series examines the basics of state and local government and how Black and Brown girls can leverage their personal and political power in their local communities. We will study the practice of civic engagement, political processes, traditional and digital literacies, as well as Black and Brown girls and women’s influence on community, democracy, and social change.


Chonya Johnson, Government Fundamentals

Dr. Avis Jones-Deweever. MAXBLACK Media

Dr. C. Nicole Mason, Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, Wake Forest University

Michellene Davis, RWJBarnabas

Milly Silva, 1199SEIU

Sharra Gaston, VII-XII Media Group

Tai Cooper, New Jersey Economic Development Authority

Sabrina Curtis, George Washington University

Dr. Janice Johnson Dias, John Jay College of Criminal Justice


Register closes September 30, 2020


This class is free. All over the age of 12 are encouraged to apply, particularly anyone who identifies as a girl or woman and Black, Hispanic, Latinx or Chicana.



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