Civic Education

The Defending Democratic Institutions Project leads CSIS research on civics as a national security imperative and understanding and countering adversary attacks on America’s justice system.

Photo: Suzanne Spaulding

Photo: Suzanne Spaulding

Civics for Adults: A Guide for Civics Content Providers

Reinvigorating civics has become a national and economic security imperative. The urgency requires reaching not just K-12 students but also adults. This guide is for individuals looking to engage in civics conversations and activities with adults.

Report — September 15, 2022

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Suzanne Spaulding
Senior Adviser, Homeland Security, International Security Program
Devi Nair
Associate Director and Associate Fellow, International Security Program